It’s never too early to decide on your manicure for the big day, and by big day we mean Christmas (obviously). The festive season has crept upon us, (seriously how is it here already), and now is the time to get prepared and choose what our nails are going to look like. We’ve searched the highs and lows of Instagram and put together our faves. Think glitter, greens and super cute motifs. Get scrolling and pick your fave.
These golden French tips from @gelsbybry are painted perfection. Never going back to white tips. Ever. Again.
Gold is a must for Christmas, and @bambinailss is showing us just how it’s done. FYI, if you wanna recreate this at home, use the Mylee Cushion Powder Chrome Pen in Gold.
Christmas is not the time to play it safe with a plain French tip, but if you can’t resist, try adding some gold detailing to make it super festive. Thanks for the inspo @bambinailss.
Hello candy cane cuties!! This red and white candy cane set from @_nailswithvictoria is one of our faves this Christmas.
Inject some Christmas tree vibes into your manicure like @cutie.coolz.hm. We’re obsessed.
Understated but still super festive, this gold flecked, holly design by @splashnails_lindsay is one to save this festive szn.
Looking good enough to eat, this lil Christmas pudding set from @bethantaylorbeauty is too good to resist.
Light up your Christmas mani with a set like this from @bethantaylorbeauty. Obsessed.
Serve starry night vibes this Christmas with this set from @charlotteemilybeauty_. Screenshotting ASAP.
We are living for this skinny gold French set from @xisnails. Never going back to white tips. Ever. Again.
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a snowflake or two, and @nailsbyyaz_x is showing us just how it’s done.
Silver chrome is set to be huge this Christmas, and this set from @buffhernailsuk is a big vibe.
Make this Christmas a classy one with a green chrome tip. Thanks for the inspo @nails_by_ruby_.
@gelsbybry is showing us how a classy Christmas is done with this tartan set. The colours, the application, we’re in love.
Red and gold is a colour combo that will never go out of style at Christmas. @put.it.in.nudetral, you have nailed this set.
We are living for this subtle but super-cute, green chrome tip set from @put.it.in.nudetral. Screenshotting ASAP.
The only thing we want to find under the tree this Christmas. @tori.nailed.it you are living up to your name. We’re obsessed.
If you can’t decide whether to go full chrome or add some holly onto your festive mani, why not get them both? Thanks for the inspo @nailsbylindsaym.
Want something dark and understated, while still embracing the festivities? This set by @nailsandmog is for you.
You can’t go wrong with a milky pink, glittery mani this festive season. We’re obsessed with this set from @_by_shelley.
This set from @nails.of.colour is giving us all the festive feels. Teach us your ways.
Wrap up your nails with this design by @polishedbylolo. It’s super simple but so up our street.
Red is a staple for Christmas and we’re loving the glitter vibe of this Santa hat set from @heygreatnails.
Give your classic French tip a festive twist and add some gold stars. @vwnails_has nailed it.
Give us an abstract green set and we’re good to go. This set from @gelbyjay is giving us all the festive feels.
Mix up your French mani with a festive twist. @beautybyroshnichouhan is showing us how it’s done.
This Santa hat set from @beautyspace_charlotte is TOO cute. We are beyond obsessed!!
Fancy keeping things super subtle but also festive this year? Look no further than this set from @beautyspace_charlotte.
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a glitter mani. Time to take some inspo from @gemmapopenailartist…
If you’re looking for something super chic this Christmas, stop your search. @nailsbyamyf understood the assignment with this one.
This sweet glittery set from @northernsoulstudio needs no introduction. Obsessed.
Go big or go home this Christmas and opt for stars on your nails like @laura_atfusion.
This set from @thebeautyhut_heighington is giving us festive feels. Teach us your ways.
Here to brighten up the festive season is this super bright set from @nails.bab. Give us all the glitter.
You all know we love an abstract nail, but make it festive and it’s a game changer. @bellabeautyletchworth we’re obsessed.
It’s not Christmas without a little red. @j.e.m_nails shows how a simple set can make the biggest impact.
This set from @ellesbeautyroom just screams Christmas. Green, gold and white is a colour combo that is never going out of style.
Candy canes are an essential for Christmas. @colourriotnails we love your take on the classic Christmas essential.
We just can’t get over the detail on this set from @laurascottnailsandbeauty. If you can’t settle on just one design, this ones for you.
Want something dark and understated, while still embracing the festivities? This set by @nailsbyimogen_ is for you.
Green, gold, red and white are the colours of the season. Stick them on your nails like @nails.bab and get ready for the big day.
We are living for these green French tips from @nailsbymei_. They’re bright, metallic and super festive.
For a classic Christmas look, choose something like this red tartan set from @nailsbysophiesudbury. We’re in love.
Festive vibes incoming! Featuring everything we love about Christmas, this set from @polishedbylolo is a mood.
Put a modern twist on a classic Christmas set like @polishedbymelx. Consider us inspired.
Mix up your French mani with a festive twist. @beautybygraceeva is showing us how it’s done.