Once Thanksgiving hits, the holidays seem to signal that more is more—but that’s not always true, especially when it comes to festive nail ideas. Christmas nails may bring to mind sculpted Santas, over-the-top glitter, and red and green everything, but there are actually plenty of subtle options available to show your spirit in style.
For 2022, the coolest riffs on holiday nails feature twists on the minimalist nail art ideas we've been obsessed with all year—think French manicures, negative space, and subtle sparkle—so nothing looks too out of place when January rolls around. So make some hot cocoa, queue up Falling for Christmas, and get ready to screenshot our favorite Christmas nail designs.
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