Christmas nail tutorial

Keen on an intricate yet effortless Christmas nail design? We have you covered. Follow our quick and easy steps to achieve this cool geometric Christmas tree nail art look.

Christmas nail tutorial

What Will I Need to Achieve This Look?

To achieve this look you will need:

  • Base coat
  • White nail vanish
  • Green nail varnish
  • Sticky or double sided tape (cut in thin lines)
  • Golden star stickers
  • Top coat
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How to Get The Easy Christmas Tree Design Nails

Step 1: Prep Your Nails

Buff and file your nails to the desired length. This is key to making sure your nail design doesn’t chip and stays on for as long as possible.

Christmas nail tutorial

Step 2: Apply Base Coat

Once you are happy with the length of your nails, apply a base coat. Opt for a nude colour or if possible a transparent one.

Christmas nail tutorial

Step 3: White Nails

Apply two coats of white nail varnish. Wait at least 20 minutes for the nail varnish to dry. Feel free to use a nail fan dryer if you have one handy. If not – just wait for the varnish to dry.

Christmas nail tutorial

Step 4: Time for Sticky Tape

Criss-cross the sticky or double sided tape and apply to your nails. Make sure you’ve cut it thinly and evenly. Choose your statement nail – this nail will have a slightly different design. Apply the tape to your statement nail so that it forms a triangle. This will be our geometric Christmas tree.

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Step 5: Go for Green

Cover the entire nail on every finger with green varnish apart from the statement one; make sure the green nail varnish stays within the triangle you’ve created on that nail.

Optional: You can make the statement nail more intricate by criss-crossing sticky tape within the triangle.

Christmas nail tutorial

Step 5: Tape Comes Off

Make sure you give time for the green varnish to dry completely. Wait at least 20 minutes before taking the tape off.

Christmas nail tutorial

Step 6: Apply the Stickers

Once you have taken the tape off, apply the small golden star stickers to each nail. For easy placement, you can apply the stickers using a thin brush, a cuticle stick or a dropper tool to the areas where the white lines cross.

Christmas nail tutorial

Step 7: Top Coat

Apply a transparent top coat. This will make the nail varnish last longer.

Christmas nail tutorial

We hope you enjoy this festive design! 

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!