Hoping for a ring under the Christmas tree this year? Then you’re going to want your nails to look fabulous — all eyes will go directly to your left hand when you tell them the happy news!
Here, nail expert and Custom Nail Solutions president Katie Saxton shares the hottest nail trends for the holiday season:
1. Holiday Caviar Nails
One of the biggest nail crazes right now is a caviar-inspired manicure. For a holiday version, you'll need red nail polish, a jar of red microbeads, and a jar of green microbeads. In a bowl, combine equal amounts of red and green microbeads. Then, paint your nails with a coat of red polish and let dry. Add another coat of red and, while the polish is still wet, hold your hand over a tray and pour the red and green microbeads onto each nail. Gently pat the microbeads so they stick to the wet polish and let dry.
2. Seasonal Sideways French Mani
Saxton predicts that sideways French manis will be the hottest nail trend of 2013; be ahead of the curve with a holiday-inspired look. Paint your nails green and let dry. Then paint a vertical stripe of red polish along one side of each nail. Let dry, then add a clear topcoat to each nail.
3. Festive Holiday Colors
You can't go wrong with red or green polish!