I Finally Broke Down and Tried Nailboo's Dip Manicure Kit — Here's How It Held Up
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In its never-ending quest to sell me things, Instagram has been sliding Nailboo into my feed for the better part of a year. The dip manicure kit has become wildly popular for two reasons: the pandemic has made it more difficult for nail enthusiasts to get salon manicures and Nailboo is one of the easiest at-home dip kits for beginners. Unlike some more advanced kits, Nailboo is made expressly for those who aren't quite sure how to dip from home or maybe don't know how to dip at all — perhaps because they've never even gotten a professional dip manicure — by simplifying the complex process with labeled products and step-by-step instructions.
DIY manicures beyond the average two coats of nail polish can either end in disappointment or turn out rather decent. Either way, doing it yourself saves you money on biweekly fill-ins and the occasional broken nail replacement. So, just how easy is the Nailboo system, and is it worth throwing down $55 (and up) for a starter kit? I tested out the process, and here's what I found.