While there are number of colors to chose from as far as nail paints are concerned, ask any woman what is the best color for her nails or the one that she longs to have the most and she will tell you it is red. The appeal of the color red is universal. It was the original color in which nail polish used to come and there is a reason for that; the color red is universally seductive and the opposite sex is naturally attracted to this color. You may not be aware of this, but when a woman paints her nails red, she naturally becomes more confident and her gestures naturally more feminine. Such is the power of the color red.

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If you thought that the only option while going for red painted nails is to paint them on simply, then that would be far from the truth. Now girls who love having their nails painted have started experimenting with nail art, then why should we not explore the possibilities of creating nail art using the color red?

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We give here a few options for nail art that you can try using your favorite shade of red nail polish. These are just a few suggestions to get you going, you can experiment with variations that you find appealing:

Glitter French nail art: This is a simple way of painting your nails only on the tips in the way that is done after a French manicure and adding a lining of glitter to make it appealing and jazzy.

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Red with black and silver: Red works well with black and if you throw in silver, you have a party going on right on your nails. You can start with a red base and then draw some patterns with black and edge these with silver nail polish.


Red ladybug nails: Ladybugs are cute beetles who serendipitously come in the color combination of red and black. There is black in the front part. Red in the body and a dividing line with black and then red dots to complete the look.

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Red flower and crystal art: You can create floral art on the nails and stick a rhinestone in the center to make it look really pretty and dressy.

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Red caviar for nails: These are actually shiny micro beads that come in different colors. After painting all your nails red, you can stick on red caviar on alternative nails to create a new and different look.

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Red polka dots: You can simply paint your nails in a lighter hue and use a dotting tool to create cute polka dots in red all over the nail.

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Red velvet: Paint the nails red simply and give it a velvet finish for the extra special look

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Red paisley: You can work with red nails to draw paisley flowers for that quaint and innocent quality. If you are pairing this with a dress of the same print the overall effect will be really good.

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Red leopard print: Creating leopard print effect on the red painted nails is yet another look that will make your nails look special.

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Red cherry blossom with Chinese symbol: The Chinese revere the color red and cherry blossoms and combining these along with a Chinese symbol will create an oriental look for your nails.

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Red and yellow roses: Instead of going all red, you can combine a pattern that has both red and yellow flowers for a great and cool look on your nails.

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Red snake skin: Snake skin pattern is another option that will look very striking and seductive at the same time.

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