06/20/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

'Soak-Off Gels' Nail Polish Formulas Don't Chip, Can Stay On For A Month

Soak-off gels look like polish but last much longer, in part because they are cured onto the nail with an ultraviolet lamp. The gel must be applied and removed by a professional, and the procedures cost more than the standard ones.

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