9 Extra New Year's Eve Nail Art Looks For People Who Love Being Over The Top

Ad failed to load

A glittery dress isn't the only way to make a statement for the upcoming holiday. These nine over-the-top New Year's Eve nail tutorials are so extra that you'll be heading into 2018 making a serious statement. Yes, you can have a mani as bright as the ball that's dropping. Because a little bit of polish goes a long way.

If there's a time to be a little extra, it's to ring in the new year. While there are tons on minimalist nail art out there, some people would rather go bold. After a year filled with trends like wavy eyebrows, nose hair extensions, and even snow globe holiday nails, it only makes sense to finish off 2017 in the same way.

Whether you're looking to go 2D with glitter and fun designs or glue some accessories on, there's inspiration out there for you. YouTube has been coming up with New Year's nail art since, well, the beginning of the platform and each one gets better every single year. To no surprise, the most over-the-top ones are coming this year.

Ad failed to load

Here are some of the most over-the-top New Year's nail art tutorials out there, so you can bring all the best trends to the new year.

1. 2018 Mani

FYI Television Network on YouTube
Ad failed to load

This nail tutorial makes a statement, but is actually a heck of a lot easier than it seems at first glance. All you need is some nail polish, jewels, and a little bit of patience. Just remember to put "2018" instead.

2. 4D New Years Clock

Hotpinkzebrapolish on YouTube
Ad failed to load

If this isn't the ultimate New Year's Eve nail tutorial, then I don't know what is. This mani includes an actual spinning clock, so you can count down the minutes until the ball drops. Although you'll need more than just polish.

3. Three Ways To Shine

JauntyJuli on YouTube
Ad failed to load

No matter what you have on hand, there's a way to shine. This tutorial shows three different shattered glass tutorials, so you can be as sparkly as the ball that's dropping.

4. Popping Champagne

Nailzini on YouTube
Ad failed to load

You might not be able to actually pop the bottle until 5pm, but you can start the party on your nails well before the big day. You might not remember the memories of the night, but everyone will remember this mani.

5. Ball Drop Nails

FYI Television Network on YouTube
Ad failed to load

Whether you're going to Times Square or just watching it from home, these nails are the perfect way to embrace the holiday. It's the perfect mix of extra and just enough.

6. 3D Champagne Bottle

Bold n Trendy on YouTube
Ad failed to load

This isn't exactly what your friends mean when they say BYOB, but it's definitely a way to go over the top. It's actually surprisingly simple to achieve.

7. Midnight Blue Clock

Nails 21 on YouTube
Ad failed to load

Not only is this clock absolutely extra, there's even a little bit of art to go around it. I will admit that the midnight blue color behind it is genius as well. You could easily just do the clock, if you want to go more minimal.

8. Clear Shattered Glass

LongHairPrettyNails on YouTube
Ad failed to load

If the holographic New Year's Eve ball is a little too basic for you, you'll love this one. The look features clear nails. Because 2018 is the year to experiment with new trends.

9. All Trends In One

ChristabellNails on YouTube
Ad failed to load

Can't decide on just one trend? No worries. You can find every single one — from high glitter to minimalist clocks — in the tutorial. Pick your favorites or do them all in one. Either way you really can't go wrong.

With these nail tutorials, your New Year's Eve will be the most extravagant ones yet. The best part is that these are perfect for any occasion. Whether you're showing them ff to friends or just sharing them on you Instagram, you can't go wrong.

Ad failed to load
Must Reads

11 Tiny Sunglasses That Will Make You Look Even Cooler Than Kylie Jenner

You know what they say — the tinier the sunglasses, the more stylish the outfit. OK, that's not really a saying, but it seems to be the case these days. Basically every celebrity, model, and It person has been spotted sporting tiny sunglasses as part…
By Sara Tan

9 Ways This Royal Wedding Was Way More Modern Than Past Ones

The newly named Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, made history with their storybook courtship and wedding. What's more, there are myriad ways the royal wedding 2018 was more modern than previous royal weddings. From deciding…
By Brandi Neal

16 Brand New YA Rom-Coms To Add To Your Summer Reading List

Ah, summer. Post-Memorial Day it's all about being outside in the sunshine, lazy pool days and exciting beach trips, warm weather treats, and — most important of all — tote bags packed to the brim with all of the biggest and best summer reads. Whatev…
By Kerri Jarema

10 Little-Known British Traditions Meghan Markle Will Learn When She Marries Prince Harry

As an American woman dating a Brit, I am no stranger to the mishaps that can result from the cultural differences between the U.S. and England. And while I'm sure Meghan Markle has a slew of royal traditions to learn, titles to remember, and fancy ha…
By Kristin Magaldi

I've Paid $18,000 To A $24,000 Student Loan, & I Still Owe $24,000

It all became real the summer before my senior year of college. It was 2010, and my home phone still had a cord, which I wrapped around my fingers as I waited not-so-patiently for the apathetic representative on the other end to tell me the bad news …
By Kaitlyn Cawley

12 Personality Quizzes That Will Help You Determine Your Exact Strengths

Learning more about yourself can be tough. It's so easy to observe others to learn what makes them tick, what areas they really excel in, and the things they could be better at. Doing that to yourself, however, is a whole different story. That's exac…
By Jessica Booth

5 Brand New Short Story Collections You Can Finish In One Sitting This Weekend

Since 2013, May has been known by book-lovers by another name: Short Story Month. If you're ready to kick off this year's celebration the right way, make sure to pick up a short story collection to read over the weekend. Modern life moves more than …
By Sadie Trombetta

I Got Styled By 'Queer Eye's Tan France & Realized I Still Have A Lot Of Fashion "Rules" To Unlearn

When I walked into a New York City Express store on May 2 to get styled by Queer Eye's Tan France, I was ready for anything. And I mean truly anything. I am such a massive fan of the show and Tan that if he had instructed me to wrap myself in tin foi…
By Olivia Muenter

It Isn’t Bad To Have A “Princess Fantasy” — Mine Made Me The Woman I Am Today

What do you want to be when you grow up? If you were anything like me as a kid, at some point, the answer to that question was "a princess." Thanks to good old-fashioned gender stereotypes, most little girls born in the '90s (and even now) grew up in…
By Nicole Pomarico

9 Mother's Day Gifts For Your Mom That Also Give Back

Mother’s Day is around the corner, and unless you’re the type who’s got gift-giving on lock months in advance — and seriously, who is that person? — you might be scrambling a bit for great Mother's day 2018 gift ideas. And while it’s important to cho…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

Here’s How To Get A FREE 30-Minute Facial At Sephora That Sucks Your Pores Clean

Sephora has long been a mecca for both serious and amateur beauty lovers alike, where they not only have makeup artists that help answer questions about products, but free samples to let you play with new collections. But now they have upped the ante…
By Marlen Komar

Kris Jenner Is FINALLY Launching A Makeup Line With Kylie

Maybe you don't have a favorite sister of the Kar-Jenner clan, and that's perfectly fine. The one thing you can't deny, though, is that when it comes power, no one in that family has more than the world famous momager. Now, Kris Jenner x Kylie Cosmet…
By Shea Simmons

This Kendall Jenner “Diva” Moment Is Really Being Taken Out Of Context

The fashion always takes center stage at the Met Gala, but there's usually a little drama, too. And this time, a member of the Kardashian-Jenner family is involved. People are buzzing about how Kendall Jenner shoved someone at the Met Gala, but after…
By Nicole Pomarico

Feel Like You've Seen Everything On Netflix? Add These Movies To Your Watch List

The weekend may feel too far away, but if you're lacking formal plans, a Netflix marathon session is always a good idea. If you're an avid viewer, however, you probably feel like you've seen everything the streaming platform has to offer already. In …
By Ashley Rey

These 4 Zodiac Signs Are Going To Have The Best Luck In Love This May

Spring fever is here, but not all signs in the zodiac are dealt the same dose of lovin'. Some signs are going to have a better love lives than the rest of us in May, because that's just the way the cookie crumbles. According to astrologer Linda Furia…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Hillary Clinton Says She's Ready To Fight Like A Republican — EXCLUSIVE

Hillary Clinton Is Not Going Away Quietly. Can Hillary Clinton Please Go Quietly Into The Night? Unlike Losers Before Her, Clinton Is Not Going Gently Into the Night. These headlines, which appeared in various news outlets over the course of the last…
By Catherine Thompson and Jenny Hollander

Here's The Very Best Time To Book Your Summer Vacation If You're Trying To Save Money

Summer is a great time to travel, for obvious reasons. The weather is better. Many offices are more lax about time off. If you have kids, they’re out of school. But there’s one very important element that makes summer not a great time to travel: Cost…
By Emma McGowan