The Best 3 Nail Drills in 2021 – Reviews and Buying Guide

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Written by PalmaElizabeth, Updated April 12, 2021

If you’re a nail tech that is just starting out or even if you’ve been a professional for a while, it can be difficult to find the perfect nail drill for your needs; maybe you specialize in pedicures, or maybe you only do acrylic manicure sets. Whatever your niche, you definitely need a great nail drill to get satisfaction for your own and your clients.

MelodySusie Nail Drills Buying Guide

MelodySusie is a top-rated nail and beauty supply company with thousands of customers. We started out just wanting to give the best to our buyers, and that’s what we do! After carefully studying and trying out various nail drills, our professionals decided to define our brand to have better engagement with our customer. These are the top 3 MelodySusie nail drills for beginners and long-time nail techs.

Best Overall: Scarlet Electric Nail Drill 30,000RPM


  • Less vibration and shaking than similar products
  • Portable, lightweight, simple to use
  • Adjustable speeds, up to 30,000 RPM
  • Comes with 6 nail drill bits
  • Foot pedal for easy controlling
  • Sleek, classy design
  • Corded
  • Great for professionals and beginners
  • Corded
  • Available in White, Black, and Pink

MelodySusie’s nail drill “Scarlet” is fabulous for professionals in the nail business. Spins up to 30,000 times per minute (RPM) and features a foot pedal to control the speed with ease. Both beginners and professionals can be amazed/sweat by using our classy and elegant-looking nail drill. Doesn’t vibrate or jump around; it’s also lightweight and easy to use, so Scarlet may be your new best friend! 

Best for Professionals: Sparkle Pro Rechargeable Nail Drill 35,000RPM

  • Brushless motor; lowest vibration and shaking
  • Portable, lightweight
  • Smart LCD screen that shows current RPM and battery percentage
  • Has a belt clip on the back
  • Adjustable speeds up to 35,000 RPM
  • Comes with 6 nail drill bits
  • 6-month warranty
  • Great for professional use
  • Rotation direction changeable.
  • Comes in Sleek Black
  • Up to 8 hours of the charging interval, 1000 hours lifespan

The Sparkle Pro is our ultimate nail drill for seasoned professionals. Featuring up to 10,000 hours’ worth of use in its lifespan and up to 8 between charges, the Sparkle Pro is great for those who do nails all day. Featuring up to 35,000 RPM and a smart LCD screen for easy control, this drill is quiet, easy to use, and has a brushless motor to prevent overheating and excess vibration. Choose the direction the drill spins with the easy direction switch, and bring it wherever you need to go with the simple corded design.

Best for Beginners: Stacie Electric Nail Drill 25,000RPM

  • Quiet
  • Doesn’t shake or move around
  • Lightweight
  • Adjustable speeds, up to 25,000 RPM
  • 6 drill bits included
  • Corded
  • Beginner-friendly
  • Available in White

Our “Stacie” nail drill is perfect for beginners and seasoned nail experts. At only $35.99, Stacie is long-lasting and goes up to 25,000 RPM, on the same price in a durability. On top of that, the drill comes with 6 drill bits perfect for fingernails and toenails; grind out acrylic, cuticles, old polish, and more! Stacie doesn’t vibrate or shake, giving you complete control. Furthermore, this drill is so quiet!

What Should You Look For When Buying A Nail Drill?

1: Rotational speed

The higher the torque, the higher the speed of the drill. And the speed determines the product function. The nail drill will be used more widely with the higher speed because it will not be easy to stop turning with friction when polishing.

2: Vibration

The vibration frequency of a drill can affect the personal experience. If the vibration frequency is too high, your hands will be numb easily, so that it will affect the operating sensitivity.

3: Heat dissipation

Any E-file nail drills will produce a lot of heat inside because of the high speed of the motor. So a handle of good heat dissipation can protect your hands from high temperature scalding. For the ordinary carbon brush drill, long - term use will shorten the life of it if the heat generated by motor rotation cannot be released.

4: Noise level

Harsh noise is harmful to one's hearing, so it is also important to choose a low noise drill.

5: Bit heads

Different bit heads can be used in many different ways. You just need to buy a drill to achieve a wide range of usage needs if the size of the bit head jack for a drill you bought is in line with the wide variety of standard sizes available on the market.

6: Lifespan

At present, the price of professional drill is not cheap, so it is a good investment to buy a drill with a long life.

7: Fashion appearance and vertical design

The drill bit fixture could be used to place the nail drill bits, and the handpiece hole could be used to place the handpiece when not in use.

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