The holidays are approaching faster than we know it, and we can’t wait for festive decorations abound. This time of year, everything is aglow with colorful lights, wintry accents, and jovial décor that exemplifies the seasonal spirit. As we ready our beauty looks to get on board with the holly jolly sentiment, it’s the perfect opportunity to experiment with some festive nail art. After all, what better time than the doldrums of winter to liven up your tips with some unexpected Christmas-inspired pops of color, texture, and design?
To make sure you’re perfectly outfitted for the season, we’ve rounded up 42 Christmas nail designs that are surprisingly understated. So whether you’re topping off a glitzy holiday party look or keeping things more laid-back while cozying up fireside, your nails will look wonderful and in step with the most wonderful time of the year. Keep scrolling for visions of Christmas nail designs that are currently dancing in our heads.