When it comes to wearing nail art, "red can be tricky," says Michelle Saunders, an Essie celebrity manicurist. "If it's not done strategically, it can look bloody or smeared." Stick to simple designs, she says, like a traditional moon manicure or an ombré contrast from bright to dark. Here, our edit of Instagram's best looks.
Make over a scarlet manicure with a festive glitter top coat.