The earliest recorded instances of nail polish hark back to China during the period around 3000 B.C. This ancient version of nail polish contained beeswax, gelatin and egg whites a...
Nail polish (also known as nail varnish) is a lacquer that can be applied to the
human fingernails or toenails to decorate and protect the nail plates.
Sep 10, 2014 ... Nail polish originated in China as early as 3000 BC. The ingredients included
beeswax, egg whites, gelatin, and vegetable dyes. In Ancient ...
Even though examples of nail polish can be found in many ancient civilizations, it
was the modern times when these cosmetic products reached its popularity.
Unlike many other cosmetics that have a history of hundreds or even thousands
of years, nail polish (or lacquer, or enamel) is almost completely an invention of ...
Nail polish might seem like a completely modern invention, as comparatively
contemporary as elevators, coffeemakers and the like. The sleek cosmetic
Dec 30, 2013 ... The invention of nail polish transformed hands from functional body parts to gem-
like ornaments to show off. If you were wearing nail polish, ...
Jan 1, 1995 ... This article published in Kanhistique by Aileen Mallory reveals some little-known
facts about the history of nail polish that you can use to ...
Apr 25, 2012 ... Excavations of royal tombs found the first manicure set in ancient Babylonia.
Babylonian males of all classes wore nail polish, but instead of ...
May 27, 2011 ... Cleopatra, the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt, continued this trend into the ... The
next few centuries don't cast much light on nail polish trends.