And when Christmas finally rolls around, there are endless offerings to choose from when it comes to freshening up a celebratory 'do or opting for a crimson lip that Santa would approve of. However, when it comes to our nails, it's easy to forget about how our digits could be in need of a trip to the North Pole.
Falling somewhere in the middle as a fit-for-all and (sometimes) amateur-friendly option to keep the holiday spirit going from tips to toes.
Both manicure maniacs and all-around beauty savants can breathe easy, thanks to stunning, seasonal nail art ideas that are simple enough to master at-home, minus a manicurist.
Below, we've rounded up the jolliest, most Christmas-inspired nail designs to get you through the silly season.
Go for glitter
Cute and quirky. What's not to love?
Green with envy
Glossy coats of emerald or forest green are perfect for those wanting a modest and calming look.
While it might be summer in Australia, nothing says Christmas like a frosty snow flake.
Christmas is all about spending time with your loved one... and food. Inject some sweetness to your look with these candycane and gingerbread nail art ideas.
Red and gold
A classic Christmas colour combination, red and gold is a chic option for those looking to keep things more understated.