25 Creative but Easy Halloween Nails Designs You Can Copy

Easy Halloween nails are not only the last resort option. They can be pretty fun and unusual, as well. All you need to do is find the suitable idea and be patient enough to copy it. As usually, we gathered here the trendiest and the best ideas to make your life easier. And for more convenience, we even described how to replicate these designs step by step. Do not be afraid of letting your creative spirit out, at least once a year.

Black Cat

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply a purple base coat.
  3. With the help of a thin brush and black nail polish draw an outline of a cat head on your nail.
  4. Add two white eyes to the middle.
  5. Fill in the white outline with toxic green.
  6. Add some bright yellow to the middle of each eye.
  7. Add two vertical black lines for pupils.
  8. Apply a top coat.

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Jack Skellington

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply a white base coat to the ring and middle finger.
  3. Apply a purple base coat to the rest of your fingers.
  4. Add thin vertical lines to the middle finger.
  5. With the help of a thin detailer brush draw the eyes of the skull.
  6. Add a nose and stitched mouth.
  7. Apply a top coat.

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Mummies

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply liquid latex to protect your cuticles.
  3. Apply nude base coat.
  4. Mix various shades of brown to succeed with a suitable transition effect.
  5. With the help of a sponge add some sandy combination of nail polishes to your finger.
  6. Add thin brown horizontal stripes to your finger.
  7. Add some black nail polish in-between the lines.
  8. Add two white dots to form the eyes.
  9. Add two smaller black dots for the pupils.
  10. Apply a top coat.

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Vampire Lips

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply a white base to all your fingers but one.
  3. Apply a red base coat to the ring finger.
  4. Use black nail polish to outline the red mouth shape.
  5. With the help of white nail polish and thin detailer brush draw the vampire teeth, separate the teeth with the help of thin black lines.
  6. Add some pink nail polish to form the tongue.
  7. Apply a top coat.

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Magnetic Spooky Eyes Nail Art

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply a white base coat.
  3. Apply liquid latex to protect the cuticles.
  4. Apply toxic green and yellow nail polish to the sponge to create a vertical ombre effect.
  5. Press on the sponge to the nail to transfer the nail polish.
  6. Remove liquid latex.
  7. Use a detailer brush and black nail polish to create an eye shape.
  8. Fill out the spaces with black nail polish.
  9. Add a vertical stripe to the center of the eye to create a pupil.
  10. Add a white dot to center.
  11. Apply a top coat to finish these easy Halloween nails.

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Bloody And Stylish Vampire Nails

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply a black base coat to all the nails but one.
  3. Apply a neutral base coat to your ring finger.
  4. With the help of a thin detailer brush and black nail polish create a triangular shape as at the bottom of your nail.
  5. With the help of a dotting tool and black nail polish, add two eyes to the middle of your nail.
  6. Paint black eyebrows and mouth with fangs.
  7. Add red dots to the middle of black ones.
  8. Add white paint to the fangs and the corners of the eyes.
  9. With the help of a dotting tool and red nail polish, create dripping blood effect on the other nails.
  10. Apply a top coat.

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Cute And Easy Skeleton Nails

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply a black base coat.
  3. With the help of a thin detailer brush and white nail polish draw a skeleton shape in the middle of your nail.
  4. Add two tiny black dots to the skull to create eyes and draw a thin line for a mouth.
  5. Add a tiny yellow bow to the head or neck, depending on the gender of your skeleton.
  6. Apply matte top coat.

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Scary Eyeball Nails To Try Out

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply a white base coat.
  3. Add a blue circle to the center of your nail.
  4. Add darker blue diagonal lines to the center.
  5. Add a black dot to the middle of the eye.
  6. Add a tiny white dot to the corner of the pupil.
  7. Draw thin red spiral lines around the eye.
  8. Apply a top coat.

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Simple Witch Boots Manicure For Your Party Look

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply a white base coat.
  3. Apply two lines of striping tape to the middle of your nail.
  4. Draw purple and orange stripes within the striping tape.
  5. Remove the striping tape.
  6. With the help of a tiny detailer brush and black nail polish create a boot shape.
  7. Add same purple and orange horizontal lines to the other nails.
  8. Apply a top coat to finish these easy Halloween nails.

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Halloween Nail Art Tutorial: Pumpkin Jack

No Halloween goes without pumpkins. Why not introduce them into your mani then?

  1. Create an orange tip on your nail.
  2. Add a couple of light orange vertical lines over the tip.
  3. Outline the tip of your nail with a black horizontal line.
  4. Add a tiny black line in-between of each of orange colors of your tip.
  5. For the pumpkin nail, start with an orange base.
  6. Add vertical light orange lines over the base.
  7. Create two small triangles in the middle of your nail using black nail polish.
  8. Create a zigzag pattern using black to form the pumpkin mouth.
  9. With the help of green nail polish, create the top of the pumpkin.
  10. Apply the top coat.

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Easy Way to Create Halloween Stiched Nails

  1. Apply base coat.
  2. Apply purple base coat.
  3. Press a triangular-shaped painter’s tape over the nail.
  4. Apply lime green and orange nail polish to the top and bottom of your nail.
  5. Carefully remove the tape.
  6. Add two black lines where the colors meet.
  7. Add small black vertical lines for the ‘stitches.’
  8. Apply matte top coat.

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5 Fun Halloween Nail Art

  1. Apply base coat.
  2. Apply purple base coat to your thumb.
  3. With the help of white nail polish, outline candies and fill them in.
  4. Fill in the bottom of each candy with yellow acrylic paint.
  5. Fill in the middle with orange acrylic paint.
  6. Apply white base coat to your pointer finger.
  7. With the help of black nail polish, create the outline of the skull.
  8. Add up teeth, eyes, and nose, and your design is ready.
  9. Use the black nail polish to create a circle at the tip of your nail.
  10. Add up some pointy ears to each side.
  11. Add two dots of yellow to create the eyes.
  12. Add black pupils to the center of yellow dots.
  13. Apply green base to your ring finger.
  14. Create two black almond shapes for the eyes.
  15. Add two black tiny lines for the nose and a smile.
  16. Apply black base to your pinkie.
  17. Apply glossy top coat over it.
  18. Apply matte top coat.
  19. Add three dark red dots and connect them starting from your cuticle.
  20. Apply glossy top coat over all your fingers except for the pinkie.

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Easy Halloween Nails: Bloody Eyeballs

Among easy Halloween nails ideas, there are many that repeat themselves and, with time, it gets boring. That is why we have something special for you and to be precise –bloody eyeball manicure.

  1. Apply a coat of nude pink to your nails.
  2. Cover it with a base.
  3. Add a dark red dot to the center of your nail.
  4. Add a little white dot to the middle of dark red one.
  5. With the help of a pin, create lines going in every direction from the ‘eye.’
  6. Add a drop of white to the middle.
  7. With the help of dark red, create the ‘pupil.’
  8. Apply the top coat.

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Easy Halloween Nails Art Ideas: Bats and Blood

When we think about easy Halloween nails, the ones that involve bats and blood are the first that come to mind.

  1. Create a black tip on your nail for a bat.
  2. Add two small, curved vertical lines to resemble the wings.
  3. Add two small lines to form the ears.
  4. Add two tiny white dots for the eyes and finish them with tiny black ‘pupils.’
  5. With the help of a dotting tool and red nail polish, create bloody tips.
  6. Apply the top coat.

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Easy Halloween Nails Design without Any Special Tools

It’s one of the scariest Halloween nail art ideas. You should try it!

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply orange nail polish to your middle nail.
  3. With the help of white nail polish, create an S-shape over the orange base.
  4. Fill in the top area with white.
  5. With the help of a bobby pin and black nail polish, create eyes and mouth.
  6. Paint your index finger purple.
  7. With the help of black nail polish, create a zigzag-shaped mouth.
  8. Create a few ‘eyes’ with the help of white nail polish.
  9. Add some orange ’pupils’ to the white ‘eyes.’
  10. Cover your ring finger with a green base and with the help of glitter, create a gradient effect.
  11. Apply an orange base to your thumb and pinkie.
  12. Add some black to the nail tips and form a dripping pattern with the help of a bobby pin.
  13. Apply the top coat.

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Halloween Nail Ideas: Spooky Skulls

This nail design is super easy and can be done by anyone.

  1. Cover your nails with a white base.
  2. Form the ‘eyes’ and ‘nose’ with the help of dark red nail polish.
  3. Add several vertical lines to the tip of your nail to form a ’mouth.’
  4. Apply the top coat.

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Classic Black and Orange Hues for Halloween Nail Ideas

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply a white base coat.
  3. Apply liquid latex to secure the cuticles.
  4. Add orange and black nail polish to the sponge, creating a circle.
  5. Press the sponge onto the nail.
  6. Using a detailer brush and black nail polish draw a tree in the middle of the orange circle.
  7. Repeat the procedure with other nails and add pumpkins to the scene.
  8. Apply a top coat, and easy Halloween nails are ready!

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Frankenstein Nails Designs

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply a bright yellow base coat.
  3. Place a chevron sticker closer to the bottom of your nail and paint the bottom part black.
  4. Remove the sticker.
  5. Add two white dots to create the eyes.
  6. Add two tiny black dots to create the pupils.
  7. Paint your nail white.
  8. Add striping tape, placing it in different directions.
  9. Paint the sections yellow and lilac.
  10. Add black outlined stitches to the design.
  11. Apply a top coat.

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Jack Skellington Design for Halloween Party

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply a white base coat.
  3. Using a thin brush and black nail polish create the eyes, nose and the stitched mouth.
  4. Add thin black vertical lines to the other nail.
  5. Apply a top coat.

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Simple but Cute Halloween Nails

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply burgundy and white base to your nails.
  3. Apply liquid latex around the nails with a white base to protect the cuticles.
  4. Add burgundy, dark red, pink and orange colors to the sponge to create an ombre effect.
  5. Press the sponge onto the nail.
  6. Remove liquid latex.
  7. Using a thin brush and black nail polish draw crosses on your nail.
  8. Apply a top coat.

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Easy Halloween Nails with Colorful Eyes

  1. Apply base coat.
  2. Paint your nails black.
  3. Add two white dots with a dotting tool for the eyes.
  4. Add different-colored dots to the white ones.
  5. Add small black dots to finish the eyes.
  6. Apply matte top coat.

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Cute Pumpkin Nail Art

  1. Apply base coat.
  2. Apply white base to your middle and ring finger.
  3. Apply orange base to the rest of your fingernails.
  4. Cover orange base with sparkly top.
  5. Cover orange base with regular glossy top.
  6. Draw a pumpkin shape over the white base.
  7. Add a darker outline to the pumpkin shape.
  8. Add some green swirly stems to the pumpkin.
  9. Cover the pumpkin with matte top coat.

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Sugar Skull Halloween Nail Art

  1. Apply base coat.
  2. Apply black nail polish to all of your fingers but one.
  3. Apply white nail polish as a base for the sugar skull.
  4. With the help of black nail polish and a tiny paint brush, draw all the necessary details the skull has: cheekbones, eyes, nose, teeth.
  5. With a medium dotting tool and black nail polish, apply dots all around the ‘eyes.’
  6. Using bright nail polishes, draw flowers on each ‘cheek.’
  7. Add some bright-colored dots to the black ones around eye sockets.
  8. Using your bright nail polishes, add extra details to the skull, if needed.
  9. Apply confetti nail polish over the black base on every nail.
  10. Apply top coat.
  11. Add crystals to the skull’s eyes.

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Halloween Nail Art: Polka Dot Spiders

  1. Apply base coat.
  2. Apply bright orange coat.
  3. With the help of a dotting tool and black nail polish, create some dots.
  4. Repeat the procedure with white nail polish.
  5. With a tiny brush and black nail polish, add some ‘legs’ to black dots.
  6. With the help of a dotting tool and while nail polish, create the eyes.
  7. Finish the ‘eyes’ with tiny black dots.
  8. Apply top coat.
  9. On your ring finger, you can create the ’momma’ spider, in the same way described above.

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Glitter Skull Nail Art

  1. Apply base coat.
  2. Apply black nail polish.
  3. With the help of glittery nail polish and a small paint brush, create a skull shape.
  4. Use black nail polish and a tiny brush to create the eyes, nose, and teeth of the skull.
  5. Apply top coat, either glossy or matte.

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Very often it may seem that creative nail art is something that not everyone can master. However, one look at these simple Halloween nail art tutorial will change your mind forever and will help you become a real manicure pro in the shortest period of time ever!

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