Cleopatra dipped her fingertips into a rich mixture of henna regularly to ensure her nails demonstrated her power. Like an illuminated wand, ruby red finger tips carry a mysterious influence. Cleopatra’s crimson manicure completed the image of a powerful throne. In Egypt BC, the deeper and stronger the shade of red a person sported, the more power he/she held.
Today, we don’t associate red nails with power as much as we do with Coca Cola and Christmas. Nail art design is now accessible to more than just the royals. There’s equal opportunity for nail expression, and the holidays warmly offer opportunity to paint your nails ruby red. This is the season for sparkles, pine, deep blue, white and red.
16 Merry Manicure Design Ideas
I’m so pleased to announce that three of my poems, “Slots,” “Scraping” and “Make a Decision” have been published in Barking Sycamores Literary Magazine Issue 13. Barking Sycamores is dedicated to neurodivergent literature and its craft. I’m so honored to be a part of this project. Barking Sycamores Issue 13
A stereotype as defined by Merriam-Webster is “an often unfair and untrue belief that many people have about all people or things with a particular characteristic.” Colloquially, the term, stereotype, “is used to categorize a group of people. People don’t understand that type of person, so they put them into classifications, thinking that everyone who […]
Susan J. Fowler, a former employee of Uber, published a post on her blog revealing numerous counts of sexual harassment and discrimination she experienced while working for the company. Her post is straightforward and pretty bias-free; her tone is calm, but frank. While some of her experiences at the company might appall readers, her author’s […]