When it comes to Halloween manicures, skeletons, monsters and pumpkins are the most popular looks. However, they definitely aren’t the only options. There are enough Halloween manicure ideas that could keep us going way beyond October. If you’re wanting to try something a bit different, we’ve rounded up some fun but expected Halloween nail art ideas to try.

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Scroll down to see 14 unique Halloween manicures you’ll want to try:

1. Black Cats

Not your average black cats thanks to the gradient orange background and fish bone nail.

 

2. Eyes

I see you…

 

3. White Halloween Nails

This nail art is a refreshing change because it features a light base as opposed to the typical black or orange.

 

4. Black and Red Ombre

#halloween #halloweennails #red #black #ombre #nailsalonbunschoten #bunschotenspakenburg

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This still has a creepy-cool effect even without any blood drops.

 

5. Friday the 13th

Happy #fridaythe13th everyone! Stay safe out there… 🖤👀🔪💉💀

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Appropriate for today and any other day of October.

 

6. Bloody Hand Prints

Creepy but cool.

 

7. Eyeball Accent Nail

You only need one of these nails to creep people out.

 

8. Girly Skeletons

#spookynails #halloweennailart

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Want to make a skeleton look slightly less mean? Add a pink bow on it. Then try a mummy wrap with pink bandages instead of white.

 

9. Black Silhouettes on a Pink Sky

Trade the inky sky for a pink one.

 

10. Mint Stitches

This is a perfect nail art idea for newbies. Plus, the mint background is a creepy-cool take that you don’t see everyday.

 

11. Embellished Halloween Nails

Add some embellishment to switch up a traditional Halloween mani.

 

12. Spooky Lockets

Spooky lockets for @listentoliz 💅🏻🕷🌙✨🕸😱

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If you love a moon manicure, you’ll love this cool black and white nail art.

 

13. Witch’s Kitchen Nail Art

Ever wondered what a witches kitchen looks like? Well this is it! The true witch doesn't embrace modern lighting (and indeed modern cleaning….look at those cobwebs 😳), preferring instead to strain her eyes reading her recipe book by the light of a dingy candle…not even a scented one may I add! No pumpkin spice here people! Let's move in closer to see what she's cooking up shall we….shepherds pie…meatloaf….a nice hot curry…..oh wait….whats this….😱 roasted bat wings on a bed of crunchy pan fried rattlesnakes…..😱…..erm….shall we move on to Nigella's kitchen instead maybe….😅 . 🔮 – @aengland_official Symphony in Blue and Silver and Dancing With Nureyev for the gradient. . 🔮 – Stamping polish – @mundodeunas Dark grey. . 🔮 Stamping plate – @bundlemonster BM-S242 . . . . . . . . . . . . #bundlemonster #mundodeunas #aengland #gradientnails #halloween #halloweennailart #halloweennails #witchnails #nailart #nailstamping #stampingnailart #nailsoftheday #nailitdaily #polishlicious #nailsartinspiration #nailstoinspire #nailartideas #creepynails #spookynails #mattenails #matteholo #holopolish

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What, you thought that witches don’t have kitchens? Now, you’re probably thinking about what their other rooms are like.

 

14. Black Cat

Cute for all year, but right on for Halloween.