The Best Nail Polish For You Revealed in 2018

What is the Best Nail Polish For You Available?

Last updated 1st of Febuary 2018
The world of nail polish has seen rapid changes in the last decade. New types and colors of nail varnishes are popping up left right and center such as gel nail polish or shellac nails. If you haven’t been wearing nail polishes for a while now this can seem all very intimidating at first. Which one do you choose and why?! This article will tell you what is in and what is out so that you can make the best choice on what nail polish to wear depending on your taste and style. We will list all the pros and cons of each nail polish so you can draw your own verdict on what you should personally wear.nail polish

Types of Nail Polish

Lately there have been new advancements in the field of nail polishes. New nail polishes such as gel nails and shellac nail polishes , each coming with their own advantages & disadvantages and different methods of application. They are also made stronger, to last longer, dry quicker, don’t smudge, look more “natural” than ever before as well as being non-toxic! All at the same time! What a glorious age we live in!

Gel Nail Polish

Gel nail polish is one of the newest nail varnishes to appear. They initially appeared in Europe at first before appearing here in the U.S. A lot of confusion surrounds gel nails about what they exactly are and how to apply or remove them. If you click on the highlighted texts you will find our extensive investigations on these issues and be cleared of any confusion or curiosity you might have off gel nails.


  • Expensive

  • Expensive equipment required (UV Dryer)

  • UV rays created by the UV Dryer can heighten the risk of skin cancer.

Gel nail polishes can be quite pricey but they are for a reason as they are a quality nail polish. The skin cancer concern is real and present but you can wear finger less gloves or sunscreen to protect yourself from the harmful UV rays emitted by the UV dryer.


  • Odorless

  • Feel and look more natural

  • Nice glossy finish to them

  • Last longer and require less filings

  • Are more flexible making them less prone to damage or lifting


The gel nails cancer is made up with the fact that it isn’t toxic like other nail polishes. They are also odorless so you don’t breathe in any toxic fumes.

How to apply or Remove them.

Equipment Required:

   UV Dryer               Gel Nail Kit           UV Ray Protection

Shellac Nail Polish

Shellac nails are the newest and probably most advanced nail polish on the market. Creative Nail Designs spent 5 years in research to create what has been heralded as the most advanced nail varnish yet. Shellac nails are a hybrid of gel nail polish and normal nail varnish. It incorporates the best of both worlds in order to provide the most advanced nail varnish yet. Click here to find out more about shellac nail polish.


  • Expensive

  • Expensive equipment required

  • UV rays from UV dryer has been linked to skin cancer

Shellac nails are rather expensive but are an absolutely gorgeous nail polish that produces stunning results. As with the gel nails the skin cancer issue can be remedied by using either sunscreen or special fingerless gloves created for this exact purpose, you will find these listed later on below.


  • Doesn’t Chip

  • Very friendly to the nails

  • Odourless

  • Non-Toxic

  • More flexible and less prone to damage and lifting

  • Look very natural

  • Last very long

Shellac nails have a huge amount of pros that far outweigh the cons. These are my favourite nails by far.

How to apply or Remove them.

Equipment Required:

Top & Base Coat      Shellac Polish              UV Dryer        UV ray protection

Normal Nail Varnish

Then there is plain old normal nail varnish. These are cheaper but aren’t as a high quality as gel nails or shellac nails. All the positives that come with shellac and gel nails aren’t present in normal nail varnish. They can be toxic, low quality and do not last as long.

Equipment Needed:

                   Top and Base Coat                      Nail Polish


Shellac nails are superior than gel nails but are also more expensive. Normal nail varnish is far outclassed here. It really comes to the question of cost and how much you are willing to spend on a manicure. If you how to find out how apply them or remove them click on the highlighted texts. For more information on nail polish click here.

For information on Shellac Nails, Gel Nails, French Manicure, Silk Wrap Nails or Gel Nails vs Acrylic Nails click on the highlighted text.

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