We asked one of our amazing professional, Christine, to give us some insider tips on the TOP 5 MUST-HAVE nail products for the holidays!

Of course, Christine wants you to book a nail appointment with LeSalon to get that fabulous nail shine, but if you don’t have time to get your nails done with our LeSalon professionals and you want to do a little DIY…
![Screen Shot 2015-11-09 at 3.38.56 PM](https://d3079h9ojn760r.cloudfront.net/media/2015/11/Screen-Shot-2015-11-09-at-3.38.56-PM-273x300.png)
1) The best base coat is the Essie protein base coat, it will give your nails a lovely blank canvas to paint on.
[![Screen Shot 2015-11-09 at 3.39.36 PM](https://d3079h9ojn760r.cloudfront.net/media/2015/11/Screen-Shot-2015-11-09-at-3.39.36-PM-250x300.png)](https://d3079h9ojn760r.cloudfront.net/media/2015/11/Screen-Shot-2015-11-09-at-3.39.36-PM.png)
2) To get a shellac-like shine, you must have a Seche Vite top coat.
[Essie’s ballet slippers](http://www.essie.com/colors/sheers/ballet-slippers.aspx) and [Essie’s jelly apple](http://www.essie.com/colors/sheers/ballet-slippers.aspx)
[![Screen Shot 2015-11-16 at 10.03.23 AM](https://d3079h9ojn760r.cloudfront.net/media/2015/11/Screen-Shot-2015-11-16-at-10.03.23-AM.png)](https://d3079h9ojn760r.cloudfront.net/media/2015/11/Screen-Shot-2015-11-16-at-10.03.23-AM.png)
3) and 4) NAIL COLOURS! What are the two must-have colours, you ask?! Christine believes that you always have a bright, juicy red for a fun holiday party and a nice, pretty nude on tamer days! Her favourites?
[![Screen Shot 2015-11-16 at 10.23.09 AM](https://d3079h9ojn760r.cloudfront.net/media/2015/11/Screen-Shot-2015-11-16-at-10.23.09-AM.png)](https://d3079h9ojn760r.cloudfront.net/media/2015/11/Screen-Shot-2015-11-16-at-10.23.09-AM.png)
3) and 4) NAIL COLOURS! What are the two must-have colours, you ask?! Christine believes that you always have a bright, juicy red for a fun holiday party and a nice, pretty nude on tamer days! Her favourites?
![Screen Shot 2015-11-16 at 9.46.12 AM](https://d3079h9ojn760r.cloudfront.net/media/2015/11/Screen-Shot-2015-11-16-at-9.46.12-AM-150x150.png)
5) Lastly.. for the best AFTER NAILCARE is our favourite CDN Solar Oil! She said you should have a little bottle in your purse to keep your cuticles moisturised!
But for the best results, get your [manicure](https://lesalon.com/areas/manicure-in-london/) at LeSalon!! [Book now](https://lesalon.com/book)!