Best gifts for the nail-art obsessed

Dec 1, 2012 at 4:07 a.m. ET

Long gone are the days of French manis! Now it’s all about the glitter, bling and chic appliques that make your fingers look like true works of art. So for the nail art obsessed chick on your Christmas list this year, remember: You can’t go wrong with any of these glitzy gifts.

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Expressions by Almars Caviar bead nail art set

The caviar manicure is one of the hottest trends to grace fingers all year. And truth be told, we’re in love with it too. That’s why we’re absolutely convinced your BFF will be drooling over this fab 3D Nail Art Set just as much as we already are... because, duh — who wouldn’t want tiny pearl beads prettying up her nails?

(TJ Maxx, Marshalls and Ross, $15)

Pic-A-Colour by MBA Nail Lacquer Gift Set

Pic-A-Colour nail lacquer gift set

Instead of buying the nail art freak in your life a bunch of individual polishes, score this sweet Pic-A-Colour gift set by MBA for her. It features 18 different shades in 5-milliliter bottles, including winter trends like Deborah Lippmann’s Happy Birthday and Chanel Grey, as well as classic hues like mango, purples and pinks.

(Kohl’s, $20)

Red Carpet Manicure Starter & Gem and Jewels Kit

Red Carpet manicure starter with Gems & Jewels kit

For a gift that just keeps on giving, snag the first-ever at-home LED gel manicure system and the glam Gems & Jewels nail art kit to go along with it! She’ll be so stoked to never have to shell out a ton of money at the salon again that she’ll be thanking you for years to come — trust us.

(, $60)

NCLA Roomservice: Stilettos & Champagne Nail Wrap Kit

NCLA Roomservice: Stilettos & Champagne nail wrap kit

Get your girlfriend a New Year’s Eve gift she’ll be raving about to everyone! Ideal for the inexperienced nail art junkie who can’t exactly paint her own designs, this glamorous kit comes equipped with 44 revolutionary thin nail wraps, a nail file and clear instructions that make application easy-peasy.

(, $18)

Pure Ice Runway Nail Trends Collection

Pure Ice Runway Nail Trends collection

Seeking some chic stocking stuffers that’ll really make her fingers sparkle? Look no further than the party polishes from Pure Ice’s Runway Nail Trends collection. With over 50 stunning shades to choose from, and coming in at less than two bucks a pop, they’re the perfect present for your mom, sister or cousin who is constantly painting her nails. Personally, we’re huge fans of the glitter and textured suede finishes.

(Walmart, $2)

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