10 Festive Nail Art Designs To Try This Holiday Season

Samar Maatouk


10 Festive Nail Art Designs To Try This Holiday Season

For the end-of-year celebrations, we know that you always seek to achieve the perfect look. We also know that, in order to be unique, you have to think about every single detail. But this time, when it comes to your nails, let us do the thinking for you! From surprising embellishments to metallic finishes and the ever-trendy shimmery gold nail design, we invite you to be different this year and shine bright with our selection of festive manicures spotted on Instagram.


Glamorous gold

Nothing calls for a festive mood like glittery nails. This sparkling golden French manicure with a neutral nail polish is both feminine and stylish, and a great addition to an all-black outfit for the holiday parties.



Glittery red

Red nails are sure to be a winner with any outfit and a great option for parties. For a touch of romantic glam, go for this bright shimmery red design that would be THE perfect addition to your festive outfit. 



Holiday bling

Decorating nails with stones, beads and other materials, is a fun and edgy way to step up your nail game. Bring a sparkle to your nails with this crystals design, a new form of dazzling nail art.



Dramatic blue

Show off your love for blue with this dramatic and bright color. A perfect combination of glittery gold and winter blue with snow patterns decoration to add a touch of icy chic to your outfit.



Santa Claus

Hold the Christmas spirit in your hands this season with an easy and fun Santa-inspired nail design. Using a shimmery red nail polish, a naturally nude and a white color, you can easily apply this nail art at home just before the holidays.



Gold & green

Green nails are trending this winter. Another easy and stylish way to decorate your nails is by adding a thick line of gold followed by another thick line of dark green while keeping the rest of the nail bare.  



Festive stars

Star nails are becoming every beautysta’s obsession. Have fun with your mani drawing - or sticking - some stars with an artistic touch of holographic purple (or any other color of your choice!) so you are sure to capture the light at your next festive party night.



Preppy plaid

Plaid art nail will instantly put you in the festive mood. Although it needs some time, this nail design is very easy to try. Start by applying the base color of your choice then, using the other Christmas colors, draw the vertical and horizontal lines very slowly to achieve a perfect look.



Peppermint twist

This nail design is inspired by candy canes, our all-time holiday favorite sweet. Draw sparkly red and white stripes on some nails (or all, if you prefer!), and paint the others with red or white to get a true festive nail art.  



Christmas pudding

If you’re hungry for some originality this Christmas, you can easily apply this nail art design. Start off with a mocha base coat, then draw the outline of the pudding with white nail polish using a toothpick to fill in the space. Use a glittery red color to draw the berries and finish the art with green leaves.