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Whether you’re heading down south for Mardi Gras or enjoying the festivities from afar, don’t leave your manicure out of the fun. The bright hues of purple, green, and gold aren’t just great for beads, they also make ideal hues for nail polish.
You might choose to paint each of your fingers another color or mix and match to draw nail art designs in the festive palette. Regardless, these colors are so beautiful, you’ll want to wear them long after Fat Tuesday is over. Below, we’ve compiled some inspiration for Mardi Gras nails, as well as the perfect hues of purple, gold, and green nail polishes. Check them out ahead, and good luck getting the baby in the king cake.