Spooky szn is finally upon us. And if the Pinterest and Instagram trends are any indication, Halloween costumes, including Halloween nails and Halloween makeup, are back and better than ever for 2021.
Even if you’re not up for it all this year (or dressing isn’t really your thing, regardless of a pandemic), Halloween nails are the golden mean to show a little wit. They’re fun, inexpensive, and not that hard to DIY, and they look especially good on Instagram while you’re holding a cocktail or spiked cider. Plus, even when the world is normal, making an elaborate Halloween costume is sometimes better in theory than in practice. Between the money it costs to buy an outfit and the time it takes to do the makeup, it can end up being a lot of effort. This is where nail art has an advantage.
Our favorite Halloween nail designs this year are basically twists on trends already big for fall. Think about French tricks, mismatched Skittles sets (as is appropriate), and shades of orange that aren’t. too much on the nose, but just enough to get the point across.
October 31 is fast approaching. Let’s have fun. Scroll on for the best Halloween manicure ideas for 2021.
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