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The 5 Best Christmas Nail Art Ideas

By December 21, 2018 Beauty
the 5 best christmas nail art ideas

Christmas is right around the corner, it’s time to get in the spirit of the holiday with festive colors. The great thing about Christmas is it has so many colors tied to it, like green, red, gold, blue, etc. If you’re anything like me, everything Christmas related makes you really happy and excited. Since Christmas is almost here most likely you will go to a party, see friends, or go to a family gathering. You want to make sure you’re as festive as possible! I have put together some nail art ideas based on the Christmas theme. If you want some inspiration for your nails, keep reading the 5 best Christmas nail art ideas!

Glittery Candy Cane Nails

This look is best for people who prefer a more “simple” Christmas design. This nail art is very cute and classic. It has the classic Christmas colors red and white, and the glitter adds a fun aspect to your nails. To get this look all you need is white nail polish, red nail polish, glitter nails polish, and nail tape. First, paint your whole nail white. Once that dries apply a top coat. Then place thin strips of nail tape on your nails. You want to have even gaps in between the tape because those will represent the stripes of the candy cane. Then, paint the red nail polish over your whole nail, including the tape. Let the polish dry and peel off the nail tape. Now paint your glitter nail polish over your entire nail. Let that dry and apply a top coat. There are your glittery candy cane nails!

Reindeer Nails

This look is best for people who prefer a more cute and fun design. To get this look all you need is white nail polish with glitter, red nail polish with glitter, light brown nail polish, and dark brown nail polish. You’re only going to paint one reindeer on each hand, so decide which nail you want the reindeer on! First, paint your whole nail white, once that dries apply a top coat. Then, paint an outline for your reindeer with the dark brown nail polish. Once that dries fill in the outline with the light brown nail polish. Once that dries paint on the reindeer’s eyes and nose. Let that dry and apply a top coat. There are your reindeer nails!

Christmas Light Nails

This look is great for people who love Christmas lights!  To get this look all you need is white nail polish, red nail polish, yellow nail polish, and green nail polish. First, paint your whole nail with white nail polish, once that dries apply a top coat. Then, get your black nail polish and draw a line that represents the string of the lights on each nail. Don’t just draw straight lines, draw lines with loops in them and lines that curve. That will give your Christmas light nails a more realistic feel. Once that dries apply a top coat. Next, with the three colors, you have left draw bulbs onto your lines. Let them dry and apply your top coat. There are your Christmas light nails!

Snowflake Nails

This look is really cute. It’s simple but it still shows that you’re in a festive mood. To get this look all you need is white and red nail polish. There are two methods to complete this look. The first method is painting the snowflakes on yourself. Paint your whole nail with red nail polish. Let that dry and apply a top coat. Once the top coat is dry, draw some snowflakes onto your nail to the best of your ability. Let that layer dry apply a top coat and you’re done!  The second method is with a stamp. The process is relatively the same but instead of drawing the snowflakes onto your nails, you can use a stamper. All you do is paint the white nail polish over a snowflake stencil, scrape off the excess and bounce the stamper onto the stencil, the snowflake should now be on the end of the stamper, then apply it to your nail. Let that dry and apply the top coat. That’s it, there are your snowflake nails!

Santa Hat Nails

This look is good for people who want more of a subtle Christmas look, but even though these nails are more on the subtle side they look great and are pretty simple to do. To get this look you going to need silver nail polish, red nail polish, white nail polish, and black nail polish. First, you need to paint your whole nail with silver nail polish. Let that dry and apply the top coat. Once the top coat is dry you want to paint the Santa hat onto your nail with the red nail polish. Let that dry and apply a top coat. Once the top coat is dry use the white nail polish to add a ball at the tip of the hat as well as add foam to the bottom of the hat. Let that dry and apply a top coat. Once the top coat is dry outline the hat with the black nail polish. Let that dry apply the top coat and you’re done! There are your Santa hat nails!

Wrapping Up

There are the 5 best Christmas nail art ideas! Do you get Christmas themed manicures? If not, are you going to get one? What is your favorite nail art idea from this article? Let us know in the comments! If you need new nail polish head on over to the 786 cosmetics store! Our products are halal, vegan, and cruelty-free. Our products also contain less toxic ingredients, are healthier for you, and made with beauty lovers in mind. You can click here to head on over to our store!

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