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10 Holiday Nail Designs You’ll Want to Wear All Season Long

Celebrate in style.

There are many ways to lean into the holiday spirit: draping stringed lights across every inch of your home, watching The Polar Express on repeat, drinking endless amounts of egg nog, and, of course, decking out your nails in holiday-themed nail art. Whether you're holding a cup of apple cider at home or a flute of champagne at a party, an eye-catching design is just one more way to boost your overall mood as we settle into winter. Below, we've rounded up the best festive nail ideas and designs that'll get you excited for this holiday season. Think glitter accents, sleek chrome polishes, and everything in between.

These Gold Chrome Nails

This gold, chrome manicure instantly transforms your nails, giving them a sleek finish that's holiday-friendly without being too corny.

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This Nude-Hued Design

The neutral hues, wavy lines, and stripes of gold seen in this design give off a subtle festive energy, while still feeling fresh.

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These Light Purple & Shimmery Nails

The larger glitter pieces take this delicate manicure up a notch by adding a bit of texture, giving the nail look depth and dimension.

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This Negative Space & Plaid Design

Pair abstract lines with a traditional plaid print to recreate this funky holiday manicure.

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These Green Abstract Nails

Pops of green make for a festive holiday manicure. Finish it off with a glossy top coat for a mirror-like shine.

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This Sparkles and Stripes Design

With negative space, glitter, and diagonal stripes, this modern design adds a fresh twist on your typical holiday manicure without feeling too over-the-top.

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This Glitzy French Manicure Design

What's a holiday manicure without a little sparkle? The classic French design gets an upgrade thanks to these holographic glitter tips.

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These White and Gold Nails

Bring in the holiday season with these opaque white nails—the gold flecks add a pop of festive flair to the otherwise minimalist design.

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These Gold and Red Nails

A simple red-and-gold nail design is exactly what you need to feel on-theme at a holiday gathering this season.

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This Snowflake Design

Pink nail polish isn't just for the summer season; this nail design uses shimmery pinks and blues to create an eye-catching manicure that's on-trend even after the holidays come to a close.

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