It’s incredible to think that date rape is still such a prevalent thing that people are still working on scientific methods of battling against this disgusting and cowardly act, but since it’s still happening it’s a good thing there are people like the four guys in this picture figuring out scientific ways to protect women. Show More Summary
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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
There’s no nail polish, lip gloss, or self-defense class that can guarantee someone physically stronger than you won’t feel entitled to your body. Read more
Has a nail polish been developed that can detect the presence of date rape drugs?
Over the weekend we reported on a team of college students who invented a nail varnish which can detect the presence of date rape drugs. While trying to help prevent sexual assault is a completely worthy cause, many critics condemned the polish for placing the responsibility on women to buy a product so they don't get raped. Show More Summary
If you thought it smelled a bit like acetone and bullshit, you were right. That innovative nail polish that promised to detect date rape drugs has been the subject of both praise and scrutiny over the last week, but this tidbit should change the tenor of the conversation a bit: an exasperated-sounding pharmaceutical expert claims that it won't actually work. Read more...
Even if you’ve never been to a party or bar, I bet you know their number one rule: Never leave your drink unattended. There’s also its cousin, never accept a drink from someone if you didn’t see them make it. Why all the rules? In the United States, 18 percent of women will be sexually [...]
According to sexual assault statistics in the United States, nearly three quarters of all rapes occur during dates or with other people the victim knew as an acquaintance. Of these assaults, one third of women involved report that they believed drugs were a factor in their...
As we prepare our glammest outfits for the La Bayadère opening night, we thought we’d share a fashion trend straight from The Australian Ballet dance studios. Coryphée Karen Nanasca has started a trend – matching your nail polish with your leotard. … Continue reading ?
Why would anyone truly interested in protecting women be against the "Undercover Colors" nail polish?
From the August 26 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Related: Why Rape Prevention Activists Don't Like The New Nail Polish That Can Detect Roofies Previously: Limbaugh: "Most Women Actually Are Intrigued By"...Show More Summary
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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?
Apparently preventing sexual assault is as easy as stirring your lacquered finger in a drink, or is it? Shutterstock It seems like every year or so some team of well-meaning individuals decides that what women need to avoid rapeShow More Summary
A team of undergraduate students at North Carolina State University has developed a novel solution to helping women avoid "date rape" drugs like Rohypnol (aka "roofies") and Gamma-Hydroxybutric acid (GHB): nail polish that changes colors when it comes into contact with these substances. Show More Summary
As important as it is for a nail polish to have a great formula (smooth, pigmented, streak-free), it means nothing if the brush you use to apply it isn’t up to par. The two definitely go hand in hand, which is why, when the Top 10 Tuesday crew decided to focus on brushes, I opted […] The post Top 10 Tuesday – Best Nail Polish Brushes appeared first on All Lacquered Up.
"Nail Polish May Prevent Date Rape." It's more inspiring if you don't read the explanation. Read more...