The term "shelfie" usually refers to an Instagram-worthy photo depicting a colorful bookshelf. However, nail salons can also post the perfect shelfie, consisting of polish, retail, or glitter. Here are some of our favorites.

1. The gel-polish shelfie

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2. Play with props

The W Nail Bar
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The W Nail Bar

3. Organize by brand

Essie Flagship, Las Vegas
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Essie Flagship, Las Vegas

4. Add some back lighting

Jeweled Nails
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Jeweled Nails

5. The clear shelfie

Black File Nail Social
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Black File Nail Social

7. Display your retail

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8. Showcase designer lines and more

House of Polish
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House of Polish

9. Add the unexpected, like corrugated metal

Lacquered Nail Salon
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Lacquered Nail Salon

10. If you have a waiting area, you can keep those shelves stocked with books or magazines

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11. Never under estimate the appeal of a color gradient 

The Nail Truck
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The Nail Truck

12. Remember to re-organize often

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13. And of course, shelves make for the best backdrops

Laque
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Laque