A DIY manicure works perfectly if you take the time to prep and select high quality nail polish or nail wraps.  Having a well manicured hand is the picture of polished.  Getting to the salon isn't always an option but you can have the right American made manicure supplies on hand.

DIY Manicure With American Made Products

Manicure Prep Steps

The following products and prep steps are a mini manicure, designed to save time when you can't get the full spa effect.  This will give you some of the critical benefits of maintaining beautiful hands.


Revitalize the skin on your hands with a 1-2 minute scrub.  Shea Moisture Hand & Body Scrub is a nontoxic way to shed all the dead skin and restore balance.


Always rehydrate after a good exfoliation.  Farm House Fresh Pink Moon Shea Butter Hand Cream feels velvety and adds natural hydration and a pretty aroma. Farm House Fresh is vegan, natural & cruelty free.


This is the key to happy, healthy nails.  The condition of your cuticle will dictate (in part) how strong and long your nails are.  Hard as Hoof Nail Strengthening and Cuticle Conditioning Cream is a hidden gem that truly offers every bit of what is promised.  After using it only twice I was sold.  I have consistently used it for a couple of months and my nails have never been this well-conditioned.   It is my latest obsession.


A healthy base coat gives polish something to adhere better to and protects your nail from color.  Some even have benefits and/or make a great glossy coat alone.  Dr's Remedy Hydrating Treatment with Biotin does double duty and is free of all toxins.  Their nail colors are gorgeous as well.

DIY Manicure

There are endless options for adding color to your nails.  The quality of our favorite nail polish brands look salon smooth.  And nail wraps are an easy way to add design to your manicure.  I also love them for their longevity without chips or without becoming lackluster.


So many nail polishes are made in the USA that we add them to our lists often.


As a popular trend, many brands are emerging with their version of the nail wrap.

  • Color Street   Their applique is made from real nail polish and the application shows it. Color Street is flawless and fluid. Self adhering. These are my favorite and are worth ordering online if you can't find them in local stores.

Stock up your American made manicure supplies and give your hands some TLC anytime they need it.

Have you visited our Made in USA Shopping District? It is the place to start your shopping when you want to find the best of American-made.

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DIY manicure from prep to polish.