Adorable ghost nails that are easy to create yourself

Oct 16, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. ET
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These nails feature a minimal black and white design that packs a spooky punch. It's perfect to get you into the Halloween spirit!

Ghost nails
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Spooky faces nail design
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  • Nail dotter
  • Essie's Blanc
  • China Glaze's Liquid Leather


Step 1:

Spooky faces nail design: Step 1
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Start with a white base coat.

Step 2:

Spooky faces nail design: Step 2
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Using your nail dotting tool, make various eye and mouth shapes on each nail and let dry. You can make large oval eyes with a small circle mouth for a spooked look, and small eyes and a large oval mouth for a screaming look, etc. Let dry.

Step 3:

Spooky faces nail design: Step 3
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With white polish on the dotting tool, put a white dot on each eye of a few of the faces to add some personality. Have them on the edge of the black eye to make them look to the side,or place the white dot in the center to make them look forward. Let dry and follow with a top coat.

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