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THE BEST NAIL POLISH YOU CAN GET

THE BEST NAIL POLISH YOU CAN GET

Treat yourself to an at-home manicure with our edit of the best nail polish you can buy. From high pigment bright colours through to glittery finishes, these are long-wearing and chip free nail varnish formulas for every budget.

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  1. NAILS INC. FOILING IN LOVE SPACE CADET NAIL POLISH
    £15.00 Buy now with HQhair

    NAILS INC. FOILING IN LOVE SPACE CADET NAIL POLISH

    Best Metallic Nail Polish

    First up on our list of the best nail polish is this blue metallic laquer by Nails Inc. This metallic blue nail varnish retains the brand’s leading formula (which doesn’t chip for ages) but adds a metallic sheen both with and without a top coat.

    ‘Space Cadet’ is a pearlescent blue, and has a foil finish in-line with the rest of the Foiling For You range. It makes a statement, but looks amazing all year round.

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  2. RED CARPET MANICURE NAIL POLISH - GRACE AND LACE
    £11.01 Buy now with HQhair

    RED CARPET MANICURE NAIL POLISH - GRACE AND LACE

    Best Gel Nail Polish

    The team at Red Carpet Manicure have developed a new range of gel nail polish that works in-line with the brand’s own LED lamp. Definitely a gel polish as opposed to your standard polishes you use at home, this is designed to be used as you would at a professional salon. It will give you long lasting and flawless results.

    ‘Grace and Lace’ is a light, cool-toned pink shade with subtle flecks of glitter to lend your nails and iridescent, speckled finish.

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  3. Leighton Denny High Performance Colour - Leading Lilac
    £12.00 Buy now with HQhair

    Leighton Denny High Performance Colour - Leading Lilac

    Best Long Lasting Nail Polish

    Leighton Denny have been leader in the nail game for a long time, and it’s down to their award winning formulations, leaving you with long lasting colour and a high gloss shine.

    We love the ‘Leading Lilac’ colour as it’s a great shade to wear all year round.

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  4. BUTTER LONDON TREND NAIL LACQUER - COTTON BUDS
    £9.00 Buy now with HQhair

    BUTTER LONDON TREND NAIL LACQUER - COTTON BUDS

    Best White Nail Polish

    Applying smoothly with a great colour payoff, butter London have created one of the best nail polishes you can use at home. We love the brush which covers a wide area of your nail, and helps with an even application. Plus, all butter London products will never contain formaldehyde, toluene, or DBP.

    ‘Cotton Buds’ is a true white shade, that applies with a high opacity as the formula is packed with pigment. Vitamin-rich, infused with Horsetail Extract and Hydrolysed Silk, this white nail polish will help to maintain nail health and promote stronger nails with every application.

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  5. Barry M Cosmetics Classic Nail Paint - Masquerade
    £2.99 Buy now with HQhair

    Barry M Cosmetics Classic Nail Paint - Masquerade

    Best Glitter Nail Polish

    Who hasn’t heard of Barry M nail polish? This drugstore makeup brand creates high quality nail paints in-line with seasonal trends, making them the perfect option for dipping your toe into trend-led formulas without committing to a full manicure.

    This glitter nail polish in the shade ‘Masquerade’ mixes navy, red and silver hues to create a statement yet muted (for glitter) finish. Long-wearing and chip resistant, this is perfect for both natural and acrylic nails.

    Additionally, this formula is cruelty-free.

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  6. SALLY HANSEN COMPLETE SALON MANICURE 3.0 KERATIN STRONG NAIL VARNISH - SCARLET FEVER
    £6.99 Buy now with HQhair

    SALLY HANSEN COMPLETE SALON MANICURE 3.0 KERATIN STRONG NAIL VARNISH - SCARLET FEVER

    Best Nail Strengthener

    Sally Hansen have created the perfect deep burgundy red tone, which also works as the best nail strengthener for weak or thinning nails.

    Pick this nail varnish if you’re looking for a one polish does it all. Of course it imparts colour, however its been formulated to also work as a base coat, top coat growth treatment and strengthener at the same time.

    The formula is infused with Keratin, a fibrous structural protein, that will nourish nails.

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  7. ORLY FAUX PEARL NAIL VARNISH
    £11.75 Buy now with HQhair

    ORLY FAUX PEARL NAIL VARNISH

    Best Nail Colour for Pale Skin

    If you’re looking for a nail colour for pale skin, then ‘Faux Pearl’ by Orly will be a beautiful tone to suit. This neutral nude has a slight shimmer to it, however will dry down to a subtle shade to see you through both work and play.

    Plus, this nail varnish has been formulated without DBP, formaldehyde and toluene.

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  8. essie Nail Care Matte About You Nail Polish Top Coat
    £8.99 Buy now with HQhair

    essie Nail Care Matte About You Nail Polish Top Coat

    Best Matte Top Coat

    Drugstore nail varnish brand Essie are one of our favourite nailcare brands, and this is easily one of the best matte top coats you can get – and it’s under a tenner.

    Instantly transforming any high gloss varnish into a matte finish with just one coat, this top coat will also help to elongate the wear of your colour and aid chip-resistance.

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  9. SECHE VITE DRY FAST TOP COAT
    £11.95 Buy now with HQhair

    SECHE VITE DRY FAST TOP COAT

    Best Top Coat

    Seche Vite has its own cult following, and we’re obsessed with this bestselling top coat. Differing from the Essie top coat above, this formula dries to a high shine finish, helping to improve the overall glossiness of any brand’s nail polish, and elongate wear.

    Plus, as the name would suggest, this Seche Vite top coat dries quickly so you won’t have to wait to show off your new manicure.

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  10. OPI CLASSIC NAIL LACQUER - BIG APPLE RED
    £13.50 Buy now with HQhair

    OPI CLASSIC NAIL LACQUER - BIG APPLE RED

    Best Red Nail Polish

    A classic red manicure is the product to finish off our list of the best nail polish. We adore the shade ‘Big Apple Red’ by nail experts OPI. Vibrant and glossy, this is a statement varnish that will suit all skin tones.

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Now you know the best nail polish to add to your collection, it’s time to get your mani on.

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When in doubt: add glitter. I'm obsessed with shimmer eyeshadows and always layer up my highlighter.


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