15 Cruelty-Free Brands You Need to Know: NCLAThis Los Angeles–based nail company has a dizzying array of polishes that includes cool colors, chromed-out metallics, and funky glitters—all of which are five-free, cruelty-free, and vegan. If you're going to Coachella try the nail wraps in What Filter Did I Use? or break out the lacquer in Hollywood and Vine Starlet—a jet black with teeny-tiny silver flecks—for a weekend manicure that's glamorous and badass.
Côte nail polish in No. 50 Côte polishes are just as fancy and sophisticated as the name suggests. The Los Angeles–based nail brand features clean, modern packaging, sumptuous colors (like this bright tangerine red), and a five-free, vegan formula that won't chip after two days.