The following is a guest post from our friends at The Beauty Department.

For those of us who prefer a classic, solid manicure to more over-the-top nail art, it might be a little daunting to try something sparkly for this holiday season. We've found the perfect winter combo that isn't exactly plain polish, but isn't quite nail art, either. Introducing the Let It Snow mani, easily executed with the help of every manicurists' best friend—layering. All you'll need is the dark, winter shade of your choice, along with a glittered white layer.

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