The Best Inventions of 2020
Jessica Pettway for TIME; Prop styling by Stephanie L. Yeh
November 19, 2020 8:56 AM EST

Professional gel manicures typically mean longer-lasting and chip-proof paint jobs, but they can also entail spending an hour at a salon, a time-consuming process that can seem especially daunting in the midst of a pandemic. What if you could get the same results while at home? That’s the promise of ManiMe. Users upload photos of their nails to the company’s website, which uses 3-D modeling technology to create made-to-order gel-polish stickers to fit their nail beds. To get the manicure, just peel off the sticker, press it onto your nail, then file away any excess. That’s it—no drying time and no smudging. Each manicure is meant to last two weeks; when you’re ready for the next one, simply peel off the sticker. Sets start at $15. —Cady Lang

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