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
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