At LAMB, manicurist Pattie Yankee for Dashing Diva said, "Dark nails are a statement." "Contrast is at the heart of what is recognized to be feminine," says Dr. Richard Russell, an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Gettysburg College. Russell's research has found that when women darken features like the eyes and lips, the exaggerated difference between the sexes makes them more appealing. By bringing the concept to nails, vampy shades act as an especially bold command to take notice.
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