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4:46 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

'Breathable' Nail Polish Creator Searched For A Healthier Cosmetic

Originally published on Fri March 1, 2013 6:03 pm

Audie Cornish talks with AP correspondent Vanessa Gera about Polish inventor Wojciech Inglot, who died last weekend. Inglot invented a "breathable" nail polish, which became a surprise hit among Muslim women. The special polish allows them to fulfill the religious obligation of hand-washing before prayers, and still keep their manicures.