We Found the 15 Nail Wraps That Will Truly Look Like an Actual Mani

Let's state the obvious: Nail wraps have a reputation for being a real pain in the you-know-what. Although these mani alternatives may have a bad wrap (heh), there are actually some serious pros to using them that far outweigh the cons.

First, they allow you to change your nail color at the drop of a dime. Second, they're a far more reasonably priced alternative to a professional mani. Hiif you're like me and casually drop $100+ at the nail salon each visit, you'll be saving some serious cash in the long run. Not to mention the fact they're the fastest way to create your own at-home nail art that's on the level of the below artists. The best nail polish strips will do that in next to no time.


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Yes, I hear you. The major complaint that most people have about nail wraps is that they just don't look real enough. Well, I'm here to rectify that issue by providing you with some options that do, my friends. Whatever qualms you may have about stick-ons, find them squashed by the wraps on this list.


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This article was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated. Up Next: 7 Winter Nail Trends Celebrity Nail Artists Are Already Freaking Out Over

Shawna Hudson
Associate Beauty Editor

Shawna Hudson has worked in editorial for over six years, with experience covering entertainment, fashion, culture, celebrities, and her favorite topic of all, beauty. She graduated from California State University, Fullerton, with a degree in journalism and has written for other publications such as Bustle, The Zoe Report, Byrdie, Elite Daily, Mane Addicts, and more. She is currently an associate beauty editor at Who What Wear and hopes to continue feeding her (completely out-of-control) beauty obsession as long as she can. Stay up to date on her latest finds on Instagram @shawnasimonee.