The holidays are coming up right around the corner, which means it is time to start planning the holiday menu, decorations, presents, and more! This is always the most wonderful time of year, but can sometimes be a bit stressful with all of the planning and preparation involved. Remember to take some time out for yourself and treat yourself by getting festive this season. Buy yourself a few new outfits for all of those Christmas parties and celebrations, get some cute shoes, buy some festive accessories, and get your nails done in festive colors and designs! Get ready to rock this holiday season in a full-festive manner, with these 10 Christmas nail polish ideas that are perfect for the holiday season!
1. Classic red nails
One of the classic Christmas colors is bright red, so you can always paint your nails this color and feel like you are ready to take on the holiday season! If you want to add a little something to the classic red color, add glitter for a little sparkle. This nail color always looks very elegant and classy, and will go with all of the outfits you plan to wear!
2. Santa Claus nails
Nothing is more Christmas than Santa Claus, which makes it a great idea to get on your nails this holiday season to feel festive! This nail design is super easy, cute and festive, and is guaranteed to get you excited for the holiday season. You can get as creative as you’d like with this design, by adding a cute Santa Claus face on each ringer finger, and keeping the other nails a red color. You can even design each nail differently, by adding mistletoe, Santa’s face, Santa’s outfit, and a Christmas tree on each nail. Play around with designs and see what will make you feel the most festive this year. This is one of our favorite Christmas nail polish ideas!
3. Christmas tree and polka dot nails
Sometimes, all you need is a cute Christmas tree design on your nails to add the right amount of festive to your look. Paint all of your nails in a neutral color, like cream or white. Add colorful polka dots (ideally red, gold, and green) to each nail, except the ring finger. On the ring finger, design a big Christmas tree with ornaments, and a gold star on top. You will wow everyone with these simple, yet cute nails! This is one of the best Christmas nail polish ideas!
4. French manicure with mistletoe nails
Add a little extra sparkle and design to the classic french manicure nails with this look. This design is very elegant and sophisticated, yet adds a subtle amount of Christmas spirit to it. One way to complete this design is to get a classic french manicure, and add some silver glitter on the tips on each nail. Complete the look by adding a simple mistletoe on the ring finger. This look is great to do, especially if you are in a rush.
5. Snowflake Nails
If you are dreaming of spending Christmas in a Winter Wonderland, but can’t, why not make your nails festive instead! This nail design is very simple to do and will look so cute and festive. Paint your nails a bright red, and add a big, white snowflake on each nail. Add some white dots around the nail to represent snow. You can finish the design with some glitter on top to add a touch of sparkle!
6. Candy Cane nails
The red and white designs that make candy canes are such a significant symbol that represents Christmas, and is a great design to put on your nails this season. This look is very classic and simple, yet it add just the right amount of festive to your nails. Add some clear glitter on top to make your nails sparkle!
7. Santa hat design
Instead of getting a classic french manicure for your nails this season, change it up a bit with this Santa hat design. It is the same basis as a french manicure, yet you add santa hats on the tip of the nails. Don’t forget to add the white underlay below the red tips to get the Santa hat look. You can even add some red glitter on each of the hats to make them extra girly and festive!
8. Christmas gift nails
Gifts are another symbol associated with Christmas, so why not add them to your nails?! You can glam up your simple red nails by adding a few lines that represent a bow on a Christmas gift. Use a metallic silver color, or a bright gold glitter to create the bow look. This design is super simple and quick to do, which is perfect if you are looking for an easy way to make your nails a little more festive.
9. Pink Christmas nails
This nail design is made for us girls out there that are way too girly to ever think of using any nail color besides pink. Paint a few of your nails bright red, add a pink Christmas tree to another nail, and add some silver glitter to the last nail. Get super creative with the look and make it as girly as you can!
10. Reindeer nails
Reindeers are another huge symbol that represent Christmas time, so why not get them on your nails?! Paint the base of your nails a pretty white color, and add a cute Reindeer Rudolph on your ring finger. Don’t forget to add the red nose! This is one of the best Christmas nail polish ideas!