Gel Nail Supplies for a Perfect At-Home Mani

Give yourself a salon-worthy gel manicure—and remove it easily, too—with these tools.

Woman looking at nails
Get an indestructible gel manicure at home.Pixabay

Hoping to DIY your gel manicure? There are a few things you’ll need to get it right. We’ve gathered everything here so you can one-stop-shop your next gel mani.

Coscelia Gel Nail Polish Starter Kit with LED Curing Lamp
Bling out your nails with the included gemstones.Amazon

Let’s face it—there are quite a few supplies involved with the perfect gel manicure. But fear not—this kit contains everything you’ll need to pull it off. Manicure essentials like cuticle scissors and nail files get your nails ready, while a gel base, top coat,eight fabulous colors and a selection of rhinestones make them look totally glam. The set even includes a curing light to harden the gel, and removal polish for when it’s time for a polish change.

Gelish Fantastic Four Essentials Collection Soak Off Gel Nail Polish Kit
This set gives your favorite nail color extra staying power.Amazon

While it may not be an all-in-one kit, this four-step gel manicure set by Gelish is still amazing. Use it with any color you want, including those you already have at home, then use a curing light (not included) along with this set to transform it into a perfectly shiny gel manicure that lasts for weeks. Set includes a base coat, bonding solution, top coat and even a nourishing cuticle oil.

Gel UV Nail Lamp for Gel Nails
Cure all your hard work with a UV lamp.Amazon

If you choose not to go with a gel nail kit, you’ll need to select a great curing lamp. This one delivers, with auto-on, auto-off functionality and four different time settings. This energy-efficient lamp directs light onto your nails for a fast drying time, while the design prevents the rays from going elsewhere.