Must-Haves for Nail Enthusiasts – Scooptimes

Nail care is an art that many enthusiasts love to indulge in. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned nail lover, having the right tools can make all the difference in achieving a professional-looking manicure and pedicure right at home. In this blog, we’ll explore a range of DIY manicure and pedicure tools that every nail enthusiast should have in their arsenal.

Nail Clippers and Scissors

The foundation of any good nail care routine starts with the basics: nail clippers and scissors. These tools are essential for maintaining the length and shape of your nails. Nail clippers are perfect for trimming your nails to the desired length, while scissors come in handy for precise cutting and shaping.

Nail Files

Must-Haves for Nail Enthusiasts – Scooptimes

Nail files are crucial for smoothing rough edges and shaping your nails. Vega Nail files come in various grits, from coarse to fine, allowing you to choose the level of abrasiveness that suits your needs. Vega Soft Touch Nail File (Large) is a two-sided nickel plated surfaced nail file that is ergonomically desiged to offer the perfect filing of nails to even out rough edges and clean under nails for smooth results. This nail file by Vega is perfect to use for your manicure sessions at home along with using it for a quick nail touch-up on the go with assured salon quality.

Buffing Blocks

Buffing blocks are the secret to achieving a smooth, shiny surface on your nails. They help remove ridges and imperfections, leaving your nails looking flawless. Buffing blocks typically have different sides with varying levels of coarseness for a comprehensive nail buffing experience.

Cuticle Pusher and Nippers

Maintaining healthy cuticles is essential for nail health. A cuticle pusher gently pushes back overgrown cuticles, giving your nails a clean, polished look. Cuticle nippers are used for trimming any excess cuticle growth or hangnails. Remember to be gentle when using these tools to avoid damaging the delicate cuticle area.

Nail Brushes

Nail brushes are invaluable for cleaning your nails and cuticles before starting your manicure or pedicure. They help remove dirt, oil, and old nail polish, ensuring a clean canvas for your nail art or polish application.

For a holistic approach, get the amazing Vega Manicure Set (Set Of 8 Tools) comprises of one tool each of Small Nail File, Small Nail Clipper, Large Nail Clipper, Cuticle Trimmer, Cuticle Scissors, Tweezer (Square Tip), Cuticle Trimmer with Pusher and Nail Cleaner.

Pedicure must haves:

Vega 3 in 1 Pedicure Tool with pumice stone, brush and emery base is perfect to soften corns and calluses along with removing hardened dry skin on feet. The 3 in 1 tool is soft on the skin and its ergonomic design allows convenient usage for smooth results at home.

Must-Haves for Nail Enthusiasts – Scooptimes

The Vega dual sided Foot File is specially designed to remove hard, rough and calloused surfaces on feet, knees and elbows to offer smooth and appealing results. The pedicure tool is dual-sided and can be used on either wet or dry skin. Its ergonomic handle ensures a strong grip for you to conveniently use the foot file at home.

For better convenience, go for Vega DIY Pedicure Set to help you get your nails done conveniently at home. Comprising of a Pedicure File with 3 metal files, a cuticle pusher, a nail clipper, a nail file and a corn cutter with set of 5 blades, this pedicure set is a must-have for all.

Nail Polish Remover and Cotton Balls/Pads

Nail polish remover is a must-have for any DIY manicure or pedicure. Opt for acetone or non-acetone removers depending on your preference and nail type. Cotton balls or pads are essential for gentle and effective polish removal. To prolong the life of your manicure or pedicure, invest in quality base and top coats. A base coat creates a smooth surface, prevents staining, and helps nail polish adhere better. A top coat provides shine and protects your nail color from chipping and fading.


Creating a salon-worthy manicure and pedicure at home is easily achievable with the right DIY tools and a bit of practice. Whether you’re a nail enthusiast or just looking to maintain your nails between salon visits, having these essential tools on hand will help you achieve beautiful, well-groomed nails in the comfort of your own space. So, roll up your sleeves, get creative, and let your nails be your canvas