These days, creative nail art is becoming a bigger business than ever! And, as the seasons change, we love seeing nail techs taking to Instagram to show off their most inventive work.

With over 850,000 uses of #HalloweenNails, October is the perfect time of year for imaginations to run wild with our nail extensions!

Take a look at some of the best Halloween nail designs we found on Insta – which ones are your favourite?

Updated October 2020

The Best Halloween Nail Art Inspiration from Instagram…

1. Totally Witchin’!

The Gossip Nail Bar creates crazy and colourful nail designs year-round, so these striking ouija board nails are no surprise!

2. Cosmic Crush

While not exclusively Halloween themed, these Glitterbels Nails put glitter acrylic to good use to create these cosmic nails – perfect for those dark October nights!

3. Stylish AND Spooky

You can count on NAF! Salon to create some of the best Halloween nail designs. This black and white look gets into the spooky spirit while still looking sleek.

Related: Salon Design of the Month: NAF!

4. Keepin’ it Cute!

We love the use of a matte finish on these gorgeous autumn tones! The cute little Caspers peeking out add a quirky touch for Halloween lovers.

5. Perfect Pumpkins

For those who aren’t fans of fright, Halloween doesn’t have to be scary! These autumnal pumpkins are perfectly pretty for October.

6. Magnificent Maleficent!

Disney fans will love this Maleficent inspired manicure! Contrasting colours really make this Halloween nail art pop.

7. Nailing the Nude Tones

This look completely nails it with a subtle spooky detail on a chic nude base. With elegant square tips, what’s not to love about these halloween gel nails?

8. Show Some Claws

We all have that client who loves their super-sharp claws. These Halloween-inspired stiletto nails combine a glossy and matte finish with a striking ombre effect.

9. Beware of Sharp Objects

We love the creativity and detail in this seriously scary halloween nail design – down to the glitter knife on the pinky finger.

10. Someone’s watching you…

These nails are sure to have all eyes on them! With a little glitter around the cuticle, we’re obsessed with this chic take on halloween eyeball nails.

11. Glow in the Dark Delights

This halloween nail design idea really shines! Pair neon polish with black to recreate these terrifying talons.

13. Magical Fingertips

This subtle yet satisfying Halloween nail design gives natural nails a magical update! Use a metallic glitter nail varnish with a steady hand to tackle this creative look.

14. Crystal Mermaid

Halloween is the perfect time to go all out with glitter! These sparkly green tips with a jewel encrusted statement finger are giving us gorgeous mermaid vibes.

15. Simply Serpentine

How impressive is this painstakingly detailed snake design?! With a chic combination of black and natural pink, this will make you wish it was Halloween every day!

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