Halloween Nail Art for Anyone Who Doesn't Want to Wear a Costume

As Halloween inches closer and closer, the stress to find the perfect costume can become totally overwhelming.

Instead of buying an expensive costume you'll wear once or spending way too much time attempting to DIY one, we suggest letting your nails do all the talking.

Scroll below for 13 Halloween-themed nail art designs that show off your spirit for the holiday better than any costume ever will:

Black and Orange Nail Art

These nails are so simple, but totally on theme with the holiday.

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Jack Skellington-Inspired Nail Art

Pay homage to the Pumpkin King with this gorgeous design.


It-Inspired Nail Art

While everyone is dressing up as Pennywise the Dancing Clown, you can show your support by wearing him on your nails.


Día de los Muertos Nail Art

These nails are great, because you can get away with wearing them a couple days after Halloween.

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Black Cat Nail Art

Instead of dressing up as a basic black cat, recreate one on your nails with this fun design.


Pumpkin Nail Art

You can't go wrong with a pumpkin design, especially when Mickey Mouse is involved.

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Coffin-Inspired Nail Art

This design is anything but basic.

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Bloody Nail Art

This design screams, "Don't mess with me!"

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Glow-in-the-Dark Ghosts Nail Art

No need to be scared of the dark when your nails literally glow.


Mummy Nail Art

Why keep this design under wraps when you can wear it loud and proud?


Frankenstein Nail Art

It's alive!


Halloween Movie Monsters Nail Art

All of the creepiest creeps in one horrifying design.

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Candy Corn Nail Art

Nothing's sweeter than this design.


If you still want to wear some sort of costume this Halloween, but hate dressing up, check out THESE easy-to-make costumes.