Festive Holiday Nail Ideas and How to Recreate Them

Woman showing off her holiday-inspired nail art
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'Tis the season!

Festive Holiday Nail Ideas

With the holidays upon us, now's the time to update your nails with to be as festive as possible.

If you're looking for some cheerful and bright holiday nail ideas, you've come to the right place.

Not only have we rounded up a few of our fave designs, but we'll even tell you what you need to recreate them at home.

Figure out what you'll need to deck your nails like the halls below!

Holiday Gifts Nail Art

Sparkly and bright, these present-inspired nails are fairly easy to recreate. They may take a few tries, but don't get discouraged.

Here's what you'll need to create the look:

Rudolph Nail Art

You can't celebrate Christmas without Rudolph. After all, he is the one who leads Santa all around the world with his glowing red nose.

This nail design isn't for beginners, but we still recommend giving it a try. The sweater texture will be difficult to recreate, though your local nail salon could easily do it for you.

Here's what you'll need to create the look:

Candy Cane Nail Art

The sweet of the season, you can't go anywhere without seeing candy canes everywhere—which is not at all a bad thing. Add more candy canes into the world with this simple nail art.

Here's what you'll need to create the look:

Holly Nail Art

Though this nail art is incredibly festive, it can extend well past the holiday season. Not everyone knows holly is associated with Christmas, so they'll think you're all about nature.

Here's what you'll need to create the look:

Christmas Tree Nail Art

Oh, Christmas tree—how lovely is this nail art? You can't have Christmas without a tree, so even if you can't afford a real one, you can at least sport one of your nails.

Here's what you'll need to create the look:

Santa Hat Nail Art

Santa will have no excuse for putting you on the naughty list if you rock this classic design. Bonus: It's easy to create yourself.

Here's what you'll need to create the look:

Holiday-Inspired Nail Wraps

If you don't feel like painting your nails, opt for easy-to-apply nail wraps. They work just as well, if not better.

Here's what you'll need to create the look:

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