The biggest myths about the most famous nail polish of all time

Its color has been likened to black cherries and dried blood. It was prohibitively pricey yet prodigiously popular. It was subversive, inappropriate, and hard to find, but everyone was wearing it. It’s the most famous nail polish of all time: Vamp.

Back in the 1990s, a casual consumer like myself couldn’t turn to Wikipedia to uncover the backstory of…