Everyone has a different way of celebrating the holidays. Some go full throttle, wearing a different “ugly” Christmas sweater for every day of December, decking their halls and the entire exterior of their homes with more lights than Paris, and practicing for a perfect cork pop on New Year’s Eve. Others prefer a more subtle approach, hardly dabbling in the traditional red and green shades of the season, preferring hints of sparkle over in-your-face festiveness. The same goes for Christmas nails.
If you’re picturing your nails covered in three-dimensional merry motifs — perhaps a cotton-bearded Santa and all of his reindeer, complete with pointy antlers and a working light-up nose for Rudolph — don’t hold back. Prefer simple Christmas nails, like a coat of silver glitter that will take you through winter and 2024? Your polish options are endless.
There’s really no wrong way to do Christmas nail art designs, but if you’re having a hard time deciding what manicure to get in these jovial last weeks of the year, we’ve rounded up some of our favorites. You’ll find the perfect holiday mani that’s right for your particular level of spirit.
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