Certain formulas work better than others. Matte formulas are generally not long-lasting. Glitter polishes have more grip—though they inevitably take longer to get off when you want to change your polish!
"There are also new formulas with gel technology that extend the life of nail polish, but aren't formulated with gel ingredients, like my entire JINsoon line." -Jin Soon Choi, celebrity manicurist and founder of Jin Soon Hand & Foot Spa