Why do some dark skinned muslim women have dyed finger tips?

Which country would these women be from?

Update:

But it has no design , it's just the fingertips dyed in solid colours. And only some women have it.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    'they' are not restricted to a country, muslims are spread out everywhere. in my country, Nigeria, it is called 'Laila' and is used to draw designs on their skin..almost like a tattoo, but using natural products (like flowers). however, over time it stains the fingertips (which is used in mixing or applying), giving it a usually reddish/coloured tinge.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    It's henna, and women usually only do it when they're getting married, and they also draw designs on their hands along with the finger tips or when it's a holiday like Eid when you dress up and stuff.

    sometimes people will do it just for fun.

    Source(s): I'm Pakistani.
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  • 1 decade ago

    It's henna, like they put patterns on their hands or dye their fingertips usually for special holidays. India and surrounding countries.

  • 1 decade ago

    any country really

    it's henna..they like the way it looks..and all types of muslim, mainly south east asian women have dyed fingertips...again, they just like the way it looks.

  • well im indian... and i know we use HENNA, its like dye for your hands.. to draw like designs.. its just like a fashion kind of thing.

  • 1 decade ago

    lol prolly usa

  • 4 years ago

    cause they stupid

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