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Top 10 DIY Halloween Nail Art Ideas

Looking for cute Halloween nail art ideas this holiday season? These cool designs will make you want to get started with your nails right away!

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DIY Halloween Nail Art This Holiday Season

Cool Halloween Nail Designs

It’s almost Halloween! You know what I look forward to this time of the year aside from wearing awesome costumes?

Equally cool Halloween nail art designs!

Fall brings all kinds of holidays with it. Aside from Thanksgiving, Halloween is the most anticipated day for both kids and adults.

While you may think you’re past the age of dressing up for the occasion, there are still some (like me) who still find joy in the novelty of the act. So why not compromise by dressing up your nails instead?

Halloween is one of my most-awaited holidays. Why?

Because it inspires me! From my makeup to my costumes and down to my nail art design — I LOOOOVE Halloween.

If you’re someone who’s hesitant to wear a costume for Halloween but secretly loves the idea, don’t fret! You can wear your costume on your fingernails!

Here are ten of the best nail art designs around the world, FOR YOU.

1. Halloween Ready


It’s got the must-haves for Halloween, a spider, Trick or Treat, a sticky web, and a creepy jack-o-lantern smile. Add in some orange and black hues and you’ve got the perfect nails for the holiday!

2. Monster Mouth

Be very wary of vampires and werewolves this Halloween. Scare them off with these matte fangs design creepy halloween nails!

Learn how to make murderous fangs with this tutorial!

3. Crazy Clown


Are you afraid of crazy clowns? Everyone’s got their own phobias.

I’m not really scared of clowns but these murderous clowns are just plain crazy!

4. Pink Halloween Nails


You don’t have to be all goth for Halloween. Allow your girly side to come out with these pastel pink cute Halloween nails.

5. Franken-Nails

This design gives you the impression of detached nails being reattached.

Such an awesome homage to Frankenstein’s monster. Learn how to make a Frankenstein stitches nail art here.

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6. Chilled To The Bone


Skeletons are staples for Halloween. You can make them look funny or really scary, depending on your mood.

Either way, they still look cool. Learn how to recreate this here.

7. Eye See You


This nail art requires very little material and is very easy to do. It doesn’t matter whether you have long or short nails.

You’ll get the idea once you see it!

8. The Shining


Halloween would not be the same without horror movies! Here’s a tribute to one of the scariest films of all time: The Shining!

9.  Spooky Cemetery

Of course you can’t have Halloween nail art without bringing up cemeteries. And they ALWAYS have to be spooky!

This tutorial will teach you how to make your own cemetery on your nails.

10. Do You Voodoo?

Another Halloween nail art to have is a tribute to voodoo and black magic. Nothing says murderous witches than those who can kill you with just their dolls.

Try this design yourself with this tutorial.

Can’t decide which theme to follow? Check out Cute Polish’s ultimate guide to Halloween nails:

What do you think? There are a lot more Halloween nail art designs all over the world but these ten mostly represent the unforgettable elements of the occasion.

Which of these nail art ideas will you try this year?

If you’ve got other ideas that are perfect for your Halloween excursion this year, let me know in the comments section below!


Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on October 14, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.

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