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The main wedding day consist of the traditional Indian ceremony which is always held in the morning and brides are up quite early. This is to ensure all the rituals are carried out. Generally Indian bridal consists of a reception late afternoon. We cover all types of wedding style looks from Afghan, Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan, Mauritius, Pakistani, Western, Middle Eastern and Arabic. 

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Hindu Wedding 

A Hindu wedding day is a vibrant and culturally rich celebration that typically involves a series of rituals and ceremonies. While specific customs and traditions may vary depending on regional and family preferences, here is a general overview of what happens on a Hindu wedding day:

  1. Pre-Wedding Rituals:

    • Mehendi Ceremony: Usually held a day or two before the wedding, the Mehendi ceremony involves applying intricate henna designs to the bride's hands and feet. It is a joyous occasion filled with music, dance, and celebration.

    • Sangeet Ceremony: This is a lively pre-wedding event where family and friends come together to sing, dance, and celebrate the upcoming union. It often includes performances, skits, and heartfelt speeches.

  2. Wedding Day Rituals:

    • Groom's Arrival: The groom arrives at the wedding venue accompanied by a procession of family and friends, known as the Baraat. He is welcomed by the bride's family and traditionally rides a decorated horse or vehicle.

    • Vara Puja: Before the wedding ceremony begins, the groom is welcomed by the bride's family and honored with a ritual called Vara Puja. The bride's parents perform aarti (a ceremonial offering of light) and bless the groom.

    • Jai Mala (Exchange of Garlands): The bride and groom exchange floral garlands as a symbol of acceptance and mutual respect.

    • Kanyadaan: The bride's parents perform the sacred ritual of Kanyadaan, where they give away their daughter to the groom. It symbolizes the bride's parents' trust and support in the marriage.

    • Havan (Fire Ceremony): The couple sits beside a sacred fire (Agni) and recites Vedic hymns, making offerings to the fire as a witness to their marriage. The fire symbolizes purity, illumination, and the divine presence.

    • Saptapadi (Seven Steps): The bride and groom take seven symbolic steps together around the sacred fire, each step representing a vow they make to each other for a happy and prosperous marriage.

    • Mangalsutra and Sindoor Ceremony: The groom places a sacred necklace (Mangalsutra) around the bride's neck and applies sindoor (vermilion) on her hair parting, symbolizing her marital status and commitment.

    • Ashirvad (Blessings): The newlyweds seek blessings from their elders and receive good wishes for a blissful married life.

  3. Post-Wedding Rituals:

    • Reception: Following the wedding ceremony, a grand reception is held where family and friends come together to celebrate the newlyweds. There is usually food, music, dancing, and festive decorations.

    • Vidaai: The bride bids farewell to her family and leaves for her new home with the groom. It is an emotional moment filled with blessings and good wishes from her parents and loved ones.

Throughout the wedding day, Hindu weddings are characterized by colorful attire, traditional music, elaborate decorations, and rich cultural symbolism. Each ritual and ceremony holds deep spiritual significance and is designed to bless the couple with happiness, prosperity, and a harmonious union.

Sikh Weddings

A Sikh wedding, known as Anand Karaj, is a beautiful and sacred ceremony that reflects the principles of equality, love, and devotion in Sikhism. Here's a general overview of what happens on a Sikh wedding day:

  1. Pre-Wedding Rituals:

    • Roka: This is an informal engagement ceremony where the families of the bride and groom exchange gifts and blessings to formalize the union.

    • Shagan: The groom's family visits the bride's home to present gifts and blessings. The bride's family reciprocates with gifts for the groom.

  2. Wedding Day Rituals:

    • Morning Prayer (Asa Di Var): The wedding day typically begins with the recitation of Asa Di Var, a morning prayer from the Sikh scripture, Guru Granth Sahib, at the Gurdwara (Sikh temple).

    • Milni: The families of the bride and groom meet and exchange greetings at the Gurdwara before the wedding ceremony. The elders from both sides embrace each other, symbolizing the union of the families.

    • Anand Karaj Ceremony: The Anand Karaj ceremony takes place in the Gurdwara and is conducted by a Sikh priest (Granthi). The bride and groom, along with their families and congregation, sit in the presence of the Guru Granth Sahib.

      • Kirtan and Ardas: The ceremony begins with the singing of hymns (Kirtan) from the Guru Granth Sahib followed by the Ardas, a collective prayer seeking blessings for the couple.

      • Laavan: The main ritual of the Anand Karaj consists of the recitation of four hymns known as Laavan, composed by Guru Ram Das Ji. The bride and groom circle the Guru Granth Sahib four times, symbolizing their journey together through life's stages.

      • Prasad and Blessings: After the completion of the Laavan, Prasad (consecrated food) is distributed to the congregation. The couple receives blessings from the Guru Granth Sahib and seeks the blessings of the elders present.

    • Anand Karaj Concludes: The ceremony concludes with the singing of hymns and the final Ardas. The couple and their families bow before the Guru Granth Sahib as a mark of respect and gratitude.

  3. Post-Wedding Rituals:

    • Lunch (Langar): Following the Anand Karaj, a communal meal known as Langar is served to all guests at the Gurdwara. Langar embodies the principle of equality and hospitality in Sikhism.

    • Reception: In some cases, a reception may be held later in the day or on a different day to celebrate the newlyweds with family and friends. There is usually food, music, dancing, and blessings for the couple.

Throughout the Sikh wedding day, the focus remains on the spiritual and communal aspects of the ceremony, emphasizing love, equality, and unity in the presence of the Guru Granth Sahib and the Sikh community.

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Arabic Wedding 

We celebrate the rich cultural heritage and timeless elegance of Arabic bridal makeup within the vibrant Arab community of London. Our dedicated team of makeup artists is honored to be a part of your journey as we craft exquisite bridal looks that pay homage to tradition while embracing contemporary trends.

Why Choose Us?

  1. Cultural Connection: As members of the Arab community ourselves, we understand the significance of weddings as a cherished celebration of love, family, and culture. Our makeup artists bring a deep appreciation for Arabic aesthetics and traditions to every bridal makeup session, ensuring that your look reflects the essence of your heritage with pride and reverence.

  2. Community Collaboration: We believe in the power of community and collaboration, which is why we actively engage with the Arab community of London to co-create bridal looks that resonate with your unique cultural identity. Through open communication and mutual respect, we work together to bring your vision to life while fostering a sense of belonging and unity within our community.

  3. Tailored Transformations: Your wedding day is a reflection of your individuality and love story, and your bridal makeup should reflect that. We offer personalized consultations where we listen attentively to your preferences, style preferences, and cultural influences, ensuring that your makeup look is a personalized masterpiece that honors your heritage and celebrates your beauty.

  4. Artistry and Expertise: Our makeup artists are renowned for their skillful artistry and expertise in creating breathtaking Arabic bridal looks. From intricate eye makeup to flawless complexion and statement lips, we employ advanced techniques and high-quality products to sculpt and enhance your features, leaving you with a radiant and enchanting bridal glow.

  5. Inclusive Experience: Your comfort and satisfaction are our top priorities, which is why we strive to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of the Arab community. Whether you're a bride, bridesmaid, family member, or friend, we invite you to experience the magic of Arabic bridal makeup in a supportive and inclusive space where everyone is celebrated and valued.


Experience the Difference:

Join us at Farah Syed Makeup Artist as we embark on a journey of beauty, culture, and community. Let us be your trusted partners in creating the perfect Arabic bridal look that honors your heritage, celebrates your love, and leaves you feeling radiant and empowered on your wedding day. Book your appointment today and become a part of our thriving Arab London community.

Book your Bridal Hair and Makeup artist with Farah Syed Makeup Artist

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