Winter is such an exciting time of year. You get to indulge in some delicious holiday desserts, experience some beautiful weather, and celebrate the holidays with those you love. But arguably one of the best things about the season is the excuse to dress up for holiday parties. You probably already have some holiday makeup hacks up your sleeve, your holiday hair styles are on point, and you’ve got the best party dresses all picked out. But as every fashionista knows, the perfect manicure really is the finishing touch to any festive look. Thankfully, holiday nail art inspiration is only a click (or tap) away.

Thanks to social media, the realm of fashion and beauty has never been larger or more easily accessible. They don’t call it the “world wide web” for nothing. Thanks to platforms like Instagram, you can take discover fashion and beauty you might not have ever seen otherwise. You can even find fashion bloggers on Instagram who give you budget-friendly style options for you to rock without breaking the bank. So if you want to add some fun and maybe even a little sparkle to your nails this holiday season, check out this amazing Instagram nail art.

1. Winter Wonderland

If you think of comfy cashmere sweaters and roasting marshmallows over the campfire, then this winter-sinpired nail art from nailsbyacu is perfect for you.

2. Gingerbread Men

Nothing says Christmas like cookies and treats, does it? If you love holiday desserts, then check out this gingerbread look from

3. Santa Baby

Jolly old Saint Nick can be a part of your manicure whether you're naughty or nice. These Santa nails from tammy.dee will definitely inspire your inner child.

4. Mistletoe Mani

If you prefer your bling in small doses, then you'll appreciate this festive mistletoe mani from vylarya. Bonus: you've got an instant excuse for kisses.

5. Glitz & Glam

If subtle is not in your vocabulary, then take a peep at this bright and bold nail art from @nadiasantosf.

6. Let It Snow

For those who love everything about Christmas tradtions, there's this festive nail look from iweto_shalamanowa.

7. Christmas Sweater

Not all holiday nail art has to be red and green. This new twist on the old standard of the Christmas sweater from nailedthepolish has just the right amount of seasonal sparkle.

8. Holly 2.0

A more grown up version of the traditional holiday decoration of holly, this sultry colored mani from ladybugs_nail hits all the right notes.

9. Gold Luxe


Perfect for any party during the winter months, a rich, slick black polish with an opulent gold crackle from justkaaa1986 drips luxury.

10. Starry Night

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Classic Christmas red, a touch of bling, and a sprinkle of glitter tie up the festive nail art by vipnailstudio with a bow.

11. Flannel & Snowflakes

With a navy blue that twinkles like a crisp winter night with snowflakes in the air, you'll just want to wrap yourself up in your warmest flannel when you're wearing this cozy and wintery mani by nailspapoland.

Images: Courtesy of nailspapoland, nailsbyacu,, tammy.dee, vylarya, nadiasantosf, iweto_shalamanowa, nailedthepolish, ladybugs_nails, justkaaa1986, vipnailstudio, nailspapoland/Instagram