Nail Lamp Comparisons

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 LampWattsPriceSizeTimersNotesRating (Out of 5)
54 WATT ROYAL NAILS PROFESSIONAL UV LIGHT GEL AND ACRILIC NAIL DRYER 54W$165.00Two Hand Two Feet5 setting Timer: 90sec, 120sec, 180sec, 240sec, 300secFan for faster drying4.5
CND UV Lamp 36W$144.95One Hand One Foot4 Preset Timers CustomizableErgonomic Design, Fan 4.5
LKE White Phototherapy Nail Dryer 36W$63.99One Hand One Foot3 Preset Timers: 60s, 90s, 120sRemovable floor5
Salon Edge 36W$25.95One Hand One Foot3 Preset Timers: 90sec, 120sec, 180secAuto shut off, Removable bottom, Compact for travel4.5
Thermal Spa 45W$53.75Two Hands Two Feet3 Preset Timers: Always on, 2mins, 3minsRemovable, easy-to-clean bottom4.2
MelodySusie® High Quality Black 36W UV Nail Dryer UV Lamp Light 36W$26.99One Hand One FootAuto timer control: 120s, 180s, up to infiniteRemovable, easy-to-clean bottom4.1

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.

LED LampWattagePriceSizeTimersNotesRating
Harmony Gelish Salon Essentials 18G 36W$186.90Both Hands Both Feet3 Preset timers: 5, 20, 30 secs Motion Activated, Patented eyeShield™ to limit light exposure4.8
Harmony Gelish 5-45 18W$114.99 One Hand One Foot1 Preset Timer: 45 secsLight weight 4.4
OPI Studio LED Light 32W$129.99One Hand One Foot4 Preset Timers: 15, 30, 45, & 60 secsMotion Activated4.3
VOGUE PROFESSIONAL ® 18 Watts LED 18W$59.50One Hand One FootDigital Countdown 3-step Timer: 30-90 seconds1 year limited parts and labor warranty4.7
SensatioNail 7W$24.99 Four Fingers at a time1 Preset Timer: 60 secs with a 30 second beepLight weight 4.6
Thermal Spa 10W$89.93One Hand One Foot3 Preset Timers: 10s, 30s, 60sBottom reflective base4.5
MelodySusie® New Collection High Quality 48W LED Lamp 48W$109.99One Hand One Foot3 Preset timers: 5s, 20s, 30sAutomatic sensor, Removable magnetic bottom tray 4.8
MelodySusie® High Quality Portable 24W LED Lamp 24W$49.99One Hand One Foot3 Preset Timers: 15s, 30s, 60sLightweight, portable4.6

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 LampWattagePriceSizeTimersNotesRating
Lumcrissy Professional Diamond Shaped CCFL & LED UV Nail Lamp36W$39.98One hand, One footThree adjustable timersCompact and lightweight3.8
Lumcrissy Professional Automatic Sensor Quikly Dry Diamond Shaped CCFL & LED UV Nail Lamp48W$56.99One hand, One foot3 preset timers: 10s, 20s, 30sAutomatic sensor 4.2
Lightimetunnel™ Led Nail Polish Dryer 36W$86.99One hand, One foot10s, 20s, 30s with countdown of the timer mode1 yr warranty5
MelodySusie® Pro60W Smart Lamp 60W$134.99One hand, One foot4 Preset timers: 15s, 30s, 45s, 60sAll in one - disinfection & drying4.7
LKE 48W Nail Polish Gel Art Tools Professional CCFL LED UV Lamp 48W$57.88One hand, One foot3 preset timers: 10s 20s 30sAutomatic sensor 4.7

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