Day: November 14, 2020

The best long-lasting nail polish | Sali Hughes

By Sali Hughes

Get salon perfect with polish that goes the distance

‘Which nail polish lasts longest?” I’m asked this often, and my response comes with a caveat. I don’t care how durable a polish formula; if it’s applied too thickly, or without base and topcoat, then it won’t outlast the worst polish in the world used properly.

Technique is all important. That said, the modern gel-like polishes (shiny and longer-lasting, but applied without a UV lamp and removed swiftly in the traditional way) are the way to go – though bear in mind that, whichever you choose, you will need the matching base and topcoat to reap the benefits of the “system” (I rarely endorse this sort of upselling, but here it’s important).

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