After the whole day of fasting, women usually dress up in finery with lots of jewellery and make-up and gather in the community hall for the pooja. For all fasting women applying mehndi on their hands and sometimes on the feet as well forms an important part of the ritual. Decorative bindis on forehead is also mandatory. Hindu traditions have led to the belief that the darker the colour of Karwa Chauth mehndi on the hands of the girl, the more she will be loved by her husband. Innovative and unique Karwa Chauth mehndi designs are floated across the Internet. For the best of the mehndi designs for Karwa Chauth, it is better to seek professional expertise of beauticians. Applying mehndi with cones/keep is also practised at home. Using cones is the most prevalent and inexpensive method of applying mehndi.