Suede polishes like OPI Suede Nail Lacquer should be applied in two coats and then topped with a glossy top coat for maximum effect, according to Self Magazine’s 2010 Best Beauty Finds. Sephora by OPI Chic Prints for Nails can provide a fun, funky patterned look with only a few seconds of warming under a blow dryer before application. Vinyl polishes like Orly Plastix Collection Lacquers work best over a base coat, but without a top coat.

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