We all tend to be a little busy but, we still would like to have beautiful nails. This is going to be a review of 5 different LED gel nail curing lights. Some good, some not so good and in no particular order. Lets jump right into it.

Emma Genius Rechargeable LED Lamp


  • Dimensions–11.2 x 4.1 x 12 inches
  • Shipping weight–3.9 pounds
  • UPC–672047126595
  • 1 Lithium battery required  ( not included)
  • Warranty–Contact the manufacturer for details.


  1. Works with all brands of gel polish.
  2. Optional flip-up posts for foot elevation.
  3. Lightweight with a portable handle.
  4. Open design; no bottom plate.
  5. LCD displays the curing time and battery life.
  6. Has 4 time settings; 30,45,60 and 90 seconds.
  7. Includes replaceable adapter and charger.

The cost of this LED lamp is $104.21 and does not have very good reviews. Actually I only came across 1 review. The problem they had was that it did not hold a charge for as long as it was advertised to. As a result they only gave 1 star.

Personally I do not think that this would be a style that I would use. The price may be nice but you get what you pay for. The portability does not make up for the quality that is needed. I do not recommend this LED lamp.

OPI Dual Cure LED Light GL902 with Adapter


  • Manufacturer–Butore Nails OPI
  • Warranty–Contact the manufacturer for details.


  1. Works with all OPI light cured systems.
  2. Small and compact making it easy to travel with.
  3. Can be used with all gel polishes.

With the cost on this LED lamp being $199.68 it might be a difficult choice. There are zero reviews on this LED lamp because it is the newest one on the market from OPI. If you are a big fan of OPI this might be the choice for you. Right now for me it is not the one that I would recommend. Maybe after it has been used by a few more people and a few nail technicians then we can decide if we like this one.

Kiara Sky Beyond Pro Rechargeable LED Lamp


  • Shipping weight–3.6 pounds
  • Item weight–2.2 pounds
  • ASIN– B0792LQQT2
  • UPC–600300687057
  • Warranty–Contact the manufacturer for details.


  1. Comes in two colors, pink or white.
  2. Best selling rechargeable cordless lamp.
  3. Sensor light on/off feature for battery life saving.
  4. Can be used on both hands and feet.
  5. 4 different settings; 15,30, 60 seconds and a 90 second low heat.

There is one issue with this LED lamp, it is a bit small so most of the time you have to do fingernails separately.

Overall this LED lamp has a cost of $174.98 and has great quality. With a 4 star rating by most users, this one is a pretty good choice. Both for personal use and for the professional this Led lamp is one that I would recommend.



  • Dimensions– 1.6 x 1.2 x 2.8 inches
  •  Shipping weight–2.8 pounds
  • ASIN– B00WVOS6Ek
  • Item model number–CNDJF00131
  • Warranty– Contact the manufacturer for details.


  1. Gives you a long lasting color layer to your nails
  2. Can be used on both your hands and your feet.
  3. Cures all of your fingers or toes at the same time.
  4. Uses mirrors to target exposure to the nails.
  5. Optimizes light energy and time for a maximum shine and durability.
  6. 3 different settings; 10 seconds for base coat, 60 seconds for color and 60 seconds for top coat.
  7. has the ability to add up to 4 more days of wear to your nails.

You are going to want to make sure and use the indentations for the fingers. If your fingers are too far forward the light will not hit your nails correctly. This will result in uncured nails.

There are a couple of issues to dealing with this LED lamp. If you have large hands, they will not fit properly and you will have to do each nail individually. Extra long nails do not dry properly either. The main complaint that I have seen with this LED lamp is that if you are not a professional they will not honor the warranty.

All around this LED lamp is of good quality but with a price of $299.00 you might want a second choice. Very good reviews with a 4 and a half star rating. I would recommend this one. I have seen it used before and works very well.

Gelish Harmony 18G Pro LED Curing Lamp & Fantastic Four


  • Dimensions–10 x 8 x 6 inches
  • Shipping weight– 4 pounds
  • UPC– 816268029024
  • Warranty– Contact the manufacturer for details.


  1. Cures all five fingers at the same time.
  2. Can be used on both the hands and the feet.
  3. Magnetic tray for easy removal and cleaning purposes.
  4. Cuts your drying time in half.
  5. Useful with any gel polish
  6. Finger stopper guide for proper placement.
  7. Your gel will stay on for up to 3 weeks with no chipping or peeling.
  8. Base gel creates the adhesive bond between your nail plate and your gel product so it will not damage your nail.
  9. Removes with Gelish soak-off remover.
  10. Fastest curing lamp in the industry.
  11. Comes with a patent pending eye shield for your protection.

This is a kit that contains, 1 Gelish foundation based gel,  Gelish top it off sealer gel, 1 Gelish pH bond nail prep and 1 Gelish nourish cuticle oil.

This LED lamp will cost you about $219.89 and is by far the best one that I have seen. I have one myself. All the reviews out there are also 5 stars. I have not had problems with gelish led lamps like some people have. It is definitely up to you but this is the one that I highly recommend.

I hope this has been a big help in your decision for an LED lamp. As always, here is to beautiful nails and let me know which one you might prefer in the messages below.

Blessed Be. Kari


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6 thoughts on “Curing Light Reviews

  • February 26, 2019 at 2:39 PM

    Really much of a nail polish person, but my daughters are. They are constantly re-polishing their nails almost every single day. I like your lead lamp reviews. Maybe this is something I have to get them for Easter.

    Which one in your opinion would be the best one? The reason I ask is that I’ve ordered these types of lamps before and have not been satisfied. I will await your response.

    • February 26, 2019 at 2:48 PM


      As a teenager doing your nails is a great way to stay out of trouble. lol My personal LED lamp is the Gelish Harmony. It comes with a few accessories to start you out and it is well worth the price they are asking for it. I have 3 sisters and I use it to do their nails too. Happy Easter for your house. Blessed Be Kari

  • February 27, 2019 at 3:05 PM

    I’m considering one of these as a gift for my niece.  

    I noticed the cheaper option – the EMMA VSPG… I know you have said this is not one that you particularly recommend and your comment that it does not hold a charge for long.  

    Is this battery only or can it run on mains power?

    • February 27, 2019 at 3:14 PM


      The EMMA is rechargeable but, if you really want your niece to be happy you should spend the extra few bucks and get the Gelish Harmony. I have used this one for about 2 years now. Well worth it and she will get more use out of it. Good luck and Blessed Be Kari

  • February 27, 2019 at 3:12 PM

    This would be a perfect birthday gift for my twin sisters. They love polishing their nails every chance they get. I would be getting them the gellish harmony because that the best led lamp from your review. So apart from the led lamp, what can I get them for their nails ? Thanks for the review.

    • February 27, 2019 at 3:21 PM


      Awesome choice. They will get tons of use out of it. Check out “Nail Kits” and “Stamper Kits” great additions. Since you were looking at gel curing lights I am assuming you were looking for more gel choices. “Where the Nails Are” might give you some ideas too. Happy Birthday to your sisters. Blessed Be Kari


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