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.

@vwnails_

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

@tori.nailedit

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.

@aishasarts

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

@aishasarts

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

@bambinailss

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

@beautybygraceeva

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

@bellabeautyletchworth

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

@bsbeautyx

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

@colourriotnails

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

@ellesbeautyroom

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

@fingerdate

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

@gelsbybry

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

@gelsbybry

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

@j.e.m_nails

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

@polishedbylolo

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

@laurascottnailsandbeauty

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.

@nails.bab

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

@nails.bab

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.

@nails.bab

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

@nailsbyimogen_

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

@nailsbymei

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

@nailsbyravi_

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

@nailsbysophiesudbury

For a classic Christmas look, choose something like this red tartan set from @nailsbysophiesudbury. We’re in love.

@polishedbylolo

Festive vibes incoming! Featuring everything we love about Christmas, this set from @polishedbylolo is a mood.

@polishedbymelx

Put a modern twist on a classic Christmas set like @polishedbymelx. Consider us inspired.

@thebeautyhut_heighington

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