Nail art is a must during the holiday season. Maybe you are already into it year-round, or perhaps you tend to be shy about loud nails. Not to fret — we’re giving you a pass on this one, in the spirit of the holidays. Try out these cool styles yourself. Added bonus: You can do these in the comfort of your own home!

Metallic Holiday Nail Art | Bellasugar


Go for gold with angular lines and haphazard shapes. This is easy and eye-catching.

Geometric Nail Art | Refinery29


Looking to stay uniform with your nails? This pattern is festive but grown up.

Christmas Tree Nails | Blue Tape & Nails

christmas tree nails

Go big or go home, right? This quick and easy tutorial will show you how to have some Christmas magic at your fingertips…literally.

Glitter French Manicure | ION Fashion

glitter french manicure

What says it is time to party more than glitter and sparkly things? These french manicure nails are a special twist from the average “frenchie.”

Ombre Glitter Nails | The Nailasaurus

nailasaurus nails

More glitter? Of course. This understated version is perfect with any color of glitter. Try silver for a more understated version.

Candy Cane Nails | Sassy Hong Kong


One of the increasingly popular nail trends has to be the “accent nail.” Try it out for yourself with this candy cane twist.

Hanukkah Nails | Maryam Maquillage


Hanukkah might have already passed but it is still a general consensus that holidays are in full effect until the first week of January, right?

Gift Box Nails | ModCloth

gift box nails

Pamper yourself with this gift box nail DIY, and it will be no wonder that these are your “presents” to yourself.

Let It Snow! Mani | The Beauty Department


What says winter more than snowflakes? This tutorial is perfect for those days when you’re snowed in and have nowhere to go!

Modern Color Block Nails | DIY Network

evergreen nails

Trying to stay as simple and sophisticated as possible? These evergreen color-block nails are perfect for any age and any party!


Do you go wild with nail art during the holidays?