Why Some Men Are Choosing To Paint One Fingernail
What a strong, empowering message.
The term “polished man” is taking on a whole new meaning. Now, it doesn’t have to do with a dapper gentleman. Well, at least not entirely.
Thanks for the nom, @chrishemsworth. Happy to paint one nail and be a @PolishedMan this month to say no to violence against children. 1 in 5 children are subject to physical and/or sexual violence before the age of 18 and that’s one too many. Find out how you can help/donate at http://polishedman.com. I nominate the following studs @james_marsden, @thehughjackman, @andybovine, @ders808, @blakeanderson and @deandrejordan6 to become a #polishedman. #nailittoENDit
After traveling to Cambodia and meeting a little girl, Thea, who had suffered sexual and physical abuse from the ages of 8–10, Elliot Costello’s life was never the same. He formed a special connection with Thea, and after one night of painting each other’s nails, he vowed that he would always have one nail painted to represent her and the other one in five children who endure abuse.
The statement-making initiative he founded, #PolishedMan, encourages other men to do the same. By painting one nail, men can raise awareness about this issue.
Awareness will bring donations and that can help to put a stop to violent acts committed against children.
I’ve never heard of a better reason to slick some lacquer onto your nails. So, get those polishes ready! Watch the video and visit the Polished Man website to find out more about how remembering the one in five children can help.
Thanks for the nom, @zacefron and I’ve painted a nail, albeit shakily, so I can be a @polishedman this October and say no to violence against children. It is extremely upsetting to know that 1 in 5 children globally are the victims of physical or sexual abuse before they turn 18. Find out how to help, donate and become a polished man yourself at www.polishedman.com. I will nominate @prattprattpratt @renner4real @armiehammer and @johnkrasinski to break out their best polish pigments and become a @polishedman now! #polishedman
[h/t: A Plus]
This story originally appeared on Simplemost.