Bring the salon into your own home. 

By Chelsea Traber Burns
November 06, 2017
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This lamp has an automatic start and can shed light on all five fingers at the same time. Plus, the corresponding polishes, available in 20 shades ($35; jamberry.com), are super smooth, easy to apply, and last up to two weeks. To buy: $65; jamberry.com.
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This lamp has an automatic start and can shed light on all five fingers at the same time. Plus, the corresponding polishes, available in 20 shades ($35; jamberry.com), are super smooth, easy to apply, and last up to two weeks.

To buy: $65; jamberry.com.

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Turn your favorite nail polish into a gel manicure with this easy kit. Either mix your nail polish of choice with the gel, or just use it as a top coat and let your digits set under the included LED light. The finished product should last up to two weeks.

To buy: $24; target.com.

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If you're always on-the-go or doing your nails on the fly, this is the system for you. The tool can cover four fingers at a time (do your thumb separately) and is so light you can keep it in your purse for last-minute touch-ups. It also comes with a USB, so you can plug the light into your laptop or cell phone charger. Choose from over 60 polish colors ($13; sallybeauty.com), sold separately. 

To buy: $35; sallybeauty.com.

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While this set is a little pricier, it includes everything you need for 10 gel manicures at home: an LED lamp, gel base coat, gel nail color, gel top coat, nail cleanser pads, acetone remover, cuticle stick, buffer, and file. This set includes a light pink polish called "Shall We Dance," but is also available in two other colors.

To buy: $60; walgreens.com.

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This set gives you a salon quality gel manicure over and over—but you'll only have to pay for it once. It includes everything you need to DIY a gel mani, plus everything you need to take it off. Use the included red polish, or choose from a plethora of Red Carpet Gel Nail Polish colors ($10; ulta.com).

To buy: $50; ulta.com.