A gel manicure kit is a cost-effective way to receive a professional-quality manicure at home. Although the kits may seem costly (about $50 as of 2014), the resulting mirror-shiny, no-chip gels are money savers. They last up to 14 days and need no time to dry.
Gel manicure kits are provided by many cosmetic brands, including Sally Hansen, Kiss Everlasting, Orly and Sensationail. Most kits come with instructions, polish remover, a nail file, an LED lamp, a gel base coat, a gel nail color and a gel top coat. Depending upon the brand and kit, the exact items included may vary.