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Nail Lamp Market - By Product Type (UV Nail Lamps, LED Nail Lamps, and UV and LED Combined Nail Lamps), By Installation, By Operation, By Power, By Price, By End Use, By Distribution Channel Forecast 2024 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI10127
  • Published Date: Jul 2024
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Nail Lamp Market Size

Nail Lamp Market size was valued at USD 682.1 million in 2023 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 4.7% between 2024 and 2032. The growing popularity of gel polish over traditional nail polishes has been a major driver of the market.

Nail Lamp Market

Gel polish offers longer lasting color and durability that requires under a UV or LED lamp to ensure proper adhesion. The proliferation of nail salons and beauty salons around the world has created a high demand for professional nail lamps. Salons require effective treatment solutions for a large number of clients and ensure quality results.

Nail care has become an integral part of personal care, and nail polish and nail art have become especially popular in the corporate and fashion industries. This trend is expected to remain a major factor driving demand for the product during the forecast period. In addition, key companies have expanded their product range by launching new and innovative products to tap into the growing trend. Continuous innovation in UV and LED lamp technologies has improved treatment efficiency, shortened treatment time and improved user comfort. Manufacturers are developing lamps with faster curing cycles, a wider wavelength spectrum and ergonomic designs to meet the different needs of consumers. There is a growing trend among consumers to do their own nail care due to the convenience and cost-effectiveness of home manicures. Portable and usable nail lamps for home use have gained popularity and contributed to the expansion of the market.

There is ongoing debate and concern about the potential health risks associated with UV radiation from nail lamps, especially the traditional UV lamps used in salons. UV radiation has been linked to skin aging, skin cancer and other dermatological problems. Although LED lamps emit less UV radiation, responding to consumer perceptions and ensuring safety remain challenges.

Manufacturers and distributors must comply with regulatory frameworks and standards regarding UV lamp radiation, electrical safety and product certification. Compliance with international and regional regulations increases the complexity and cost of product development and market entry. The quality and performance of nail lamps can vary significantly between brands and models. Problems such as uneven healing, uneven wavelength and lamp resistance affect user experience and satisfaction. Maintaining product reliability and meeting consumer expectations present challenges for manufacturers.

Nail Lamp Market Trends

An increasing number of young and millennial women have been spending more time shopping for nail care products at retail stores, experimenting with DIY new trends at home, while also indulging in manicures and nail spas on a frequent basis. Innovative product launches and rising brand consciousness among women are expected to further augment product demand. For instance, in November 2021, Olive & June, a U.S.-based nail care company, launched a wide range of Instant Mani press-on nails. These are available in up to 21 different sizes with 42 total nails included in each set, reusable, and made from recycled materials.

Companies are focusing on strategic acquisitions to expand their presence and reinforce their positions in the market. In the near term, global market players are likely to acquire small- and medium-sized companies operating in the market in a bid to facilitate regional expansion. For instance, in June 2021, MiniLuxe, Inc., a Boston-based company acquired Paintbox-New York-based nail care brand to expand the certified pool of empowered nail designers. The acquisition would further benefit through the expansion of collaborations and the acceleration of product development.

Companies focus on strategic acquisitions to expand their presence and strengthen their position in the market. In the near future, global market players will buy small and medium-sized companies operating in the market to encourage regional expansion. For example, in June 2021, Boston-based MiniLuxe, Inc. acquired Paintbox, a New York-based nail care brand, to expand its network of certified nail artists. The acquisition would benefit from further expansion of collaboration and acceleration of product development.

Nail Lamp Market Analysis

Nail Lamp Market Size, By Material, 2021 – 2032, (USD Million)

The market by product type is segmented into UV Nail Lamps, LED Nail Lamps, and UV and LED Combined Nail Lamps. In 2023, the UV nail lamp segment dominated the market, generating a revenue of USD 312.8 million. This segment is projected to reach USD 453.3 million by 2032. Growing awareness of the potential health risks associated with UV radiation has increased the demand for safer alternatives in nail care. LED lamps are considered safer due to their lower UV radiation, which makes them more attractive to consumers and professionals.

The growing trend of home nail care and DIY manicures has expanded the market for compact, easy-to-use UV and LED nail lamps. Portable models designed for personal use are suitable for consumers who want the convenience, affordability and salon-quality results of their own home. With Bluetooth connectivity, smartphone app controls and programmable settings, smart UV nail lights are becoming more common. These features allow users to set refresh times, monitor sessions remotely and receive notifications for better user experience and convenience. Manufacturers focus on ergonomic design, lightweight materials and user-friendly interfaces to improve usability and comfort during nail treatment. Touchless sensors, LCD screens and adjustable settings increase functionality and customer satisfaction.

Nail Lamp Market Revenue Share, By Distribution Channel, (2023)

Based on the distribution channel the nail lamp market is categorized into online and offline. Online segment dominate this market, accounting for 65.29% of the market share in 2023, and are projected to reach USD 679.9 million by 2032. The market is still being shaped by the transition to online stores. Consumers increasingly prefer to buy nail polishes, gel polishes and related accessories online. Online shopping platforms offer a wide selection, competitive pricing and convenient home delivery, catering to DIYers as well as salon professionals. Direct-to-consumer brands are gaining ground in the market by using online platforms to reach consumers directly without traditional retail intermediaries.

DTC brands often offer innovative products, competitive pricing and personalized customer experiences through direct online sales channels. Online distribution channels facilitate customer reviews, ratings and user-generated content that influence purchasing decisions. Positive reviews and social proof increase brand credibility, credibility and consumer confidence in choosing nail lamps that meet their specific needs and preferences. With online distribution, nail lamp manufacturers can expand their market area beyond geographic boundaries. Brands can access global markets, reach different consumer demographics and adapt marketing strategies to local preferences and regulatory requirements.

Asia Pacific Nail Lamp Market Size, 2021 – 2032, (USD Million)

Asia Pacific emerged as the dominant segment, holding a share of more than 38.7% of the total market in 2023. Asia Pacific is witnessing rapid growth in the beauty and personal care sector due to rising disposable incomes, urbanization and changing lifestyles. Growth extends to demand for professional grooming services and products, including nail lamps. The proliferation of nail salons, beauty salons and nail bars in Asia Pacific is driving the demand for professional nail lamps. Salons need effective treatment solutions for a large number of customers and the need to offer long-lasting gel manicures, which will drive market growth.

North America: In terms of country, US is dominating the North America nail lamp market with revenue of around USD 119.5 million in the year 2023 and expected to reach around USD 189.5 million by 2032. There is a noticeable trend in the US market towards LED-based nail lamps. LED lamps are preferred due to their faster cure time, which is typically 30-60 seconds per gel polish coat compared to conventional UV lamps. LED lamps also emit less heat and UV radiation, solving health and safety concerns for consumers and salon professionals. Growing awareness of the risks of UV exposure has led consumers and professionals to prefer LED nail lamps over UV lamps. LED technology offers a safer alternative with less UV radiation and meets the health-conscious preferences of consumers.

Europe: In terms of country, UK is dominating the Europe nail lamp market with revenue of around USD 28.8 million in the year 2023 and expected to reach around USD 37.1 million by 2032. There is a growing emphasis on sustainability in the beauty industry, including the UK nail lamp segment. Manufacturers are adopting eco-friendly materials, energy-saving technologies and sustainable packaging to appeal to environmentally conscious consumers. British manufacturers innovate with advanced features such as adjustable treatment settings, ergonomic design and smart nail lamps.

Integration with smart apps, Bluetooth connectivity and remote control improve the user experience and differentiate products in a competitive market. Compliance with regulatory standards and certifications for UV lamp emission, electrical safety and product quality is essential in the UK market. Manufacturers must ensure compliance with local and EU regulations to maintain consumer confidence and market acceptance.  

Asia Pacific: In terms of country China dominated with the overall market share of around 22.3% in the Asia Pacific nail lamp market. E-commerce platforms play a central role in the distribution and sale of nail lamps in China. Online channels offer consumers a wide range of products, competitive prices and shopping convenience. Platforms such as Alibaba Taobao and JD.com are popular choices for consumers looking for nail care products. Chinese manufacturers are innovating with advanced features such as non-contact sensors, customizable treatment settings, ergonomic design and smart nail lamps.

These innovations meet different consumer preferences and improve the user experience. Education about nail care techniques, product usage and safety practices is increasingly important in China. Brands and beauty influencers collaborate to provide tutorials, workshops and online resources that educate consumers and promote best nail care practices.

Nail Lamp Market Share

Nail Lamp Market Company Share Analysis (2023)

The global nail lamp industry is highly fragmented in nature with prominent players operating in the market such as Star Nail International, MelodySusie, Gelish, Sally Hansen, and OPI. These together hold a market share of 5% to 10%. While there are established companies with significant market share, there are also numerous smaller regional and niche manufacturers offering specialized nail lamps. This creates a competitive landscape with diverse options for buyers. This allows for specialization among manufacturers, further contributing to fragmentation.

Nail Lamp Market Companies

Major players operating in the nail lamp industry include:

  • Star Nail International
  • MelodySusie
  • Gelish
  • Sally Hansen
  • OPI
  • LKE
  • Makartt
  • Vishine
  • Modelones
  • Red Carpet Manicure
  • Elite99

Nail Lamp Industry News

  • In May 2024, Reliance Retail's Tira Beauty launched its latest private label Nails Our Way, marking a major expansion of its beauty product offering. The new line includes a wide range of nail colors and care products, designed to give consumers the opportunity to express their style and creativity. The Nails Our Way brand presents an innovative approach to nail care and includes collections such as Gel Well, Swift Dry, Breathe Away and Treat Coat nails. These collections offer a wide range of colors, ensuring a choice for every mood and occasion. In addition to living enamels, the line includes essential care products such as No Bump Base, Cuti Care and Toughen Up solutions, designed to nourish, strengthen and protect nails.
  • In November 2002, CND launched the ColorWorld collection, which introduces fourteen new shades in both SHELLAC and VINYLUXTM. This collection catalyzes the creativity of professionals. SHELLAC contains a base coat, color coat and top coat, all complemented by a unique CND LED lamp.

The nail lamp market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Million) and volume (Thousand Units) from 2021 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, by Product Type

  • UV Nail Lamps
  • LED Nail Lamps
  • UV and LED Combined Nail Lamps

Market, by Installation

  • TableTop
  • Handheld

Market, by Operation

  • Battery Operated
  • Electric Operated

Market, by Power

  • Upto 10 Watts
  • 20-30 Watts
  • 30-40 Watts
  • 40-50 Watts
  • Above 50 Watts

Market, by Price

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Market, by End Use

  • Residential
  • Commercial
    • Nail Salons
    • Spa Centers
    • Beauty Salons
    • Others (Hotels, etc.)

Market, by Distribution Channel

  • Online
    • E-Commerce
    • Company Site
  • Offline
    • Specialty Stores
    • Supermarkets
    • Others (Beauty Shops, Retail Stores, etc.)

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America 
  • MEA
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA


Authors: Avinash Singh, Sunita Singh

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Global nail lamp industry was valued at USD 682.1 million in 2023 and is anticipated to register 4.7% CAGR between 2024 and 2032 due to the rising popularity of gel nail polish and expansion of nail salons and professional use.

The UV segment in the market is projected to reach USD 453.3 million by 2032, driven by safer LED alternatives, rising DIY nail care trends, and innovations like Bluetooth connectivity and ergonomic designs enhancing user experience.

Asia Pacific nail lamp market held 38.7% revenue share in 2023 due to the rapid growth in the beauty and personal care sector owing to rising disposable incomes, urbanization and changing lifestyles.

Star Nail International, MelodySusie, Gelish, Sally Hansen, OPI, LKE, Makartt, Vishine, Modelones, Red Carpet Manicure, Elite99, and KEDSUM.

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 12
  • Tables & Figures: 176
  • Countries covered: 21
  • Pages: 300
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