Christmas Nail Art Designs That Are Equal Parts Festive and Cute

A visit to the nail salon has become a common #selfcaresunday practice. There's just something utterly relaxing about it all—which is why you should definitely book an appointment before the stressful holiday season takes a toll on you. Figuring out what to do with your nails, though, isn't always the easiest, and when you're standing in front of a wall of hundreds of different polishes, it's easy to get overwhelmed.

Here's what we'd do: With Christmas just around the corner (we can't believe it either!), why not stay on-theme by trying out a Christmas nail art idea that's equal parts festive and cute? We found 15 different manis—from a candy cane-inspired set to a speckled snowflake design—that are sure to step up your holiday look this year. Pick your favorite, save it, and then bring it along on your next nail salon trip.

Now this is a perfect Christmas mani.

Go for a twinkling nail art design for Christmas Eve.

A mistletoe design is perfect for Christmas. 

Paint on some Christmas tree ornaments.

Here's one way to rock candy-cane nails this holiday season.

This one's simple but still festive.

This one hits on all the Christmas classics.

You can't go wrong with red nail polish for the holidays.

Why not opt for a red base with white stars?

For a simple but chic nail look, go for navy blue and add a touch of silver.

Go bold with some statement-making stars.

How sweet is this?

Orange and green nails like these are great for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Gold and red is a combo that was made in heaven.

Candy cane nails. Need we say more?

Next up, four burgundy nail ideas fashion girls are loving right now.

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