Former actress and model Tippi Hedren, best known for her role in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, is credited with helping the Vietnamese community first get started in the nail industry back in the 1970s. She helped educate the first Vietnamese refugees that fled the war on boats on how to perform manicures and provide income for themselves in America. Hedren sponsored 20 Vietnamese refugees to go through nail school.
September 26, 2013
NAILS and sister publication VietSALON Magazine joined CND and Beauty Changes Lives (BCL) in honoring actress and philanthropist Tippi Hedren with the BCL Legacy of Style Award.