Your makeup remains adhura without a tinge of colour on your pretty nails, isn’t it? And when there are a host of nail colours from a flurry of beauty brands to spoil your nails rotten, the temptation is legit. But, are you under a tight budget or want to invest in a box full of new polishes to revamp your nail paint collection? Then, here’s a list of 10 popular beauty brands for your nail polish dreams to #BeALittleMore trendy this summer.
This Indian brand has been a clear favourite among women of all ages since the time of its origin. And it holds true for its nail colours as well. It is a product of Hindustan Unilever Limited, a brand of great repute, which leaves no stone unturned in ensuring that the nail enamels are chip-resistant and long-lasting. The colour-lock technique ensures that the hues of the nail polish remains constant and does not change with time, especially after you eat with your hands. Lakme True Wear Nail Color Limited Edition is one that you should surely try to ace the nail enamel game and flaunt your tips in style.
Price: Rs 120
Nykaa Nail Collection has something for everyone and every occasion, be it your summer weddings or for your everyday wear. Their formulas offer long-lasting hues that are intense and dry up like magic. From matte nudes and soft pastels to holographic tints and glittery golds, they have it all for appealing to every mood and varied preferences. They boast of a rich pigment and one-stroke application to eliminate the hassle of applying multiple quotes, thereby, saving your time. So, when you’re looking for a nail colour below Rs 300, the Nykaa range of nail colours, more specifically Nykaa Breathable Nail Enamel, is definitely worth a try.
Price: Rs 199
3. L’Oreal Paris
This French company, as evident from the brand name, has made a foray into the Indian beauty industry and how! It is one of the most reliable beauty brands in the country specialising in hair care and fragrance as well, apart from beauty products. Try a few hues from the L’Oreal Paris Color Riche A L’Huile Nail Paint Series and you won’t be disappointed! These nail colours are enriched with essential oils that prevent your nails from becoming yellow and rough. What’s more, they dry quickly, giving you an intense colour while the flexi brush imparts a professional look to your nails. The sweet, fruity fragrance of this product further adds to its UISPs.
Price: Rs 299
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This cosmetic brand from the US has emerged as one of the leading brands for nail colour, among other beauty products, in India. And understandably so! The top-notch quality of these nail colours protects your nails from turning yellow, while their long-lasting nature prevents the colours from chipping off within a couple of days. The special wide applicator gives smooth and extensive coverage to your nails. These nail colours are also free of harmful formaldehyde. While you can easily go for any of their ranges, Colorbar’s Wonder Gel Nail Lacquer is especially worth a mention.
Price: Rs 199 onwards
The range of nail colours from this Swiss brand from Geneva is sure to leave you spoilt for choice. Their gel-based formula gives your nails a natural sheen, making it look refreshing at all times. Chambor Gel Effect Nail Lacquer, a must-have in your nail colour collection, has something for everyone – a colour to match or complement each of your summery outfits. It also lasts long and is chip-resistant. So, wear your nail colour with one stroke and sashay down the summer party in style!
Price: Rs 256
Revlon is yet another of those renowned beauty brands in the country, which also specialises in personal care products. Your cosmetic collection would remain incomplete without at least one nail colour from this brand. Other than it being long-lasting, there is also no scope for it chipping off within a few days. Arey wah! Did you just say? Add a few colours from the Revlon Super Lustrous Nail Enamel to your collection for fuss-free application and a range of gorgeous hues that you cannot do without this summer. It is also free of harmful formaldehyde and toluene.
Price: Rs 225
7. FACES Canada
This nail colour range from this premium Canadian brand is empowered with the goodness of anti-oxidants that deeply nourish the nails when you have the colour on. Not just that, nail colours from this brand are also hypoallergenic. Apart from a smooth finish, you can also expect the colours to not leave brush marks or bubbles on your nails. Among the plethora of nail colour ranges for this brand, the Faces Canada Splash Glossy Nail Enamel collection is one of the most popular. You can vouch for its long-lasting, long stay, no-chip formula. To top that, these are also devoid of harmful plasticisers.
Price: Rs 110
Maybelline New York, a subsidiary brand of L’Oreal Paris, stands out for their matte nail colours, which is the in thing this summer. It is wonderful for that understated hue on your nails. Maybelline New York Color Show Nail Lacquer has a fabulous range of nail colours that you would find hard to resist. Glide it smoothly over your precious nails and you would be done within a matter of a few minutes. Not to mention, these are also chip-resistant and long-lasting.
Price: Rs 120
A relatively new entrant in the world of beauty and makeup, based in Los Angeles, the brand has made a name for itself for the quality of its products. Armed with a wide array of nail colour ranges, NYX Professional Make-up Nail Lacquer is especially renowned because of its sheer variety of hues. The shimmer in these nail colours imparts just the right kind of glam to your nails, making you party-ready. These are also chip-resistant and last for days on end.
Price: Rs 200
10. Elle 18
This make-up brand especially targets teenagers because of its easy-on-the-pocket pricing. The Elle 18 Nail Pops Nail Color range should definitely make it to your treasure trove, even if you’re not a teenager, because of their affordability and quality. It nourishes your nails with jojoba oil, cocoa butter, rose water, and almond oil. Despite their cost-effectiveness, they offer a long-lasting, chip-resistant, and water-resistant formula. There is also no dearth of the variety of colours that they offer, catering to varied choices. Quick and easy 10 home remedies on how to grow nails faster at home.
Price: Rs 55
Are there any other superb nail colours below Rs 300 that are getting left out here? Feel free to add to the list in the comment section below.
Disclaimer: The prices are true to today’s date. They are subject to change.
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