The holiday season is a special time of year, full of special celebrations and decorations. Whether you regularly design your nails, or you’re just looking for a fun and fashionable way to celebrate the holidays, why not take the excitement to your fingernails and celebrate with trendy and festive holiday themed nail art? These decorative designs are appropriate for all ages and you always have the option to make any variations to these design ideas for them to better fit your liking.
Santa Claus nail art
Santa Claus nail art may look challenging, but it can actually be completed in a few simple steps. Start off with a medium sized circle in the center of the nail with a light pink or neutral nail color, this will represent Santa’s face. Next, use red polish to create a triangle towards the top of the circle, this will represent Santa’s hat. With white polish, at the base of the hat create the white lining. Also with white polish, make a dot at the top of the triangle and create Santa’s beard using small, hair like strokes. Lastly, add facial details with a black nail polish.
Candy cane nail art
Candy cane nail art is cool, perfect for the holiday season and can be completed in only two short steps. Start with a base coat of white nail polish. Next, use a striper brush and red polish to create diagonal lines in a candy cane pattern.
Christmas tree nail art
Christmas tree nail art can also be completed in just two simple steps. With green nail polish, start off making a triangle in the center of the nail. The triangle will represent the Christmas tree and should cover most of the nail’s surface. Go on to make dots with colors of your choice to represent ornaments on the tree.
Snowman nail art
Snowman nail art is incredibly easy and requires only two colors, black and white. Use white nail polish to create three circles directly above one another. The largest sized circle should be towards the bottom of the nail, a medium sized circle should be in the middle and the smallest towards the top. The large and medium sized circles will represent the body of the snowman and the small one will represent the snowman’s head. Add details like eyes and buttons with a striper brush and black nail polish.
Holiday lights nail art
Start with a base coat of a light or bright colored nail polish of your choice. Use a striper brush and black nail polish to create horizontal lines from one side of the nail to the next to create a design that resembles a string. With contrasting colors of your choice, create dots on the lines to represent colorful holiday light bulbs.
Snowflake nail art
Snowflake nails have a really cute and interesting appearance and are ideal for the winter season. Start with a base coast of red or green polish. With a striper brush and white nail polish, make lines to create the snowflake design. There is no right or wrong way to do this, use your imagination and creativity.
Rudolph nail art
Rudolph is a fun character that can easily be painted on your nails to celebrate the holidays. First, use brown nail polish to create a circle in the center of the fingernail. With a striper brush, create two upwards lines on the top of the circle to represent antlers. Add two black dots for eyes and finish the nail look off with a red dot in the middle of the circle to represent Rudolph’s trademark red nose.