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Black Beauty Icons: Nails

Our nails are always on point with these handy products picked by the ESSENCE Beauty team and our all-star group of beauty pros. 

Nail Icons
By · April 15, 2015

The ESSENCE beauty team and a select group of pros picked their all-time favorite nail products. 

“It’s fast-drying for my clients who move in a New York minute.” —Lisa Logan 

$10, Sally Beauty

“This classic is often referenced on set, and the red and burgundy mix is unique.” —Lisa Logan 

$27, chanel.com

“Gently removes the thin layer of cuticle. Your nails feel and look healthy after one use.” —Gina Edwards

$20, sephora.com

“It has a glassy reflective shine and dries quickly.” —Gina Edwards 

$7, CVS

“It fills in ridges to give natural nails a gel-like effect.” —Rachel Shim 

$9, essie.com

“By far the best cuticle oil on the market.” —Rachel Shim


“You can’t go wrong with this vibrant red!” —Honey

$10, ulta.com