This Year’s Best Shimmer Nail Polish Colors for the Holidays
‘Tis the season for a little shimmer. We’re tinseling our trees and decking our halls with sparkly lights so why not go ahead and add a little pizzazz to our nails while we’re at it? These shimmer nail polish picks are subtle enough to work for just about any holiday occasion, from your work holiday party to Mama’s Christmas Eve extravaganza. Let these Christmas nail ideas inspire you to go a little bolder this holiday season.
OPI I’m Not Really a Waitress
This deep red has a hint of shimmer that will dazzle under the glow of Christmas tree lights.
Buy: $11; amazon.com
OPI Now Museum, Now You Don’t
A true red gets an extra hit of holiday cheer with the addition of metallic sparkle. It also comes in OPI’s classic Nail Lacquer version and professional GelColor.
Buy: $13; opi.com
Ella + Mila Bang Bang
We’re calling this crimson purple just right. What’s even better than the festive hue? How about its 7-free formula that skips the scary ingredients, leaving you with safe color you can feel good about wearing all season long.
Buy: $11; ellamila.com
Deborah Lippmann Dirty Little Secret
If red just isn’t working for you this year, give greige shimmer nails a spin. It’s the new neutral made for your December mani.
Buy: $20; hsn.com
CND Kiss of Fire
We just found the perfect shade for complementing that glass of Champagne you’ll be holding at your next Christmas party. It’s close to a true red with just a bit of sparkle.
Buy: $11; Ulta.com
Smith & Cult Consequence of Fame
We hope you don’t mind, but we’re going a little bold with this one. If you’re looking to veer from the ruby-hued classics of the season in favor of a little extra wow-factor, try this gilded shimmer on for size.
Buy: $18; bluemercury.com
China Glaze You’re A Mean One
Slightly unexpected but fully on point, this little number is definitely worthy of the nice list this year.
Buy: $7; sallybeauty.com