Nail Polish Names Are Endlessly Amusing

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This weekend, I noticed the following polish on offer, not long after spying Rimmel's "Latino" lipstick. The cosmetics industry has officially run out of ideas, confirmed richly by the Internet.

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I know when I go to the trouble to get my nails done, I want them to be as corpselike as possible.

We've posted about Rodarte and MAC's tonedeaf Juarez-themed cosmetics. Ethnic insensitivity is irresistible to the wits at various beauty companies, as I learned from spending some time on Stupid Nail Polish Names: Witness Miso Happy With This Color.

It's not just nail polish. Question to Rimmel: if you're going to go there, why not Latina?

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I sort of get, though, why "Red Thong In Divorce Court" exists. But there's no excuse for Iris I Was Thinner and Under 18.

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DISCUSSION

theunicornqueen-old
TheUnicornQueen

I... don't get "Latino" in that context. What makes that colour Latino? How does it have anything to do with anything Latino? Or are they just using random adjectives for colours now?