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Christmas Acrylic Nails- 10 Nails To Christmas!

Everyone’s favorite holidays are here! The festivities have already begun and all you need to do is spread the joy of Christmas. Complete your head-to-toe Christmas look with these super fun festive nail art designs. We can’t stop obsessing over them and here is a list we curated just for you!

Written by Shilpa Jayan

On Dec 21, 2021 – 4 minutes read

Christmas Acrylic Nails

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. While you decorate your home and your office in glitters and cheers, don’t forget to beautify yourself! Let your nails speak joy every time you wrap a Christmas gift or bake a pie or hang a bauble on the tree. Plus, you get a few extra cheers just looking at them! 

Christmas Acrylic Nails- 10 Nails To Christmas

Even though nail art is fun throughout the year, Christmas nails are special because they are joyful and charming. They help you channel out your inner Christmas spirit. Be it to impress your boss with your artsy side or for you to just look at it, whatever be your reason ; just paint ’em! Our team found for you, some really cool nail designs for you to try out everyday until Christmas!

Christmas acrylic nail ideas

1. Wrapping Paper Christmas Acrylic Nail Art

Try to match wrapping papers. It’s not that hard with all the types of nail vinyl and stamping tools available in the market now. Let your nails scream Christmas gifts and may you be blessed with lots of it this year!

Wrapping Paper Christmas Acrylic Nail Art
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2. Christmas Figurines Acrylic Nail Art

If you’re a pro at hand-painting or if you have the access to super cool supplies, you should totally go for a fun look with Santa, elves, reindeers, and trees. We all relate to different figurines ; pick your spirit animal and show it off because dude, the hard work!

Christmas Figurines Acrylic Nail Art
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3. Glitter Christmas Acrylic Nail Art

What screams festivities more than glitters and sparkles. Going wild with sparkles is never a bad idea especially this holiday season! Get some flaky, sparkly, holo glitters and spread that happiness everywhere.

Glitter Christmas Acrylic Nail Art
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4. Accent  Christmas Acrylic Nail Art

Accent Nails(1) are forever awesome! A bit of sparkle if you don’t like a lot of it. If glitter is not your cup of tea, go for a Christmas figurine or a print. Try out chique combinations of colors, designs and sparkles and stand out in the crowd like that accent nail!

Accent Christmas Acrylic Nail Art
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5. Classy Christmas Acrylic Nail Art

Classy royal-looking nail art never goes out of trend. A little work with hand painting and some sassy stamps on bold classic mattes would just do the trick! Here, the trick is to just pick a print wisely. Accessorize with bold statement rings and yes! You’re good to go!

Classy Christmas Acrylic Nail Art
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6. Minimal French Manicure Christmas Acrylic Nail Art

All of you obsessed with a simple yet pretty French manicure, don’t be worried because there are ways in which you can make it Christmassy too. Dip your tips in some glitter or dunk it in some red and green. Voila! your fingers are singing carols!

 Minimal French Manicure Christmas Acrylic Nail Art
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7. Monochrome Christmas Acrylic Nails Art

Simple and classy monochrome nails never go out of style. Christmassy monochrome(2) can still be fun and cheerful. Pick red or a green or a quirky design and flaunt it with a complimenting outfit.

 Monochrome Christmas Acrylic Nails Art
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8. Snowy – Frosty – Christmassy

Carry around the coziness of a cold winter morning all around with frosty nail patterns. Be Ella from Frozen and spread chilly Christmas cheers all along!

Snowy - Frosty - Christmassy
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9. Tartan Plaid Christmas Acrylic Nail Art

Another fun nail design is to bring in the pattern of a plaid sweater or jacket to your nail. This might take a little too much effort but it’s totally worth it. 

Tartan Plaid Christmas Acrylic Nail Art
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10. Other Colors that makes Sense

Christmas shouldn’t just be about red, green, white, and gold. Make your nails festive with your favorite colors and gradients. From black to crazy neon, any color can be festive if you style it right.

Other Colours that makes Sense
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The Bottom Line

Nail art is a form of self-love. Don’t you agree? I mean, It is time that you get for yourself. Getting a manicure done by yourself while you watch a movie or listen to music or while you ponder over everything that you have been through this year can actually be a soothing process. Have fun while you are it and welcome the new year with cheerful happy nails. 

  1. Vox Media, LLC. (2021). An Oral History of the Accent Nail. [Online] Available at:
  2. Cambridge University Press. (2021).monochrome. [Online] Available at:

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Hey you! I am Shilpa and I am a lover of words – sugar, spice, and all things nice! I read and write about and for women, men, art, relationships, and emotions. An old school by heart, I love the art of writing. I love sharing my personal experiments with travel, skincare, food, fashion, and life in general.

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