25 Christmas Nail Art Designs To Turn Up Your Holiday Cheer


Prepare to ‘sleigh’ at all your Christmas parties this year as you bring the festive cheer to your fingertips. ‘Tis the season for all things glitter, shimmer and shine— so take that much-needed break from all the holiday chaos and get yourself a fresh manicure. From the traditional reds and greens and intricate candy cane nail art to rhinestone wreaths and gold snowflakes— here are 25 Christmas nail art designs that are sure to add an extra sparkle to your holiday spirit:

1. Santa Baby


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Red glitter manicure with Santa cap french accent nails will set your manicure apart.

2.  Glitter And Gold

Replace your basic french tips with glitter ones lined with mistletoe.

3. Holly Jolly

Keep it simple yet impactful with an emerald green mani with an accent nail.

4. Festive Glitter

Best part? It works for all your New Year parties as well.

5. Icy Peppermint

Move over red and white, icy wintery blues are taking over.

6. Christmas Tree

Rockin’ around the Christmas tree, have a happy holiday!

7. Deck The Halls

Nothing’s cuter than mismatched Christmas nails.

8. Velvet Blue

No better time than the winter season to sport a cosy velvet finish mani.

9. Gift Wrap


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When in doubt, dip your nails in wrapping paper stripes.

10. Snowflake

Take a walk in winter wonderland with a white and gold manicure.

11. Silver Present


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Add a touch of Christmas to your french tip manicure with a ribbon bow accent nail.

12. Abstract Ornaments

Polka dots in Christmas colours are the perfect ‘low effort, maximum impact’ manicure.

13. Baby It’s Cold Outside


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The only kind of winter blues we’re interested in.

14. Bejewelled Christmas

Make the whole room shimmer!

15. Twinkling Lights

Paint some colourful string lights on your nails to match the sparkle of your Christmas tree.

16. Just A Touch Of Christmas

Stylised Christmas tree for the stylish you.

17. Candy Cane Love

Looks like a holiday romance is on the cards.

18. Christmas Wreath

Christmas wreaths paired with glossy red nails are an instant hit.

19. Antlers

A Christmas manicure Wednesday Addams would approve of.

20. Baubles

Want to DIY your Christmas manicure? Glitter baubles are super easy to recreate.

21. Classic Colours

Nothing screams Christmas louder than the traditional reds, greens and whites.

22. Peppermint Snow


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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.

23. Barbiecore But Make It Christmas

Stay on trend and incorporate your favourite Barbie pink into your festive manicure.

24. ‘Tis The Season

Have a hard time picking one Christmas motif? Here’s your sign to get them ALL.

25. Sweater Weather


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Match your nails to your Christmas sweater and snuggle up with a loved one.


- Digital Writer


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