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Here's What 100 Years Of Nail Trends Look Like In Two Minutes

Those '50s nails, though.

In their latest video, Mode takes us on a tour of how much nail art has changed in the last century.

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It starts in 1916, when nails were short, simple, and polish-free.

But they wouldn't stay that way for long...
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But they wouldn't stay that way for long...

That all changed in 1932, when Revlon became the first established polish brand, leading to the rise of painted nails.

This "half-moon" manicure was very popular in the '30s.
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This "half-moon" manicure was very popular in the '30s.

In the '40s and '50s, it was all about deep reds and almond-shaped nails.

And those moons got filled in.
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And those moons got filled in.

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Things took a turn for the pastel in the '60s, with shades like this mod pink.

Couldn't you see Twiggy wearing this shade?
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Couldn't you see Twiggy wearing this shade?

Long, sparkly, disco-ready nails were all the rage in the '70s.

So ~glam~.
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So ~glam~.

And of course, the '80s — over-the-top neons, rhinestones, and bold colorblocking.

Madonna, is that you?
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Madonna, is that you?

When grunge style swept through the ’90s, nails got short and dark.

Remember Vamp by Chanel?
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Remember Vamp by Chanel?

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The 2000s were all about the French manicure.

It went perfectly with your Juicy zip-up and denim mini. Jamba Juice, anyone?
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It went perfectly with your Juicy zip-up and denim mini. Jamba Juice, anyone?

And finally, back to the present, where nude shades and glittery tips are mega-popular.

(And always Instagrammed.)
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(And always Instagrammed.)

Which one is your favorite?

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