Advice The Best Nail Polish Brands  

Kristin Swift
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List Rules The highest quality nail polish brands.

What are the best nail polish brands? Some of the best polish brands are cheap but high quality. For nail polish fans, you don't have to spend a fortune to have gorgeous nails. This list of excellent nail polish brands includes the inexpensive drug store brands and some of the higher end brands sold in specialty makeup stores. Vote for the brands you like the most, and certainly vote down any nail polish brands you hate (and feel free to say why you voted the way you did in the comments).

What makes for a great nail polish brand? One that offers a wide variety of beautiful colors, in flattering shades, for one thing. Nail polish is a great accessory, and some enthusiasts change their polish colors almost daily. Great color variety is key. Another factor that sets a nail polish brand apart: quality. The best nail polish brands offer great product with excellent consistency. A great polish brush paired with a high quality nail lacquer makes for a perfect manicure.

Cheap nail polish brands and more pricey offerings are listed here. Which polish brand gives the most bang for your buck? That's for you to decide, with your votes. Also, if you have a favorite nail polish brand, drug store or otherwise, that isn't listed here, feel free to add it.

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OPI is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands
OPI

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530 181
Essie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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China Glaze Co. Ltd. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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382 204
Sally Hansen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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246 155
Nicole by OPI is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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216 168
Orly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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208 177
Butter London is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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230 221
Revlon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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162 140
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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192 179
Zoya is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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127 119
NARS Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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157 172
L'Oréal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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105 146
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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95 132
Estee Lauder Inc is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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deborah lippmann is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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92 155
Rimmel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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Maybelline is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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95 179
Cover Girl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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83 167
Avon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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82 167
Hard Candy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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UV-NAILS is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands
lnbcosmetics added UV-NAILS

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Red Carpet Manicure is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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41 129
Elizabeth Arden, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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35 136
Borghese is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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39 150
Piggy Polish is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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Toma is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands

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Rgb is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands
anonymous- added Rgb

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Faby is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nail Polish Brands
Stanislava Ivanova added Faby