Caitlin Iley

Nailscopes: Aries, March 21 – April 19

By Callie Iley | 30 March 2021 | Feature

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Immerse in the characteristics of each sign in the zodiac, as Scratch explores colour draws, career motives & more…

Key Qualities

This dynamic fire sign brings enthusiasm to every aspect of life. Those born under this sign are generous and thoughtful, and their spontaneity makes them interesting and exciting to know. An Aries is an intelligent problem-solver, honing the ability to overcome any challenge it faces. Its determination to achieve is unlike any other, and an Aries has an ambitious nature that constantly pushes them to do more.

An Aries is a natural leader that values honesty, loyalty and respect above all else. As a fire sign, Aries is creative, optimistic and resilient. The independent nature of an Aries makes it a trendsetter; not afraid to take risks and stand out from the crowd, a trait which is admired by others. Aries is ruled by Mars, adding to the passion and drive of the sign.

@amyle.nails serves up a subtle nod to the star sign with ram decals at the tips of nude enhancements.

Personal & Professional Relationships

This sign is warm, loving and constantly championing others; supporting and celebrating friends through every hardship and achievement. An Aries’ ability to interact with all kinds of people makes it a social butterfly, able to build relationships with almost everyone. An Aries values honesty and sincerity in friendships and isn’t afraid to say it how it is. This sign makes an exciting friend, proffering a spontaneous and dynamic nature.

This nail design by @kelseysklaws features the Aries zodiac’s ram symbol with fiery shades of red, orange and yellow.

Work & Home Habits

An Aries is extremely motivated and driven by a desire for success. Self-determination pushes an Aries to achieve their dreams both in the workplace and in their home life. This sign is the type to get things done and is always one step ahead. A quick thinker, Aries pushes through to overcome any and all challenges put their way. Those born under Aries are natural born leaders and exceptionally organised.

Despite its independence, an Aries also works well in a team, due to its ability to relate to all kinds of personalities. This fire sign has a passion for perfection and won’t stop until it is achieved. They need the freedom in work to express their creativity, thus make a great nail tech. The boldness and creative nature of Aries means that it never says no to pushing itself out of a comfort zone and trying something new.

These long fiery nails are by Rachel Willis, using products available from

Style File

An Aries is known as a fashion chameleon, with the ability to dress up and dress down with ease. It has a mixed wardrobe with a piece for every occasion. A trendsetter, an Aries isn’t afraid to shy away from bold and exciting looks. Famous fashionable Aries celebrities include Kourtney Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Ewan McGregor, Robert Downey Junior, Mariah Carey, Emma Watson and Reese Witherspoon.

Lady Gaga poses for her Haus Labs launch, wearing an ombré nail style by Miho Okawara of @mihonails

Colour Picks

Ruled by Mars and a fire sign, red is an obvious top choice for an Aries and complements the exciting and passionate nature of the sign. Other suggested shades include orange, to stimulate and motivate the sign; cream, to provide a calming effect to this active zodiac; and yellow, which suits the natural optimism of an Aries.

Lecenté Red Chrome Powder, / /

INK London iLac in i157 Sassy Yellow