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TEAM ZOELLA DECEMBER 8, 2021

50 Festive Manicure Ideas to Complement Your Party Season Outfit!

While Christmas nails bring to mind novelty nail art, glitter, sparkle and the opportunity to swap out your signature nude for something seasonal, there are plenty of subtle options that offer both wearability and wow factor.

Christmas isn’t Christmas without splurging your savings on a manicure, is it now. What a pity you can’t Klarna your way out of that one. Alas, the nail dream won’t fund itself.

While Christmas nails bring to mind novelty nail art, glitter, sparkle and the opportunity to swap out your signature nude for something seasonal, there are plenty of subtle options that offer both wearability and wow factor.

From French tips with a nod to good Saint Nicholas and bougie disco ball riffs, candy cane stripes and understated snowflakes, get bookmarking these bougie manicures for your December appointment and prepare to lean in hard to all the festivities. Feliz navidad, fellas!

1. Tis the season for festive Frenchies.

Via @manikur.brighton

2. Minimalism? We don’t know her.

Via @thats.handy

3. Nothing short of a stained-glass window masterpiece.

Via @nailsbyheathere

4. Negative space, positive vibes.

Via @aprildeaustin

5. Liquid silver with just a hint of Mr Grinch.

Via @thats.handy

6. This French mani comes gift wrapped.

Via @maniko.nails

7. Jolly pom poms to elevate your crimbo jumper.

Via @_whatthegel_

8. It’s giving Quality Street toffee penny.

Via @paintboxnails

9. A set to pair with your Daily Sleeper party pjs.

Via @the_gelbottle_inc

10. A holiday classic (and an ode to Taylor’s Red season)

Via @paintboxnails

11. Starry starry night – we’ve never met an Overglow Edit Manicure we didn’t like.

Via @overglowedit

12. Seasonal simplicity at its best.

Via @lemanoir

13. All that glitters!

Via @beckyswiftnails

14. Wearable and sparkly, get you a mani that does both.

Via @paintboxnails

15. Dreaming of a white Christmas.

Via @naillsbyd

16. Mrs Claus, is that you?

Via @ricekittynails

17. Can’t stop won’t stop gesticulating because: gold tips.

Via @pompom.nails

18. Festive glam. Completed it.

Via @perfect10hillcrest

19. Your nail beds and heads will not go cold this winter.

Via @nailsbypaulin

20. Wee Scandi spruces – adore!

Via @globeautysussex

21. It’s the detail for me.

Via @globeautysussex

22. Prettier than a Starbucks cup.

Via @_nailsideas_foryou_

23. High key obsessed with these cranberry tones.

Via @lastudioelgin

24. Hang this creation in a gallery for crying out loud.

Via @nailitmedia

25. Classy stars for the win.

Via @jessicaeardleynails

26. Bring you own disco.

Via @narinanails

27. Oh, she’s regal!

Via @thenailphilosophy

28. Chic and sparkly to see you through till Jan.

Via @nailsbyambre_

29. Witness the seasonal greatness.

Via @thehotblend

30. Disco dots, let’s go!

Via @gelsbybry

31. At this point, you are the Christmas decoration.

Via @j3nnailedit

32. You can’t go far wrong with a signature Santa red.

Via @sammykons

33. We’ll stop at nothing until we’re bejewelled with baubles.

Via @thehangedit

34. Elegant yet fun, stars always get the balance right.

Via @polishbyjoja

35. These nails win @ fancy dress.

Via @showcase_nails_

36. Turkeys in top hats please. Worth it just to see the look on your manicurist’s face, surely.

Via @polishbyjoja

37. Life and soul of the party.

Via @nail_artist_elli

38. C’est magnifique!

Via @hollyfalconenails

39. Ice, ice baby.

Via @byrdie

40. Confetti nails for the Christmas countdown.

Via @hollyfalconenails

41. Golden digits for a golden hun.

Via @hollyfalconenails

42. All eyes on Kris Kringle.

Via @pippypolish

43. Cue the “am I extra, or are you basic?” clapback.

Via @fieryfoodfashionista

44. Nude with a metallic pop.

Via @narinanails

45. Red and green = forever iconic.

Via @narinanails

46. Big Buddy the Elf energy.

Via @narinanails

47. A set you can style through to NYE.

Via @hermosabeautyx

48. Party season has arrived.

Via @beauty_byhollie_

49. The tiny stocking though <3

Via @mina_mina_nails

50. Saved the best for last.

Via @polishedby_sam

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