A fun way to get into the Christmas spirit is to paint your nails with a holiday design. Here are 30 Christmas nail ideas for your holiday season.
Most of these designs you can do yourself or bring the inspiration photo to your favorite nail place.
Christmas is the perfect occasion to showcase your creativity and spread some festive spirit through your fingertips. Whether you prefer traditional red and green hues or want to experiment with Santa hat nails and glitter nail polish, there’s a Christmas nail design for everyone.
In this blog post, we’ll explore 30 fabulous Christmas fingernail design ideas that will make your hands the center of attention at any holiday gathering.
Some of these are super easy DIY Christmas nails to try this year!
1 – Red Snow Nails
Spread the holiday cheer with different colors! Here is a red, gold, and snowflake nail design.
These are cute and easy to do at home!
2 – Glitter Nails
Here is a beautiful metallic blue/green color nail with silver accent nails.
3 – Santa Theme Nails
Original nails for each one! Try a different design on every nail. Red, snowflakes, Christmas words, and Santa’s face.
These can be achieved by painting or with nail stickers. Which are especially great for a one-time occasion or party!
4- Stocking Nails
This nail design is easily achieved at home. Red nails with a few of them painted to look like Christmas stockings. How fun!
Christmas nail ideas can be extremely out there or very basic.
This design can be achieved by using a very thin paintbrush and thinned-out paint.
5 – Bright pink nail design
Glitter pink nails can be a fun change for the winter season.
They are very festive while not being traditional. Not everyone is into Christmas designs, but the bright color is still festive and fun.
6 – Swirl Nail designs
Pink, and red, with sparkles and a swirl design are wonderful for a Christmas party. These might not look like a traditional Christmas design, but they are still very festive!
7 – Holly Nail Design
Silver nails with a Christmas holly design are so fun for a holiday party.
Start with your base color and then add green polish leaves and red polish dots.
This is a very easy Christmas nail art design.
8 – Teal with Snowflake Nails
Muted Green nails with a Sparkle accent nail.
Adding a snowflake near the tip of your nails is a great accent detail. For extra shiny nails, you can add a layer of clear polish over any design.
9 – Nude matte Nails
Nude nails with a pop of red really stand out! If you don’t like the look of shiny nails you can add a matte top coat to any nail design.
Nails are the perfect canvas to add some holiday cheer to your style.
10 – Bright Red with White designs
Red with a white design goes great all winter long. This design can be achieved on your own nails or on acrylic nails.
For these shiny Christmas nails paint the base of the nail bright red. Then use a thin brush to add the white details.
This design would look great switched around as well. With a white base and red details.
11 – Red, Gold, Green with Charms Nails
Add some fun glue on sparkles.
12 – Ombre Gray Nails with Snow
Ombre gray nails with a fun snow design will last all winter.
13 – Red with Gold designs
Red, green, and white nails can’t go wrong.
14 – Candycane Nail Design
The candy cane nails are so original and fun. Use classic red and white with a green base color.
These Christmas trees on the nails look so easy to do. You could use striping tape or a thin line to create the tree.
This design is sure to get you into the holiday spirit.
15 – Teal & white Nails
Go less traditional this Christmas with a teal ombre nail color.
16 – Bright Red and Gold
17 – Bright Blue with icicle Nail design
18 – Gold and wine color nails
19 – Metalic Silver Nail Design
20 – Pink with Santa Nail Design
21 – Holly Design with White Nails
22 – Red with Dots Nail Design
23 – Pink and Silver Nails
24 – Silver and Holly Nails
and 25 – Green Tree nails
26 – Teal glitter nails & 27 – Matte Red Nails
28 – Crystal Tree Nails
I hope these fun holiday manicure nail designs helped you get inspired and gave you some ideas.
It is easy to follow tutorials on youtube on how to paint these simple holiday designs. But going and getting a Christmas manicure can also be a super fun experience.
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