25 Christmas-Themed Nail Designs To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

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Put up the tree, deck the halls, cue the carols and get ready for the most wonderful time of the year! Oh, and don’t forget to click that mandatory picture of you holding your red Starbucks cup — it’s the best way to show off your new Christmas manicure. Need some nail inspo? Here are 25 merry manicures to add an extra sparkle to your holiday cheer:

1. Santa Baby 

Minimal yet impactful, red french tips with a Santa cap accent nail will set your manicure apart.

2. Peppermint 

Welcome some minty freshness into your life with this gorgeous colour combination.

3. Halfmoon Snowflake 

When in doubt, pick gold to instantly usher in a festive mood.

4. Rudolph 

Santa’s reindeers will never let you down!

5. Do You Want To Build A Snowman?

We love a happy Frosty The Snowman accent nail!

6. Baby It’s Cold Outside 

White and gold never fail to bring glam to the party! Bonus tip: Pair festive jewellery with your Christmas nails to turn up the holiday cheer.

7. Ice Ice Baby

Take a walk in winter wonderland with a sleighn’ silver manicure.

8. Cute And Colourful

Replace your winter blues with vibrant colours and eye-catching designs.

9. Chic Neutrals 


If red and green is not your vibe, pick some neutrals and add a dash of glitter.

10. Still Not Over Halloween?

Sure you love sugar and spice and all things nice but also love yourself a sexy festive manicure? Go for stiletto nails done like this.

11. Christmas Plaid


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Match your winter plaid pyjamas to your nails and snuggle up with a loved one. 

12. Emerald And Gold

Take the royal route this Christmas with a glossy green manicure with gold leaf detailing.

13. Festive Foliage

Holly leaves and berries paired with red french tips are an instant Christmas hit!

14. Candy Cane 

Nails to complement your sugar-sweet personality and show off your love for all things candy cane. 

15. Christmas Tree

Stylised Christmas tree for the stylish you.

16. Ribbons For Your Presents 

Need to add some pizzazz to your classic french manicure? Introduce some swirly metallic ribbons.

17. White Christmas

If you too are dreaming of a white Christmas, this is the manicure for you!

18. A Little Bit Of Everything 

Snowflakes, swirls, sweater texture and adorable Christmas motifs— the more the merrier!

19. ‘Tis The Season


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Nothing screams Christmas louder than the classic red and white.

20. Sweater Weather 

Winter is coming! It’s time to bring out your knits and get textured nails to match the vibe.

21. Gingerbread 

For when you want to step away from the conventional red, green, white — incorporate some gingerbread goodness into your manicure.

22. New Year’s Toast

Christmas nails that work for the new year celebrations too? Yes, please.

23. Go Green 

Play with texture, finishes and accent detailing to give your green manicure a statement makeover.

24. Christmas Gifts


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Need a more subtle approach to holiday nails? Opt for some metallic ribbon designs on a solid colour.

25. Daisy Wreaths

Line your nails with intricate florals in Christmas hues for a unique touch.

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