The Cutest, Creepiest Halloween Nail Art Tutorials

They’re totally claw-some

Nail Stamping: Night of the Living Dead Halloween Nails by Nailstamp4fun
23 Oct 2015

Nail Stamping: Night of the Living Dead Halloween Nails by Nailstamp4fun

Pay tribute to the classic 1968 horror film Night of the Living Dead, and recreate the murky background, tombstones and zombie hand with nail stamps. If you don’t have one, paint details on with a thin nail brush and a steady hand.

Watch the tutorial here.

Vampire Kisses Halloween Nail Art Tutorial by PackAPunchPolish
23 Oct 2015

Vampire Kisses Halloween Nail Art Tutorial by PackAPunchPolish

Using only two colours, this is one easy nail design you can quickly paint on when you’re rushing out for a party.

Watch the tutorial here.

Nail art Halloween ♡ Frankenstein by Yoko-Nailart
23 Oct 2015

Nail art Halloween ♡ Frankenstein by Yoko-Nailart

Author Mary Shelley’s horrifying monster Frankenstein gets a kawaii makeover! All you need for this is to paint on your preferred nail colour (try to use pastels so the black shows) then use thin brushes to add the details with black nail polish.

Watch the tutorial here.

Cute Halloween Nail Art | Eyeballs! 2015 by Katherine Elizabeth
23 Oct 2015

Cute Halloween Nail Art | Eyeballs! 2015 by Katherine Elizabeth

When a pair of eyes aren’t enough, paint more on your nails. Using pink as a base actually makes this pretty enough to wear even when it’s not Halloween.

Watch the tutorial here.

The Walking Dead Inspired - Zombie Halloween Nails by Tina Tran
23 Oct 2015

The Walking Dead Inspired - Zombie Halloween Nails by Tina Tran

This is perfect for The Walking Dead fans and nail art noobs (because the lack of precision is encouraged). Don’t worry about destroying your fingers, the tears and cracks are done on false nails.

Watch the tutorial here.

4 Easy Halloween Nail Art Designs DIY by Kelli from The Nail Polish Challenge
23 Oct 2015

4 Easy Halloween Nail Art Designs DIY by Kelli from The Nail Polish Challenge

If you can’t decide on what you want to paint on your nails, why not paint a different design on each one? These variations of Halloween symbols like the Jack O’ Lantern are simple to do and super cute.

Watch the tutorial here.

Candy Halloween Nail Art Tutorial by PackaPunchPolish
23 Oct 2015

Candy Halloween Nail Art Tutorial by PackaPunchPolish

Let everyone know you’re just here for the candy with this whimsical sweet treat design. If you’re feeling creative, how about doing a Singaporean version with our childhood sweets?

Watch the tutorial here.

Spooky Skeleton Nails | Halloween Nail Art by Nailed It NZ
23 Oct 2015

Spooky Skeleton Nails | Halloween Nail Art by Nailed It NZ

We love how how this cartoon-y skeleton design looks great on both long and short nails, and can be achieved using products you’d probably already have at home like sponges and eyeshadow applicators.

Watch the tutorial here.

Halloween Nail Art | Nailed It & Ripped Up My Nail by Khrystynas Nail Art
23 Oct 2015

Halloween Nail Art | Nailed It & Ripped Up My Nail by Khrystynas Nail Art

Another gruesome idea, taken to the next level with metal nails, nail glue and lots of fake blood. 

Watch the tutorial here.

Halloween — where kids eat more candy than they should, and costume stores sell sexy versions of uniforms worn by respectable professions. Jokes aside, it’s also the best chance to go all out and dress up. Don’t have the time or not in the mood to get a costume? Deck out your nails instead! If you’re not sure where to start, get some nail inspo from the many Halloween nail tutorials on YouTube — click through above for our favourites.

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