Halloween Nail Art: Festive Ghoulish Nails Step by Step Tutorial

Beauty, Fashion, Fitness & Nails

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Hey there Nail Enthusiasts!
In the spirit of Halloween i decided to try out a fun new nail design which also happened to be inspired by a swimsuit shown in Mercedes-Benz-Fashion Week Istanbul by  adL.

Keeping it simple this nail design only took 20 minutes with 4 easy steps!

Links to the items mentioned in this post can be found at the bottom of the page.

Follow the steps below to get these Trendy Goulish Nails!

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Step 1:  Start with solid off-white nails.  I used 2 coats of  Waltz by Essie.

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Step 2:  Paint orange tips using your nail polish brush.  I began about 1/4 of the way down my nail and continued to the tip and capped the edges of my nails to prevent any possible premature chipping.

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Step 3:  Using a dotting tool with a medium size tip.  Paint brown wavy lines across the edges of the orange.
(If you don’t have a dotting tool, any thin striping brush will also work.)

Step 4:  Continue your pattern using your brown polish.  Extend some of the brown in the opposite direction over your off white nails to mimic the pattern in the swimsuit.  Make a few more wiggly half circles and a few random dots to complete your nail look.

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Voilla!  There you have it.  Just add 1 coat of your favorite dry fast top coat to insure your ghoulish Halloween nail art stays fresh and shiny and you’re good to go!

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Thanks so much for stopping by!!!   I’d love to hear from you… feel free to leave me a comment & let me know what kind of  trick or treating Halloween Nails you rocked for Halloween!

Shopping Links

Louise by Zoya- Buy It Now $7.54 Amazon.com
Thandie by Zoya- Buy It Now $6.97 Amazon.com
Waltz by Essie- Buy It Now $5.00 Amazon.com
Seche Vite – Dry Fast Top Coat – Buy It Now: $4.97 Amazon.com

Dotting Tool – Buy It Now $4.74 Born Pretty Store

Use Coupon Code BAZQ1O for 10% off any purchase at Born Pretty Store

(photo credit: adL Fashion SS 2014: @adl_fashion // Nails by Holly for The Trendy Nail)
Disclosure:  Zoya polish mentioned in this post was provided by the manufacturer.  The Essie polish mentioned was purchased by me.  For further details visit my disclosure page.
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