Holiday nail art is always so much fun to do! It’s still fun to enjoy even when it’s past the season for it. Check out these super pretty holiday nail art designs you’ll want on your nails year round!
17 Holiday Nail Art Designs You’ll Want To Wear All Year
This post is a collection of pretty Holiday nail designs I have come across. They still remind us of the celebrations during the Christmas season but they’re also chic and sophisticated. They’re just exactly my style. Prepared to be inspired with all the shimmers and sparkles!
1. Christmas Sparkles
It might not have red as its dominant color, but this nail art is hard to miss as a Holiday design. This nail art has me thinking of a beautiful winter night with some falling sparking snowflakes!
2. Simple and Elegant Snowflakes
Love snowflakes? Try this double-coated snowflake nail design! For those in search for a more restrained Holiday nail art designs, this one is perfect. You’ll love its chic interpretation of the season.
3. Winter Wonderland French Tips
If you love your French tips and can’t get rid of them, don’t worry! Simply add glitter and a festive holiday design to spruce up your favorite manicure. It’s still your go−to mani but in version 2.0!
4. Nail Gift Wrap
Fancy a gift? How about a nail gift wrap? This one is among the easiest Holiday nail designs. Nevertheless, it looks just amazing as the other more complex ones.
5. Christmas Holly
Deck your nails with this Christmas holly! Use tiny gold glitter, green sparkles, and larger red glitters to replicate a colorful holly! This one is another play at interpreting the festivities awaiting us.
6. Christmas Lights
Can’t get over those pretty lights? Put them on your nails! You can use studs in your favorite colors or opt for the usual Christmas colors to come up with the light bulbs.
7. Classy & Elegant Christmas Tree
Love black? Whoever said Holiday nail art designs should only have red, green and gold? There’s no rule just as long as it still gives the holiday vibe just like this fancy piece.
8. French Tips And Snowflakes
Here’s another play with the ever reliable French tips. Jazz them up with a red tip and snowflakes. Just look at this design and you’ll definitely be mesmerized!
Interested in this holiday nail art design? Follow this tutorial on your nails!
9. 3D Christmas Tree
Love 3D designs? Here’s a studded nail art design that will blow everyone away this Christmas! You only need two different shades of green polish, as well as gold studs and stars for this design!
10. Candy Cane Nails
On a diet but still can’t get over sweets? Donning easy holiday nail art designs like a candy cane can give your much-needed fix without all the bad stuff. Spoil yourself with this sweet treat!
11. Luscious Red Tree
Keep it simple with this minimalist Christmas tree design, but with a luscious twist. The silver glitter really brings out the scarlet tree.
12. Christmas Wrap Inspo
Why not look for inspiration straight from the Christmas wrappers? This nail art proves just how amazing the wrappers are when translated into Holiday nail art designs. if you think those red and green wrappers are too cliche, try gold and mint instead!
13. Winter Wonderland
You’ll want to wear this Winter wonderland nails year-round because of its simplicity and elegance. The gradient background utilizes soft purple hues that just warms you up during this cold season.
14. Frosty the Snowman
Is Frosty the Snowman one of your favorite lines from the holidays? Translate them into your nails with this awesome design. Bring out your artsy side as you draw the snowman. Give it a little twist as well. Instead of the usual blue, why not try pink as the background?
15. Reindeer & Fair Isle
Here’s another set of Holiday nail art designs that screams Christmas. Reindeers and fair isle patterns are permanent fixtures of the season. Thus, this collection wouldn’t be complete without them. The addition of a sheer glittery green nail polish over the gold sparkle is the perfect icing on this pretty art.
16. Reindeer Nails
Santa Claus’ little helpers, the raindeers, would always have a special place during the holidays. It’s only fitting to honor them with their own Holiday nail art design like this one.
17. Fuzzy Santa Suit French Tips
Is matte your thing? Don’t let the season stop you from donning it! Then make it more interesting by adding a fuzzy French tip to resemble Santa’s hat. Everyone – from your grandma to your little nieces – will love this design!
Here are more Holiday nail art designs from Cute Polish.
Christmas is all about celebrations and festivities. So, it’s best to match your nail design aesthetics around that theme. These are but some of the prettiest Holiday nail art designs available.
You can definitely look for more holiday nail art designs that were not included in this list. Just don’t forget to share them to me in the comments section below!
Apart from this Holiday nail art designs post, here’s a collection of gorgeous glittery nail gems you can also wear for Christmas.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in November 2016 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.