POPSUGAR Beauty

Epic Topcoats to Jazz Up Your Manicure

May 19 2014 - 7:00am

We tend to think of nail polish in two ways: the classy manicure [1] and the Instagram-worthy nail art [2]. But for those of us who aren't about to get creative with some Scotch tape and DIY [3] an out-of-this-world starburst nail design [4], there is an out — an easy, quick fix. Meet your new best friend, the jazzed-up top coat. Polish companies have been thinking outside the box lately, proving us with a bevy of options from glitter to speckles. Scroll on — your new favorite manicure mate is waiting for you just below!

Jin Soon Polka Black

Jin Soon Polka Black ($18, available March 2014)

Jin Soon Polka White

Jin Soon Polka White ($18, available March 2014)

Deborah Lippmann Luftballoons

Deborah Lippmmann Glitter Nail Laquer in Luftballoons [5] ($20)

Deborah Lippmann Mermaid's Dream

Deborah Lippmmann Glitter Nail Laquer in Mermaid's Dream [6] ($20)

Deborah Lippmann Stronger

Deborah Lippmmann Glitter Nail Laquer in Stronger [7] ($20)

Deborah Lippmann Happy Birthday

Deborah Lippmmann Glitter Nail Laquer in Happy Birthday [8] ($20)

Formula X Wham!

Formula X Xplosive Top Coat in Wham! [9] ($13)

Formula X TNT

Formula X Xplosive Top Coat in TNT [10] ($13)

Formula X

Formula X Xplosive Top Coat in Thunder [11] ($13)

Formula X Demolition

Formula X Xplosive Top Coat in Demolition [12] ($13)

Formula X Thunder

Formula X Xplosive Top Coat in Thunder [13] ($13)

Nails Inc. Portabello Gardens

Nails Inc. Garden Party in Portabello Gardens [14] ($11)

Nails Inc. Westbourne Gardens

Nails Inc. Garden Party in Westbourne Gardens [15] ($11)

Nails Inc. Princess Gardens

Nails Inc. Garden Party in Princess Gardens [16] ($11)

Ciaté Strike a Posey

Ciaté Flower Manicure in Strike a Posey [17] ($25)

Ciaté Bada Boom

Ciaté Flower Manicure in Bada Boom [18] ($25)

Maybelline Blue Beats

Maybelline Color Show Street Art in Blue Beats [19] ($4)

Maybelline Green Graffiti

Maybelline Color Show Street Art in Green Graffiti [20] ($4)

Maybelline Nighttime Noise

Maybelline Color Show Street Art in Nighttime Noise [21] ($4)

Maybelline Pink Splatter

Maybelline Color Show Street Art in Pink Splatter [22] ($4)

Maybelline Wild at Heart

Maybelline Color Show Street Art in Wild at Heart [23] ($4)

Butter London Anorak

Butter London Anorak Nail Laquer [24] ($15)

Butter London Titchy

Butter London Titchy Nail Lacquer [25] ($15)


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