Spooky Halloween Nail Art Tutorial

by RoseDIY13
7 Materials
20 Minutes

Looking for spooky Halloween nail art? These festive, Halloween pumpkin nails are perfect, no experience necessary!

Tools and materials:

  • Base coat
  • Orange nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Clear nail polish
  • Dotting tool
  • Acetone
  • Cotton pads or cotton swabs
Applying base coat

1. Apply base coat

Don’t use too much, you need the base to be smooth.

2. Apply orange polish

Apply two coats of orange polish for a deeper shade, waiting for the first coat to dry in between. 

Applying orange polish

3. Draw the face

Once the orange polish is completely dry, draw the eyes using black polish and a dotting tool. Next, use the same tool to draw a nose and mouth. Be careful not to smudge the eyes.

Drawing on pumpkin face

Drawing on pumpkin face

Applying top coat

4. Apply top coat

Once the face details are dry, apply a clear, top coat. Use the acetone and cotton swab for any touch-ups. 

Repeating process

5. Repeat on your other nails

You can switch base colors for every other nail, as I’ve done, or choose your own pattern. The key is to make sure all layers are dry before adding the next layer. 

Completed Halloween nail art

Halloween nail art

Make sure your Halloween pumpkin nails are completely dry before taking a pic and showing us how they turned out in the comments below. Happy Halloween!

Suggested materials:
  • Base coat
  • Orange nail polish
  • Black nail polish
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