Winter nails

A Dark And Snowy Night

Even if you like to keep things simple and classic like this polished navy color you can add some holiday sparkle with an accent nail. Dense glittery silver perfectly complements the rich navy hue of the rest of the nails. Keep your accent nails to one or two fingers for maximum effect.

Mrs. Claus Holiday Nail Art

These nails are just begging to debut at a Christmas party! Start with a shimmery red on all but the accent nail. d alternating white and gold nail art with jewel designs over the red. Top off the look with a crisp white accent nail on each hand with white-on-white textured patterns.

Black And Gold Nails

Black and gold is a super stylish combination. This next nail idea shows a black and gold manicure that is perfect for parties. To recreate this simply all you will need is a black nail polish and a gold glitter polish. You can have just black with a gold glitter accent nail or sweep the glitter over the black for a glitzy look or even both.

Festive Winter Nail Design Burnt orange is one of the signature colors of autumn. If you are a natural redhead or have fair skin then this color will look beautiful on you. It’s a nice alternative to classic red manicures that are perfect for pumpkin spice season.

Winter Green And Gold Glitter Nails

Looking for funky winter nail ideas that will wow? Then this next pick is for you. This manicure features dark green nails with gold glitter accent nails. A combo like this bold and stylish. Not only that but it would be a brilliant choice for Christmas.

Shining Sapphire Nails

coats of color. Since dark colors can stain skin try using a product like liquid latex to keep the polish from bleeding outside the nails.

Opulent Rose Gold Crescent Glitz

Crescent nails are the “flip it and reverse it” of French manicures. d in color and some glitter and you’ve got yourself a set of glam party nails! Combining a soft neutral like this gray color with a glitzy glitter like the rose gold keeps this very trendy look classy and polished.

Early Spring Lilac Blossom

Summon warmer weather with a floral-inspired shade of lively purple. This creamy lilac is soft as a petal and bright enough to lift your spirits on dreary days. Sometimes you just need a little pick-me-up in your beauty routine. This color will certainly do the trick.

Shimmery Nude and Glittery Gold

Neutral nails can be party ready. Just add shimmer. This simple nude transforms with the addition of white micro glitter. An accent nail with chunky gold glitter topped with white icing stripes is fit for a cupcake. This lovely look proves that neutrals can be anything but basic.

Muted Purple Nail Design

You’ll look lovely in this pretty purple nail design. The creamy muted lavender color would look adorable with a fair isle sweater and your favorite blue jeans. This is a color that’s close enough to neutral to be suitable for work but also playful and fun for the weekend.

Muted Red Winter Nail Design

Sweater weather calls for warm creamy colors like this muted red. If you don’t like bright red but want a rich color in the same family this is a nice toned down alternative. It’s a little more neutral and easy for everyday wear.

Winter Lace Nails

Warm colors like dark red are a great choice for the winter. If you like red nails but want to make a statement jazz them up by adding a lace design like this one featured. The nails are a beautiful red with white lace accents. You can add in the lighter color to or just keep them red. Lace can be created freehand or with transfers.

Sultry Matte Cabernet and Gold

Cabernet red is a great nail color any time of the year. ding a matte top coat and a gold foil accent nail really puts this look over the top. Matte is a beautiful finish to compliment the season’s heavier fabrics. This combo is sumptuous enough that you’ll forget you’re wearing wool.

Early Spring Nail Design

Are you counting down the days until spring has sprung? Your nails can bloom even if it’s still snowy outside. Use nail guides to get even lines and layer on spring-inspired pastels with a shimmery tip to really make the look pop.

Red And Silver Glitter Nail Designs

Winter is a special time of year because when this season arrives so does Christmas! Christmas is an occasion that requires red and/or glitter. This next nail idea gives you both must-have elements in one manicure. You can recreate this look with a burgundy nail polish and a silver glitter polish. Create accent nails and ombre or make up your own design.

Black and Gray Mod Geometric Style

Nail Art doesn’t have to be all gemstones and flowers. You can also play with shapes and line patterns to create interesting looks! This edgy style is a little bit rock and roll. It’s just a basic black mani with one horizontal stripe and one vertical stripe to the tip. Who knew stylish sexy nail art could be so easy?

Rosy Red Holiday Cheer

Rose red is a timeless classic. This rich cream formula goes perfectly with winter textures and fabrics. A red with blue undertones like this one is perfect for cool skin tones. This color is great for holiday parties or when you just need to feel a little festive.

Metallic Claw Nails

Savage beauty? Yes please. Stiletto nails in blood red gold glitter and crosses made of gold foil are not to be missed (or messed with! You’re sure to turn some heads with these attention-getting claws.

Twinkling Winter Starlight Nail Art

accent nails and then topped with a coat of the same base color. The textured nail art trend is so versatile. This is one more way you can have fun with your manicure!

Glitzy Blizzard Glitter Nails

Celebrate the snow with your nail art and custom glitter. It all starts with sheer nude pink. Then layer on icy bluish white. Top it all off with patterns of chunky glitter and snowflake art. This is the look for any snow bunny who embraces the season.

Glam Gold Glitter Nails

Gold glitter looks very glamorous on nails. Not only that but glitter is perfect for this time of year as it suits the party season. All over glitter like this is easy to recreate at home. You can purchase a gold glitter polish and just give your nails a couple of coats.

Pretty Shiny Sugarplum Perfection

If you think that black is a little too harsh but you like the look of a dark color then deep plum is the perfect color for you. This shade has plenty of drama but is also sweetened up a bit with a deep purple hue. A high gloss top coat helps the light catch the color even more. This manicure is sure to give you visions of sugarplums!

Low-Key Winter Nail Design Glossy gray is the perfect winter neutral. This color is deep enough to go with professional attire and warm wool coats and also with casual weekend outfits. Make sure to use two or three coats of polish to get full glossy coverage.

Winter Red And Gold Nails

Our next idea shows how you can jazz up your nails. This manicure features beautiful red nails but each hand has one accent nail. The accent nail has gold embellishments. You could recreate something like this with any red polish and embellishments. For a glam look try gems for a trendy look try gold pieces like these.

Sparkling Winter French Manicure Update

If you’re hooked on French manis we totally get it. Even if you stick with this classic you’re not stuck with just one look. Just check out this playful edit. On one accent nail take your white tip diagonal across the nail. Center a small white gem in the center to complete the look. Now your French is party ready!

Kaleidoscope Chrome-Tipped Ombre

Here is yet another way to kick up basic neutral nails. You don’t have to give up your favorite creamy nude pink to have festive fingers. All you have to do is add some silvery chrome ombré to your tips. The look is subdued yet celebratory.

Forest Brown Flora and Fauna

This intricate design is just stunning. It’s like an extension of a beautiful fabric pattern that you’d wear to a formal event. The rich brown color is inspired by nature. The intricate line art of flowers and leaves keeps the botanical feel. The overall effect is warm feminine and opulent.

Cool And Dark Nails Transition your favorite bright blue spring and summer mani to this rich navy blue for winter time. This particular shade of blue is light enough that it can go with black without clashing.

Warm Mocha Cream Nails

A sandy mocha cream color like this will elongate your fingers. It’s a manicure that gives you timeless seasonal style. Make sure that you use a formula that covers evenly and do at least two coats so that you don’t have any streaks.

Silver and Cinnamon Nails

If you love to make a bold statement with me alert give this manicure a try. A rich cinnamon red features a single shimmery dot at the base of each meal. The accent nail is silver glitter with crackle topcoat for a gold foil-like effect. This mani is bold and beautiful!

Cheery Pink Winter Nail Design

You really can’t ever go wrong with a pale pink manicure. It’s the little black dress of nail color – it goes with everything. This cute holiday version features micro glitter accent nails in the same pale pink hue.

Dreamy Creamy White Diamonds

Simple white nails really do make a statement. They’re anything but neutral yet they go with just about everything. With a simple white base you can add assorted gemstone accents for some added glam. Keeping to white and silver stones makes the palette consistent and crisp.

Purple Matte And Shine Nails

Matte nail colors have been a huge trend. This next nail idea shows how to mix shiny and matte polishes for a stylish look. These nails feature three different purple shades in a combo of shiny and matte. Just get similar colors to recreate the look. For a special occasion you could even add in the glitter accent nail.

Dark Purple Nails With Gold Glitter Accent Nail

Purple and gold are such a glamorous combination. These nails feature a very dark purple with a gold glitter accent nail. Nails like these will suit any occasion from a day out to a night out or special occasion. You can recreate this look easily at home with similar colors.

Glitter And Vibrant Color Design

If the darker winter colors are not your thing then go for a brighter manicure like this one. The vibrant red will brighten up your winter look. You could just have a similar color on its own or you could add the silver glitter accent nail to. The silver glitter will give the nails that extra special finishing touch.

Royal Purple Nails

The texture is an amazing way to rock an accent nail. It looks interesting while being quite subtle. This manicure has royal purple ombre and a single accent nail with snow-like powder on each ring finger.

Metallic Plaid Nail Designs

First up we have this metallic plaid nail art. Plaid is a must-have trend for the winter so wearing it on your nails will give you a stylish manicure. Painting this pattern can be tricky but with practice you can create nails like these at home. There are tutorials online to help you. You can paint your nails in any color but try and keep in the silver colors as this suits the winter perfectly.

Chic Black Leaf Design

Looking for winter nail ideas that are chic and stylish? Then these next nails could be what you are looking for. This manicure features a nude color polish with one black leaf accent nail. The leaf design is very elegant and simple. Nails like these are perfect for the women who like subtle nails but want to try something different.

Silver And Pastel Marbling

Winter isn’t all about dark colors. Just check out this gorgeous matte multicolored manicure. Dusty pink and smoky blue go perfectly with white marble nail are and a hint of silver sparkle. If you love multi-colored nails but need to keep it toned down for work this is an awesome option.

Winter Sweater Nail Art

Looking for unique winter nail ideas? Then this next pick could be for you. These nails feature a textured D sweater design. This is an awesome technique that will give you a statement making manicure. There are lots of tutorials online to help you create the look or you could just take this picture to your nail salon. We love this nail idea!

Cute Artsy Lavender Lustre

A pretty lavender polish can basically do no wrong. d a splash of modern art and you’re really off to the races! Since the color palette is simple (lavender and white this manicure is actually pretty neutral. When you get a closer look you’ll appreciate the intricate art and textures in the accent nails.

Purple And White Splat Design

Next we have a creative nail idea. It features a purple polish with a white splat design. The splats can be created with a splatter design nail polish or it can be created freehand. If you want a purple design like this one you will have to create it yourself. So get a purple and white polish and have fun making dots.

Simply Snow Bunny White

Get ski lodge chic with simple white nails. A nice medium long shape with flat creamy white is luxe and bold. It’s a great look whether you’re hitting the slopes or curling up by the fire. Let your style be inspired by the snow.

Leopard Print And Gem Winter Nail Ideas

Looking for statement making winter nail ideas? Then this next pick could be for you. These nails feature a variety of different designs including leopard print sparkly gem nails and nails with chains. You could just take one or two elements out of this design or try and recreate them all. The gems and chain can be stuck on with a topcoat and glue while the leopard print can be created freehand or with stickers.

Mod Matte Winter Wonder Nails

Upgrade a simple short mani by mixing in a couple of complementary colors. The matte finish on this look gives it a mod s feel. The combination of deep grape purple sky blue and warm cream make a perfect winter palette.

Minimalist Neutrals and Gold Chrome

There’s that gorgeous creamy white again! This minimalist mani uses glossy white as a base color and accents with a peachy nude. The accent nail is taken up a notch with stripes of gold chrome. As with all the best minimalist design this manicure is simple and it makes a big impact.

Bordeaux And Glitter Nails

We couldn’t have winter nail ideas without mentioning glitter! Glitter is perfect for the winter season especially when Christmas and new year comes around. Our next pick features a red Bordeaux color with silver glitter accent nails. Nails like these will be perfect for a party.

Cinderella Sparkle Ombre Glitter French Tip

These party nails are fit for a princess. Ombre often starts from the tips. This manicure does things a little different. The French base is blended in ombré style so there’s not a sharp line between pink and white. The champagne colored glitter is most concentrated at the base and thins out towards the white tips. It creates a reverse ombré effect that’s sparkly and bright – perfect for a holiday bash.

Grey Black And Grid Nails

Grid nail art is a simpler nail technique to try. You will need a black nail pen or a polish with a thin brush. Then with a steady hand just add in the grid lines. You could create a full grid manicure or you could make it an accent design like in the manicure featured.

Soft Winter Nail Design

coats for a more sheer look.

Sparkling Holiday Diva Marble and Ombre

Have a manicure as unique as a snowflake with this artsy look. French ombre silver and white marble and unapologetic silver glitter come together for one truly awesome winter style statement. Marbled nails are gorgeous to begin with but using a touch of silver chrome polish in the mix really kicks this up a notch and ties in the silver glitter.

Fresh Snow Under Moonlight

Want a fun holiday manicure but nervous about bright colors and busy designs? Shimmery silver is perfect for you. Get all the glitz of holiday tinsel with the subtlety and versatility of a neutral hue. Best of all metallic polish has the most staying power. A mani like this can last a full week without chipping.

Nails Like Fine Wine Wine colored polish is in between mauve red and brown. It is beautiful on just about every skin tone. Wearing it on almond-shaped nails like this is a very sophisticated look. You can just as easily wear wine colored polish on short nails or square nails too.

The Winter Party Flirt

Red is the color of the season and these nails fit the bill. Few colors make such a statement without any glitter or nail art. With these glossy cherry red tips you’ll be the life of the holiday party. Now where’s that eggnog?

Snow Queen White Glitter and Gems

If nail art is your jam then this manicure is for you. Bright white glitter shimmers like the driven snow. Nude pink keeps the rest of the look subdued so you can show off those icy gemstones. You will rule the winter with this regal look.

Ice Blue Hue Marble Nails

You’re (nails are as cold as ice! Get glacial and give winter blues a whole new meaning with ice-inspired marbling. The deep ocean blue is like a beautiful frozen lake. Marbling with light blue and white looks like snow drifts atop the ice. Cool!

Winter Green Nails With Lace Accent Nail

If you liked the lace design from earlier in the post then you might like this next idea to. These nails feature a lace accent nail but this one is painted in elegant black. The lace nail has been paired with dark green polish. Green and black are a trendy color combo for winter. You can create lace freehand or with stencils so have a practice.

Quiet Tones With Glitter Splash Multicolor nails are so much fun. This manicure combines classic neutrals – baby pink and smoke gray – with a glittery gold accent. Make sure to use a high shine topcoat so that the creamy colored nails don’t look dull next to the shimmery glitter.

Mature Maroon Nails

This color will never ever go out of style. It’s perfect for all ages and it’s a rare color that goes well with all skin tones. If you want something simple feminine and timeless then this is the manicure for you!

Wearing My (Faux Furs

Mink brown is neutral and classy as it gets. If you like to wear beige or sandy colors in warmer weather this is a beautiful winter alternative. This is simple enough to wear every day and classy enough to wear at a black-tie soiree.

Dark Chocolate Nails

Want a manicure that looks good enough to eat? Go for a yummy chocolate brown. It’s a super flattering neutral color for a manicure that goes with just about everything. Make sure to use a good base coat to avoid staining or yellowing your nails.

Black And White Marble Nails

Marble nails look cool and trendy. Creating this look at home is not as difficult as you might think as there are many tutorials online to help you. When creating your look try a white and black combo like this one. White and black is chic and black suits the darker color palette of the winter. We love this look!

Purple And Sparkle Design

Purple is a stylish color choice for the winter season. It is a cute color that brighten up your look. There are so many beautiful purple polishes available so why choose just one? This next nail idea shows how you can wear multiple tones in one manicure. You could recreate something like this with the glitter and accent nails or not. Just choose different purple polishes.

Fresh Snowfall Nails

Neutral nails never go out of style and this pearlescent white is a great way to mix things up. The shimmer and hint of ice blue in this formula are like fresh snowfall on your fingertips. Since weight goes with everything this is one of the most versatile manicures you can have this winter.

Chocolate Covered Cherry Nails

/Bring out your inner vixen with these chocolate covered cherry nails. This deep black cherry color is gorgeous on people with cool undertones. When you’re using a polish like this make sure to use a high gloss durable topcoat. Reapply after two or three days to keep up that sleek shine.

Black and White and Striped

Contrast colors are a fun way to mix multiple style trends into a single mani. This multicolored design uses white beige and black in a creamy gloss finish. The accent nail is done in white marble nail art with a matte finish for contrast. The thin black horizontal striped nails are a final touch that pulls it all together.

Rich and Regal Purple Nails

A gorgeous deep creamy purple like this is hard to beat. When you want to look and feel like a queen it’s time to reach for the purple polish. Short to medium nails are perfect for this shade. Beware that darker cream colors (without shimmer or glitter can look dull quickly. Reapply topcoat as needed to restore shine and extend the wear of your polish.

Black And Orange Glitter Nails

Orange is another color that will warm up your winter outfits. A stylish way to way orange is with black like the manicure featured. These nails feature a sweep of orange glitter over black polish. This is a trendy combo that can be easily recreated at home.

Dark Polish And Gold Leaf Nail Design

Next we have a manicure that uses a very dark red polish. The red polish will look stunning on its own but you could jazz it up with accent nails like these. Glitter will give the nails glamour while the leaves give the nails a Christmas vibe. To get the leaf look you could use stencils or stickers.

Daring Tuxedo Black and Silver

This is a perfect look for a holiday black tie affair. Black nails are a bold look on their own. Even more so with a matte finish. A silver glitter accent nail on each ring finger lightens the look. The reverse ombré pinky nails with the same glitter soften the edges and give the manicure a pretty transition effect.

Go Green Nails

Forest green is an unexpectedly lovely nail color for any time of the year. It’s especially fun around the holidays. File this one with navy and gray as a rich dark neutral. As with all dark colors a base coat is a must for even coverage and to prevent staining.

Rose Gold Glitter Nails

Rose gold is very popular this year. It has featured in many things from fashion to home decor. This next idea shows how you can wear it in your nails to. The nails are long with an ombre rose gold glitter effect. Nails like these are glamorous way to wear rose gold. You can buy rose gold glitter polishes from many stores.

Dark Purple Glitter Nails

Last on our list is this stunning dark purple manicure. The nails were created with polish Colors by llarowe in color Figgy Pudding. This is a beautiful color that has a subtle glittery look. Nail polish like this will glam up your look for any occasion.

We hope you have been inspired by our winter nail ideas!