What is a nail polish rack?
A nail polish rack is a storage solution that allows you to keep and store your nail polish bottles nicely organized. In this article, learn about the best nail polish rack types such as wall-mounted, acrylic, spinning, plastic, clear, hanging ones.
They can be bought from as store or made at home with simple DIY steps, like those we’ll be mentioning later.
DIY Nail Polish Rack: How to Make
You can make it by using wood or other materials you can find at home. Making one using wood might be the simplest since it is all about laying wooden bars and jointing them.
You will need:
- About 24 screws
- Dry wall anchors
- 1×2 inch wood pieces to make shelves. 1i –inch width and 2-inch depth
- Hanging hooks
- Sand paper
- Wood glue
- Nail filler
Steps to Follow:
- Cut the pieces of wood to the right widths and lengths.
- Lay the pieces of wood out on a flat surface ensuring you space them evenly. Leave at least 4 inches width between them to accommodate the height of the nail polish bottles.
- Place an overlay bar on the laid-out pieces and screw them onto it to make shelves. Do this for both sides.
- Glue and screw wood trim pieces to both sides of the shelf, in front. This will prevent the shelves from falling out.
- Nail well and sand the homemade nail polish rack.
- Paint it to make it a custom or personalized nail paint rack.
- You can screw hanging hooks onto the top corners of the rack to make it easy to hang on the walls.
That’s it ladies! Try it and see how it all comes out.
Best Types of Nail Polish Racks
The best options include acrylic, wall mount, hanging types, plastic, spinning, clear and more. Let us look at each of these options:
Basically, as the name suggests, acrylic nail polish racks are made from acrylic material. It is known to be durable. Apart from being a durable pick, they are generally clear, so you will find them perfect for displaying your nail makeup.
There are different types of acrylic racks:
- Acrylic nail polish racks for tables
- Acrylic racks in cases – good for ladies who travel a lot.
- Acrylic wall-mounted nail polish racks – you can hang these on the wall if it is convenient.
A wall-mounted polish rack is simply a nail polish wall rack. Instead of putting it on the table, you affix it on the wall to give it stability. Wall mount nail polish racks are great if you want to display the bottles of your nail polish since you can easily mount them on any space of the wall that you like. One of the best examples of such rack is:
- Dina Meri 345 NAIL POLISH RACK
A hanging nail polish rack is a stylish option that you can hang almost in any space of your room. Some of the common options of this type include the following:
- Wrought Iron Royal Crown
- Wrought Iron Metal Lucky
- Wrought Iron Metal Sea
If you like style, this is the right type of nail polish rack for you. Most of the spinning polish racks are made of acrylic and clear material. It is a nail polish display rack that spins round, so you can spin it to choose the exact type of polish you would like to use. See the image below. By far, this is one of the best nail storage racks you will find.
Clear Nail Polish Rack and Plastic Nail Polish Rack
Most of the clear display racks are made of acrylic material. Depending on the design, you might be able to close and open the racks by sliding although you will still be able to see the bottles of your nail polishes since it is transparent.
On the other hand, plastic nail polish racks are normally colored, so you can pick any color you like. These will make your dressing room colorful. The positive side to plastic racks is that they are durable and very easy to maintain.
Cheap Nail Polish Rack/Nail Polish Racks For Sale and Best Brands
Other than making your own nail rack at home, you can opt to buy one from some of the best brands of nail products. If you have a large collection of nail polishes, you could try to use a ready-made rack for storing all your favorite polishes. Some of the commonly used ones are:
- Opi Nail Polish Rack – This is mostly custom made to hold OPI nail lacquers. So if you are an OPI kind of girl, this is the best option for you.
- Fuji Nail Polish Rack – This is one of the best polish racks out there. It is a wall mount nail polish rack with a huge capacity. You can use Fuji polish rack to store different types or brands of nail color. You do not need to assemble it, so you can easily mount it or hang it on the wall. Fuji is made of acrylic and is highly durable.
- Deco Nail Polish Rack – Deco is one of the leading cosmetic storage solutions. If you have a manicure salon and would like to go for a serious paint storage solution, Deco nail polish racks such as Deco Apple Nail Polish Rack are worth trying.
Some of these racks are made to hold nail polish bottles from specific manufacturers. For instance, the OPI nail polish rack is designed for use with OPI nail lacquers. However, if you do not have an entirely OPI nail polish set, you can use it to store other brands as well. Some may even hold up to 140 bottles of polish with ease.
Shop around to find a cheap nail polish rack if you cannot afford to make it on your own. But where do you find a cheap nail polish rack for sale? You can check out some of the best sale options on Amazon and eBay, although you can also find them at Walgreens and CVS. If you are thinking of cheap ones, go for online places.
Nail Polish Rack Ideas
Nail storage does not have to be a challenge. With simple ideas, you can improvise a place to store your best brands of nail polish and still keep them safe and long-lasting. Some of the best nail storage solutions include:
- A DIY polish box like the one we have seen above.
- Storage cubes, especially clear ones where you can store your polish and see all of them.
- DIY shelf for your nail polishes. A homemade clear nail polish rack with a transparent glass can add to the aesthetics of your room.
- If you would like something that is portable, a polish roll is another option. It is a good pick for girls who travel a lot. I find it very convenient when I don’t want to have the polishes on display.
- A glass vase. You might not find it very organized, but you will definitely like the display of the nail polish in the vase.
With some of these ideas, you can either buy or make your own nail polish rack at home. It is a much cheaper alternative, but the bottom line is that you will be able to keep your manicure makeup organized to avoid spills.
What is your favorite option? Leave a reply below.