When actress Tippi Hedren visited a Vietnamese refugee camp in California 40 years ago, the Hollywood star's long, polished fingernails dazzled the women there. Hedren flew in her personal manicurist to teach a group of 20 refugees the art of manicures.

How Tippi Hedren made Vietnamese refugees into nail salon magnates

When actress Tippi Hedren visited a Vietnamese refugee camp in California 40 years ago, the Hollywood star's long, polished fingernails dazzled the women there. Hedren flew in her personal manicurist to teach a group of 20 refugees the art of manicures.

Pedicurist Holly Pope, who has been working in the industry for less than a year, cured Ms Thompson's pain by jerking her fourth toe into place during a routine pedicure at American Nails salon in Bath  centre last month

Mother of three who suffered crippling foot pain cured by beautician

Pedicurist Holly Pope, who has been working in the industry for less than a year, cured Ms Thompson's pain by jerking her fourth toe into place during a routine pedicure at American Nails salon in Bath centre last month

Nice story by @svwriter on a new movie by a San Jose director based in the nail salon, that icon of Vietnamese American life.

Nice story by @svwriter on a new movie by a San Jose director based in the nail salon, that icon of Vietnamese American life.

Nail Salon Sign-Brown-Art Deco-Personalized Metal Signage - This Classy Retro Metal Sign will make a cool addition to your #Nail_Salon  (or personal) interior decor. The central original Art Deco inspired graphic features 2 offset black rectangles w/a pair of graceful manicured hands cut-out to reveal the coppery brown background & the headline "We Nailed It!". Plus 14 text fields (for Salon’s vitals, Service Menu, etc.) to personalize or clear. #african_american_nail_salon…

Nail Salon Sign-Brown-Art Deco-Personalized Metal Photo Print

Nail Salon Sign-Brown-Art Deco-Personalized Metal Signage - This Classy Retro Metal Sign will make a cool addition to your #Nail_Salon (or personal) interior decor. The central original Art Deco inspired graphic features 2 offset black rectangles w/a pair of graceful manicured hands cut-out to reveal the coppery brown background & the headline "We Nailed It!". Plus 14 text fields (for Salon’s vitals, Service Menu, etc.) to personalize or clear. #african_american_nail_salon…

CND And Beauty Changes Lives Honor American Actress & Philanthropist Tippi Hedren With The Legacy Of Style Award (Tippi is known as the Godmother of the Vietnamese-American nail salon industry -- and mother of Melanie Griffith.)

CND And Beauty Changes Lives Honor American Actress & Philanthropist Tippi Hedren With The Legacy Of Style Award (Tippi is known as the Godmother of the Vietnamese-American nail salon industry -- and mother of Melanie Griffith.)

CND And Beauty Changes Lives Honor American Actress & Philanthropist Tippi Hedren With The Legacy Of Style Award (Tippi is known as the Godmother of Vietnamese-American nail salon industry -- and mother of Melanie Griffith.)

CND And Beauty Changes Lives Honor American Actress & Philanthropist Tippi Hedren With The Legacy Of Style Award (Tippi is known as the Godmother of Vietnamese-American nail salon industry -- and mother of Melanie Griffith.)

Tippi Hedren - (born Nathalie Kay Hedren, January 19, 1930, New Ulm, MN) is an American actress, former fashion model and an animal rights activist. She made her film debut in The Birds followed by the title role Marnie. She has been involved with animal rescue at Shambala Preserve, an 80-acre (320,000 m2) wildlife habitat which she founded in 1983. Hedren was also instrumental in the development of Vietnamese-American nail salons in the United States

Tippi Hedren Photos Photos: 20th Anniversary Genesis Awards - Arrivals

Tippi Hedren - (born Nathalie Kay Hedren, January 19, 1930, New Ulm, MN) is an American actress, former fashion model and an animal rights activist. She made her film debut in The Birds followed by the title role Marnie. She has been involved with animal rescue at Shambala Preserve, an 80-acre (320,000 m2) wildlife habitat which she founded in 1983. Hedren was also instrumental in the development of Vietnamese-American nail salons in the United States

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