Blogmas Day 19 – Christmas Nails


About a week ago I showed you some Christmas nails that I had bought at Clicks. Now I know that those nails are not everyone’s cup of tea so today I am showing you nails that you can do yourself at home. They are nothing particularly fancy but they are what I have been rocking for the past week or so.

During Blogmas I also showed you what I had bought from the Essence Little X-Mas Factory Collection. The nail polish that I have used for this nail look comes from that collection. As you can see, it is a really simple look but because of the green and gold I feel as though it definitely gives you that festive feeling.


I also want to point out that I do not think that I am a brilliant nail painter (is that what I should call it?!) but I am very happy with how these turned out. I am also so happy with the length of my nails at the moment but I have to cut them, probably soon, because I need to try out the new festive nails that I purchased! So I have mixed feelings about that to be honest.


This just gives you a better idea of the two colours that I used. The green one is 04 – Meet Me Under the Mistletoe and the gold one is 01 I Still Believe in Santa Claus. The colours look the same on your nails as they do in the bottle, which is rare. Also, I only needed one coat to get this look which I think is pretty impressive!

This has been on for a week and I only needed to touch up two nails. The reason for that is because I was doing loads of cleaning. So this nail polish stays on well!

What Christmas nails have you been rocking lately? Let me know in the comments below!





    • Kirsty Hoggons
      December 20, 2016 / 15:55

      Ah that sounds beautiful! 🙂

  1. December 19, 2016 / 19:53

    These are gorgeous! I rarely paint my nails but I do like to for special occasions, especially Christmas!

    • Kirsty Hoggons
      December 20, 2016 / 15:58

      I rarely paint mine either but that is partly because I am super lazy about it haha!

    • Kirsty Hoggons
      December 20, 2016 / 15:54

      Definitely becoming a firm favourite! 🙂

  2. December 19, 2016 / 21:18

    I adore the I still believe in Santa Claus-nails! I think this year I’m going to rock a bright red colour on my nails.

    • Kirsty Hoggons
      December 20, 2016 / 15:58

      Red is such a great colour! 🙂

  3. December 20, 2016 / 10:59

    I love this! I’m swaying between getting a wine red/burgundy or a forest green next time I get my nails done…

    • Kirsty Hoggons
      December 20, 2016 / 15:59

      Both of those sound absolutely gorgeous!

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