Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Myths & Facts of Nail Products

"What is this picture doing here?" Well, it's belongs to a very weird, but fun, record that includes, as you can see, nail polish! Next to this fact, that I will explain later, there are lots of more facts(and myths) around nail polish. I found 15 fun and interesting myths and facts on nail polish!

FACT - In the 19th century, many cookbooks contained recipes for making your very own nail polish.
MYTH - Basecoat gives the nails protection from discoloration. When using a base coat, the nail polish color on top can never sink through to the nail.
FACT - The most expensive nail polish is from Model's Own(It). The shimmering metallic shade doesn't have actual gold in the formula, but the outside is dripping with the real thing, along with 1,118 inlaid diamonds. Costs? Only $132.000,- 

FACT - Nail polish remover is a product that has the longest shelf life. It never expires.
FACT - The Europeon Union has banned former common chemical dibutyl phthalate. The import of nail polish with the chemical are illegal.
FACT - Volvo recently launched three new nail polish shades; Ember Black, Vibrant Copper, and Cosmic White in conjunction with its new S60 model. Volvo is the first car maker in the world to market nail polish.
FACT - Dell designed some OPI laptops. The laptops can be performed in your favorite color OPI nail polish.

MYTH - To keep the nail healthy and grow faster, you need to push the cuttle back.
FACT - Painted nails were not always culturally accepted in the 1950s. Bright nails, such as red, were considered promiscuous and all nail polish must be removed on Sundays before religious worship.
MYTH - Artificial nails are the best solution for problem nails.
FACT - That signature bright red hue on the back of a Christian Louboutin stiletto was actually an accident. The famed designer borrowed his assistant's red nail polish while sketching out a shoe one day and applied it to the sole. He said; "A woman came back to me and said, 'It's perfect, it's a great thing, red sole. It attracts men,' and so I thought to myself, well, I'm going to stick to red."

FACT - Nail polish was used as a tool to identify leaf fossils in the Pacific Northwest.
MYTH - An bottle of nail polish is reported to have a shelf life of one year.
FACT - The first nail polish in a bottle was invented by Revlon in the 1920s.
FACT - In 2010 David Sheath set a world record for the longest advertisement by using 131 bottles of nail polish to paint his white Fiat pink. It took him four days, two hours and two minutes to accomplish the job.

Myths and facts from http://www.articlime.com/ http://bellasugar.com/

1 comment:

  1. I would like to know more about these suggestive points. Give me little more brief and I think they can help me. Here the mentioned points are very useful and I am definitely going to adopt in my life.
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