The 10 Nail Polish Brands We Could Use Forever Without Complaints

Keep your nails in good condition is difficult. Especially if you're on a tight budget. I spend over $100 at the salon per appointment, and I wish I could do my own nails to save time and money.

 I may not be the best-at-home mani artist, but some of you require polish suggestions. Don't worry. I got you. 

Editors and nail techs love Essie. Kandalec loves this brand for its season-appropriate hues, even though it has had over 30 years to develop its formulae.

Kandalec, like most famous nail artists, loves Chanel's velvety polishes. Organdi is her favorite hue. Chanel's sunglasses sell out quickly, and Organdi is gone. The classic Organdi shade Faussaire is above.

Kandalec introduced me to a new brand with this selection, but I trust her and one look at the brand's website convinces me. One of Your French Girls is Kandalec's favorite nude-pink shimmer.

"Cherry Apple is a timeless red, and I adore CND products." They're really high-quality and come in a wide range of colors."

We and nail techs like Kandalec enjoy KBShimmer paints because the colours are unique, long-lasting, and glitter nails. Below, Kandalec describes her favorite brand shade.

I've never visited a nail salon without OPI colours. Sometimes the brand's classic formulae have their own wall. Kandalec on Zoe Saldaña recently wore a stunning shimmer hue from the company. It's shocking.

Tenoverten makes amazing nontoxic polishes sans formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate (DBP), toluene, formaldehyde resin, camphor, ethyl tosylamide, xylene, and triphenyl phosphate. 

Zoya is a beauty editor favorite due to its wide hue range. This strong gold pearlescent metallic color. It's ideal for spring-to-summer.

Due to her celebrity manicurist background, Deborah Lippmann's formulae are among the best in the manicure industry. Editors like Lippmann's smooth nude hues, but this bolder hue is universally attractive.

Every nail lover dreams of Olive and June. Most polishes cost $9 a bottle but still give a salon-quality finish, plus the brand's incredible at-home systems for any mani you want. It will be a WWW editor favorite for years.

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