As a professional painter my most favorite cabinet paints are Wise Owl One Hour Enamel along with Wise Owl Primer (stain blocking primer) (No topcoat required..dries in one hour, cures in 7 days, Ben Moore Cabinet Coat and Ben Moore Advanced (8 to 10 ours dry time in between coats) but does a nice job. Just watch for drips. Used with a ClinOng Brush (they last forever and self cleaning, leaves very little (if any) brush marks. Do not overwork the paint is key. Prep is key as well. Clean. Rinse. Sand to degloss. Prime, Paint.Hello all, just wanted to know what everyone uses for cabinets. Why do you prefer the one or the other? Pros and cons of enamel vs lacquer for cabinets. Durability and protection are mainly at what I’m curious about.