In the 1930s women often painted just the center of the nail, leaving the moon and tip bare. Filling in the whole nail with color was considered an extreme look. Nice girls didn’t do it! A whitening pencil was used on the back of the nail tip as well, French Manicures, Polish Nails, Vintage Wardrobe, Shorts Nails, Nails Tips, Nails Polish, Vintage Beautiful, Moon Manicures, Nails Tutorials
I'm not certain this vintage ad makes any sense whatsoever. (Magnetic hand...what the?) Nevertheless, loving the colors and illustration style.