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[how to dry nail polish fast]5 Best Quick-Dry Nail Polishes for When You’re in a Hurry

  best-quick-dry-nail-polish-essie-expressie best-quick-dry-nail-polish-essie-expressie

   $9, ulta.com

  It’s almost supernatural how quickly this polish dries. With over 40 colors for the choosing, the vegan formula sets with no smudges in only a minute. And we’d be remiss not to mention the cleverly angled brush, which helps create mess-free manis even with your non-dominant hand.

  best-quick-dry-nail-polish0Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Nail Color best-quick-dry-nail-polish0Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Nail Color

   $6, ulta.com

  There’s a reason why there’s a Sally Hansen bottle (or 10) in every nail enthusiast’s lineup. Not only does this legendary drugstore formula boast a variety of flattering shades, it also dries super duper fast (no supplementary tools required), thanks to the built-in base and topcoat.

  best-quick-dry-nail-polish-Nails, Inc. 45 Second Speedy Gloss best-quick-dry-nail-polish-Nails, Inc. 45 Second Speedy Gloss

   $9, sallybeauty.com

  To really give it some perspective, the drying time of Nails, Inc.’s Speedy Gloss line is about the same length as a TikTok video: 45 seconds, flat. In addition to the quick-dry factor, the formula is infused with hexanal, which is rich in calcium and magnesium to strengthen nails over time.

  best-quick-dry-nail-polish-BONTIME Organic Water Based Nail Polish best-quick-dry-nail-polish-BONTIME Organic Water Based Nail Polish

   $18 for 6, amazon.com

  Want a clean nail polish that doesn’t reek of chemicals? If the smell of nail polish is quick to give you a headache, the purist option might be for you. This non-hazardous, eco-friendly nail polish is water-based, meaning there is no pungent smell or nail-damaging ingredients. In addition to the effortless application, it’s also easy to remove–simply peel it off whenever you change your mind.

  best-quick-dry-nail-polish-JINsoon HyperDry best-quick-dry-nail-polish-JINsoon HyperDry

   $24, amazon.com

  As with all top coats, JINsoon’s Hyperdry doesn’t need to top anything. If you can’t commit to a color, squeeze a couple drops on each bare nail to get a high-gloss glaze; the dropper application makes it quicker than ever to apply. You can also use it over a slow-dry nail polish to create a chip-resistant barrier.