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5 Holiday Nail Trends for 2020

Alpha Brush

Posted on November 27 2020

The 2020 holiday season will be a lot different this year, so why not try a new color or design and break away from the tired old typical holiday colors? Those hot chocolate or latte selfies could use a refresh anyway. Check out these 5 holiday nail trends that will make a big impact at your smaller-than-usual holiday get-togethers. 

 Blue Christmas
Consider deep cobalt, powdery blues, and sparkly blue glitters, to create a holiday look without committing to one day in particular. You can potentially wear a blue color palette throughout December and into the New Year.  Throw in some snowflake designs or details, maybe a snowman or two, and you’ve got the winter wonderland look nailed. 

Nails by: @beglamorousnails

Animal print
You might not think of animal prints as part of holiday decor or a festive manicure, but you can put your own spin on your look. Mix and match animal prints with glitter and bling and you have yourself a manicure that’s neutral but festive, shiny, and glam.

Nails by: @getnailed32

Winter white
Whites are a great neutral, making them ideal for the holiday season. You can use a creamy beige, soft whites, cafe au laits, or any hue in the winter white family. Whether you choose ombre or just one white, this mani will make your hands and nails look merry and bright. Add in some embellishments and voila! You have a gorgeous holiday look. 

Nails by: @getnailed32

Plaid
Whether you create plaid nail art on an accent nail or your full set, nothing says “holidays” like a pretty Choose traditional plaid colors like red, black, or green and navy, and accent with silver or gold for a bit of sparkle. A great liner brush comes in handy to draw thin and thick lines to build your plaid pattern. 

Nails by: @casanailvaa

Classic red
Is there anything better than a classic red nail for the holiday season? Yes--a modern twist on the classic red nail. To avoid a played-out look, make sure you have a current nail shape such as stiletto, coffin, or ballerina. Add a white tip a la the modern French manicure to a red nail and you have an interesting, updated twist on a holiday classic.

Nails by: @femi.beauty

There you have it--5 holiday nail trends that will make your season merry and bright. We’re thinking holiday nail art, going all out on the bling, and getting all the likes on social media. Go ahead and show off those nails during your Zoom meeting when you lift your coffee mug to your face for a drink. The team is going to get into the holiday spirit right along with you. 

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