Nail Care

The Best Red, White, and Blue Nail Polish for July 4th

Mix and match them for your best spirit fingers.

Our Editors’ All-Time Favorite Nail Polish Colors

Essie has officially dubbed June 1st as National Nail Polish Day. So, to celebrate, Real Simple staffers share their go-to nail polish colors and formulas. 

How to Remove Gel Polish at Home Without Destroying Your Nails

Have a love-hate relationship with gel nail polish? The pros: The polish is super shiny and lasts for weeks—there's no annoying chips regardless of how many dishes you do. The cons: The dreaded removal process takes time and can seriously wreck your nails. We asked celebrity nail expert, Tracylee (@luxebytracylee), for her advice on taking off gel polish at home.

7 Manicure Mistakes You Might Be Making

Experts share their nail don’ts so you can get a professional looking (and long-lasting) manicure at home.

5 Drugstore Product Picks Nail Experts Can’t Live Without

The best beauty products in the drugstore aisles handpicked by New York City nail artist Jin Soon Choi.

New Beauty Gadgets Worth Trying

Tempted by the latest tools? We took three out for a spin—and asked experts to do the same— to find out whether they’re worth the hype.

6 Drugstore Beauty Products Every Woman Should Own

The best beauty products in the aisles, handpicked by Los Angeles-based celebrity hairstylist and founder of OUAI Haircare and maneaddicts.com, Jen Atkin.

The Fastest, Easiest Way to Paint Your Own Nails

DIY manicures require time, patience, and the kind of precision only those who are ambidextrous possess—until now. Enter British nail brand Nails Inc. and their latest beauty lifesaver—spray on nail polish. You’re welcome.

Nail Supplies That Will Change Your Life

A pristine manicure no longer requires a trip to the salon. These smart solutions help you achieve a professional-looking polish job at home.

The Best Non-Toxic Nail Products

Five-free (a product void of known carcinogens like formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate, toluene, formaldehyde resin and camphor) goes beyond just polish. Here, six picks for your cleanest manicure ever—from start to finish.