5 must-try holiday nail trends

By Sarah Kelsey

'Tis the season to get festive with your attire, and that includes dressing up your nails in sartorially smart ways.

According to Kristen Wood, CEO and creator of The Ten Spot, the DIY nail art trend isn't going anywhere. In fact, everyone from Lauren Conrad to Zooey Deschanel has begun showcasing how they're playing up their pointers this holiday season. What are some top tips to take from these nail-happy celebrities?

"An accent nail is the perfect holiday accessory, it gives just a little something extra without over doing it," says Kristen (and we say go for the glitter!). She also adds that getting a regular manicure can transform nails and will improve their overall health.

Not sure where to begin your painting? We contacted experts from some of our favourite beauty brands to see what nail styles they recommend testing out this season. Once you've found a design you like, try these extra tips from Kristen.

"To make your polish last longer make sure you cap the edges of your nails with polish. This will prevent them from chipping. Every second day use a clear top coat to seal the polish. This will help you get a little longer wear out of it."

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