Keeping your nails in tip-top shape can definitely be a task. Ahem, especially if you’re also on a major budget. I’m guilty of dropping over $100 at the salon per visit, and I have to admit that there are times I wish I were good at doing my own nails so I could save some time and extra dollars. I may not be the best at home manis myself, but I know some of you out there are and are in need of a few polish recommendations. Don’t worry, I’ve got you.
Even if you’re like me and don’t necessarily have the skill to do your own nails, these polishes are still great to keep top of mind since, according to nail artists and editors, they’re the best in the business. Whether you’re ready to DIY or are looking for the perfect shade to bring to your next salon visit, you’re going to want to keep reading below. Celebrity nail artist Julie Kandalec shared a few of the absolute best nail polish brands she uses time and again. I also snuck in a few editor favorites. Keep scrolling.