These cool Halloween nail designs are guaranteed to take your costume to the next level. From cute Halloween nail arts to creepy ones, there’s something for everyone!
You probably already decided on your hottest halloween costume for this year, so if you are looking for some really cool halloween nail designs to complete the whole outfit, you are at the right place!
This post has over 52 trendiest nail designs that you’ll absolutely love to recreate this spooky season. Whether you are looking for cute halloween nails, creepy nail art, or just simple halloween nail designs, I have rounded up the best ones waiting for you to see! 😉
Keep on scrolling for all the stunning halloween nail designs of 2021!
COOL HALLOWEEN NAIL DESIGNS
1. Simple Halloween Nails
Let’s start off with a simple halloween nail design that is irresistibly cute! This one really gives off spooky vibes in the simplest way possible.
It’s also something that can easily be recreated with just black and white nail color and a little effort from your side!
2. Stormy Nights
This nail art looks soo good! Once you start to really look at the design, it really isn’t that hard to recreate.
Just a coat of glossy matte black and a mix of thunder lights with a light blue color is all it takes to get this look. If you can pull this off with an equally stunning halloween costume, go for it!!
3. Blood Drips
Ah, yes, the creepy nail art that trends every year for halloween. These kinds of nail designs are so simple but definitely give off all sorts of halloween vibes for the spooky season!
4. Forest Nail Design
How gorgeous is this nail design? I love the mix of green with black, and the fact that there is a glitter nail design (which btw is all the rage in 2021) makes it perfect!
Take a plain nail design to the next level by adding glitter to it, makes a hugeee difference!
5. Cute Skeleton Nails
Who said you always have to go overboard and get cool halloween nail designs? This cute skeleton one is adorable proving you can easily get this look right from your home. The floral touch on top of them is so so cute!!
6. Halloween Nail Designs
I’m in awe of this nail art. Seriously, what does it not have? Cobwebs, blood drips, ghosts, witches, pumpkin and everything you could possibly think of!
This is a perfect example of how you can get all things related to halloween done for each nail while also making it match somehow! 10/10 recommend this look!
7. Cute Halloween Nails
Can there be anything more adorable than this nail design for halloween? I love how both the colors match so well with each other and the overall design looks so cute 😭. I’m obsessed.
8. The Night Before Christmas
If you are going for a jack and sally costume this year, you will not find a better Halloween nail design to recreate than this. You definitely need a professional nail artist for this look, but in the end it’s really worth it!
9. Simple Halloween Nails
Another simple yet cute halloween nail design! This looks super easy to recreate as well. All you need is a coat of soft pink and some halloween nail stickers to finish it off!
10. Black and Green
A nail design with just black and green gradient would have been too simple and plain, but the acrylic design on each really makes it stand out!
This nail design looks like something I can easily recreate at home without making a trip to the parlour!
11. Splash of Blood
Another one of bloody nail designs because I couldn’t resist this one. It actually looks real and soo good that I’m considering getting it for myself! With a brush of fake blood on plain white nail polish, you can easily recreate this as well!
This is definitely one of those scary nails that SCREAMS Halloween.
12. Matte Black Look
You don’t necessarily have to get this look, but it’s a great example of how matte black works with literally anything.
I can think of all types of designs like cobwebs, scary ghosts, etc. looking bomb with this look!
13. Pennywise Nails
I see this kind of nail design alll over Instagram and Pinterest so this is definitely a trendy nail art you cannot miss to get for halloween! I love the plain red nail polish with a mix of spooky nail art!
14. Zombie Apocalypse
Going for a zombie look this year with your group of friends? Call them over and get this look for halloween this year!
The details on it is amazing and with a few skills and professional touch, you can recreate it as well!
15. Spooky Spidey
This nail design is just as cute as the name! A glossy black look is a classic for Halloween but adding a cobweb and those eyes really takes it to the next level!
16. Joker Nails
Is it even halloween if someone doesn’t show up dressed as this guy? Show this to your nail artist and maybe get Harleen instead of the Joker if that’s what you’re going as!
17. Halloween Night
Who wants to get this done for the spookiest night? Count me in! The mix of black, white and grey gives it a stunning marble look which is so so in right now!
18. Cute Halloween Look
The cutest halloween design for short nails. You don’t need acrylic for this look which makes the design even more simple and easy to copy!
19. Fractured Skull
How pretty is this nail design? I’m a huge fan of maroon color and this screams all things spooky while not being too overboard. Love this for halloween!
20. Black and Pink with Glitter
What did I tell ya about glitter? It’s everywhere and I share some of the good ones in my fall nail designs as well!
This black and pink one is for the girls that just can’t get enough of the pink color and love it every season.
21. Adorably Evil Cat
Halloween cats are known to be evil, but not this one! If you are looking for something cute and festive, this simple halloween nail design is for you!
22. Pretty Little Pumpkin
This nail art is hand painted which shocks me because it looks too good to be real! The blood drip and the shiny effect definitely amps up the look even more!
23. Snow White Inspired
Ah, such a classic for halloween. I really love how she took inspiration from snow white and created this super cool design that is Halloween appropriate!
24. Haunted Halloween
This haunted house nail design looks stunning. It’s so unique and will surely make any witch outfit pop out this year!
25. “IT” Look
I have already shown a similar pennywise design above but this an example that shows you don’t acrylic to get this look for halloween! The details on each nail is so unique and the writing makes it all look breathtaking!
26. Orange and White Nails
I’m so obsessed with this design! It’s the perfect use of orange and white which is a different approach for halloween than the usual black.
PS. peep those Mickey’s drawings, SO adorable!
27. Cool Halloween Nail Designs
All hands on deck for the perfect set of halloween nails! This is such a cool halloween nail design to get inspiration from. It looks BOMB and will give so much power to any costume you wear!
28. The Pumpkin King
Can’t talk about halloween nail designs without including this guy and an equally stunning nail art! I love this set, it looks simple yet super sleek for Halloween!
29. Freddy vs Jason
Isn’t this nail design amazing? I LOVE the red and white nail mix up, it compliments so well with the black, you honestly can’t go wrong with this look!
30. Bones with Polka Dots
Just when I think I’m done finding cute Halloween nails, it just keeps getting better and better!
I absolutely love the finish on this and never thought plaid and polka dots would work together but oh boy, look at this amazing art!
31. Vampire Bite
Halloween does not have to be all about dark colors. Teal and purple make the perfect combination and I’m crushing over the middle finger so hard!
32. Spidey Senses
Another one of the simple and cool halloween nail designs you can easily pull off at home! Take a plain orange nail color to another level by adding a spider and web to this look!
33. Scorpio Season
To all the scorpio babies born around Halloween time (so jealous haha), this cool scorpio nail design is for you! It looks perfect and matches the spooky vibes for the season perfectly.
34. Bats Nails
These classic bat nails for halloween look stunning!! I’m obsessed with the lilac color on black and think this would look perfect with any halloween themed costume!
35. Devil Girl
If you are looking for the perfect halloween nail designs, this is it (plus more below 🤪). You will love the look of this on your nail if you are planning to go as the devil girl this year! So obsessed…
36. Black Flames
Black is a classic color for halloween so go crazy with it and create a stunning nail art like this. For more clarity, try different sets of nail designs like; marble, swirls, etc. Would look cool and classy either way!
37. Simple Halloween Accents
If you don’t want to go overboard with scary nails and just looking for simple and easy nail design, this gorgeous halloween accent set is perfect for you!
38. Graveyard Nails
Okay wow… this graveyard inspired nail design is gorgeous and scary at the same time. It surprises me how creative people actually are! Love, love, love!
39. Grey and White
For the ones that cannot wait to get into the holiday spirit while also want to be spooky, this nail design the best option to go for. Bet you wouldn’t even want to remove these after October 31st!
40. Frankenstein Nails
Of course Frankenstein makes it on the list of cool halloween nail designs! I mean, this post would be incomplete without this epic man, right? I absolutely love this look and is easy to copy as well!
41. Trick or Treat
Trick or treat anyone? I’m obsessed with this nail set and would 100% get it for halloween because it looks too good to resist!
42. Scary Nails
Anddd more pennywise nails. Like I said before, I have seen these ALL over social media and every design really does not disappoint. If you want a simpler approach then the other two, this one is for you to get!
43. Classic Black and Orange
You can’t go wrong with a black and orange look for halloween!
44. Witches Be Crazy
Planning to go as a witch this year? You might want to recreate this halloween nail design! I love how purple blends smoothly with green and the drawing in black takes it up the notch!
45. Dark Butterfly Nails
If you loved all the butterfly designs for your summer nails this year, you will obsess over this dark butterfly look that matches all the halloween vibes!
46. Halloween Gradients
Play around and mix gradient colors with simple glossy black to make it more spooky and festive for Halloween!
47. Ghostbusters Nails
Who doesn’t love Ghostbusters? They are the best Halloween costume idea so no doubt they would be a perfect nail design too!
This one looks too good to be real and requires extra skills to achieve something like this.
48. Creepy Skeleton Nails
This almost creepy nail art is so easy to copy! If you are in a hurry and looking for last minute Halloween nail design, for this one all you need is a glossy black nail polish and skeleton stickers, it really is that easy and requires minimum effort to achieve this sleek look!
49. Black and Neon Green
The cobwebs on neon green is a genius idea making the color stand out more, and the glitter just completes the whole look!
50. Spooky Night
Told ya about matte black, everything goes with it and this is just one example. I love the details on the moon and the trees which is perfect for the spooky night!
51. Black Cat
For all the ones going as Catwoman this halloween, you will absolutely love this nail art!
The different design on each nail makes it look stunning and cute as hell. And the epic nail scratch is something all cat owners can relate to :).
52. Mystical Moons and Stars
Not your typical Halloween nails so if you are looking for something unique, this is just the one to try! The little stars along with the moon create the perfect ambiance between the design and the art!
These were all the cool Halloween nail designs 2021.
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