With every swipe of polish, these nail artists are communicating powerful messages about women's health and equality.
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Ami Vega, a nail artist in NYC, is using her talent to lend a voice to all sorts of social movements and messages, particularly when it comes to women's rights and causes—a topic that has been at the forefront of many Americans' minds since the election. Case in point: these incredible nails she painted, inspired by the Women's March in DC (and just about everywhere else) that took place only one day after President Trump was sworn in. Women all across the world took to the streets (shoes, boots, and sneakers laced up and signs held high) to stand up for women's rights.
Black Lives Matter
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Violence Against Women
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According to anti-sexual violence organization RAINN, 1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of rape or attempted rape in her lifetime. This nail art literally and figuratively says "Stop!" to the violence against women. (Read up on these six powerful women who spoke out about domestic violence.)
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This gorgeous nail art by Jema, a nail artist in Australia, proves that #LoveWins. (Important: The gay community has an increased risk of physical and mental health issues.)