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The best Christmas nail art ideas

3 December 2015
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This Christmas, whether you want to make a statement at parties or want to try a new beauty look, nail art can be a simple and striking way to get in the festive spirit.

Click through to see our top picks of the best nail designs for some serious beauty inspiration...

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@thenailtrail's Hannah created this quirky Santa Claus design on a red base, applying white polish with a dotting tool.

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These cute Christmas pudding patterned nails by @stephyclaws are sure to make a statement at any festive party.

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Add sparkle to any look this Christmas with dazzling glitter nails in a festive green shade like @kellimarissa - she used the KBShimmer sELFie shade.

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Winter has well and truly arrived in @lilou.lov9801 sweet design - steady hands are required to recreate the snowy scene!

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We're loving @ungraindefolie's festive sparkling red designs with the Christmas tree and holly designs for a statement look.

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Pay tribute to Santa's little helpers with this easy and dazzling elf design from @sensationails4u

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Embrace the winter with @amytrinder89's adorable blue and white penguin designs.

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For a quirky tribute to candy canes, try @nails_by_victoria simple look by using a red base and adding white stripes.

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@nailicorn's simple holly design makes for an understated yet gorgeous design.

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Forget Christmas jumpers, and try a sweater-esque pattern like lateliersecretdamelie's unique red and gold design - nail wraps make a great alternative if you haven't got time to draw the intricate details.

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