Sally Hansen Triple Shine nail color ($5; walmart.com)
It's designed to protect against daily wear and tear, and it does, Blitzer confirms: "The glassy finish still looked fresh after five days of clickety-clacking on my keyboard."
Essie For the Twill of It collection ($6; amazon.com)
"Rich and seasonless, with a subtle shimmer," .
Nail a DIY mani
The best technique: Apply a base coat, two thin coats of color a topcoat. Be sure to give nails a minute to dry between each step.
Deborah Lippmann The Cure ($24; sephora.com)
This shea butter-infused cream rescues roughed-up cuticles. You can apply it throughout the day, without getting your fingers or smartphone greasy.
Butter London scrubbers ($10; sephora.com)
One wipe removes polish from all 10 fingertips with no mess. And it cleanses the nail bed, so your next coat of polish lasts longer, Wishan says.
Kiss Strengthening Complete Manicure System ($8; walgreens.com)
The three-step kit nourishes nails that are prone to breaking and peeling. "Nails look and feel healthier after a week," Wishan notes.