Shopping Best Beauty Buys These Are the Four Best Nail Polishes of 2017 By Marianne Mychaskiw Marianne Mychaskiw Instagram Marianne Mychaskiw is a New York-based freelance writer, editor, and lover of Britney Spears who covers everything from beauty and style, to wellness and entertainment. A graduate of St. John's University, Mychaskiw was a previous staffer at InStyle, working her way up from intern to associate beauty editor — so you already know she will never leave the house without slathering on mineral sunscreen. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on May 1, 2017 @ 10:00AM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Time Inc Digital Studio (2); Courtesy (2) Getting overwhelmed in the nail polish section of any store is a pretty easy thing to do. Not all nudes and reds are created equally, which you discover only after you've taken a bottle home and swiped the color on your digits. After spending the better part of the year quizzing pros and swiping on countless nail colors, these four lacquers reigned supreme among others considered for our 2017 Best Beauty Buys list. Scroll down to find out why we're obsessed with them, and where you can pick up a bottle. 01 of 04 Dior Rouge 999 Courtesy Buy Now It doesn't get more glamorous than this red, which debuted at the first Dior runway collection in 1947. This blue-based hue is undeniably timeless and gives any many or pedi a touch of Grace Kelly appeal. 02 of 04 Chanel Le Vernis in Vamp Courtesy Buy Now Is it black? Is it purple? All we know is it's an indispensable player in every pro's kit. 03 of 04 Deborah Lippmann Nail Polish in Fashion Courtesy Buy Now No surprise that this beloved celebrity manicurist has figured out the key to an awesome nude shade. Lippmann's taupe flatters all skin tones, and the rich, creamy finish whispers luxurious. 04 of 04 Essie in Ballet Slippers Courtesy Buy Now This barely-there hue makes nails look longer, stronger, and all-around prettier.