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Deborah Lippmann

  • 3.6 out of 5 stars, based on 73 Reviews 73 Reviews Write a Review
  • $45.00
  • 0.5 fl oz of Shining Armor & 0.5 fl oz of Coat of Arms   
  • Availability: In stock

    $45.00

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With their flawless finishes and chip-free staying power, gel manicures have taken the salon world by storm. But there’s no denying that this trend has a few shortcomings—namely, damaged nails and a premium price tag. Thankfully, we now have another option: Deborah Lippmann’s brand new Gel Lab manicure set. This DIY gel mani kit offers the same high-gloss perfection without any downside.

How to Use

First, apply one coat of Coat Of Arms base coat. Next, apply a colored nail polish of your choice, then finish with a coat of the Shining Armor. Wait one minute between each coat.

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What a waste!

This works no better than a regular base and top coat. In fact, I think my Sally Hansen works better than this! I've tried high end polishes as well as cheap ones. This stuff does not work!

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great stuff

I'm not sure if those who have trouble with this product aren't using it correctly, but I used it with the cheapest color I could find at the drug store, and five days later, it was still perfect. The only reason I took it off was to change colors. I even scrubbed a cast iron grill with not a chip. This stuff is well worth the price.

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By far the best!
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Super shine and lastibility. It stays shinny. You should get a good week out of this! I really like this product. I use it with my quality lacquers.

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polish peels off next day
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Do not waste your money on this product. I've used it a few times and have the same bad results.

I paint my nails at night, then by the time I'm done preparing/cleaning breakfast it's chipped off in big sheets! Not even small chips that you can deal with--1/4 nail sized sheets.

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GEL nails
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I love this product and how long it last on my nails. Its not as good as gel manicures but it also doesn't cause any damage. Well worth the money.

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Not what I expected

I bought this product thinking it would be a great alternative to getting a gel manicure at the salon. However, it did not last more than 2days.

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Great for busy week manicures!
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While this definitely isn't as "rock hard" as UV gel manicures that wreak havoc on my nails, it is a great set for a manicure to last more than a day or 2. I take it & one of my favorite colors to my local nail salon & walk out with a manicure that lasts through the rigors of travel. Worth the extra price to know that my manicure will withstand the week!

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So far so good

I have used this product three or four times and it seems to do the job. Hasn't left my nails yellow like some of the users have described. However, since I'm a nurse and wash my hands a hundred times a day, when the nail polish starts to chip it comes off in sheets.

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Decent
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So I used this and my nail polish still chipped in a day or two. I haven't tried again with a different kind of nail polish yet though so I'm optimistic that it will work better.

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Not worth the price - begins peeling by day two
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I have heard people rave about this product so i finally made the investment. I am so disappointed - it comes up in huge pieces by day two. Not only does it come up, but it damages the surface of my nails when it does.

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