Womenik cares about DIY manicure in the comfort of your own home. It’s cheaper, low-stress, and is a relaxing ritual you can create anywhere you travel. Of course, you need to have all the necessary tools and products to create manicures and pedicures that last, which brings us to the best 10 top coat nail polishes available.


Essie Good to Go! Fastest Drying Top Coat

Absolutely amazed by this product! I am the champion of chipping manicures. The natural color of this topcoat is a pinky lavender, which actually works great as a super subtle summer neutral. Quick-drying formula. Chip-resistant. High gloss shine.

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Anti-Chip Top Coat


When you're really, really in a hurry—look no further than this time-bending, housework-resistant top coat! It typically goes on with one stroke of the brush and leaves a smooth, shiny finish when dry. I've had it last for a full seven days without chipping, Dries in 30 seconds. Prevents chips for up to 10 days, UV filters protect nail color.

OPI Matte Top Coat

It can be tough to find a flat polish that lasts as long as a glossy one, but this one lives up to the hype. You can keep your modern, matte look for days upon days! Streak-free finish. Smooth and stacked bristle brush.

INM Out The Door Top Coat

Consider it armor for your pretty nails. It works to create a glossy, hard shield against external elements. It is wonderful to find a gluten free top coat that dries this fast and is a beautiful shine on any nail polish or just used alone. Long wearing. High gloss finish. Doesn't yellow.

Sally Hansen Color Therapy Top Coat

Preventing any dullness post-manicure. Nourish your nails while they're dressed up in polish! In fact, 9 out of 10 women said they saw a noticeable improvement in their natural nails after using this polish. Delivers dose of nourishment. High shine finish. Moisturizes dry and brittle nails.

China Glaze No Chip Topcoat

This is the best top coat purchase ever! Pair this with any of China Glazes highly regarded unique colors, like Icicle or Fairy Dust. Prevents chipping. Protects nails from detergents and chemicals. Scuff resistant.

Chanel Le Gel Coat Longwear Top Coat

Anyone avoiding having to place their hands under a UV lamp. The UV lamp component of a gel manicure is just one thing that turns people off due to its damaging nature. This top coat is activated by natural light—so you can kiss any premature aging of your skin (due to manicures) goodbye! Extends wear for up to 7 days. Gel-like look without the lamp. Ultra-glossy finish.

Essie Gel Couture Top Coat

If you wear very light or pastel colors, you'll appreciate the anti-yellowing benefit you'll get from this bottle. Get the look of a salon gel manicure without the nightmare of having to get it off by yourself at home. Simply use nail polish remover to wipe away without a fight! Up to 14 days of wear. No lamp required. Intended for gel manicure.

Nails Inc. 45

Second Top Coat with Kensington Caviar.Amp up your color with the wet look this top coat provides while simultaneously strengthening the life of your manicure. This will be the only top coat I will use from now on. It goes on evenly, and dries quickly. I find a lot of top coats dry really thick and leave the polish kind of tacky. This doesn't happen with this one. Chip resistant. Dries in 45 seconds. Ultra-glossy


Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat

This top coat has been raking in the rewards for over 13 years now, thanks to its durable finish and silky smooth feel. This formula is 100% vegan, to boot! Helps prevent nail chipping and peeling. Easy to apply. Dries quickly.

 Applied to seal the polish, a good top coat ensures your polish stays vibrant and shiny for much longer, and is less prone to chipping or cracking. If you’re looking for a beautiful manicure that’ll have friends and co-workers asking what salon you went to, make sure you add any of these Top 10 top coat polishes to your kit for a shiny, vibrant look.