Halloween Nail Designs: 30 Spooky Trends for 2023

With Halloween fast approaching, there is a lot of pressure to figure out which celeb or TV character to dress up as. Whether you dress up as Harley Quinn from suicide squad or Lydia Deetz from Beetlejuice, you cannot forget your Halloween nails. One of the easiest ways to get into the Halloween spirit is by incorporating spooky Halloween-themed nail designs to embody whatever character you are dressed up as.

30 Halloween Nail Designs and Colors

This spooky festival is just one night, and there is so much you can do with your nails than just painting them black or red. With so many options, we have rounded up the best Halloween nail designs, including Matte black coffin nails, Harry potter-inspired nails, Frankenstein-inspired nails, and many more that would suit your costume perfectly.

1. Bloody Nail Art

If you are looking for a completely frightening and creative nail design to complement your Halloween costume, give this design a try. Bloody nail art is one of the most popular Halloween nail designs, a great way to show off your spooky spirit.

2. Walt Disney-Inspired Halloween Nails

Get into the Halloween spirit with this nail design. What makes it unique is the color combination and different anime characters designed on each nail.

3. Nightmare Before Christmas Nails

Nightmare Before Christmas is not only a great movie about Halloween but also an epic Christmas movie. This nail design is cute and creative and can go with several themes.

4. Harry Potter-inspired Nails

If you are a fan of Gryffindor, Slytherin, or Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, you will love the Harry Potter-Inspired nails. It doesn’t matter if you’ve seen the movie or read the book; you can try out this nail design by creating an “HP” inscription on your nails.

5. Matte Black Bats

This nail design is perfect for Batman fans. Apart from that, the design is also very easy to make. Put the template on the dry nails and paint it with black polish. Remove the nail polish while it’s still wet, then wait a few minutes to give it a smooth finish.

6. Poisonous Fumes

The green frame design against the black base helps the look stand out and make a bold statement.

7. Comic Relief

Halloween is magical, and there is no better way to have fun than to show up in one of the creepiest animated designs ever.

8. Creepy Crawlers

If you are dressing up as a zombie, this nail design will add an extra touch to your costume.

9. Slytherin

There is nothing scarier than looking down to see a black snake design on your nails. However, this design will be perfect if you are a fan of creepy things.

10. Blood Moon Phase Nails

The black base and matte finish on this beautiful nail design add an extra touch to the moons.

11. Metallic Skull Nails

This cool Halloween nail design features skulls on bare nails. Though it looks like something you’d head to the salon for, it can be created using a gold polish to create a sketched look on the off-white heads painted at various angles.

12. Friday The 13th Nails

What better accessory could you add to this year’s Halloween costume than this nail art? With a dab of nail polish and a cool design, Friday the 13th nail art is a simple way to enhance your costume.

13. Spider Web Nails

Every day can be Halloween with Shimmery spider web nails.

14. Skeleton-themed Nails

Skeleton-themed nail design looks horrible and scary but also cute and cool. They work best for much darker-themed costumes.

15. Spider Accents

The thought of a spider on your nails is spooky enough. To create this design, use the dotting tool to create the spider’s body and a thin brush to create eight legs.

16. Candy Corn French Tips

Not all Halloween nail design has to be Spider-themed, black cats and pumpkins. Try out a French manicure with a twist this year. Create the look by applying a clear base over your nails and letting them dry before using white, orange, and yellow polish on the tips.

17. Simple Halloween Nails

This nail design gives off spooky vibes in the simplest way possible. It can also be recreated with just black and white nail polish.

18. Forest Nail Design

The mix of green with black and the glitter nail design makes this nail art all perfect.

19. Cute Skeleton Nails

You don’t have to go overboard to get cool Halloween designs. These cute skeleton nails are adorable and can easily be done at home.

20. Splash Of Blood

This is one of those scary nails that can make a bold statement. The blood splash on plain transparent nail polish makes it even more spooky.

21. Mystical Moon and Stars

This might not be your typical Halloween nail design, but if you want to try something unique, this is perfect.

22. Spooky Night

The best thing about matte black is that everything goes with it. Whether dressing as a witch or a zombie, this nail design will complement your costume.

23. Ghost French Nails

Ghosts are the best Halloween costume idea, so they would be a perfect, cute nail design. Moreover, it is not a design that can be easily achieved.

24. Halloween Gradients

To achieve this design, mix gradient colors to make it more spooky and festive.

25. Frankenstein-Inspired Nails

This list would be incomplete without the Frankenstein-inspired nails. You can create this design with a ghoulish green and black and a purple stitching fade on the top.

26. Vampire Bite

Who says Halloween has to be all about dark colors? Teal and purple would make a perfect combination for your Halloween costume.

27. Freddy Vs. Jason

Freddy Vs. Jason Nails
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Remember the 2003 horror movie Freddy Vs. Jason? This set of Halloween nails can set you apart at this year’s Halloween party. You’ll need different nail polish colors and a delicate touch to create this.

28. The Pumpkin King

Add a touch of glamour to your Halloween nails with this themed pumpkin nail design.

29. The “IT” Look

This is such a classic for Halloween, and it is so unique that it will make your witch outfit pop out this year.

30. Snow White- Inspired Nails

If you are a fan of Disney Princesses, you might want to hop on this nail design train.