Nail Ideas

50 Spooky Halloween Nail Ideas That Aren’t Cheesy

Source: @nailsbyalsn
Source: @nailsbyalsn

If you’re like us and also find yourself endlessly searching for “Halloween nail ideas” on Pinterest and Instagram, you’ll probably understand our conundrum. What fills our feeds is always unique and fun (it is spooky season, after all) but isn’t exactly something we’re excited to wear (especially for longer than a few days). Having Wednesday Addams on your nails is super cool, but it isn’t exactly something we’re willing to show off when we’re giving a presentation about Q4 projections the day after Halloween.

But your quest for the cutest Halloween nails doesn’t have to end there: We found the coolest, trendiest options that you’ll be dying to try all season long. Whether you are someone who wants to rock some Halloween art, or you’d prefer a subtle Halloween color to a more literal take on Halloween nails, we’ve got all the inspo for your next nail appointment. From fun French tips to spooky art, scroll to see them all in their glory.


1. Black Ghosts


2. Ombre Skeleton Hands


3. Green Slime


4. Celestial Charms


5. Purple Potion


6. Metallic Silver


7. Barbie Halloween


8. Frankenstein Stitches


9. The Nightmare Before Christmas


10. Witch’s Coven


11. One Blood Drop


12. Sweet and Scary Ghosts


13. White Ghosts


14. Halloween-Themed Tips


15. After Dark 


16. Matte Black with Shiney Tips


17. Halloween Checkered


18. Scream


19. Black Chrome


20. Pink Ghosts


21. Friendly Ghosts


22. Beetlejuice Stripes


23. Blood Red Chrome


24. Black and Orange Checkered


25. Aliens in Space


26. Purple Halloween Night


27. Deep Tones


28. Halloween French


29. Ghost French


30. Smokey Grey


31. Mummies


32. Orange and Black


33. Groovy Ghosts


34. Flame French


35. Oxblood


36. Black and White


37. Blood Spatter


38. Spider Webs


39. Deep Purple


40. Black French


41. Grey 


42. Abstract Black and White


43. Black and Grey Webs


44. Black and White Squiggles 


45. Sparkly Purple


46. Red and Black


47. Neon Yellow


48. Moons


49. Candy Corn Ombre


50. Vampire Blood Drips