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.
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.
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 ...
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, ...
Nail polish might seem like a completely modern invention, as comparatively
contemporary as elevators, coffeemakers and the like. The sleek cosmetic
Aug 24, 2014 ... Checking to see if your drink has been tampered with is about to get a whole lot
more discreet. Thanks to the work of four North Carolina State ...
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 ...
Aug 26, 2014 ... Jessica Valenti: You shouldn't expect women to wear modern chastity belts or a
real-life vagina dentata to be safe from sexual assault.
Aug 28, 2014 ... Four students from North Carolina State University have invented a nail varnish
that detects common date rape drugs by changing colour.