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Tippi's Nail Bars: Thank Actress Melanie Griffith's Mom for Vietnamese Nail Salons

CBC's The National reports that actress Tippi Hedren, mom of Melanie Griffiths, helped revolutionize the nail salon business
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Did you catch that amazing report on CBC's "The National" last night? Or back in May? The one by correspondent Joe Schlesinger about the rise of the corner nail salon in Canada and the US? If you're a fan of having your nails done, you have to watch the full broadcast.

Melanie Griffith and Tippi Hedren in 2000

One of my favourite nuggets is that actress Tippi Hedren, known for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds (1963) and for being mom to actress Melanie Griffith (wife to Antonio Banderas), sparked the start of the Vietnamese nail salon industry. Here's how:

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