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National Nail Polish Day

National Nail Polish Day is celebrated by women all over the world. Nail polish has been around a long time, as early as 3000 BC.  Initially developed from car paint, nail polish has come a long way with 100’s of colors available for your choosing. This year’s Nail Color Trend is Retro Brights – orange, purple, pinks….

When is National Nail Polish Day?

June 1st

Holidays on June 1st:

World Reef Awareness Day
National Olive Day
National Heimlich Maneuver Day
National Go Barefoot Day
National Nail Polish Day
National Say Something Nice Day
National Penpal Day
National Hazelnut Cake Day

How to Celebrate National Nail Polish Day:

  • Polish your nails a different color
  • Treat yourself and buy a new nail polish
  • Have a party with friends and polish each other’s nails
  • Get a manicure and use your favorite color

Trivia/Facts about the Day:

  • Nail polish has been around a long time, as early as 3000 BC.
  • In Ancient Egypt, nail polish was used to signify class rankings. Lower class people wore nude or light colors while the more elite class wore a flashier red shade.
  • Nail polish was developed from car paint.
  • Trends have always been set by Hollywood.
  • Acrylic nails were invented by a dentist in 1978.
  • 2020 Nail Color Trend: Retro Brights. The ideal retro brights this year are orange, yellow, pink, blue, and purple. (Sounds like all the colors are in this year.)
  • Revlon, Sally Hansen and Opi are three very popular nail polish brands.

Famous Birthdays on June 1st:

  • Marilyn Monroe – Famous Actress – Deceased
  • Morgan Freeman – American Actor
  •  Heidi Klum – German. Model, Fashion Designer
  • David Berkowitz – American. Serial Killer
  • Amy Schumer – Comedian
  • Andy Griffith – Actor – Deceased

Popular Social Media Hashtags:

#nationalnailpolishday #nailpolishday  #polishyournails

Other holidays celebrated in June include Father’s Day, World Blood Donor Day, Eat Your Vegetables Day, Best Friends Day and many more!!

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