Holiday Nail Design Inspo From Instagram

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If it were up to us, every day of the year would be a party. Luckily, the flood of cheery get-togethers and celebratory dinners help the holiday season come pretty darn close to a 24/7 soiree. Guarantee your nail game is fete-ready at all times by decking out your digits in winter-wonderland-themed designs and shimmery nail polish shades. To get the creative juices flowing, we turned to Instagram for helpful holiday nail design inspiration.

Dress Up Your Digits

@mpnails

The beauty of this black-and-white reverse-moon mani is in its simplicity. We can't think of a better way to spruce up an otherwise au natural look.

Top Lacquer Matte Nail Color

$25

Dolce&Gabbana Beauty

Le Laque Couture Nail Polish in Noir Primitif

$27

Yves Saint Laurent

@chungalexa

Alexa Chung's night-sky themed design has us seeing stars (in the best way possible).

Artist Nail Charms

$4

Kiss

Nail Polish In Nightfall

$18

RGB

Nail Lacquer in Honeyfox

$16

Sheswai

@rachelzoe

A classic crimson mani is the epitome of a Christmas chic.

Shocking Nail Lacquer

$18

Marc Jacobs Beauty

@anja_rubik

Feeling adventurous? Swap your trusty red polish for an in-your-face magenta shade.

Nail Polish in Pseudo Silk Kimono

$19

Deborah Lippmann

@vanityprojects

Take a page out of Mother Nature's book of beauty and go for a crisp, snow-white polish. Bonus points for a barely-there swipe of glitter or a tonal design.

@deborahlippmann

Take color blocking to a whole new level of lovely by combining two shades from the same color family.

Nail Lacquer in I’m With the Band

$16

NCLA

Nail Polish in Jungle Red

$19

NARS

@oliveandjune

Mixed metals are a no-brainer when it comes to making your nails stand out in the crowd.

Nail Polish In Need For Speed

$13

Formula X

Stripe ‘Em Striping Tape

$8

It's So Easy

Nail Polish in Gilt

$18

RGB

Nail Polish in Azurite

$18

JINsoon

@jinsoonchoi

This moody blue is reminiscent of brisk winter nights and the subtle shimmer gives it a festive sheen.

@zoyanailpolish

Lend a demure pink mani some much-needed holiday luster by way of a single swipe of iridescent glitter.

Nail Polish in Whitechapel Snowflake

$15

Nails Inc. London

Nail Colour In La Favorita

$50

Christian Louboutin Beaute