25 Festive Nail Art Ideas To Try This Christmas Season

There are tons of ways to get into the holiday spirit. Sure, you can (and most definitely will!) decorate your house to the nines, watch some of the best Christmas movies on repeat. But another way to bring the glitz, glitter, and glamour of the holidays is with some super sparkly Christmas nail art ideas!

Keep swiping down for some Christmas wearable arts for your nails in 2021

1. The Elf - @nailsxffi

If you're a fan of the movie, The Elf, then this nail art by @nailsxffi is for you. With a classic palette of green and red polish, this set is meant to be worn during the Christmas holidays.

2. Mismatched Festive Toe - @osullinail

Can't decide on one Christmas design? Play around with a different one on each nail! With green and red glitters, this unique design by @osullinail will get your toenails glam up.

3. Santa Hat - @absolutebeauty.salon

By combining Santa hat with the classic French line, this set by @absolutebeauty.salon gives your nails an elegant feel, but also keep the festivity high during the holidays.

4. Christmas Trees - @isabelmaynails

We adore this highly realistic painting of Christmas Trees in the snow by @isabelmaynails. An artistic and beautiful set you should consider putting on during the biggest holiday of the year.

5. Joy - @the_beauty_fountain

Try this abstract but still cheery, and joyful manicure design by @the_beauty_fountain.

6. Christmas Present - @thenailbarnco

Top off your Christmas look with this nail art by @thenailbarnco that features festive holly berry leaves and big red bows.

7. Deconstructed Holy - @swaknails

This is a unique, abstract look created by @swaknails with dashes of green, red and gold foils.

8. Green Swirls - @amberjhnails

This funky, trending green swirl is the ultimate cool-girl Christmas mani.

9. Glitter Red - @thenailbarnco

Red is hands-down the colour of the holidays. A classic red gel manicure will last all season long. Add ribbons and bows to make the design feel a little more special.

10. Santa & Baubles - @thenailbarnco

Another perfect pairing for Christmas on your nails - Santa & Baubles

11. Plaid Nails - @@mtmorgantaylor 

Stand out with this nail design by @mtmorgantaylor that features plaid pattern, which is one of winter's most classic patterns.

12. Sparkly Christmas - @botanico_salon jazzes

Nail artist @botanico_salon jazzes up an all-red manicure with pops of glitter, intricate drawings of snowflakes and candy swirl for the holidays.

13. Minimalist - @meraki_nails_cardiff 

These Christmas-coloured tips by @meraki_nails_cardiff are sleek and subtle, making it a perfect option for someone who is looking for a simple wear for the holiday.

14. Wavy Edges - @pressedbycharlotte_ 

This design by @pressedbycharlotte_ proves that classic Christmas colours don't have to be boring. Recreate this design for a fashionable holiday look.

15. Christmas Lights - @bethantaylorbeauty

String lights on your nails after you're done decorating the tree. This is a fun holiday look for someone who like to keep their nails short.

16. Glitter Candy Cane - @vwnails_

This set is a nice blend of blue and silver tones, with added glitters which make these candy cane-inspired nails feel extra dressy

17. Icy Tips - @nailalamode

Manicurist @nailalamode adds a Christmas twist to a French manicure with deep blue tips, a snowman and subtle ornaments

18. Black & White - @aleksandra_jaworskaa

Sometimes a classic and clean black and white nail art design, like this sweater and snowflakes set by @aleksandra_jaworskaa, can be a pretty monotone manicure for the holidays.

19. Frozen - @aleksandra_jaworskaa

Here, nail artist @aleksandra_jaworskaa makes a reference to the movie Frozen with pale blue and silver accents.

20. Holiday Bling - @_nailsbymiax

This year, celebrate Christmas in full glam by rocking neutral colours decorated with rose gold glitters that were inspired by this look from @_nailsbymiax

21. Pink Christmas - @thenailbarnco

Even though it's Christmas, you don't have to limit your colour palette. This blush pink mani is complemented with white — and winter snowflakes to keep it seasonal.

22. Let It Snow - @malu_malu_karolina

If you dream of a white Christmas every year, but love pink polish, consider wearing this stunning set by @malu_malu_karolina

23. Sweater Weather - @nailsbypaulin

Another cute pink mani with sweater pattern by @nailsbypaulin

24. Matte & Metallic - @thelittlethingsbyania

Metallic, like silver will always be a favourite texture of nail art enthusiasts, but you can create even more contrast by blending metallic top with matte top. With a mixture of pink, silver and white polish, this set gives a feminine look, but not less exciting and festive

25. Not your normal Christmas Tree - @pippypolish

This nail art by @pippypolish draws the Christmas tree in an unexpected way with simple lines that create a minimalist look overall.

Book Now a Christmas nail art with one of The Nail Bar technicians. Our #1 tip to get stunning nail design is to DM us an example picture of your desired look before attending your appointment (or your could upload a picture with your booking).

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