With Halloween coming up, everyone is eager to find just the thing to get their creative juices flowing. Well, look no further. These 10 killer nail-art aficionados are just what you need to spark that much-needed creepy creativity. From faux-bloody tips to brain-oozing manis, we鈥檝e gathered the best of the best nail artists and their Halloween-inspired nail art.


1. Nails by Kate: Whether she鈥檚 crafting creepy, marbled nails or cheerful candy corn, you can bet Kate will have all the design inspo you need this fall. Seriously, those may be the sickest fake blood designs we鈥檝e ever seen. (via @_nailsbykate)


2. Makeup Withdrawal: Sacramento native Mimi went to school for cosmetology. Hence, her expertise in skincare, makeup, polish, perfume, you name it. Who knew brains could look good enough to eat? (via Makeup Withdrawl)

lunar phase

3. Alicia Torello: We鈥檙e totally obsessed with Torello鈥檚 lunar phase nails. This manicurist鈥檚 attention to detail landed her art in magazines such as Vogue, Vogue Italia, Vogue Paris, W, Harper鈥檚 Bazaar, Num茅ro and 032C. (via aliciatnails)

complete set

4. 10 Blank Canvases: Jacks and fangs and brains, oh my! This London-based nail art blogger discovered her knack for nail art in 2011 and continues to wow us with each and every design. (via 10 Blank Canvases)


5. Luna Loves Chocolate: We鈥檝e definitely got our eyes on this young blogger who鈥檚 making quite a name for herself with her creative and cutting-edge designs. With an array of Halloween-inspired sets to choose from, we had a little trouble choosing our favorite! (via lunaloveschocolate)

franken nails

6. BritNails: We franken-love this monster-inspired set. Liverpool-based nail artist Allie has been turning heads with her creative and quirky nail art. PS: the 鈥淏rit鈥 is short for British. Yeah, we got a little excited for a moment too! (via BritNails)

halloween everything

7. Cutepolish: Former school teacher turned nail blogger Crystal Ball currently resides in Ontario, Canada, where she teaches nail art to her 18 million+ Instagram and YouTube fans. If her versatile and impressive nail art wasn鈥檛 already enough, we also love her sweet and preppy teaching style. (via cutepolish)


8. Adventures in Acetone: Jacki, a mother of two, finds inspiration for her nail art from her kids鈥 favorite characters, TV shows, fashion, animals, patterns and more. Perfect for Dr. Seuss and Doctor Who fans, her blog is definitely one you鈥檒l want to check out. (via Adventures in Acetone)

nightmare before christmas

9. Petitepeinture: Run by Seattlelites Rathy Yan and Daisy Geng, both senior designers at interactive digital agencies, this nail blog is notable for its clean, crisp designs. We鈥檙e really digging their Nightmare Before Christmas-inspired set, and we鈥檙e pretty sure Tim Burton would too. (via petitepeinture)

spooky eyes

10. The Nail Trail: We can鈥檛 stop staring at this adorably spooky set of eyes. But, then again, we can鈥檛 stop staring at any of Hannah Weir鈥檚 nail art! The self-taught nail artist hopes to inspire others to be creative and confident by sharing her craft with fans on YouTube. (via thenailtrail)

Which of these nail looks were your favorite? Let us know which blogger you鈥檒l be following next in the comments below!