12 Insanely Gorgeous Winter Nail Art Ideas

Just add sparkle to your winter nail art looks with these gorgeous winter nail art ideas!

With cold weather coming, why not light up your nails with shimmer details, flecks of gold, and OTT medieval vibes that rival a Dolce & Gabbana runway show.

Silver Tips

Sometimes a touch of sparkle is all you need. Try this silver-dipped look by applying glitter polish to your tips, and gradually fading it into a bare half moon.

Design by @naominailsnyc

Dainty Details

Nail artist Frédérique Olthuis gave her negative nail a subtle shine. To get the look, paint a clear base coat and let dry. Add a thin, black stripe at the half moon. When tacky, add metallic flat sequins to the strip and seal it with a clear top coat.

Design by @trnailart

Half Moon Swipe

Here's another one for negative nail enthusiasts. Try this monochrome look by painting your half moons black, then add a swooping splash of white to one side of the nail.

Design by @ladyfancynails

Matte Color blocking

Jewel-toned matte nails to match your jewel-toned party dress.

Design by @purplenailbox


If you want three-dimensional glam, try Kayleigh Jean's Sunday pearls design.

Design by @kayleighjeana

Medieval Jewels

Go lavish like Dolce & Gabbana's fall 2016 collection with an OTT bejeweled nail. Apply the gems symmetrically for a similar, Renaissance vibe.

Design by @nail_unistella

Gold Flecks

Cop a bottle of gold fleck polish to add glitz to any base color.

Design by @so_nailicious

Glitter Bombré

Combining the nail super forces of glitter polish and ombré is nail artist Bel Fountain-Townsend's "Glitter Bombre." Fade your favorite shades of gold and copper from left to right for this high-shine look.

Design by @sohotrightnail

Global Influencer

Self-proclaimed "nail artist connoisseur" Asa Bree Sieracki created this Asian-inspired look that has us in awe. Get the look by painting a white base, leaving your half-moons bare. Once dry, add details like bamboo shoots and cherry blossoms in royal blue. Finish with a top coat.

Design by @asabree

Wintry Pastel

Tiffany blue and gold is a classic winter combination. Wear the two colors on the diagonal for a sweet but graphic design.

Design by @asabree

Half Glitter

Go halfsies with a half black nail, with its own horizontal glitter ombré.

Design by @cassandre__marie

Robot Heart

Chrome nails are heavily on our minds, but you can skip the salon with easy-to-apply nail wraps.

Design by @jamberry

Lots of Love!!!