The Nail Art You Should Try for the Holidays, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Go with what aligns with your cosmic vibe.

'Tis the season to be jolly! And few things make us happier than a fresh manicure. As the holidays approach, we're already thinking about all of the nail art possibilities. If you are too, but can't seem to land on a holiday manicure, then allow the stars to be your guide.

Whether you're an attention-loving fire sign that leans into the glitz and glamour of the season or an easy-going earth sign that prefers a minimalist approach year-round, we've gathered options for everyone with the help of Lisa Stardust, an astrologer.

The Holiday Manicure You Should Wear, According to Your Zodiac Sign 
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Ahead, keep reading to see what nail art will truly capture your style and the season's festivities, based on your zodiac sign.

Aries

Aries are free-spirited, spontaneous, and never afraid of being bold. According to Stardust, they'll lean into this part of their personality with an animated holiday manicure. "They will like to depict the funny side of the holidays with Grinch cartoons on their nails to embrace their humor," she says.

Taurus

Tauruses have never been afraid of a good glam moment. They live for extravagance, which is why they'll choose a manicure that is as extra as they are. "They'll go luxe all the way with bedazzlement and embellishment," says Stardust.

Gemini

Nothing captures the duality of Geminis more than a two-toned manicure. To keep it festive, we recommend choosing holiday colors and adding a hint of shimmer.

Cancer

This season is Cancer's favorite time to chill and relax at home so naturally, their manicure will offer the same cozy vibes. "They will like a cozy and stylish look, like tartan plaid or snowflakes," says Stardust.

Leo

Red nails seem like an obvious choice for the passionate and fiery lion sign. It's a classic look that will turn heads, giving Leos the attention they crave.

Virgo

Virgos have a humble and straightforward approach to life. When it comes to choosing a holiday manicure, Stardust says they'll lean into a simple style, like a French manicure with a hint of sparkle — it's festive yet minimalistic, exactly how they like it.

Libra

Libras' outgoing and friendly personalities make them want to spread the holiday cheer IRL and through their manicure. Rainbow candy cane nail art is as inviting and warm as they are.

Scorpio

Dreaming of a goth Christmas, Scorpio? We aren't surprised. According to Stardust, you'll likely see this water sign sporting dark colors and edgy nail art.

Sagittarius

Known to be the risk-taker of the zodiac signs, Sagittarius is always looking to make a statement during the holidays and every day, TBH. Anything bold and daring will attract the eye of the archer, says Stardust. "Think bright colors and designs that allow them to be noticed in a crowd."

Capricorn

"Being that the holidays occur around their birthday, they will opt for glitz and glam to celebrate their solar return," says Stardust. You can't go wrong with a full glitter set.

Aquarius

Aquarius is used to the seasonal chill (being a winter and an air sign), so their manicure will reflect a subtle winter wonderland. The dainty snow nail art is the sophisticated take that this air sign desires during the holidays.

Pisces

As the dreamers of the zodiacs, Pisces' will choose a manicure that's cute and sweet just like them, says Stardust. Think penguins or snowmen. These sweet and tender nails are sure to get this water sign in the holiday spirit.

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