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Wonderful Winter Nails That Celebrate the Most Magical Time of the Year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The chilly season is upon us which means that it’s time to sport some winter nails. Winter nails designs inspired by nature and all things snow, holiday nails that celebrate festivities, and so much more can be found this time of year. If you’re looking for manicure inspiration, you’ve come to the right spot.

We’ve rounded up all of the hottest winter nails designs to share with you to give you some ideas for how to decorate your nails throughout the cold months. From vibrant color to muted neutrals, we’ll share all the best nail looks of the season for any taste or occasion. Let’s talk winter nails!

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Snowflakes

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By far, the most popular holiday nail trend is snowflakes. It should come as no surprise as these winter beauties appear so magical to us. We loved this look on a cool grey matte.

Topped with a Bow

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We are seeing a lot of nudes and peaches among winter nails this year. These subtle nails are livened up with some sparkle and a sweet little bow.

Shimmering Snow

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Don’t let anyone tell you not to shine this winter! We find snowflakes and a dazzling silvery shimmer on these thrilling winter nails.

So Icy

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Nude meets a very cool blue in each of these nails. Each finger has something different to offer and we’re so jealous of this look.

Warm Regards

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Candy swirls, shimmering snowflakes, and reflective red bring this entire look together. Get creative with your color combinations and you could have something equally as arresting.

Rudolph

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How precious is little Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer’s face on this nail? It’s a simple yet effective winter nail design that does not disappoint.

Understated Neutrals

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Neutrals are the big winners with winter nails this year. We find them on each one of these nails but details have been added to bring them to life. Sparkle, a snowflake, and an effect that looks like a knitted sweater bring a lot to the party.

Frosty

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Frosty the snowman looks so cool on these sparkling blue nails. Paint on a cute holiday character for the most nostalgic winter nails.

Mistletoe

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Red and pink pair well together here in these nails that have been adorned with mistletoe! These winter nails are so simple yet very charming.

Silver Stripes

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We find blue snowflakes and a cool silver stripe running through these nails. It’s a creative choice that reminds us of wrapping paper.

Dainty Details

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A deep brown might not scream festive but there’s so much gold in these that they will sparkle their way into your heart. These were the only golden snowflakes we encountered and we believe it works well.

Ornaments

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Christmas ornaments make for excellent subject matter on your winter nails. Believe it or not, these nails have been painted with UV polish that glows under a blacklight.

Candy Canes

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We saw a lot of candy stripes but these nails stood out with their teeny-tiny candy canes. If you’re after something ultra sweet, something similar could be the way to go for you.

Oh, Christmas Tree

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How cute is that little Christmas tree? We think it’s the perfect detail that gives these winter nails a festive feel.

Winter Magic

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Wow! Pink and blue fade into one another in these sort of cosmic-looking nails with snowflakes. Think outside of the box for your base and you could create your own magic.

Lots of Love

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We find hearts worked into these winter nails that also feature a nail that looks like it’s wearing a Christmas sweater. These are such a blast!

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All Your Faves

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We’ve got a little something for everyone in these winter nails. Choose a different holiday-inspired character for each nail and have a ball!

Blue Christmas

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Can you say “drama?” These glossy, moody blue nails are serving blue Christmas vibes. For a sophisticated look, consider only detailing one nail and leave the rest.

Red & Green

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Shockingly, we did not see a ton of just red and green nails. Perhaps people figured it was played out. Whatever the reason, we were thrilled to see these winter nails in red and green sparkle.

Santa Claws

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Your favorite Christmas dude looks fantastic in nail art form. Get into the Christmas spirit with Santa-themed winter nails.

Modern & Matte

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Not all winter nails need to be holiday-themed. In fact, you can stand out with a fresh look that’s perfect for the colder months. The lightest pink is paired with white and black for these nails and they look sickening!

Gingerbread

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Get inspired by whatever winter activity you love best. This person clearly has a soft spot for gingerbread men. Who could be mad about that?

Sugar Plum Purple

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Here’s another example of some winter nails that buck the trend and instead, celebrate the virtues of purple. We find a neutral purple paired with a shimmering one for an understated and classy look.

Santa Hats

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Another way to celebrate Santa with your winter nails involves turning your tips into little Santa hats. How clever is that?

Winter Foliage

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Many plants thrive throughout the cold months and you might want to think about their longevity and beauty. Nails are a great spot to get groovy with a botanical theme.

Sophistication

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Here are some red and green winter nails that aren’t in your face about it. Deep burgundy and shimmering aquamarine pair nicely together in this understated nod to Christmas.

‘Tis the Season

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The Christmas season means tons of plaid. We find a different color on each of these nails and although the color choices are unique, they still feel very holiday season.

Black Christmas

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The person who shared this image captioned it that this was as far as the person would go to get into the festive spirit. We love these dramatic black nails with winter motifs.

Made You Blush

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Peach is perfect for the green accents of these winter nails. This very soft look is on of our favorites on this list.

White Christmas

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This person has turned to white to celebrate all things snow. A cute little polar bear is just the character we want to find in any winter wonderland.

Winter Magic

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These are some of the most unique winter nails we encountered. A cosmic looking base is home to star shapes that seem to celebrate the magic of the holidays.

Poinsettias

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It’s always a great idea to turn to nature for your winter nails inspiration. Look how cute these poinsettia-inspired nails turned out. More of this, folks!

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Green & Elegant

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Last, but not least, we take a look at some green and white nails that look like tiny, little masterpieces. If you prefer green over red, go with it!

There you go! Did you fall in love with these winter nails designs? We sure hope you feel inspired by these claws and that you will consider trying to pull off some of these looks yourself. Winter can be a cold and bleak time but if you spice things up with dazzling nails, it’s much easier to stay cheery!

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