Thursday, November 8, 2012

November 8 for No H8: Eradicate Hate in the nail polish community

Bullying is not funny. It is not cool. It is not right. And more importantly, it is not okay.

Most of us are, thankfully, residents of countries that support tolerance and many of our families have settled in these places simply for that reason. Generations later, it is our responsibility to perpetuate that message of tolerance across our new social platforms, including the internet.

As members of the nail polish blogging community, we all share a love of beauty, color, and lacquer. Other than that, we are remarkably different: from our race to our religion to our hair color...even to our polish application techniques. To marginalize anyone because of those differences is completely unacceptable and today I take a stand against that. I refuse to allow other people's view of "normal" dictate how I behave, believe, and blog.

In solidarity with a multitude of bloggers linked below, my purple manicure represents my proud commitment to the No H8 movement. Today, November 8, I dedicate my post to ending bullying of any kind and to encouraging diversity and imperfection among our colorful community.

For purple manicure, I used two coats of Milani Wild Violet topped with one coat of Sinful Colors I Love You.

Please note that Llarowe will be donating $2.00 of every purple polish sold on her site from 12am Thursday, November 8 through 12am Friday, November 9 to, an organization devoted to anti-bullying education.

If you or someone you know suffers from bullying, there is help.  Please visit the following sites for support and encouragement:

Report Cyber Bullying

National Suicide Prevention Hotline - 800.273.TALK (8255)

Eradicate H8


  1. I love this combo! Thanks for supporting the No H8 movement!

  2. NailsandStuffShannaraNovember 8, 2012 at 6:30 PM

    Lovely mani!

  3. Love the nails! Could you please tell me the html to get the list of bloggers for on my blog?

  4. What a beautiful mani! I love this!!!

  5. if you email me sexxystarr1009(at) I'll give you the code I was provided.

  6. Thanks! I really liked this combo.

  7. Beautiful choices!


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