New Year’s Eve Manicures to Ring in 2021

December 14, 2020
Samantha Holender
By: Samantha Holender | Makeup.com by L'Oréal
We think it’s a universal consensus that we’re ready to say goodbye and good riddance to 2020. So in an effort to channel all the good vibes for 2021, we’ll be ringing in the New Year with all the sparkle, confetti and champagne — on our nails that is. No matter what your celebration looks like this go-round (we suggest pajamas, the couch and ice cream), we’re sharing our favorite nail looks to rock on December 31st, below.

Oh, So Fancy 


If your vibe is sleek and sophisticated, we suggest recreating this retro-esque manicure. The black and gold graphic designs keep the look simple, but the glitter accent adds a fun pop that’s perfect for New Year’s Eve. Plus, if you’re getting dressed up, this nail art pairs perfect with a little black dress. 


The Sparklier the Better

Counting down until midnight and watching the ball drop? Yep, same. To really get in the spirit, try recreating the ball on your nails. We love the pastel vibe seen below, but swap out the base for black polish and do silver or gold dots for an edgier take.


Brighter Than the Ball

There’s no such thing as too much glitter — and this sequin nail art is proof. The lucite mani with floating, shiny specs looks uber cool. If you can’t make it to the nail salon, DIY this mani by using some nail glue to place sequins on your nail and cover with a top coat. 


Poppin’ Bottles

No New Year’s Eve celebration is complete without a bit of bubbly. Whether you’re popping champagne IRL or just getting in the spirit by recreating this adorable manicure, we hope you make the last night of 2020 a good one.


Sophisticated Shine 

Not a fan of nail art? You can still get in the NYE spirit by picking a holographic, icy or pearlized polish. You can’t go wrong with a winter shade like Essie Twinkle in Time


Photo: Christina from @clw_nailartist

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