Hands Down! These 10 Winter Nail Designs Are About To Take Off


Well, folks! As we welcome the chilly winds and dropping mercury in full swing, we naturally want to know what winter nail art trends will take this season by storm. Lucky for us, Instagram’s best-dressed have been blessing our feeds with steal-worthy nail art designs, and we couldn’t be more grateful. As we spend endless hours scrolling and saving nail art designs on Instagram, we’re listing down the manicure designs that will be everywhere this season. These are the ones that have us itching to book a salon appointment, stat. From colourful French tips to glazed doughnut nails - keep scrolling for the 10 best winter nail designs fashion girls are booking in for. 

Winter Nail Art Designs That Fashion Set Is Obsessing Over

Winter nail designs cropping up on our ‘gram feeds are guaranteed to take your style game to the next level and we’re sharing them with you. Ahead, is a list of the most glamm.com nail art designs for winter.

French Illusion Nails

French Illusion Nails | Winter Nail Design

It’s a nail trend that cropping up on our social media feeds recently, and this optical-illusion winter nail art design is set to hog the beauty spotlight for months to come. The ombre effect creates a 3D look to give your nails the illusion of shadow and light.

MyGlamm Recommends: MyGlamm LIT Nail Enamel - Hey Gurl

When it comes to nail paints, none can beat this formula. This nude-for-you shade will take a constant spot in your nail paint arsenal because this shade is universally flattering and will keep your digits looking fine AF. 

Water Droplet Nails

Water Droplet Nails | Winter Nail Art Design

Nails with textures are gonna be big news this winter and in 2024. This chic water droplet manicure is one of the best manicure designs to flood our feed this season. Consider this a petition to give this sensorial juicy nail art the title of the best winter nail design already. 

MyGlamm Recommends:  MyGlamm LIT Nail Enamel - Seal The Deal

Apply this shine-enhancing nail paint all over your nail art and trick people into thinking that you’re a regular at the salon. It gives a mirror-like shine to the nail bed. The kind that’ll make your mani-loving heart skip a beat.

Velvet Nails

Velvet Nails | Classy Winter Nails

We could admire these velvet nails all day long. This one’s subtly blingy and will make your digits look fab! We’ve spotted this winter nail design on the IG feed of the best-dressed celebs and we’re off to copy it.

MyGlamm Recommends: Manish Malhotra Nail Laquer - Glitterati

For babes on a budget, this nail lacquer will help you create a salon-quality manicure from the comfort of your couch. Apply it all over your nails to mimic this velvet mani. 

Too Good Not To Copy

Too Good Not To Copy | Winter Nail Ideas

If there’s ever a hall of fame for the best winter nail designs, this one belongs in it. It combines two of the season’s hottest nail trends aka velvet nails and French mani to create this scroll-stopping manicure. We’re totes in love!

MyGlamm Recommends: Manish Malhotra Nail Laquer - Opulent Ocean

Create this nail art using this glamm nail polish and you’ll be itching to click and post a #nailfie on Instagram. To rake in the likes, add this nail lacquer to your cart asap.

Prepare To Hit Save

Prepare To Hit Save | Winter Nail Art

Ever since we came across this winter nail design, it has been living in our heads rent-free. If you have an upcoming vacation on your social calendar, this nail art design is sure to take your glamm game to an all-time high. 

MyGlamm Recommends: POPxo Mini Nail Kit Sleighing

This nail kit will ruin all other nail paints for you. It comes with five uber-flattering hues that will ensure your nail art leaves everyone else’s mani game in the shade. Add this to your cart rtfn!

Molten Gold Manicure FTW!

Molten Gold Manicure FTW! | Classy Winter Nails

Molten gold manicure? Where do we sign up? Iridescent silver finishes and melted metallics give an out-of-this-world feel to nails. The trend is picking up steam at the moment and is gonna reign supreme in 2024. Try this before everyone else and thank us when the compliments roll in!

MyGlamm Recommends:  Manish Malhotra Nail Lacquer - Blonde Muse

All you need is this golden nail paint to take your manicure from drab to fab in a matter of seconds. Use it to create a French manicure or apply thin swirl-like strokes to create a manicure that takes the internet by storm.

50 Shades Of Brown

50 Shades Of Brown | Winter Acrylic Nails

‘90s vibes aren’t going anywhere and this manicure is a surefire way to radiate major Y2K energy. This winter nail design combines a range of chocolate shades to create a manicure that’s prettier than a mug of piping-hot cocoa. We like!

MyGlamm Recommends: MyGlamm LIT Nail Enamel - Oh Fudge

Brown nail paint hues are hogging the beauty spotlight right now and we’re not mad about it. Apply this just on the tip of your nails to create a French manicure or all over your nails to give your digits a peak ‘90s vibe.

Glazed Donut Nails

Glazed Donut Nails | Winter Nail Art

Glazed donut nails are set to headline this winter and in 2024, thanks to Hailey Bieber who gave these uber-shiny, glossy manicures her stamp of approval. This winter nail design is chic, and glamorous, and will go with all your winter ‘fits.

MyGlamm Recommends: Manish Malhotra Gel Finish Nail Laquer - Pixie Dust

This pink-tinted nail paint hue will help you create the on-trend glazed donut mani without breaking your bank account. Add this beauty to your cart before it sells out to recreate this hot-right-now manicure.

To Spark Joy And Optimism

To Spark Joy And Optimism | Classy Winter Nails

Not into OTT nail art designs? Just opt for this reverse French mani and you’re good to go! We’re getting a hit of dopamine because of the use of bright hues in this nail art. It screams joy and optimism, no?

MyGlamm Recommends: MyGlamm LIT Nail Enamel - Time Out

This tangerine hue will help you create a mani that breaks the internet. Just apply it along the cuticle using a thin nail art brush. Let it dry and then use a transparent shiny topcoat to seal it all in.

Aura Nails For Trendsetters

Aura Nails For Trendsetters | Winter Nail Ideas

We’re getting good vibes for these aura nail art designs in 2024. These manicures are created using an airbrush so it’s best to book a nail technician if you want to copy them. This winter nail design will ensure your claws steal the show wherever you go.

MyGlamm Recommends: MyGlamm Two Of Your Kind Nail Enamel - Poolside Soiree

These two nail paint hues are nothing short of dreamy and will remind you of a day spent by the pool. Apply each on alternate nails to take your mani game from regular to remarkable. 

Screenshot these winter nail designs to bring to the salon thank us later!

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Pink nail art designs: Whether you opt for a luxe-looking muted rose, a classic baby pink, or a translucent wash of pink - pink is a tried and tested colour that practically guarantees IT-girl status. Ahead, you’ll find plenty of pink nail art designs to inspire your next manicure. 

Blue nail art designs: Whether you’re a minimalist or live for extravagance, there’s something here for everyone. Read on to see which blue nail polish designs you like. 

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