How to Build Your Own Essential Nail Kit (with Ipsy!)

Its me, on set with Ipsy!

Hi loves! Today I want to break down and give you links to all the things I mentioned in the video I did for Ipsy, called “Nail Kit Essentials”! I spent all the time finding the exact things (ok, like 90%) I mention in the video to save you time searching. Be sure to keep me posted and comment below on what you make your nail kit of! Everything below is in the same order I go over them in the video to make it easier for you :)


The Organic Pharmacy Hand and Nail Cream - The Organic Pharmacy

Caption Polish’s Gimme a Boost Nail Polish Thinner - Ulta Beauty

Deborah Lippmann Cuticle Remover - Sephora

Orly Flash Dry Quick-Dry Drops - Ulta

NCLA So Rich Cuticle Oil - NCLAbeauty

Seche Vite Top Coat - Sally Beauty

Essie First Base Base Coat Target

Polish colors:

Essie Gel Couture in Fairy Tailor Amazon

Sally Hansen Color Therapy Chai on Life Rite Aid

Kokie polish in Fearless Kokie Cosmetics

Trust Fund Beauty in Kiss Kiss Darling Ipsy

Kokie polish in Ski Patrol Kokie Cosmetics

Kokie polish in Blackout Kokie Cosmetics

Trust Fund Beauty in The Money Shot - sold out :( But here’s a Dupe

Essie gel Coutue in Gold Gilding Beyond Polish

Pretty Woman in Invite Only - Pretty Woman NYC

Pretty Woman in Unicorn Tears - Pretty Woman NYC

Essie polish in Guilty Pleasures - Beyond Polish


Germanikure Cuticle Nippers - Amazon

Tweezerman Flat Ended Cuticle Pusher Tweezerman

Angled Orangewood Sticks Amazon

Germanikure Glass Stick Amazon

Curette Amazon

Tweezerman Flat Blade Toenail Clipper Smallflower


Germanikure Glass Nail File - Amazon

Diamond Deb Diamond Nail File - Amazon

CNDPadded Boomerang File - Ebay

Beauty Secrets coarse 100/180 grit nail file - Amazon

Beauty Secrets fine 240 grit nail file - Sally Beauty


Disposable Mascara Wands - Amazon

Loose glitter for nails - Smiley’s

Clou metal studs - Daily Charme

Alcone Nail mixing palette - Try Make Up For Ever

These are the brushes from Princeton Brush Co. that I use

Nail Art Brushes: (note: I believe Princeton has changed the handle color of these from black (shown) to a deep red this season - I just went back for more and they look identical but have a new color handle!)

Princeton Angled Spotter Brush size 5/0 - Princeton Brush Co.

Princeton Spotter Brush - DickBlick

Princeton Liner Brush size 1 - similar or in-store at Michael’s or Dick Blick/Utrecht

China Glaze dotting tool - in-store at Sally Beauty or similar here


Nail Polish Remover Pump with Metal Top - Amazon

Cotton Rounds - Walgreens or drugstores nationwide

Pure Acetone - Jet

99% Isopropyl Alcohol - HealthyKin

Muji Bottle with Snap Cap - Muji

Rectangular nail polish bag - Ricky’s

Muji Vanity Case - Muji

Want more nail videos from me and Ipsy? Watch my second video with Ipsy where I de-bunk nail myths and see why I have a bottle of Italian dressing on the table next to me!

On set with Ipsy, filming my “Debunking Nail Myths” video! Link above :)

On set with Ipsy, filming my “Debunking Nail Myths” video! Link above :)