27 Christmas Nail Ideas for 2021

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.


Give your classic French tip a festive twist and add some gold stars. @vwnails_has nailed it.


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.


Tortoiseshell meets Christmas. @aishasarts we love your take on the classic design.


Green is a staple for Christmas and we’re loving the neon vibe of @aishasart’s set.


Stars? Check. Glitter? Check. This set from @bambinailss is Christmas ready.


Mix up your French mani with a festive twist. @beautybygraceeva is showing us how it’s done.


You all know we love an abstract nail, but make it festive and it’s a game changer. @bellabeautyletchworth we’re obsessed.


If you’re looking for something a little more subtle, chic and classy this Christmas, then stop your search. @bsbeautyx, we need these.


Candy canes are an essential for Christmas. @colourriotnails we love your take on the classic Christmas essential.


This set from @ellesbeautyroom just screams Christmas. Green, gold and white is a colour combo that is never going out of style.


We are living for this subtle but super-cute set from @fingerdate. Screenshotting ASAP.


@gelsbybry is showing us how a classy Christmas is done with this tartan set. The colours, the application, we’re in love.


These golden French tips from @gelsbybry are painted perfection. Never going back to white tips. Ever. Again.


It’s not Christmas without a little red. @j.e.m_nails shows how a simple set can make the biggest impact.


Wrap up your nails with this design by @polishedbylolo. It’s super simple but so up our street.


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.


Here to brighten up the festive season is this super bright set from @nails.bab. Give us all the glitter.


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.


Who said tinsel is just for the tree? @nails.bab, we’re obsessed.


Want something dark and understated, while still embracing the festivities? This set by @nailsbyimogen_ is for you.


We are living for these green French tips from @nailsbymei_. They’re bright, metallic and super festive.


You can’t go wrong with a little green and glitter. Copying @nailsbyravi_ ASAP.


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.


This set from @thebeautyhut_heighington is giving us festive feels. Teach us your ways.