How to Do Pretty Red Christmas Nails With Easy Star & Snow Designs

5 Materials
$25
30 Minutes
Easy

The Christmas decorations are up. You’re wearing a cozy Christmas sweater. What’s left to do? Why your pretty red Christmas nails of course! These red and white classic Christmas nails are perfect for the season! Here’s how to do a beautiful red Christmas nail design that will get you so many compliments!

Tools and materials:

  • Red nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Clear top coat
  • Striping brush
  • Dotting tool or toothpick
Applying red nail polish

1. Apply red polish

The base of these beautiful Christmas nails is red.

Red Christmas nails

Paint two coats of red polish on your nails, letting each coat dry thoroughly. Make sure the base is absolutely dry to avoid any smearing when applying the decorations. The hardest part is waiting for them to dry!

Dipping the nail brush in white polish

2. Add a white stripe

While you can do this just for one nail, doing all your nails with red and white is so perfect for Christmas. Remove the applicator brush from the white polish. Dip the striping brush into the applicator brush to pick up some of the white polish.

Red and white Christmas nails

Paint a white line to one side of the nail off-center from the cuticle to about three-quarters down on the nail.

Drawing a white stripe on the red nails

It looks great if you do it on all the nails.

White and red Christmas nail designs

3. Make a Christmas star

Close to the cuticle edge, make a small horizontal line on the longer vertical stripe. Then draw two small diagonal lines in the same spot. 

Easy white and red Christmas nail ideas

A handful of perfect little stars!

How to do super-cute Christmas nails

4. Add some snow

Use the dotting tool or a toothpick to make little dots to resemble snow or even far-away stars! Dip the tool into the white polish applicator brush.

Applying small white dots on the nails

Apply very tiny dots to the surface of the nail. 

Applying a clear top coat over the designs

5. Seal the deal

Wait for the white Christmas decorations to dry thoroughly. Apply a clear shiny top coat to keep the Christmas red and white nails looking perfect!

Pretty red Christmas nails with stars & snow

Pretty red Christmas nails tutorial

These are such super-cute Christmas nails that are perfect and so festive for the holidays! Let me know in the comments if you tried them and even better, share photos of your pretty red Christmas nails!

Suggested materials:
  • Red nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Clear top coat
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