Black Halloween Nails: My 44 Favorite Dark and Spooky Nail Ideas to Try this Season

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Black Halloween Nails

Discover my favorite selections for Black Halloween nail art designs.

As a long-time nail enthusiast, I’ll show you some of my favorites and I’m sure you’ll find something suitable for you. Whether Christmas, Halloween or Easter, my nails always fit the current season.

Black Halloween nails are a great way to add some spooky flair to your Halloween look. Whether you’re going for a full-on costume or just want to add a touch of Halloween to your everyday look, black nails are a versatile and stylish option. From ghosts and bats to spider webs and skulls, there are endless design possibilities to choose from.

One popular design option is the French tip with a twist. Instead of the traditional white tip, a black tip can add a subtle yet striking touch to your nails. You can also add some Halloween-themed nail art to take it up a notch. Another option is to go for an all-black nail with a matte finish. This sleek and sophisticated look is perfect for those who want a more understated Halloween vibe.

If you’re feeling adventurous, you can try some more intricate designs like haunted houses, witches’ hats, or even Ouija boards. And don’t forget about the power of glitter and rhinestones to add some extra sparkle to your Halloween nails. With so many options to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect black Halloween nail design to suit your style and personality.

Check out the following styles.


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44 Black Halloween Nails You’ll Love

1. Long Black Spider Nails

 Black Spider Halloween Nails
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2. Bloody Hearts

 Bloody Heart Halloween Nails
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3. Black and Orange Halloween Patterns

 Black and Orange Halloween Nails
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4. Black and Pink Ghost Nails

 Black and Pink Halloween Nails
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5. Long Nails with Black Halloween Details

 Clean Black Natural Halloween Nails
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6. Black Cat and Pumpkin Nails

 Black and Orange Pumpkin Cat Halloween Nails
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7. Short Black Nails with Spider Details

 Spooky Short Black Halloween Nails
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8. Natural Nails with Black Bats

 Natural Halloween Bat Nails
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9. Mixed Black, White and Orange Nails

 Black and White Halloween Nails
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10. Another Mix of Black, White and Orange Nails

 Black White Orange Halloween Nails
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11. Black Short Nails with Halloween Skull

 Basic Short Black Halloween Nails
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12. Lacy and Glossy Black Nails with White Details

 Black Nails With White Halloween Patterns
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13. Matte Black Nails with White Details

 Long Black and White Halloween Nails
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14. Black and Bloody Long Nails

 Scream Long Halloween Nails
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15. Short Black Nails with Cute Ghosts

 Cute Little Halloween Nails
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16. Shimmering Short Mixed Nails

 Short Black Cute Halloween Nails
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17. Scar with Stitches

 Stitched Wires Halloween Nails
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18. Black and Pink Spiders

 Pink and Black Halloween Nails
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19. Sweet Mummy

 Cute Black Halloween Nails
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20. Long Black and Natural Mixed Nails

 Long Black Acrylic Halloween Nails
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21. Matte Black and Red Spider Nails

 Black and Red Stylish Halloween Nails
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22. Foggy Spooky Nails

 Foggy Black Halloween Nails
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23. Spooky Black and White Mix

 Funny Black Halloween Nails
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24. Little Spidy Details

 Black and Natural Spider and Web Hallowen Nails
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25. Matte Black with Spider and Pumpkin Details

 Black and Orange Spider and Pumkin Nails
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26. Matte Black with Jack Skellington

 Black Disney Halloween Nails
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27. Black on Black Spider Webs

 Black Spider Web Halloween Nails
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28. Black Spider Webs

 Black Halloween Spider Nail Art
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29. Natural Nails with Black Tips

 Black Halloween Bats Nail Art
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30. Scattering Skulls

 Black Halloween Skull Nails
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31. Basic Black with some Spidy Details

 Black Halloween Spider Web Nails
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32. Long Nails with Glittering Spider Webs

 Long Spooky Black Nails
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33. Basic Matte and Shiny Black

 Clean All Black Halloween Nails
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34. Matte and Spooky Forest

 Spooky Forest Halloween Nails
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35. Glossy Black Halloween Details

 Halloween Black Nails
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36. Black with Sparkling Gems

 Spooky Acrylic Halloween Nails
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37. Black and Gold Midnight Nails

 Halloween Midnight Nails
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38. Basic Black with Halloween Specific Details

 Black Halloween Nails with Spooky Details
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39. Shimmering Matte Black

 All Black Shimmering Halloween Nails
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40. Basic Black with Cute Ghost

 Cute Little Halloween Ghost Nails
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41. Black and White with Midnight Cat

 Black Halloween Cat Nails
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42. Shiny Black Spider Web

 Spooky Black Acrylic Halloween Nails
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43. Shiny Nails with Halloween Cat

 Halloween Cat Nails
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44. Matte Black Spider Web

 Black Onyx Halloween Nails
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Why Black for Halloween

As a nail enthusiast, I often get asked why black is such a popular color for Halloween nails. Well, the answer is simple: black is spooky, mysterious, and timeless. It’s a color that is associated with darkness, death, and the unknown, which makes it perfect for Halloween.

Black is also a versatile color that can be used in a variety of nail designs, from simple and elegant to bold and dramatic. As I showed you above, black can be used as a base color, as an accent color, or as the main color in a nail design. Black nails can also perfectly be paired with other Halloween-themed colors such as orange, purple, or white to create a cohesive and spooky look.

In conclusion, black is the perfect color for Halloween nails because it’s spooky, versatile, and easy to maintain. Whether you’re going for a simple and elegant look or a bold and dramatic one, black nails are sure to make a statement.

So do like me and rock this year’s Halloween party with your spooky black nails.

Popular Black Halloween Nail Designs

As you could see above, I have listed some designs in different versions. My absolute favorites are cats and spider webs and now I’ll tell you why and how I create them.

Black Cat Nails

Black cats are a Halloween staple, and they make for a great nail design. To create black cat nails, start with a black base coat. Then, using a fine brush, paint on the cat’s face and ears in white. Add some details with black polish, like the cat’s whiskers and nose. You can also add some glitter or rhinestones for some extra sparkle.

Spider Web Nails

Spider webs are my second go-to Halloween design. To create spider web nails, start with a black base coat. Then, using a fine brush, paint on the spider webs in white. You can also add some spiders using black polish. For a more subtle look, you can paint just one or two nails with spider webs and leave the rest black. Spider webs are probably a little bit easier than the cat nails.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you paint Halloween nails?

To paint Halloween nails, start by choosing spooky colors like black, orange, and purple, and then add designs like spiders, bats, and ghosts using nail art tools or stencils. Finish with a clear topcoat for a long-lasting finish.

What color should I paint my nails for Halloween?

For Halloween, go for colors like black and orange to create some spooky vibes with a bit of pumpkin spice. For a more subtle look, try a neutral base with a glittery topcoat or accent nail.

What nail polish colors can I mix to make black?

To make black nail polish, mix equal parts of blue and red polish together, and then add a small amount of yellow polish until the desired shade of black is achieved. Alternatively, you can use a black polish as a base and add a small amount of white polish to lighten it.

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Elisa Steffes is author and blogger of Nailsslay who loves to write about beauty and fashion such as nail trends, designs and styles.
She has almost three years of SEO experience and writes on these topics for sites like
She has been very interested in nail design since a young age and also does her nails professionally when she doesn't go to the nail salon.

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