18 Creepy and Fun Halloween Nail Ideas To Recreate

18 Creepy and Fun Halloween Nail Ideas To Recreate

It’s that time of year again, the one time in the year that you’re allowed to spook your friends. Yep, it’s time for some Halloween fun!

I’ve put together some of the creepiest and most fun Halloween nail ideas. If you usually have classy nails, now’s your chance to let loose, have some fun and get creative!

1. Glamorous Halloween Nails

Glamorous Halloween Nails

These nails have all the Halloween details, without the gore and creepiness that we associate with Halloween. In its place is bling with pink and purple colours! Perfect for those who like to keep things bright and glamorous!

2. Pumpkin and Spider Web Nails

Are there any colours more synonymous with Halloween than orange? These nails scream Halloween and include everything, from spider webs to pumpkins! Check out these spider and pumpkin hairstyles to match your nails and hair!

3. Black & White Creepy Nails

Creepy and fun, these nails include all Halloween details with some extra bling added! If orange nails aren’t your thing, keep it monochrome!

4. Skeleton Vibes

Halloween ready? Never without some skeletons! These nails are brilliant, they almost look 3D thanks to the very effective shadowing of the bones. Add some drops of blood for some extra goriness.

5. Splattered Blood Nails

Simple for even beginners to pull off, these blood-splattered nails are fun to do and look amazing! All you need is some clear and red nail polish and you’re good to go.

7. Gory Snake Nails

The creepier the better! If that’s you, you will love these snake and eyeball nails. You can switch up the details with your other creepy ideas, but these nails really have it all, including a spider, a knife, eyeballs, snakes and blood!

8. Green Spider Web Nails

Combine neon green with black for a dramatic effect. Ideal for Halloween with the spider webs and ghosts. They’re creepy, yet also have the fun factor!

9. Creepy Witch Nails

Witchy witch, one of my favourite things to dress up as a couple of decades ago! Get the cauldron going with these fab nails, they will definitely scare you!

10. Vintage Halloween Nails

Keep things lighthearted with these vintage Halloween nails. Who says glitter is only for the Christmas season? Shake up the trends and add glitter to your Halloween nails, the results are fantabulous!

11. Girly Halloween Nails

Sometimes girls just wanna be girls! And that’s OK! Use all the Halloween details, like spider webs and ghosts, but change the colouring to pink to keep it girly.

Looking for more Halloween inspiration? Check out these Scary Halloween makeup ideas and these simple makeup ones that still look amazing!

12. Nightmare Nails

Bring your nightmares to reality with these nightmarish nails. The stark contrast of black and white makes anything seem more drastic!

13. Gory Eyeball Nails

Gory Eyeball Nails

We’ve got a slightly different colour scheme going on here, but who doesn’t love a bit of originality?! These nails make me think of eyeballs popping out of the sea. Creepy indeed!

13. The Dark Side Nails

Dark and creepy. If these nails don’t give you the creeps, you are truly uncreepable! Add some 3D skeleton hands for the full effect!

14. Crocodile Skin Nails

For those who like to keep things a little less creepy, but still, in the Halloween theme, we have these lovely crocodile nails!

Textured nails are really beautiful and effective, and at the same time, they can be classy!

15. Devil Nails

Devil Nails

Deep, dark, creepy and haunted are how I would define these nails. Not for the fainthearted! These nails have a ton of detail, from the 3D jewels to the skeletons.

Looking for Halloween makeup? Check out ColourPops Hocus Pocus Collection here.

16. Flamin’ Hot Nails

If you look carefully, there is a lot of detail in these nails. There are bats, a pumpkin and spider webs. These nails are more abstract, but they’re totally killing the Halloween vibes!

17. Matte Black Halloween Nails

Keep your nails classy and elegant with these matte black nails. Add some Halloween spirit with the black metallic squiggles. It looks like smoke or spider webs, you decide!

18. Candy Man Nails

These definitely win for the grossest nails out of these Halloween nail ideas. The nails look like actual skin that’s been engraved with words and cuts.

I’m sure if you’ve watched Candy Man, these nails will mean more to you, but horror movies are not for me. At least not if I want to sleep at night!

My Thoughts

There are infinite designs and styles for Halloween nail ideas. I’ve just brought you a fraction of what’s around, but it’s got a little bit of everything. From classy to creepy, and fun to girly! It’s enough to get your inspo going for Halloween!

Hollie xx


About Hollie

Hi, I’m Hollie, and I’m passionate about everything beauty. Over the last decade and a half, I’ve tested thousands of products to bring you the best of the best! I also love bringing you fun and creative beauty looks. Learn more.

Beauty profile – 35, dry, aging skin, focused on aging well with a healthy glow and natural makeup look ✨

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