Nail-ing the festivities

From stickers to stamps to gloss and glitter, it has never been easier to create fabulous festive nails.  At Lifetime Training we have been checking in with our fabulous Beauty Therapy tutors to find out their favourite seasonal trends.

The latest nail trend draws its inspiration from, what else, your favourite Christmas jumper. But fear not, those intricate details can all be done with the help of a nail stamp! Even better Copycat Claws has a tutorial to show you how to nail this on-trend look. 

Who would have thought a Christmas pudding could be the perfect accessory for your nails. Stamps can be a great way to impress with these delectable details and The Nailasaurus shows you how.

Metallics are still hot, so dig out your favourite jewel colours and spice them up with a few golden touches to make your manicure Christmas chic. Even better consider matching your festive décor by adding geometric accents in gold or silver, making your nails truly ‘bauble-ishus!’

Nails that shimmer and sparkle never go out of style, from icicles to snowflakes and geometric glitter patterns the options are truly endless. Glitter is available in every colour under the sun from silver, gold and bronze to moondust effects and unicorn. Your Salon Store has all the newest trends.

For for a real showstopper, how about Christmas lights that actually glow in the dark. Check out the latest looks from Nail Harmony Even better, all that glitters can be gold, thanks to Nail Harmony's 24-carat pure gold glitter.

Festive bling-time can also be created by adding Swarovski crystals to your Christmas manicure. From meridian blue to jet and rose, match to them to your party outfit for a truly chic touch.

Remember that you can simply add an accent nail to your existing manicure. How about snowflakes or a Santa hat on one nail to show your festive feeling. A glittery centre is a great option. @angelnailedit has the look.

Who knew that even the weather could provide a classy feel to well-dressed nails this year. Icicles and snow-topped trees are the perfect accents for a dreary day. By working monochromes, this stylish look suits any outfit. Sassy Shelly knows her stuff when it comes to combining festive and fabulous.


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Check out Lifetime Training's Level 2 and Level 3 Beauty Therapy diplomas,
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