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Exquisite Christmas nail art: your next holiday mani

  Saturday 1st December 2012

In less than a month, people all around the world will wait for the most magical night of the year – Christmas! We will celebrate this peaceful day by throwing parties and giving amazing presents. Along with sexy Christmas dresses and make-up, nowadays women also give attention to their nails.5.candy

Decorating them for different festivals is becoming a hot fashion trend and Christmas inspires us to make every little thing cheery and festive. Christmas-themed nail designs usually include: Santa Claus prints, snowman images, snowflake art, candy motifs and chilly wintery scenes. Savour the atmosphere and spice up your nails for a festive look, choosing amongst our top tips below!

Santa Claus

For a Christmas party, make Santa Claus the face of your nails. Santa Claus nail art is the most popular art design for Christmas. For this, apply colour as the base coat. Then make a circle in the centre of your nail representing Santa’s face with skin colour. Use white acrylic colour for drawing a beard, red colour to paint a hat and black to paint some eyes and outline of the face. Use colour combinations for a traditional look!

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Snowman

Snowman nail art design is also a great idea for decorating nails for a Christmas party. Snowman nail art only requires two colours: red and white. Use a white polish to make three circles, one on top of the other in different sizes. These circles will represent the body and use a black nail colour to give details like eyes and buttons.

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Snowflakes

Snowflake nail art designs can be painted with many beautiful colour combinations: black and white; blue and white; or green, white and gold. Make alluring snowflakes which stand out and grab people’s attention! Apply a base coat of red or green polish. After that, use a striper brush, white nail polish and make lines to create snowflake designs. You can create small as well as big designs according to your style.

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Christmas Tree

Christmas tree artificial nail art is one of the best ways to welcome winter and Christmas. Pick green, red and gold colours for creating a Christmas tree on a road. You can impress your friends and family with Christmas tree artificial nail art.

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3D Christmas nail art

If you get bored with these simple nails designs, you can always try 3D effect.6.3d

Embellished nail art is also very popular at the minute. Go for embellished nail art if you want something glitzy and flashy. Christmas nail art designs can look extremely beautiful if you add rhinestones, crystals and glitter for a very festive look.

Merry mani-Christmas!

 Laura De Vittori

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