Every woman has her favourite shade of nail varnish for everyday use or for that special occasion, so here are out top picks for those seeking the cruelty free and vegan varieties.
SensatioNail Express Gel
Do you love that high-gloss, chip-free finish of a salon manicure, but are sick of the price tag, lengthy appointments and awkward conversations with your manicurist? Now you can get the professional look at home, in just 5 minutes with the new SensatioNail Express Gel £10.00 at Boots, www.boots.com and Sensationail.co.uk.
On the back of months of research, SensatioNail has created their next generation Express Gel, a one step, LED activated lacquer that simply glides on, cures, stays shiny and lasts for up to 10 days. This new innovation in the nail world is the ONLY true 5 minute manicure – no primer, no base coat, no top coat, no cleansing. Simply the easiest, and quickest way to get a true gel manicure, in the comfort of your own home.
SensatioNail Express Gel, £10.00, comes in 24 hues, offering something for every nailista’s collection. From classic, to fashion-forward, from gloss, to glitter and metallic's to nudes.
SensatioNail Express Gel Boasts:
- All in one formula
- No dry time
- Chip free nails for days
- No dulling
- No fading
- Long lasting finish
- High shine
As well as an array of individual polishes for beauty junkies who already own an LED lamp, SensatioNail Express Gel have also taken their two best-selling global shades and packaged them into a complete starter kit.
The SensatioNail Express Gel Starter Kit contains everything nail addicts need for over 25 gel manicures. This includes an LED lamp for curing and one of our most sought-after shades – ‘Made Him Blush’, or ‘Red Your Profile’.
ECLECTIC, is unexpected and eccentric; a collection of colours which successfully juxtaposes neutrals and bright. The six shades (Basel, Sao Paulo, Barcelona, Singapore, Budapest, Firenze) each embody a vibrant, cosmopolitan international city, with an exciting mix of autumnal nudes, bright pinks and greys. With an exuberant splash of vibrant shades, mixed with warm, more subtle tones, the ECLECTIC shades will compliment whichever style you choose this season.
Influenced by the shimmering, metallic nail trend from the SS17 catwalks, MAVALA is bringing the DISCO look back with a bang – think iridescent sparkle, shine and sheer party luxe. The range consists of six beautiful polychromatic colours, inspired by the fabulous 80s! Each polish includes unique pigments, with tiny glitter particles which reflect the light creating an amazing metallic look. The result is show stopping, party perfect nails.
Benecos Nail Polish in Blue Sky (£6.95)
Free from harsh ingredients such as toluene, camphor, phthalates, formaldehyde and colophony, your nails will enjoy this natural nail polish that comes in a beautiful lilac-blue shade with a hint of sparkle.
Benecos Nail Polish in Crystal (£6.95)
benecos Crystal nail polish is a lovely clear nail varnish which can be used on its own to give shine to your nails and to give a little extra strength to nails without using a colour. benecos crystal can also be used over the top of any coloured nail polish to give an extra protective coating. benecos nail varnishes are vegan friendly, free from toluene, formaldehyde, camphor, phthalates, clolphony, this natural nail varnish has not been tested on animal.
Benecos Nail Varnish – Desire (£6.96)
Nothing says Winter like a seductive deep berry nail! Vegan friendly Benecos nail polish in Desire is free from toluene, formaldehyde, camphor, phthalates, clolphony, this natural nail varnish has not been tested on animals.
Renunail Nail Strengthener
The award-winning nail strengthener will help transform your nails in just 28 days! Simply apply every day for 7 days, remove on day 7 and repeat until you have completed 4 weeks. The formula is enriched in calcium to strengthen damaged nails and camphor to soothe sensitivity as the nail grows. With one selling every 15 minutes, this is an absolute must-have!
Nail Polish £6.99 (currently on offer for £3.49)
Turn your fingertips into fashion statements with our range of 8-free Nail Polish. The fortifying polish helps to protect and strengthen your nails whilst also being chip resistant and easy to apply.
Available in 6 shades
Zoya Dream 15ml £11.00
This deep space-blue nail varnish provides full, opaque coverage and is packed with holographic, diamond-like glitter flecks.
Zoya Dream Nail Polish is free-from potentially harmful toxins that can be found in many nail varnishes. It's ideal if you're after a deep, rich polish that has a glittery shimmer.
Sparkly space-blue nail polish that's suitable for vegans
With rainbow holographic glitter
No formaldehyde, toluene, dibuytl phthalate or camphor
Zoya Jana 15ml £11.00
The colour of this nail varnish is best described as a medium-nude crème that has a matte-like look, with tones of mauve, grey and purple. An edgy but appropriate nude polish.
Zoya Jana Nail Polish is suitable for vegans and free-from potentially harmful toxins that can be found in many nail varnishes; formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, toluene, camphor and DBP (dibutyl phthalate). If you want an edgy, and far from plain, nude polish, then Jana is for you.
Vegan nail polish with grey, mauve and purple tones
Subtle yet edgy nude shade
No formaldehyde, toluene, dibuytl phthalate or camphor
Stockist: Holland and Barrett
Morgan Taylor Fables & Fairytales Collection
Once upon a time, the Fables & Fairytales from Morgan Taylor brought us all things sparkly, magical and mystical with a new Spring collection full of enchanting nail shades.
With shades of red pearl, pink and baby blues and iridescent hues, the new collection includes:
- A Tale of Two Nails – Red Pearl
- One Tough Princess – Pink Crème
- Once Upon A Mani – Pale Pink Crème
- Not So Prince Charming – Baby Blue Crème
- Let Down Your Hair – Yellow Iridescent Crème
- Magic Within – Alabaster Iridescent
The collection also includes the transformative Antique Coat, a semi-sheer bronze overlay that gives any colour an antique lustre.
RRP £10.99 each, available from Sally’s and www.sallyexpress.com
Red Carpet Manicure Soak Off Gel Polish Runway Fantasy Collection
Spring marks the return of pastels and florals – and we’re not just talking about your wardrobes. It’s the most playful season of the year, so why not add a pop of colour with Fantasy Runway from Red Carpet Manicure, the collection where fantasy meets reality with the chicest colours taken straight from the runway.
The Red-Carpet Manicure Fantasy Runway Collection includes shades of milky pastels, updated neutrals and on trend metallic making this collection a staple in your nail wardrobe.
Choose from (L-R):
- Rapturous In Red – Classic Red creme
- Dress Rehearsal – Soft blue-grey creme
- PR Darling – Pale Lavender creme
- Pink Silk – Rich Pink creme
- First Looks – Chic Nude creme
- All That Sparkles – Gold Glitter
RRP £12.95 each, available from www.redcarpetmanicure.co.uk
Colour your nails healthy this autumn and keep them looking tip top with Nailberry's new Le Noir Edit.
Using the L'Oxygéné 5 Free Oxygenated Technology formula, this innovative and breathable lacquer allows air and moisture to pass through the polish resulting in healthier, stronger nails.Inspired by a rich palette of autumnal hues including soft, muted lilacs, deep, vivid blues and rich, opulent reds mix and match your style and discover your perfect shade this autumn.
Le Noir Edit:
- Meet this season's must-have accessory and lavish your nails in Stone as grey becomes the new black.
- Opt for soft nude with the subtle and elegant touch of Mystere 's dusty lilac hues.
- Add a vibrant yet delicate splash of colour this autumn with Fashionista's enticing shade of rosy pink.
- Have a romantic affair with Noirberry's deep and seductive hints of red layered over a black base.
- Capture the night and indulge in a midnight fantasy with Blueberry, Nailberry's deepest shade of blue.
- Embrace your dark side and make a statement with Blackberry's sleek and dramatic tones.
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