The following tables were created to help you compare the different types of popular nail dryer lamps. Note that prices often fluctuate online depending on special sales etc. so please know in advance that the prices may be different than posted in the tables (but they shouldn’t be off by very much).
UV Lamp for Nails Comparison
Great all round lamps for all types of gel and shellac polish!
|UV Lamp||Watts||Price||Size||Timers||Notes||Rating (Out of 5)|
|54 WATT ROYAL NAILS PROFESSIONAL UV LIGHT GEL AND ACRILIC NAIL DRYER||54W||$165.00||Two Hand Two Feet||5 setting Timer: 90sec, 120sec, 180sec, 240sec, 300sec||Fan for faster drying||4.5|
|CND UV Lamp||36W||$144.95||One Hand One Foot||4 Preset Timers Customizable||Ergonomic Design, Fan||4.5|
|LKE White Phototherapy Nail Dryer||36W||$63.99||One Hand One Foot||3 Preset Timers: 60s, 90s, 120s||Removable floor||5|
|Salon Edge||36W||$25.95||One Hand One Foot||3 Preset Timers: 90sec, 120sec, 180sec||Auto shut off, Removable bottom, Compact for travel||4.5|
|Thermal Spa||45W||$53.75||Two Hands Two Feet||3 Preset Timers: Always on, 2mins, 3mins||Removable, easy-to-clean bottom||4.2|
|MelodySusie® High Quality Black 36W UV Nail Dryer UV Lamp Light||36W||$26.99||One Hand One Foot||Auto timer control: 120s, 180s, up to infinite||Removable, easy-to-clean bottom||4.1|
LED Lamp for Nails Comparison
Many readers of this blog are opting for the LED lamps and I have posted some of the most popular. Check them out for yourself.
|Harmony Gelish Salon Essentials 18G||36W||$186.90||Both Hands Both Feet||3 Preset timers: 5, 20, 30 secs||Motion Activated, Patented eyeShield™ to limit light exposure||4.8|
|Harmony Gelish 5-45||18W||$114.99||One Hand One Foot||1 Preset Timer: 45 secs||Light weight||4.4|
|OPI Studio LED Light||32W||$129.99||One Hand One Foot||4 Preset Timers: 15, 30, 45, & 60 secs||Motion Activated||4.3|
|VOGUE PROFESSIONAL ® 18 Watts LED||18W||$59.50||One Hand One Foot||Digital Countdown 3-step Timer: 30-90 seconds||1 year limited parts and labor warranty||4.7|
|SensatioNail||7W||$24.99||Four Fingers at a time||1 Preset Timer: 60 secs with a 30 second beep||Light weight||4.6|
|Thermal Spa||10W||$89.93||One Hand One Foot||3 Preset Timers: 10s, 30s, 60s||Bottom reflective base||4.5|
|MelodySusie® New Collection High Quality 48W LED Lamp||48W||$109.99||One Hand One Foot||3 Preset timers: 5s, 20s, 30s||Automatic sensor, Removable magnetic bottom tray||4.8|
|MelodySusie® High Quality Portable 24W LED Lamp||24W||$49.99||One Hand One Foot||3 Preset Timers: 15s, 30s, 60s||Lightweight, portable||4.6|
UV & LED 2 in 1 Lamp for Nails Comparison
If you are torn between getting a UV lamp or an LED lamp ~ here are some 2-in-1 combination lamps to consider. Great bang for your buck!
|2 in 1 Lamp||Wattage||Price||Size||Timers||Notes||Rating|
|Lumcrissy Professional Diamond Shaped CCFL & LED UV Nail Lamp||36W||$39.98||One hand, One foot||Three adjustable timers||Compact and lightweight||3.8|
|Lumcrissy Professional Automatic Sensor Quikly Dry Diamond Shaped CCFL & LED UV Nail Lamp||48W||$56.99||One hand, One foot||3 preset timers: 10s, 20s, 30s||Automatic sensor||4.2|
|Lightimetunnel™ Led Nail Polish Dryer||36W||$86.99||One hand, One foot||10s, 20s, 30s with countdown of the timer mode||1 yr warranty||5|
|MelodySusie® Pro60W Smart Lamp||60W||$134.99||One hand, One foot||4 Preset timers: 15s, 30s, 45s, 60s||All in one - disinfection & drying||4.7|
|LKE 48W Nail Polish Gel Art Tools Professional CCFL LED UV Lamp||48W||$57.88||One hand, One foot||3 preset timers: 10s 20s 30s||Automatic sensor||4.7|