Let these cute Christmas nail art designs and ideas get you into the holiday mood for the season this year!!
Can we all agree that Christmas really is the happiest time of the year? Nothing beats the feeling of cuddling up in a cozy blanket near a fireplace, sipping onto your favorite recipe of hot cocoa, and binging all the best Christmas movies.
And of course, while that brings us joy, we obviously cannot forget to glam up with the cutest and festive Christmas nails to go with the holiday season! I mean, I’d gladly take a good mani to get me into the full Christmas-y mood! 🤩
So, whether you are looking for red Christmas nails that stand out perfectly with your sparkly dress, or easy Christmas nail art designs that give all sorts of happy, festive vibes, it’s all here! Keep on scrolling for the prettiest Christmas nail designs 2021 has to offer to you.
CHRISTMAS NAIL ART DESIGNS AND IDEAS
1. Sparkly Red Christmas Nails
We all know red is the ultimate Christmas color and just a coat would be enough to make a statement. But adding snowflakes and a few sparkles will seriously take it to the next level! I love how simple yet festive this Christmas nail art is.
2. Nude Christmas Nail Art
Currently obsessing over this cute set of Christmas nail art! It’s so pretty and simple, and I love how she uses nude colors for this look. If you want to lean on the lighter shades this Christmas, this nail design is for you!
3. Christmas Mittens
Okay, this might just be the cutest set of short Christmas nails! I think the light, nude pink goes really well with the glittery red. Just look how adorable those mittens look!
4. Red Christmas Nails
Another one of the stunning red Christmas nail designs! Honestly tho, you just can’t get enough of them. Play around with different designs for each nail by using red and white shades. You will totally obsess over how this will turn out!
5. Rudolph and Candy Canes
She’s cute, she’s pretty and she’s easy to recreate as well! Imagine how cute this nail art will look for Christmas. With just a coat of light pink and white nail polish, and a cute little drawing of Rudolph with a candy cane, this pretty nail design could be yours!
6. Gingerbread Nails
Drumrolls for the best gingerbread nails you’ll ever see!! It’s yummy and such a trendy look that I can totally see myself getting this Christmas! 10/10 recommend this beauty.
7. Glittery Christmas Nail Art
Is it even a Christmas nail design if there aren’t glitters and sparkles to go with it? I think not. This nail art is the best example of how you can achieve the perfect set of holiday nails in the simplest way possible!
It’s also the perfect choice for a Christmas night out and will give you the ✨shine✨ no matter where.
8. Frosty Christmas Nails
I’m seriously in awe of this beauty. I never thought white alone could look this good, but the glitters and snowflakes totally give it a subtle look and make it stand out! This particular nail art screams white Christmas to me and I’m here for it!
9. Rose Gold Christmas Nails
This rose gold Christmas nail art is so cute!! It’s not your usual classy red which makes it even more perfect. The metallic rose gold color is such a hit this year but the cute little drawing of the reindeer steals the show in this!
10. Christmas Reindeers
Can it get any better than this? Show off the perfect set of holiday nails this year by pairing up red, white, and olive green. This nail design is gorgeous in its own unique way and something I can 100% guarantee you’ll get compliments for this Christmas!
11. Forest Green Nail Art
Forest green is another color after red that rules every Christmas, so it’s no surprise you’ll find some stunning pieces with this nail color!
This nail art is something that is perfect not only for the Christmas party but any time you want to amp up your winter nails for the season!
12. Christmas Nail Art
Want to get creative with your holiday nails this year? There cannot be a better nail design for you to copy than this!
I mean, what does it not have? Santa? Christmas lights? Reindeer? Red polka dots? Check, check and check.
13. Santa Claus Nails
Like I said before, you’ll find plenty of red Christmas nails and there’s always room to experiment with them however you want!
This super chic Santa Claus inspired nail design could not be more perfect to get for Christmas. Anyone can vibe with these for the holiday!
14. Neutral Christmas Nails
Loveee Christmas nails but hate the basic red look that trends every year? Same. This neutral Christmas nail art is the perfect idea to swap with the usual Christmas color. It’s so subtle yet classy, I love it!!
15. Christmas Nails
Spice up a simple red color with snowflakes, candy canes, snowman, and add sparkles that will surely get you extra excited and ready for all the things Christmas has to offer this season!
16. Blue Christmas Nails
The nail artist came up with “Jack Frost” as the name for this look and I honestly can’t see it as anything else! Pair up a simple metallic blue mani with sparkly grey to steal the show with this gorgeous look!
17. Starry Christmas Nails
Swipe on a coat of nude nail polish and add glittery stars to give you the extra glow you’ll absolutely love for your nails. These beauties will look so good and match perfectly with any of your winter outfits!
18. Red Black And White Christmas
Never thought I would see this perfect color combination for Christmas, but now that I have.. I’m not complaining.
If you love red but want to pair it up with something and make it look unique, this nail art is made for you! I’m crushing over this so hard!!
19. Sparkly Pink
Who’s ready to get this cute design with me for the holiday season?! A simple baby pink coat with a touch of glitter around the corner never looked this good!
20. Christmas Eve Nails
This gorgeous set would look absolutely stunning while you are opening all the gifts you have passionately wanted for Christmas this year 😉. I also think this is the kind of design you can rock during any event!
21. Metallic Baby Blue Snowy Nails
How adorable is this nail art? Metallic baby blue paired with white is the ultimate color that brings snowflakes to life! If you are looking for short Christmas nails to try, I’d highly recommend going for this look!
22. Candy Cane Lane Nails
Anything with a candy cane is THE signature look that trends every year and screams Christmas in the best way possible. It’s so divine and festive, you just can’t go wrong with these!
23. Grey Christmas Nail Art
This shimmery grey paired up with white is the perfect way to give your nails a natural look for the holiday while also adding a bit of glitz. Notice how the added shine on each nail totally takes it to another level!
24. Holiday Sweater Nails
Sweater nails speak so much to me during the winter season and the use of pretty colors in these is like a dream come true. Love love love it!
25. Black Christmas Nails
We obviously cannot forget black this winter! Play around with the luxurious black shade and add fun golden metallic on top to create an extra cool effect. I absolutely love the combination and how it turned out looking perfect. You’ll want to recreate this!
26. Soft Pink Christmas Nails
For all the ones looking for a simple, soft glam for their nails this Christmas, this subtle yet super festive nail design is the one to steal right now!! It’s pretty, it’s cute and it’s guaranteed to have everyone asking where you got them done!
27. Cute Reindeer Nails
Oh. my. god. Name a cuter set of reindeer, I’ll wait. These are irresistibly cute and so so pretty. Another one of the short Christmas nails you just cannot say no to!
28. Deep Purple Christmas Nails
Something about deep shade colors for Christmas makes them so unique from the usual red and other soft colors. This dark red nail design against white snow will look amazinggg!
29. Christmas Mani
This nail art is everything. The details on each nail is beautiful and I’m obsessed with how cute the Christmas wreath looks! It’s the perfect Christmas nail art with the right amount of shades!
30. Christmas Ornaments
Brb, currently drooling over this classy design that I can’t get enough of. If you pair up glossy forest green like this AND have a cute little ornament to go with it, you have won. I don’t make the rules.
31. Christmas Glam
Pastel colors for Christmas? Give them to me any day if this is how they’ll turn out! This look is super festive and cute.. so obsessed!
32. Winter Nails
Such an incredibly versatile nail design you can rock for an entire winter season and beyond! It’s a stunning, pretty look and I bet you wouldn’t want to switch them out for New Years or even Valentine’s Day!
33. Black And White Sparkles
Okay, this might just be the best Christmas nail design on this list! It’s super elegant and has got all the components so right! The white shimmer along with deep black, the snowflakes, the lanes… I’m here for it all!
34. Santa Hat French Nails
Oh god, the idea of Santa hats for french nails is top-notch genius and deserves all the recognition! I love this set of Christmas nails because you can slap these bad boys as a last-minute look and still go for something festive for the season!
35. Cheetah Printed Christmas Nail Art
Christmas but make it fashion. This nail art looks like a hot trend and you can even get them done with nail stickers that you can find on Amazon. The cheetah print makes this design look something out of the box but still festive with the Christmas tree and ornaments!
36. Snowy Forest
Here is a pretty set of nail art that looks so good. I’m seriously starting to think forest green color is taking over this Christmas because not a single design on this list came to disappoint!
37. Cute Christmas Nails
And lastly are these super cute Christmas nails that anyone can vibe with! Your nails will be prettier than all the glittery Christmas ornaments hanging from your Christmas tree!
There were all the best Christmas nail art designs and ideas to get you into the holiday spirit this season!
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