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Point to color: Nail polish ads of the ’80s (1981-1985)

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Maybelline Long-Wearing Nail Color ad (1985)

Maybelline Long-Wearing Nail Color

 

Revlon Nail Enamel (1981)

Revlon Nail Enamel

 

Cutex Nail Blush magazine advertisement (1982)

Now Cutex invents Nail Blush. It’s a super-gleamy finish that goes on gossamer and seems to let the light come through.

Cutex Nail Blush magazine advertisement 

 

Maybelline Mani-Cure nail polish (1982)

Every stroke dries smooth. Sleek. Gleaming. Chip resistant.

 

Cover Girl Nail Slicks (1982)

Cover Girl Nail Slicks

 

Natural Wonder Super Nails nail polish (1982)

Natural Wonder Super Nails nail polish

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2 Responses

  1. Where have all these amazing nail colors gone? These colors were so varied, age inclusive and went from work to play in nothing less than elegant.

    Colors now are flat, colors are too young and not work appropriate for higher level professions as were the colors of the 80’s & 90’s.

    I would gladly buy them is they’re available as would many women I know.

    Thank you;
    Dee

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