When it comes to Halloween, we like to go obsessively overboard. That means as soon as October 1st arrives, everything that was once normal gets a spooky spruce – even our nails.
Whether you’re adding the final frightening touches to your costume or in need of some last-minute ghoulishness, a spine-chilling manicure is what will really get you noticed.
So, to help you get into the scary spirit, we’ve done the rounds and compiled a gallery of incredible Halloween nail art.
It’s not really Halloween until you get your hands on a pumpkin – or in this case, vice versa. This pumpkin-inspired nail look is perfect if you’re dressing tame this year and want to add a pop of cute and festive colour to your costume. (Image: Pinterest)
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Give your hands a taste of a haunted cemetery with this eerie creation – it’s surprisingly easier to achieve than you think. Simply coat your nails in a deep purple paint, grab some scary stencils and match with a zombie outfit for a seriously mysterious manicure. (Image: Pinterest)
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Not for the faint-hearted, this classic manicure takes a gory twist – and it's probably the only time you’ll ever get away with cracked and broken nails. Perfect for a dose of dramatic horror, this spook-tacular design will 100% give the scare-factor. (Image: Pinterest)
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Combine sweet polka dots with menacing bats and what do you get? A mysterious manicure that is girly but gothic. We love this look as you can easily switch up the colours and make it your own. (Image: Pinterest)
These horror movie-inspired hands are the ultimate match for the girls and boys that spend time on the all-important details. Perfect for the Halloween-obsessed, you can bring your favourite horror films to life – although Chucky is pretty good at giving us the creeps.
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So, there we have it: 10 fantastically frightful nail art designs. Halloween comes with no rules, so this is the perfect time to get your creative cauldron out – the more gruesome, the better.
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