Xmas nails: The Best 35 Holiday Nails and more

Manu Luize
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Xmas nails are a fun way to decorate your fingertips for the holiday season and get into the Christmas mood. With more than 35 different Christmas nail art designs, you’re sure to find something that suits your style.

35 ideas for Christmas nails

Here you will find more than 35 ideas for Christmas nails that are festive, fun, and on-trend. Christmas nails are a great way to celebrate the season in style. You can get festive with your nails and still be on the theme. There are many different ways you can do your nails for the holiday season, but the most famous Holiday nails can be red nails, glitter nails, Christmas tree-inspired nail art, or even some snowflake nail art!

Below I have compiled some of the best Christmas nail art designs to help you find your perfect Christmas manicure.

Red Nails

35 Xmas nails: santa hat nail art

Red nails are the most popular Christmas nail color. You can get creative with different designs to create your own unique look. 

Here’s the full tutorial on how I created the Santa hat nail design you saw above:

red nails for Christmas (Xmas nails)
Dark red xmas nails
35 Xmas nails

Xmas nails with Christmas Tree nail art

It’s the best time of the year to get creative with Christmas decor for nails. You can enjoy the most traditional Christmas items like Christmas tree, Santa Claus and Xmas ball details to add to your Xmas nails design.

Here’s the tutorial of this easy Xmas nail art with Christmas tree decorations:

Xmas nails in violet and gold
35 Red Xmas nails with Santa Claus
35 red nails for Xmas
Sweater nails as Christmas nail art

Snowflake Nails as Xmas nails

Snowflake nails are great as Holiday nails! The winter aesthetic represented by the snowflake is perfect to bring a touch of Holidays without going for the traditional Christmas decor items.

Gold glitter Xmas nails
Xmas nails - red and gold glitter
35 Xmas nails (snowflake nails)

Here’s the tutorial of this easy Xmas nail art with snowflakes:

Gingerbread man as Xmas Nails

A Gingerbread man manicure (aka gingerbread man cookies nails) is another traditional design for Christmas nails and it doesn’t need to look childish.

Xmas nails gingerbread biscuits
Red Christmas nails

Reindeer nails for Christmas

Another famous design for Christmas nails is to get inspiration by the Christmas reindeer. You can mix reindeer designs with glitter or metallic nail polishes for that festive glam effect.

Glitter nails for Christmas

Glitter nails are great for any festive occasion, but during the Holidays you can add special details and Xmas nail art to make them Holiday-perfect! You can get creative with different colors, patterns, and designs to create your own unique look. And if don’t want to go for Christmas nail art, you can choose glitter nails to bring the festive mood to your nails without adding Xmas details.

If you’re looking for some inspiration, check these glitter nail art designs that are glamorous and festive:

Blue glitter nails - 35 Holiday nails
Gold white nails Xmas nails
Pink glitter nails - 35 Holiday nails

From Christmas nail art to the holidays and beyond, there are so many ways to express yourself through your nails. I hope this list of nail art ideas will inspire you to get creative with them!

For more ideas of nail art deisgns, check more Nail Art blog posts.