Why These 6 Luxury Nail Polishes Are Worth It (Tried and Tested!)
In recent years, big fashion houses have been tapping into the beauty industry (such as Gucci cosmetics and Dolce & Gabbana skin care to name a few!). The category with the biggest growth has been nail polish, according to GCI. So I wasn't too shocked when Christian Louboutin decided to foray into the beauty market with a set of 30 luxe lacquers. Pricing them at $50 a bottle and still selling out at Sephora? Now that surprised me. With hundreds of nail polish brands on the market, Louboutin marketed his polish as one of the pricier picks (beating Chanel and Givenchy).
I had to wonder: was it his formula or his name that have women purchasing the luxe lacquer? In fact, are any high-end designer polishes worth their hefty price tags, or is it more about scoring something from the brand at a price you can afford? Naturally, the only way to really answer this question is through some testing — the best part of a beauty writer's job. Take a look at the six fashion-forward brands I'd recommend to any polish fanatic because these formulas really do offer a gorgeous finish and long-wearing results.