The Best Halloween Nail Designs In 2023

Halloween Nails

Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s time to get your nails in the spirit of the season! At Blossom Academy, we’re all about expressing creativity and helping you to attract more clients through nail art. This year, why not opt for a classic Halloween gel nail design featuring iconic shades of orange and black? From pumpkins to spider webs, this timeless colour combo screams Halloween and is sure to make a statement.

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Introduction

Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s time to get your nails in the spirit of the season! At Blossom Academy, we’re all about expressing creativity and helping you to attract more clients through nail art. This year, why not opt for a classic Halloween gel nail design featuring iconic shades of orange and black? From pumpkins to spider webs, this timeless colour combo screams Halloween and is sure to make a statement.

Gel nails are a popular choice for their durability, glossy finish, and ease of application. Unlike traditional polish, gel nails can last up to three weeks without chipping. That means your Halloween nail art could stay pristine through all your spooky festivities.

This blog post dives deep into gel nail designs, all done by amazing students of Blossom Academy. The designs feature the classic coffin shape, character art, and textured wonders to enhance your Halloween spirit.


Classic Halloween Nails

Spook-tacular Take on The Classic Orange and Black!

By @amysnailsandbeauty84

This Halloween, elevate your spooky style with a classic orange and black nail design, an ever-popular choice for adding that finishing touch to your look. Featuring iconic Halloween elements like intricate spider webs and cute pumpkins, this durable gel nail art ensures you’ll celebrate in style without worrying about chips or smudges. 

Crafted for longevity and eye-catching brilliance, this timeless Halloween-themed nail design is an absolute must-try for anyone looking to make a bold statement this season. Below you can see how @amysnailsandbeauty84 has done just that!


Unleash Your Inner Pennywise

By @georgialouise_beauty

Step into the eerie world of Stephen King’s ‘IT’ this Halloween with these one-of-a-kind, movie-inspired nails by @georgialouise_beauty. This unique look incorporates iconic symbols like the yellow raincoat, the haunting red balloon, and unnerving elements of Pennywise the Clown, such as his chilling eye and twisted smile. 

This chilling Halloween nail art also adds a splash of horror with intricate blood-drip details. Crafted for durability using top-quality gel polish, this ‘IT’-themed nail design is not just creepy but also long-lasting, ensuring your nails capture attention and spark conversations throughout your Halloween celebrations. 

For those daring to tread into the realm of horror, this is the perfect way to make a spine-tingling statement this season.


Light Up the Night: Mastering the Green and Black

By @daisy-belles

Illuminate your Halloween festivities with this eye-catching green and black glow-in-the-dark nail design, a prior student’s masterpiece that showcases incredible artistry and innovation. This show-stopping look features iconic Halloween motifs like spooky spider webs, realistic scars, and eerie blood drips, all accentuated by glow-in-the-dark elements that come alive in low light. 

Created using premium-quality, you can use phosphorescent green gel polish alongside classic black, this design ensures your nails will be the life—or perhaps the “undead” life—of the party. 

Whether you’re attending a haunted house or a Halloween bash, this glow-in-the-dark vibe guarantees that all eyes will be on you. For those aspiring to create their own spellbinding designs, our step-by-step tutorials and expert guidance make it easier than ever to achieve professional-level results right at home.


Softer Nail Designs for Halloween

Girly Ghouls

By @doroteczka

Dare to be different this Halloween season with this “Girly Ghouls” nail design, a soft pink and black creation by one of our talented previous students. This charming take on Halloween features classic shapes like adorable ghosts, cutesy pumpkins, and elegant spiders, all rendered in a palette that mixes feminine pink with traditional Halloween black. The use of soft pink adds an unexpected, whimsical twist to the otherwise spooky motifs, making it the perfect design for those who love to blend cute and creepy. 

Made with high-quality gel polish for long-lasting wear, these nails are a conversation starter that marry style and festivity. Whether you’re trick-or-treating or attending a Halloween soiree, this one-of-a-kind, student-created design ensures you’ll celebrate in unique style. Follow our tutorials to recreate this look or to inspire your own Halloween nail art masterpiece.


Nightmare before christmas 

By @littlehouseofnails_

Get in the Halloween spirit with a whimsical “Nightmare Before Christmas” nail design, skillfully crafted by one of our talented previous students. This Tim Burton-inspired look features recognisable elements from the film, such as the haunted house, the twisted tree, and other iconic Halloween Town landmarks, all intricately painted with high-quality gel polish. 

The design captures the essence of the beloved movie while adding a spooky flair to your Halloween ensemble. These nails are not just a tribute to a cult classic; they’re a testament to the level of skill and creativity you can achieve through our nail art courses. 

So, if you’re a fan of Tim Burton’s dark fantasy worlds, this Halloween nail art design offers the perfect way to showcase your fandom while celebrating the season. 


Halloween Characters @nail_coffin

Step into the Halloween season with a touch of glam using  @nail_coffin dark, yet dazzling, modern take on Halloween characters, meticulously designed by a former student. This unique nail art design incorporates a shimmering glitter background, offering a lavish backdrop for contemporary interpretations of iconic Halloween figures like witches, skeletons, and black cats. Crafted using high-quality, long-lasting gel polish with glitter accents, this design merges the dark allure of Halloween with modern aesthetic touches. 

The combination of traditional themes and sparkling details ensures your nails will be the highlight of any Halloween event. Whether you’re attending a sophisticated masquerade or a casual pumpkin-carving party, this nail art will have you celebrating in unparalleled style. For those intrigued by this cutting-edge Halloween look, we offer step-by-step tutorials to get you started with nail art techniques.


Wrapping Up: Unveil Your Inner Artist This Halloween

As the bewitching hour approaches, it’s clear that Halloween nail designs offer an exciting way to showcase your personal style and celebrate the season’s festivities. From classic orange and black combinations featuring pumpkins and spider webs, to movie-inspired themes like the haunting ‘IT’ design and the whimsical ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ look, there’s a design for every level of nail art expertise. Let’s not forget the trendy options like our girly take on Halloween classics with soft pink hues or the lavish modern interpretations set against a glittery background—each offering a unique way to express your personality.

The beauty of Halloween is that it allows for endless creativity, and your nails are the perfect canvas to display that imagination. A big shoutout to our talented former students who’ve shared their unique takes on these festive designs. Your creativity serves as inspiration to us all!

If you’re inspired by these designs and want to learn how to create your own, check out our specialised nail art courses. With expert-led tutorials and training at Blossom Academy, you’ll be well-equipped to become a nail art maestro in no time.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to make a bold statement this Halloween.

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