Post by Adriana Velez. Have you ever noticed the ridiculous names for nail polish colors? I guess if you're selling 45 different shades of pink, you have to get creative. Or punchy. I would LOVE to meet the people who come up with these monikers -- they must be a hoot. Show More Summary
Thanks to four male college students from North Carolina State University, you may soon be able to add a new accessory to your outfit and tool in combating date rape: nail polish. A new nail polish called "Undercover Colors" will beShow More Summary
Fall means pumpkin spice lattes, back-to-school supplies, and cozy sweaters. But for this of us beauty lovers, it means something even more special: the new season of fall nail colors. What other time of year do you have such a good excuse to wear dark colors, including this season’s greens, like jade and forest green? [...]
Why would anyone truly interested in protecting women be against the "Undercover Colors" nail polish?
On their Facebook page, the creators of Undercover Colors say they "hope to make potential perpetrators afraid to spike a woman’s drink because there’s now a risk that they can get caught." But what about creating cultural shifts so that people don't become violent assailants at all?
While red was the big dress color of the evening, at the 2014 Emmy Awards the nails were all about stripes. The team at Essie gave Sarah Hyland a cool striped mani: Similar to Hyland's look was the style Tom Bachik (for L'Oreal Paris) gave Zooey Deschanel: Elaine Watson used Cuccio Colour to create this tapered-stripe (a.k.a. Show More Summary
Post by Liz Alterman. What if your daughter's manicure could save her from date rape? Sounds impossible, right? Well, four guys, all students at North Carolina State University, have developed a nail polish that changes color when it...Show More Summary
It’s a nail polish that doubles as a way to thwart sexual assault – and it’s being developed at N.C. State University: Undercover Colors. The chemistry startup, developed by undergrads, is creating a nail polish that, when exposed to date rape drugs, changes color. The full story is here, via Catherine Rampell.
Before we close the door on VMAs 2014 hair and makeup, we have to share some closeups of Beyonce's nails—obviously—plus some how-to details for those of you who always wanna be more like Bey. Celebrity manicurist Lisa Logan used Nails Inc. Show More Summary
Thanks to four male college students from North Carolina State University, you may soon be able to buy some nail polish that detects date rape drugs to go with your anti-rape underwear. Throw in your rape whistle and pepper spray camera, and you might be able to delude yourself into believing you’re 100% safe from sexual [...]
Endeavoring students at North Carolina State University have an interesting idea for stopping date rape: a color-changing nail polish. The nail polish, Undercover Colors, will change colors when exposed to date-rape drugs. It's still in the prototype phase and awaits additional funding, but the company is confident the project will take off. Show More Summary
Here's the newest example of a clever invention that shouldn't have to exist. Undercover Colors is a line of chemically enhanced nail polish currently being developed by undergrads at North Carolina State University. The polish can reportedly...Show More Summary
Here's to smart boys who care about women's safety! Four undergrads at North Carolina State University are currently in the lab working on Undercover Colors, a nail polish that will change color if exposed to date rape drugs. Higher Education Works spoke with the guys, who explained how they got into their work. Show More Summary
College students have created a nail polish that may help protect the lives of college partiers everywhere. The polish — called "Undercover Colors" — will change shades if it becomes exposed to a drugged drink. Walk away from your drink at a party? Look away from your solo cup for a second? Simply dip your finger in the liquid. Show More Summary
A team of recent graduates from North Carolina State are developing a new kind of nail polish that changes color when it's exposed to date rape drugs. Just stirring a sketchy drink with a finger could let a woman know she's being targeted for assault. Although a little odd, it does sound like a pretty good idea. Read more...
Soon your nail polish could tell you if your drink contains date rape drugs. The innovative polish would work by changing color when it comes in contact with any date rape drug, so the wearer just has to discreetly dip her finger in her drink to test it for safety....
All you have to do is dip a finger in your drink and see if your nail changes color.
Four undergrad engineering students have banded together to create a nail polish that changes color when it comes into contact with drugs such as Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB as a way for women to prevent potential date rape. Read more....
We love a good mani or some cute nail art; but, wouldn't your polish game be way better if it also fought sexual assault? Four undergrad dudes at North Carolina State University have developed a prototype for a new nail polish line called Undercover Colors - a polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date rape drugs. Pretty revolutionary.