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Red Carpet Manicure

Pro 45 Starter Kit

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Red Carpet ManicurePro 45 Starter Kit
 
4.4

(based on 626 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Long lasting (453)
  • Easy to apply (444)
  • Good value (419)
  • Good pigmentation (230)
  • Versatile (151)

Cons

  • Difficult to apply (40)
  • Wears off easily (26)
  • Messy (21)
  • Takes practice (10)
  • Difficult to remove (8)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (114)
  • Special occasions (97)
  • Normal skin (51)
  • Dry skin (27)
  • Sensitive skin (26)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (238), Natural style (159), Trendy style (129), Budget shopper (21), Brand buyer (7)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (18), 1+ hour (8), 10 minutes (3)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (262), Medium (227), Deep (15)

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4.0

Miracle Nail Makeover!

By Alex

from Baltimore, MD

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

  • Effective
  • Good Value
  • Long lasting
  • Shine
  • Takes Practice

Cons

  • Preparation
  • Takes practice

Best Uses

  • Twice A Month
  • Women

Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Pro 45 Starter Kit:

Great for those of us who smudge/chip a manicure easily! Takes a little patience and some practice (I use mine only for french manicure- white polish by this brand not included in this kit), but worth it to me for spending about an hour or two of me time-the process being by tv and wine of course- to remove, do tile/buffing/cuticle maintenance and reapply every two-three weeks because my nails always look salon shiny and as long you you apply this product correctly, it will NOT chip.

  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
  • 1+ Hour
 
4.0

Love it!

By jen

from Broomfield, co

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Good Value
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Women

    Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Pro 45 Starter Kit:

    Very easy to use and has lasted over two weeks so far.

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 Minutes
     
    4.0

    Gel Nails

    By Kim D

    from Kansas City Mo

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Good Value
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • On-the-go
      • Weekly Use

      Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Pro 45 Starter Kit:

      My sister and I both bought one and we use it on a regular basis . we love it.

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 10 Minutes
       
      4.0

      I would buy this product again

      By Lucie

      from Las Vegas , NV

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Effective

      Cons

      • Complicated To Use

      Best Uses

      • Weekly Use

      Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Pro 45 Starter Kit:

      Gel manicure . The removal is a little hard.

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 30 Minutes
       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again

      By Veky

      from El Paso

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Good Value
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Pro 45 Starter Kit:

          Great starter Kit

           
          4.0

          Great product!

          By Jan

          from Rancho Murieta, ca

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Women

            Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Pro 45 Starter Kit:

            I like this product very much. I was tired of paying $30.00 for a gel manicure. This will pay for itself in three applications.

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 30 Minutes
             
            5.0

            Wish I Would Have Bought This Sooner!

            By Veganista

            from Bucks County, PA

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Good Value
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Pro 45 Starter Kit:

                Look no further for a flawless manicure that lasts for weeks without chipping. It is easy to use and produces beautiful manicures in the comfort of your own home. This pays for itself in two uses compared to what you pay at the salon! RCM offers a ton of colors, too. Treat yourself and purchase this-you'll be glad you did!

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 30 Minutes

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                One of the best beauty investments

                By Amanda O

                from Baltimore, MD

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Good Value
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Nail Polish Is Very Sheer
                • Uv Light May Burn Cuticle

                Best Uses

                • Weekly Use
                • Women

                Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Pro 45 Starter Kit:

                I bought this product a few days ago, and I am SO happy with my purchase. I am so glad I "splurged" and spent the money on it. I bought this when Ulta had a deal, and ended up getting an extra polish for free.

                First of all, this is very easy to use and very effective. I got a rock-hard manicure in 15 minutes. I'm on day 3 of my manicure, and it's still going strong. I had 1 nail I had to re-do, but that was mainly because of my own self-control issues. Remember to use VERY thin coats of the base, color and top coats. This will ensure that it will cure. You really don't need globs to be effective.

                Don't worry about the tackiness at the end! Don't get frazzled when you finish curing your top coat and it's sticky - this is normal! Just wipe the nail with some rubbing alcohol, and your beautiful gel manicure will be set.

                My only complaint is that the nail color is very very sheer. It looks more like a glaze, and I used 3 coats. The color that you actually end up with is no where close to the color of the bottle. That is something to consider - you may want to find another color, and use the Red Carpet color as a glaze to add shimmer. That is what I'm going to do when I change the color.

                Another tip is to use sunscreen on your cuticles and the delicate skin around your nails. The UV light itself is not very damanging, but when you stick your fingers under it 4-5 times (base, coat, coat, coat, topcoat), the light will definitely burn your cuticles a bit. I would apply a little sunscreen (not on the nail, but around the nailbed) with a Q-tip before sticking your fingers under the light. I did not reduce the rating, because this error was due to my own stupidity. I should have thought of that, since I have very sensitive skin that burns easily.

                One more minor complaint that I didn't decrease the rating for, is that the top coat burns a little bit! Again, this could just be because of my skin sensitivities. I didn't get any on the skin, but I could actually feel the burn underneath my nail. It was a little uncomfortable, but it was not painful and the burn didn't last for more than a few seconds.

                100% worth it!

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 30 Minutes

                (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Fabulous product!

                By Tuckah's Mama

                from Hampton Roads, Virginia

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Good Value
                • Lightweight
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • On-the-go

                  Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Pro 45 Starter Kit:

                  I wanted salon results without investing the time and the expense and to be able to "get a mani or mani-pedi" at precisely the time it suits me. I don't like my feet worked on, I just want my toenails neatened up and painted. I don't like to get them done often, but I like to be able to change colors for an occasion if I need to, without paying for that whole service. I have only used this system for what seems a short time and already I have saved several hundred dollars over what I would have spent at the salon. Some other brands of polish last a little longer but take longer to get off. It seems that the brands that don't last quite as long are easy to get off with a soak and I'm fine with that. If you like the idea of that salon done look but you don't necessarily feel like getting your toes and fingers done there is pampering....then this is certainly a system for you. Once you get the hang of it (and it doesn't take much...you will figure out your own way that works) you will be absolutely tickled with it!

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 10 Minutes

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Best thing ever.

                  By Y.Kay

                  from Sacramento, CA

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Good Value
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Some Colors Fade

                  Best Uses

                  • Saves Money

                  Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Pro 45 Starter Kit:

                  I would go to a salon and pay about $35 dollars for Gel manicure. This product pays off just after 2 uses. I can't use regular polish because my nails are weak and break easily even when my nails are trimmed really short. I can go for 3 weeks with gel and not have to worry about chipping and breaking.
                  2 things I don't like about Gel Polish. 1. Takes longer to remove. 2. Some gel polish (not this brand particular) like the pink ones always fade into an almost white color after just a couple days. I don't know why.

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 30 Minutes

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