<p>Hanukkah: A golden menorah shines bright atop Becky Bence’s (Salon 505 The Day Spa, Austin, Texas) cabernet-colored background. </p>

Hanukkah: A golden menorah shines bright atop Becky Bence’s (Salon 505 The Day Spa, Austin, Texas) cabernet-colored background.

<p>Hanukkah: Billyne Dowdy (Arbor Village Salon &amp; Suites, Battle Creek, Mich.) makes the Star of David stand out with her sparkling blue background.</p>

Hanukkah: Billyne Dowdy (Arbor Village Salon & Suites, Battle Creek, Mich.) makes the Star of David stand out with her sparkling blue background.

<p>Hanukkah: Kathleen M. M. Ringwood-Wood (My Nails Rock, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) puts a simple and artistic spin on the traditional menorah.</p>

Hanukkah: Kathleen M. M. Ringwood-Wood (My Nails Rock, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) puts a simple and artistic spin on the traditional menorah.

<p>Kwanzaa: Bence recreates the first Kwanzaa stamp, issued in 1997.</p>

Kwanzaa: Bence recreates the first Kwanzaa stamp, issued in 1997.

<p>Kwanzaa: Bence depicts the Kinara here, which is the candle holder for Kwanzaa. During the week-long celebration, a single candle is lit for each day. </p>

Kwanzaa: Bence depicts the Kinara here, which is the candle holder for Kwanzaa. During the week-long celebration, a single candle is lit for each day.

<p>Kwanzaa: Gold glitter and pan-African colors neatly frame Rhonda Harris’ (Sister's Hair Gallery, Chicago) Kinara.</p>

Kwanzaa: Gold glitter and pan-African colors neatly frame Rhonda Harris’ (Sister's Hair Gallery, Chicago) Kinara.

<p>Kwanzaa: Chomanczuk’s tip shows the colors of the Pan-African movement. Red represents the blood that unites all people of African ancestry, black is for the people, and green is for the land of Africa.</p>

Kwanzaa: Chomanczuk’s tip shows the colors of the Pan-African movement. Red represents the blood that unites all people of African ancestry, black is for the people, and green is for the land of Africa.

<p>Christmas: Chomanczuk combines red glitter polish with a hand-painted holly adorned with rhinestones.</p>

Christmas: Chomanczuk combines red glitter polish with a hand-painted holly adorned with rhinestones.

<p>Christmas: Bence’s relaxing Rudolph enjoys Christmas in Hawaii.</p>

Christmas: Bence’s relaxing Rudolph enjoys Christmas in Hawaii.

<p>Christmas: Bence steals Christmas with this detailed illustration of the Grinch.</p>

Christmas: Bence steals Christmas with this detailed illustration of the Grinch.

<p>Winter Solstice: The chill of winter icicles drip through Ringwood-Wood’smystic image.</p>

Winter Solstice: The chill of winter icicles drip through Ringwood-Wood’smystic image.

<p>Winter Solstice: Ringwood-Wood reflects Winter Solstice’s Druidic affiliations with Stonehenge in the sun.</p>

Winter Solstice: Ringwood-Wood reflects Winter Solstice’s Druidic affiliations with Stonehenge in the sun.

<p>Winter Solstice: Lois Kuntz (Trendsetter Salon, Lemoore, Calif.) illustrates the intergalactic marvels that first inspired Winter Solstice.</p>

Winter Solstice: Lois Kuntz (Trendsetter Salon, Lemoore, Calif.) illustrates the intergalactic marvels that first inspired Winter Solstice.

<p>Winter Solstice: Bence’s intricate snowflakes are similar to the complex celestial movements in the universe. </p>

Winter Solstice: Bence’s intricate snowflakes are similar to the complex celestial movements in the universe.

<p>Christmas: The layers of Dowdy’s ribbon-topped tip reflect the depths of the spirit of Christmas.</p>

Christmas: The layers of Dowdy’s ribbon-topped tip reflect the depths of the spirit of Christmas.

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<p>Hanukkah: A golden menorah shines bright atop Becky Bence’s (Salon 505 The Day Spa, Austin, Texas) cabernet-colored background. </p>
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Hanukkah: A golden menorah shines bright atop Becky Bence’s (Salon 505 The Day Spa, Austin, Texas) cabernet-colored background.

<p>Hanukkah: Billyne Dowdy (Arbor Village Salon &amp; Suites, Battle Creek, Mich.) makes the Star of David stand out with her sparkling blue background.</p>
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Hanukkah: Billyne Dowdy (Arbor Village Salon & Suites, Battle Creek, Mich.) makes the Star of David stand out with her sparkling blue background.

<p>Hanukkah: Kathleen M. M. Ringwood-Wood (My Nails Rock, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) puts a simple and artistic spin on the traditional menorah.</p>
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Hanukkah: Kathleen M. M. Ringwood-Wood (My Nails Rock, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) puts a simple and artistic spin on the traditional menorah.

<p>Kwanzaa: Bence recreates the first Kwanzaa stamp, issued in 1997.</p>
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Kwanzaa: Bence recreates the first Kwanzaa stamp, issued in 1997.

<p>Kwanzaa: Bence depicts the Kinara here, which is the candle holder for Kwanzaa. During the week-long celebration, a single candle is lit for each day. </p>
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Kwanzaa: Bence depicts the Kinara here, which is the candle holder for Kwanzaa. During the week-long celebration, a single candle is lit for each day.

<p>Kwanzaa: Gold glitter and pan-African colors neatly frame Rhonda Harris’ (Sister's Hair Gallery, Chicago) Kinara.</p>
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Kwanzaa: Gold glitter and pan-African colors neatly frame Rhonda Harris’ (Sister's Hair Gallery, Chicago) Kinara.

<p>Kwanzaa: Chomanczuk’s tip shows the colors of the Pan-African movement. Red represents the blood that unites all people of African ancestry, black is for the people, and green is for the land of Africa.</p>
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Kwanzaa: Chomanczuk’s tip shows the colors of the Pan-African movement. Red represents the blood that unites all people of African ancestry, black is for the people, and green is for the land of Africa.

<p>Christmas: Chomanczuk combines red glitter polish with a hand-painted holly adorned with rhinestones.</p>
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Christmas: Chomanczuk combines red glitter polish with a hand-painted holly adorned with rhinestones.

<p>Christmas: Bence’s relaxing Rudolph enjoys Christmas in Hawaii.</p>
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Christmas: Bence’s relaxing Rudolph enjoys Christmas in Hawaii.

<p>Christmas: Bence steals Christmas with this detailed illustration of the Grinch.</p>
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Christmas: Bence steals Christmas with this detailed illustration of the Grinch.

<p>Winter Solstice: The chill of winter icicles drip through Ringwood-Wood’smystic image.</p>
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Winter Solstice: The chill of winter icicles drip through Ringwood-Wood’smystic image.

<p>Winter Solstice: Ringwood-Wood reflects Winter Solstice’s Druidic affiliations with Stonehenge in the sun.</p>
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Winter Solstice: Ringwood-Wood reflects Winter Solstice’s Druidic affiliations with Stonehenge in the sun.

<p>Winter Solstice: Lois Kuntz (Trendsetter Salon, Lemoore, Calif.) illustrates the intergalactic marvels that first inspired Winter Solstice.</p>
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Winter Solstice: Lois Kuntz (Trendsetter Salon, Lemoore, Calif.) illustrates the intergalactic marvels that first inspired Winter Solstice.

<p>Winter Solstice: Bence’s intricate snowflakes are similar to the complex celestial movements in the universe. </p>
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Winter Solstice: Bence’s intricate snowflakes are similar to the complex celestial movements in the universe.

<p>Christmas: The layers of Dowdy’s ribbon-topped tip reflect the depths of the spirit of Christmas.</p>
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Christmas: The layers of Dowdy’s ribbon-topped tip reflect the depths of the spirit of Christmas.

With the holiday season quickly approaching, busy nail techs are gearing up for the busy season. With all the parties, clients are sure to want to look their best. We asked techs to make some holiday-inspired nail designs you can try for yourself this year. From Christmas to Kwanzaa, and Hanukkah to the Winter Solstice, we’ve got a design for everyone!

To look at more holiday nail art, look at these other nail art galleries:

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