33+ Cute Gingerbread Christmas Nails [2023]

Ho! Ho! Ho! ‘Tis finally the season! Your evenings are booked, presents are wrapped – it’s about to be a full season of festivities, joy, and stunning Christmas looks!

A recent trend we’ve found to slay all Christmas evenings are gingerbread Christmas nails! 

Dainty, cute, and on theme, gingerbread nails are taking the festive season by storm!

Read the article below and become an expert on the latest trend! 

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33+ Ideas For Gingerbread Christmas Nails

Coffin nails or almond nails? Colored or outlined?

Find yourself asking all these questions. Fret not!

The festive nail experts are here.

Browse through our gallery of favorites to find a style that works for you!

1. Chocolate Mint Gingerbread Nails

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2. Latte Gingerbread Christmas Nails

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3. Sugar Cookie Nails

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4. Pink Sweater Nails

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5. Christmas Nails

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6. Chocolate Latte Gingerbread Nails

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7. Pink French Tips and Gingerbread Nails

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8. Icy and Sugar Nails

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9. Frosty Blue Nails with Gingerbreads

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10. Silver Outlined Gingerbread Nails

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11. Milky Gingerbread Christmas Nails

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12. Classy Red Christmas Nails with Gingerbreads

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13. Sugarland Cookie Nails

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14. Pink Christmas Gingerbread Coffin Nails

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15. Almond Christmas Nails

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16. Blue and Pink Coffin Nails with Gingerbreads

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17. Chrome Gingerbread Christmas Nails

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18. Silver French Tips

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19. Merry and Bright Nails

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20. Nude Gingerbread Festive Nails

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21. Green and Red Glitter Nails

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22. Festive Stiletto Nails

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23. Gingerbread nad Peppermint Nails

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24. Pastel Gingerbread Nails

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25. Nude Coffin Nails with Gingerbread and Snowflakes

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26. Textured Festive Nails

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27. Gold Christmas Acrylics

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28. Green Christmas French Tip Nails

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29. Gingerbread House Acrylic Nails

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30. Short Stiletto Nails with Gingerbread

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31. Glitter Snowflakes and Swirls

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32. Nude and Merry Nails

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33. Peppermint Short Nails

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34. Snowflakes Coffin Nails

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35. Chrome Stiletto Gingerbread House Nails

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36. Golden Glitter Nails

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37. Classic Christmas French Tips

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38. Shining Almond Nails

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39. Glitter Christmas Nails

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40. Xmas Fairytale Nails

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41. Gingerbread and Rhinestone Nails

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The Growing Trend of Themed Nail Art

Thanks to nail salons popping up on every corner and easily accessible nail art, nail enthusiasts are treating themselves to the most beautiful themed manicures.

The nail plate has now become every artist’s own canvas. 

We truly believe the festive season is the perfect time to flex your nail art skills. Paint the town red!

Why Gingerbread Christmas Nails?

Nothing suggests Christmas like a well-made gingerbread house.

Symbolic of festive cheer, full tables, and flowing drinks, the gingerbread people are a part of hearts and homes during celebration.

Drawing inspiration from one of the iconic symbols of Christmas will elevate your nail art game to a whole new level! 

What You’ll Need to Get Started

There are some basic tools you’ll need to get started on gingerbread nails. Some tools to help you start off are:

  • Nail dotters, also known as “dotting” tools.
  • Nail art brushes
  • Stationery tape/stickers
  • Thin, colored striping tape

Keep a reference image or drawing handy so you know you’re not getting it wrong!

Maintenance Tips for Your Festive Nails

There are some simple tips that will make your merry manicure last longer.

Follow these easy steps for a month-long Santa’s claws!

  • Moisturize: Keep your nails and cuticles moisturized. Use cuticle oil or a rich hand cream to prevent dryness and chipping.
  • Protect Your Nails: Wear gloves when doing any festive chores, especially hanging up those pesky decorations! 
  • Proper Diet: While it is the time to indulge, a balanced diet rich in vitamins, minerals, and proteins contributes to healthy nails. Foods like biotin-rich eggs, nuts, and leafy greens can be beneficial.
  • Regular Trims: It can be easy to forget regular nail care. Trim your nails regularly to maintain their shape and prevent them from becoming too long and prone to breakage.
  • Gentle Nail Care Tools: Use gentle nail tools, such as a soft nail file and a wooden cuticle stick, to shape and care for your nails.

Finally, we say, Enjoy!

Dip your fingers into festive fever (very literally) starting with a beautiful and intricate nail art!

Use imaginative nail art to capture the holiday spirit and this season, let your claws speak for you as we enter the festive frenzy! 

Julie Higgins
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Julie is a Staff Writer at momooze.com. She has been working in publishing houses before joining the editorial team at momooze. Julie's love and passion are topics around beauty, lifestyle, hair and nails.