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Halloween Nail Art DIY Manicure Tutorials and Design Ideas

Updated on January 16, 2015

8 Cute & Spooky Halloween Nail Art Video Tutorials

Nail art is always a great way to express yourself, but it can be especially fun at Halloween, when you can dress up your nails in their own little costumes!

I have created a collection featuring 8 of my favorite Halloween-themed nail art tutorials, and am sharing it with you in hopes that you may be inspired to try one of these cute or spooky Halloween manicures for yourself - or at least get some great DIY nail art ideas and inspiration. You'll find some sweet candy corn nails, an adorable skull design, spooky spider webs, and many more! You'll learn some interesting nail art techniques including marbling and stamping...

But don't let me keep you - go on in and have some fun!

Happy Haunting!

Dexter inspired blood spatter Halloween nail art manicure tutorial
Dexter inspired blood spatter Halloween nail art manicure tutorial | Source

Blood Spatter Halloween Nail Art Tutorial

Perfect for Halloween - or for the die-hard Dexter fan, of course - this red and white blood spatter manicure is easy and fun (and very messy).

Watch the following video to see how to create this look!

DIY Halloween Blood Spatter Nail Art Tutorial - video by WinterRose84

For this Cool Blood Spatter Nail Art Manicure you will need:

cute skull stamped nail art halloween manicure tutorial
cute skull stamped nail art halloween manicure tutorial | Source

Cute Stamped Skull Halloween Nail Art Manicure Tutorial

Try your hand at this not-so-scary skull manicure with Konad special stamping polish and a Bundle Monster stamping design. In fact, it's really quite cute, don't you agree? It doesn't look difficult at all, if you have the right supplies.

See the video below for detailed instructions on how to use a nail stamp to create this adorable look!

For this Cute Skull Nail Art Manicure you will need:

Bundle Monster 25pc Manicure Accessories Nail Art Stamping Plate Set - Series 2
Bundle Monster 25pc Manicure Accessories Nail Art Stamping Plate Set - Series 2

This video tutorial uses the BundleMonster skull design plate (#225)

 
Cute frankenstein Halloween nail art manicure tutorial
Cute frankenstein Halloween nail art manicure tutorial | Source

Frankenstein Halloween Nail Art Manicure Tutorial

An adorable little Frankenstein manicure is the perfect tribute to the classic old creepy story that has become associated with Halloween over the years.

This video below will show you how to paint these cute little dudes on your fingertips!

Adorable Frankenstein Halloween Nail Art Manicure Tutorial - video by goldiestarling

For this Adorable Frankenstein Halloween Manicure you will need:

Spider web Halloween nail art manicure tutorial (video)
Spider web Halloween nail art manicure tutorial (video) | Source

Spider Web Halloween Manicure Tutorial

It's easy to create a spider web design on your nails for Halloween. Choose any colors you like to customize this look to match your costume or your personality!

See how to create these fingertip spiderwebs in the video below.

DIY Spider Web Halloween Nail Art Manicure Tutorial - video by luxuriousnails

For this Fun Spider Web Nail Art Manicure you will need:

Always Start with a Base Coat & Finish with a Top Coat!

Always use a base coat before painting your nails to protect them from drying out and becoming brittle and discolored. Additionally, it is best to be sure to protect your spooky Halloween nail art designs with a top coat of your choice, to prevent chipping and help your hard work last longer with a nice glossy shine!

Cute vampire Halloween nail art manicure tutorial
Cute vampire Halloween nail art manicure tutorial | Source

Cute Vampire Halloween Nail Art Manicure Tutorial

It's not Halloween without the appearance of the iconic vampire! This Dracula manicure pays tribute to the famous bloodsucker and totally trumps the tired old cape & teeth costume.

You'll find the steps for this nail art design in the following video.

Cute Vampire Halloween Nail Art Tutorial - video by bete3660

For this Cute Vampire Halloween Manicure you will need:

Cute candy corn manicure - Halloween nail art tutorial
Cute candy corn manicure - Halloween nail art tutorial | Source

Cute Candy Corn Halloween Nail Art Manicure Tutorial

Another must-have Halloween look for nails is the obligatory candy corn manicure! This tri-colored candy will forever be associated with Halloween, and it makes an excellent inspiration for Halloween nail art.

Can I say it? Nail candy. Ok, I had to. Please don't hate me.

See how to paint your nails to look like Candy Corn in the following video :)

DIY Halloween Candy Corn Manicure - video by prettypolishes

For this Sweet Candy Corn Manicure you will need:

Professional Thermal Spa U/V Nail Dryer

Speed up your drying time between coats with this salon-style professional U/V nail dryer. Don't leave the house without setting your manicure's topcoat after all that hard work!

Googly-eyed mummy nail art halloween manicure tutorial
Googly-eyed mummy nail art halloween manicure tutorial | Source

Googly-eyed Mummy Halloween Nail Art Tutorial

I have to say that using googly eyes in a manicure is the cutest idea for this mummy nail art tutorial. What a fun way to celebrate Halloween with all these tiny little fingernail costumes!

The following video will show you how to create this fun Halloween manicure.

Cute Googly-Eyed Mummy Manicure - Halloween Marbled Nail Art Tutorial - video by SimpleLittlePleasues

For this Mummy wrap marble nail art manicure you will need:

Scream inspired Halloween manicure tutorial
Scream inspired Halloween manicure tutorial | Source

Scream inspired Halloween Manicure Tutorial

This Scream inspired manicure also comes with instructions to create a colorful, albeit bloody, French manicure to complete the Halloween nail art design.

Check it out and see how to paint your nails like this in the next video:

Spooky Scream Mask and Bloody French Tips Nail Art Tutorial - video by Miss80Million

6 spooky DIY Halloween Makeup Tutorials
6 spooky DIY Halloween Makeup Tutorials

If you like this lens, you'll love:

6 Spooky DIY Halloween Makeup Tutorials

See this collection of video tutorials showing you step-by-step how to create these 6 scary Halloween looks with only a few basic special effects makeup supplies and learn the techniques the experts use! You'll be surprised at how simple it really is to look like a character right out of a horror movie - and you can do it all yourself!

I hope you found some fun Halloween-themed nail art designs that inspire you give your nails their own special little costume this year :)

Do you have a favorite? Which one will you try first?

© 2012 Jessica Barst

Which is your favorite Halloween Nail Art Manicure?

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