Christmas Nail Art - Mistletoe

Christmas Nail Art - Mistletoe

It's only the end of November but Christmas nail art is on full swing in the salon now. Every single client up for something Christmasy.

As you know my favourite part of doing nails when we get to the art bit so I am actually really pleased as a lot of people who would normally just go for a plain colour wants something this time of the year. 

So I came up with a really easy and absolute salon friendly idea: my little mistletoe. It only needs a few colours and about 5 minutes and you are ready to go. 


I have used the following colours

♡ green gel:

♡ red gel

♡ white gel

♡ black gel

♡ gold gel

My usual fine nail art brush, and matt or glossy top coat, whichever you like. 

Here are the steps:

Step 1

Step 1: choose a light background for this design. A milky white with some glittery bits is a good one but you can just use milky white colour. It is up to you. I have done it both ways and looks very pretty. Use a matt top coat before you start painting your branches on. Why? Because it is a lot easier to paint on a matt background than on a shiny one. If you have, use more than just one green colour. With 2 or 3 different greens, you can achieve a very realistic look. 😉

Step 2

 Step 2: using your petal brush, add 2 berries or mistletoe in red colour. Cure.


Step 3

Step 3: repeat the previous step with another colour. This champagne gold is a very good choice. Cure. 

Step 4

Step 4: add some really fine lines with black. And then with white. Cure between. If you fancy, you can add some rhinestones and beads too. 


Watch the video here: 



Since I have shown this design to my clinets, it's been a big favourite so far. 🥰 it looks good pairing with red...

Salon nails


but also pairing with some pink glitter. 😉

Salon nails


It is so easy to do on short as well as on long nails, I'm sure you and your clients will love it too. 😍🥰


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Happy to receive your designs too.

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Lots of nail love,

Susan xx

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