The Best New Nail Products for a Longer-Lasting Manicure
Best nail products
Banish chipped nails once and for all with the best new nail products on the market. From a gel-like manicure that lasts for two weeks (no UV light necessary!) to a perfect clear topcoat to a powerful cuticle scrub that exfoliates flaky skin, our experts swear by these incredible finds. Add these nail care products to your cart to give your at-home manicure a serious upgrade.
Meet our experts: Julie Kandalec, manicurist; Rachel Jo Silver, entrepreneur.
Best Nail Treatment: Orly Breathable Treatment + Color
To buy: $9; walmart.com
“The shades are rich, and argan oil strengthens nails,” says Kandalec.
Best Cuticle Product: Deborah Lippmann Marshmallow Whipped Hand and Cuticle Scrub
To buy: $29; nordstrom.com
“This keeps cuticles clean and soft,” says Silver.
Best Nail Polish: Essie Gel Couture Polish and Topcoat
To buy: $12; nordstrom.com
"It has a two-week wear, sans the UV light or gel-removal process," reports Kandalec.
Best Topcoat: Wet n Wild Mega Last Hard as Ice Topcoat
To buy: $3; walgreens.com
This budget-friendly drugstore find speeds up dry time and slows chipping, our experts say.