The winter season is upon us, so it’s time to dust off your favorite winter nail art designs. Winter nail art designs are a great way to keep your nails looking beautiful and stylish—even when temperatures drop below freezing.

Winter nail art designs can be as simple or elaborate as you like, but they all share one thing in common: they’re perfect for showing off the rich colors of the season. Whether you prefer bright reds, deep blues, or rich purples, there’s no better time to wear them than during the cold months.

Whether you’re planning on wearing your favorite sweater, snuggling up with a good book in front of the fire, or hitting the slopes for some cross-country skiing, there’s no better time than the present to get creative with your nail art designs.

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite winter nail art ideas—from classic snowflake designs to glittery holiday designs—so you can have fun with your nails while keeping warm this winter. Check out our winter nail art ideas below and get ready to be dazzled.

1. Polar Bear Winter Nail Art

When we say winter, one of the things that come to our minds is polar bears! Here is a cute polar bear nail art.
https://www.instagram.com/p/Cg17xjKOsYV/

When we say winter, one of the things that come to our minds is polar bears! Here is a cute polar bear nail art.

2. Gingerbread Winter Nail Art

Is there anything sweeter than gingerbreads? If you agree with me, you should definitely try this.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CfJ2TiXOoYj/

Is there anything sweeter than gingerbreads? If you agree with me, you should definitely try this.

3. Snowflakes with Blue Glitters

Blue glittered nails look like the sky and snowflakes fall from the sky in this image. The nail art and nail polish go with each other.
https://www.instagram.com/p/Ce7xKQ3vDxX/

Blue glittered nails look like the sky and snowflakes fall from the sky in this image. The nail art and nail polish go with each other.

4. Snowflake Accent Nails

How to make nude almond nails have a winter look? As accent nails, a snowflake on glittered nails will look perfect.
https://www.instagram.com/p/Ca9dc2tsO8D/

How to make nude almond nails have a winter look? As accent nails, a snowflake on glittered nails will look perfect.

5. Blue Winter Nail Art

This nail art gives an impression of a small winter village, doesn't it? It can be hard to apply but if you have time, you should try it out.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CcTVhqkvPQI/

This nail art gives an impression of a small winter village, doesn’t it? It can be hard to apply but if you have time, you should try it out.

6. Deer Winter Nails

Deers are iconic animals of winter. A deer inspired christmas nail is a great idea with all of its ornaments and brown nail polish.
https://www.instagram.com/p/Cc66S8Dut-q/

Deers are iconic animals of winter. A deer inspired christmas nail is a great idea with all of its ornaments and brown nail polish.

7. Silver Glitter Snowflake Nails

 The combination of silver glittered nail polish with white snowflakes is quite matching. Little shiny stones placed in the middle of snowflakes look nice, too.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CaInUnhuLtj/

The combination of silver glittered nail polish with white snowflakes is quite matching. Little shiny stones placed in the middle of snowflakes look nice, too.

8. Red Winter Nail Art

If plain red nails are not for you, the nail design above is for you. You can design all of your fingers with different nail arts.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZ_g4Vorxgu/

If plain red nails are not for you, the nail design above is for you. You can design all of your fingers with different nail arts.

9. Santa Winter Nail Art

Can you imagine a winter without the Santa Claus? Christmas inspired blue nails are amazing to stand out.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZ81uEPuzwf/

Can you imagine a winter without the Santa Claus? Christmas inspired blue nails are amazing to stand out.

10. Nude Winter Nails

On top of your chic nude nails, why don't you draw some hearts, snowflakes and lines to give it a winter look?
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZ2zDbvM2US/

On top of your chic nude nails, why don’t you draw some hearts, snowflakes and lines to give it a winter look?

11. Red Christmas Nails

To feel the Christmas to the fullest, you should definitely go for this nail design. It is full of snowflakes, candy canes, Christmas sock and candy cane.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZ83-_quQb1/

To feel the Christmas to the fullest, you should definitely go for this nail design. It is full of snowflakes, candy canes, Christmas sock and candy cane.

12. Snowman Nail Art

Winter nail ideas cannot be listed without a snowman. So, here is a nice one above. There are also bears in this nail design.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CbpwB0JrG2i/

Winter nail ideas cannot be listed without a snowman. So, here is a nice one above. There are also bears in this nail design.

13. Shiny Swirl and Snowflake Nails

https://www.instagram.com/p/CaXv5b4lKkO/

Swirl nail art is so popular in every season but if you want to change it to make it a winter nail, you can wear several snowflakes.

14. Penguin Nail Design 

 Here is one of the cutest winter survivers! Penguins are so cute, so let's show them on your nails.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZjstGqOQ1K/

Here is one of the cutest winter survivers! Penguins are so cute, so let’s show them on your nails.

15. Nude Snowflake Accent Nail

For your white and chic nails, you can have an accent nail with snowflakes like the one above.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZe1ClGNDzd/

For your white and chic nails, you can have an accent nail with snowflakes like the one above.

16. Falling Snow Nail Art

There is less enjoyable activity than watching snow falling. You can show it in your nails with these beautiful colors such as lilac, blue and white.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZZdZ7xObS9/

There is less enjoyable activity than watching snow falling. You can show it in your nails with these beautiful colors such as lilac, blue and white.

17. Snow Sweater Print Nails

Iconic snow sweaters are one of the best things in winter. If you love to wear them, now it's time to wear them on your nails.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZX0r62sePf/

Iconic snow sweaters are one of the best things in winter. If you love to wear them, now it’s time to wear them on your nails.

18. Blue Winter Nail Design

Here is a great depiction of a winter landscape. This matte look is a good choice to try.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZXcDAQsqGB/

Here is a great depiction of a winter landscape. This matte look is a good choice to try.

19. Pinky Snowflake Nail Design

Different shapes of snowflakes on pink nails look amazing. You should combine this color with snowflakes!
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZSO5-uMZRL/

Different shapes of snowflakes on pink nails look amazing. You should combine this color with snowflakes!

20. Mason Jar Snow Globe Nails

Mason jar snow globes are the perfect winter craft. In this jar, there are cute winter trees. Give this nail art a shot.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZP2fuBr8tm/

Mason jar snow globes are the perfect winter craft. In this jar, there are cute winter trees. Give this nail art a shot.

21. Snowmen Winter Nails

Snowmen again! They are adorable and one of the best way to use them is to have light blue base nails. In this way, they will stand out easily.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CgOl8WeBa8G/

Snowmen again! They are adorable and one of the best way to use them is to have light blue base nails. In this way, they will stand out easily.

22. Snow Falling Nail Art

 Here is an another winter landscape with trees, moon and snow. This nail art shows a different period of time, which is night. Dark blue effect gives this impression and it is simply amazing.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZFOaVfJDBf/

Here is an another winter landscape with trees, moon and snow. This nail art shows a different period of time, which is night. Dark blue effect gives this impression and it is simply amazing.

23. Polar Bear Nail Art

A polar bear with winter fruit tree braches on top of its head, snowflakes and shiny hearts will take your nails to a whole new level.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZE6L9aMidW/

A polar bear with winter fruit tree braches on top of its head, snowflakes and shiny hearts will take your nails to a whole new level.

24. Glittered Snowflakes Nails

Black matte and grey shiny nails look perfect with their gold glitters and snowflakes with tiny stones. Go for it if you want to achieve a chic look.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZE75FXrNHg/

Black matte and grey shiny nails look perfect with their gold glitters and snowflakes with tiny stones. Go for it if you want to achieve a chic look.

25. Ombre Snowflake Nail Art

Dark blue French tips look like ombres and they give a different look for your snowflake nail art.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CaU7BSrMBXP/

Dark blue French tips look like ombres and they give a different look for your snowflake nail art.

26. Winter Fruit Tree Nails

Red fruits of winter trees stand out from the snow because of their striking colors. The birds standing on the trees are plus.https://www.instagram.com/p/CZhQdyOMRch/

Red fruits of winter trees stand out from the snow because of their striking colors. The birds standing on the trees are plus.

27. Winter Animals Nail Art

How about having a winter nail art that is full of animal faces? It looks so adorable and you should definitely try it out.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZfkRxUsyzT/

How about having a winter nail art that is full of animal faces? It looks so adorable and you should definitely try it out.

28. Winter Tree Nail Art

Imagine there are beautiful winter trees and the snow is falling down on them! How nice it is.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZLTQn3MKmC/

Imagine there are beautiful winter trees and the snow is falling down on them! How nice it is.

29. Pink and Purple Winter Nail Art

Not all winter nail arts should be blue and white, right? Why don't you try pink and purple colors to be different?
https://www.instagram.com/p/CZJ9OJmMj8n/

Not all winter nail arts should be blue and white, right? Why don’t you try pink and purple colors to be different?

30. Penguin Winter Nail Art

Here is one of the cutest nail arts. For your purple nails, you can have different nail designs for each of your finger.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CY_8nuvrBz8/

Here is one of the cutest nail arts. For your purple nails, you can have different nail designs for each of your finger.

31. Shiny Winter Nail Art

Drawing a small winter village and writing 'Let it snow' is nice as you can see from the example above. The shiny coat also gives it a great look.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CYWv5VDMdB-/

Drawing a small winter village and writing ‘Let it snow’ is nice as you can see from the example above. The shiny coat also gives it a great look.

32. Snow Globe Nail Art

Snowglobes are one of the cutest things as for many people. If you think so, they are perfect for your winter inspired nails.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CYWjOh_FGCu/

Ranging from shiny snowflakes to Santa Claus, there are many amazing options to wear a winter nail art. It can be hard to choose but which one is your favorite? I’m looking forward to reading your comments!

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