Power Polishes: Best Nail Colors for the Office

With color that lasts up to two weeks (really!), the new DIY gel manicure systems mean serious business.

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1. Orly SmartGels Lacquer in Oh Cabana Boy, $10, applied with SmartGels Starter Kit, $60.

2. Sally Hansen Salon GelPolish Nail Color in Back to the Fuchsia, $13, applied with Salon GelPolish Starter Kit, $70.

3. Mally 24/7 Gel Polish Nail Color in Melonista, $15, applied with 24/7 Professional Gel Polish System, $165.

4. Sephora by OPI
GelShine Nail Colour in I'm Wired, $18, applied with GelShine At-Home Gel Colour System, $159 (shown above).

5. Red Carpet Manicure LED Gel Polish in Runway Red, $10, applied with Pro Kit, $80.