Instead of visiting a nail salon for a manicure, why not pamper yourself at home? But, to get that salon-grade look, you need to have good-quality nail paints that will last long without chipping. Here are 10 of the best nail polishes for that perfect “I just left the salon” look, without you having to spend a lot of money or leaving the home. 

1. Essie Gel Couture

Essie’s Gel Couture has a thick, pigmented finish, but it dries super fast without requiring UV lights. 

2. CND Vinylux

Not only is this nail polish long-lasting but it’s also enriched with ingredients that moisturize your nails. 

3. Olive & June 7-Free Polish

If you’re a fan of understated, neutral tones, you’ll love this budget-friendly option from Olive & June. 

4. Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro

This formula gives your nails a salon-worthy treatment with lots of shine, while improving their health.

5. Dior Vernis Gel Shine & Long Wear Nail Lacquer

This long-lasting polish will give you that high-end manicure look, even if you are the most inexperienced DIY manicurist. 

6. Ella + Mila Nail Polish

This popular nail paint offers a rich color and creamy application. Less is more when it comes to this formula. 

7. Sally Hansen Salon Manicure

This nail polish is smooth and lustrous, dries fast, and can last as long as 10 days without a top coat! 

8. ILNP Juliette Holographic Nail Polish

If you thought sparkly, fun manicures can’t be recreated at home, you have to try this nail polish from ILNP. 

9. Nails Inc. Gel Effect

This nail polish applies evenly and will give you a UV gel manicured look when it is combined with a base and topcoat. 

10. JINsoon Nail Lacquer

This formula will give you a chip-free manicure that can last as long as two weeks. It also supports nail growth.