Mini Cart

  • There are no products in your cart.

Some delays with processing & shipping during Xmas season

Shop online or click & collect during Level 3

Free shipping on NZ & Aus orders over $100

Buy now, pay later with Afterpay, Zip & Laybuy

6 Spooky Gel Nail Art Designs to Recreate this Halloween

In Blog

Halloween is nearly here - that's right, it's the spooky season! Whether you’re at home or going out, Halloween is the perfect time to experiment with your Gel Nail Polish and create some epic nail art.

We’ve created six spooktacular Halloween looks accompanied by tutorials to help guide you along the way. Whether you follow along to a tee, or take some manicure inspiration, you're sure to love these designs!
Night Witches Gel Nail Polish Art

Night Witches Gel Nail Polish Design

Transform your nails into shimmering night skies this Spooky Season. Watch our YouTube tutorial here or follow along using the instructions below.

Gel Nail Polish colours used: Base Coat, Black Out, Starry Night, Just White, Fairy Dust & Top Coat.

Nail Art Brushes used: Short Striping brush, detail brush, dotting tool & short flat brush.

  1. Apply a thin coat of Base Coat & cap the free edge. Cure for 60 seconds.
  2. Apply a thin coat of Fairy Dust & cap the free edge. Cure for 60 seconds.
  3. Apply a thin coat of Black Out to the tip of your nail. With your Flat Brush blend downwards, stopping halfway down your nail.
  4. Wipe excess Gel Nail Polish off your brush with a Lint Free Wipe then blend upwards. Once you’re happy with the blending, cure for 10 seconds.
  5. Clean your Flat Brush with Nail Polish Remover, then apply a thin coat of Starry Night to the tip of your nail. With your clean Flat Brush, blend Starry Night downwards into Black Out. Cure for 10 seconds.
  6. With your Dotting Tool apply a generous dot of Just White. Do not cure.
  7. With your Short Striping Brush, start from the center of your dot & drag the polish upwards, downwards, to the left & to the right. The left & right lines should be shorter. Cure for 10 seconds.
  8. With your Dotting Tool apply small dots around the star.
  9. With your Short Striping Brush & Just White, draw a backwards ‘C’ as finely as possible. You may use your Detail Brush to create a thicker bend. Cure for 10 seconds.
  10. Apply a thin coat of Top Coat & cap the free edge. Cure for 60 seconds.
  11. Watch our YouTube tutorial here for further detail.
Hot as Hell Gel Nail Polish Art

Hot as Hell Gel Nail Polish Design

Decorate your digits with some hellishly good flames. Watch our YouTube tutorial here or follow along using the instructions below.

Gel Nail Polish Colours used: Base Coat, Red Sass, Black Out & Top Coat.

Gel Nail Art Brushes used: Detail Brush.

  1. Apply Base Coat & cap the free edge. Cure for 60 seconds.
  2. Use your Detail Brush & Red Sass to paint a ‘U’ with a point at the base.
  3. From that shape, paint a ‘U’ then a ‘S’ that ends near the edge of the nail.
  4. Mirror this on the opposite side.
  5. Fill this in to create the bottom of the flame.
  6. Near the base of the nail gently paint a thin, backwards ‘S’ with a small tail at the top & join it to one side of the ‘U’.
  7. Mirror this on the opposite side.
  8. Slightly thicken some of the bends to enhance the flame effect, leaving the tips of the flame thin & fine.
  9. Once you are happy with your flame, cure for 60 seconds.
  10. Use your Detail Brush to gently outline parts of your flame.
  11. Cure for 10 seconds.
  12. Apply Top Coat & cap the free edge. Cure for 60 seconds.
  13. Watch our YouTube tutorial here for further detail.
Dripping Blood Gel Nail Polish Art

Dripping Blood Gel Nail Polish Design

When in doubt, bloody nails are the way to go for a perfect Halloween look. Watch our YouTube tutorial here or follow along using the instructions below.

Colours used: Base Coat, A Dozen Roses & Top Coat.

Brushes used: Dotting Tool.

  1. Apply Base Coat & cap the free edge. Cure for 60 seconds.
  2. Using a generous amount of A Dozen Roses on your brush, drag blobs to create thick droplets of ‘blood’ without touching the nail.
  3. Use your Dotting Tool to apply quick, imperfect dot trails to create a splatter effect.
  4. For your second style,
  5. Use the Dotting Tool to create quick, imperfect dots with A Dozen Roses.
  6. With your Gel Nail Polish brush, blob A Dozen Roses onto the nail & drag downwards with your Dotting Tool to create a dripping effect.
  7. When you are happy with the look, cure it for 60 seconds.
  8. Apply Top Coat & cap the free edge. Cure for 60 seconds.
  9. Watch our YouTube tutorial here for further detail.
The Pumpkin Patch Gel Nail Polish Art

The Pumpkin Patch Gel Nail Polish Design

Lean into the Halloween theme with a look that's not too spooky and not to sweet. Watch our YouTube tutorial here or follow along using the instructions below.

Gel Nail Polish colours used: Base Coat, Life on Mars, Good As Gold, Black Out & Top Coat.

Nail Art Brushes used: Short Striping Brush & Detail Brush.

  1. Apply a thin coat of Base Coat & cap the free edge. Cure for 60 seconds.
  2. With your Detail Brush apply Life on Mars to the tip of your nail, slightly off center. Apply in the shape of an upside down heart. Cure for 10 seconds.
  3. Clean your Detail Brush with Nail Polish Remover, then use Good As Gold to paint a line that from the bend. The line should go from thin to thick. Cure for 10 seconds.
  4. With your Striping Brush gently outline your pumpkin with Black Out.
  5. Continue to create curved lines to form the ridges in the pumpkin in the same manner.
  6. Gently outline your stem on one side with Black Out. Cure for 10 seconds.
  7. Apply a thin coat of Top Coat & cap the free edge. Cure for 60 seconds.
  8. Watch our YouTube tutorial here for further detail.
Spinning Webs Gel Nail Polish Art

Spinning Webs Gel Nail Polish Design

Spin the perfect web this Halloween with this spider inspired mani. Watch our YouTube tutorial here or follow along using the instructions below.

Colours used: Base Coat, Black Out, Just White, Silver Lining & Top Coat.

Brushes used: Detail Brush or Small Striping Brush.

  1. Apply Base Coat & cap the free edge. Cure for 60 seconds.
  2. Apply a thin coat of Just White & cap the free edge. Cure for 60 seconds.
  3. With your Detail Brush or Small Striping Brush & Black Out, paint 5 lines from short to tall to short. Cure for 10 seconds.
  4. Paint curved lines to connect each line. Cure for 30 seconds.
  5. Clean your Detail Brush with Nail Polish Remover, then using Silver Lining, go over the web lines as desired. Cure for 30 seconds.
  6. Apply Top Coat & cap the free edge. Cure for 60 seconds.
  7. Watch our YouTube tutorial here for further detail.
A Friendly Ghost Gel Nail Polish Art

A Friendly Ghost Gel Nail Polish Design

This minimalistic ghostly combo puts the boo in boo-tiful. Watch our YouTube tutorial here or follow along using the instructions below.

Gel Nail Polish Colours used: Base Coat, Just White, Black Out, Bang Top Coat & Top Coat.

Nail Art Brushes used: Dotting Tool, Detail Brush & Small Oblique Brush (optional).

  1. Apply Base Coat & cap the free edge. Cure for 60 seconds.
  2. With your Detail Brush & Just White, paint a wavy shape that resembles a ghost flying. Cure for 30 seconds.
  3. With your Dotting Tool & Black Out, paint two dots to make the Ghost eyes.
  4. Fill the background with Bang Top Coat using your Small Oblique Brush or Bang Top Coat Brush. Cure for 60 seconds.
  5. Apply Top Coat & cap the free edge. Cure for 60 seconds.
  6. Watch our YouTube tutorial here for further detail.

Related Articles