2b51f9fc2983852ab247 top coat

Finding the right top coat is like finding the right pair of jeans—there’s a fit for everyone. Whether you’re looking for longer wear, high shine or a plump finish, there’s a formula for every nail type. Read on to find out which top coat will work best for you.

If you’re looking for high-shine, try:

Smith & Cult Above It All

This 8-free formula delivers an ultra-glossy, almost wet-looking finish over both creme and sheer polishes.


If you’re looking for extended wear, try:
Zoya Armor

This flexible topper protects the natural nail as it prevents chipping and staining.


If you’re looking for speedy dry time, try:

OPI RapiDry

Achieve flawless shine in no time thanks to this quick-drying formula.


If you’re looking for a smooth finish, try:

Essie Call It Even

Nail art aficionados, rejoice: This cushioning top coat adds shine as it smooths dots, glitter or texture for a flat, even surface.


If you’re looking for gel-like results, try:

Seche Vive

Mimic the look of gels with this top coat. It delivers impeccable shine, prolonged wear and a plump finish.

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