The Most Requested Christmas Nail Salon Shades

The Most Requested Christmas Nail Salon Shades

Looking for some fresh nail inspiration this festive season? From rich reds to shimmery whites, these are the shades proving most popular across some of London’s top salons this Christmas – plus, where to buy them.
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London Grace Polishes in Pearl Top Coat & Oxford SALON: London Grace

You can’t go wrong with these two shades at Christmas. ‘Pearl’ looks great worn as a single, sheer layer or on top of other colours for a touch of shimmer. As for ‘Oxford’, this rich blue-black is ideal if you’re after something a bit different.  Available At

CND Vinylux Polish in OxbloodSALON: DryBy

An SL favourite, this beautiful burgundy is guaranteed to win you compliments. Plus, the formula is designed to adhere fully to the nail, so you don’t need a base or top coat.Available at

Kure Bazaar Nail Polish in ScandalSALON: Nails & Brows Mayfair 

Highly pigmented, this deep, almost black-red looks beautiful worn as a single layer, or built up for more impactful colour. The formula contains zero formaldehyde, parabens or synthetics. Instead, wood pulp, wheat cotton and corn work together to nourish and hydrate the nail for better results. Available at

Peacci Gel Polish in Roulette SALON: Townhouse 

This December, ‘Roulette’ is turning out to be Townhouse’s most-requested shade. With flecks of shimmer, it’s ideal for Christmas parties. One coat will give you a soft, sheer finish, while two will deliver a deeper red. We love the wide brush for seamless application.  Available at

OPI Nail Lacquer in Big Apple RedSALON: Blow Ltd

This bright, berry red is a favourite year after year at Blow. Ideal for the festive season, the undertones will suit most skin tones, while the glossy finish – as with all OPI polishes – is second to none. A classic colour that won’t disappoint. Available at

CND Nail Polish in Black PoolSALON: Duck & Dry Nails

As the old adage goes, black works with pretty much everything. Duck & Dry has reported this as its most-requested shade this festive season – especially with a smattering of gold foil around the tips.   Available at

CND Nail Polish in Signature Lipstick SALON: Blush + Blow London 

Perfect for those who prefer more of a deep, muted red, this is a flattering hue on every skin tone. With purple undertones, it’s warm and chic, with a high-shine finish that lasts for days. Available At

OPI Nail Lacquer in Snow Day In LA SALON: Secret Spa

A crisp, vivid white, there isn’t a single skin tone this won’t suit. It’s bright without being too flash, with an unbeatable high-shine finish we love. A fresh shade for the winter months ahead. Available At

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