8 Quick-Dry Nail Polishes We Swear By

February 2, 2021

Who has time to wait around for nail polish to dry? These eight quick-dry nail polishes will get you from manicure to “go” in mere minutes. —Jennifer Cox

Essie’s Quick Dry on the Fly nail polish sets in just one minute, meaning you can do your nails in a flash and they’ll dry just as quickly. Favourite colour: Take The Espresso

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri polish (available at Walmart) covers in just one coat, and its Perfectionist Brush contours to any nail, so colour always glides on precisely and flawlessly. Favourite colour: Petal Pusher

The revolutionary 45-second touch dry top coat from Nails Inc. (sold through Sephora) is your quick fix to a super-glossy, high-shine manicure. Just apply over any colour.

Wet N Wild fast dry nail colour offers smooth, streak-free coverage that dries in just 60 seconds. Buy it on Favourite colour: Let’s Flamingle

OPI’s nail lacquer (at is made with a fast-drying formula, giving you up to seven days of long-lasting wear. Favourite colour: Have Your Panettone and Eat it Too

Shopper’s Drug Mart sells a wide range of colours from QUO Beauty’s flash dry nail colours, which create a smooth, hard finish on nails. Favourite colour: Blue Dawn

Suite Eleven’s collection of nail lacquers is handcrafted and made of only vegan ingredients, plus it dries super quickly. Favourite colour: NY Who?

Zoya Fast Drops is a miraculous liquid that dries polish completely, from top coat through to the base coat. Never smudge your manicures again.


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