Creepy claws: Easy Halloween nail art from Nails Inc

While finding the perfect costume may seem like the most important part of Halloween prep, the little things can make a difference when you want to look both stylish and spooky.

Get your claws looking creepy yet chic with these easy Halloween nail art designs from Nails inc - then make sure you have some good remover on hand for when the weekend comes to an end...

Look 1: Googly ghost eyes

What you need: Dotting tool; Nails inc Black Taxi; Nails inc Floral street; Nails inc Westminster Bridge; Matte top coat

How to get the look:

1. Apply basecoat.

2. Paint two coats of Black Taxi followed by the Matte top coat.

3. To create the whites of the eyes, use a dotting tool to dot one drop of Floral Street onto the nail.

4. Leave to dry.

5. Finish with a dot of Black Taxi, applied with the dotting took, to the edge of the white toe create the googly eye effect.

Look 2: Bloody Tip

What you need: Nails inc Victoria; Nails inc Nail Kale basecoat; Nails inc Caviar topcoat

How to get the look:

1. Apply basecoat.

2. To create the V, starting at the edge of the nail pull the brush towards the middle of the tip.

3. Repeat on the other side then apply a second coat for a denser look.

4. Apply Caviar top coat to finish.

Look 3: Leather & skulls

What you need: Silver skulls and glue from the Nails inc leather & skulls kit; Nails inc Alexa Leather; Nails inc Nail Kale basecoat

How to get the look:

1. Apply basecoat.

2. Paint two coats of Alexa Leather.

3. Leave to dry.

4. Affix a skull to each thumb with nail glue.

Look 4: Chic Witchy talon

What you'll need: Striping brush; Nails inc Mayfair Lane; Nails inc Black Taxi; Nails inc Nail Kale basecoat; Nails inc Gel Effect top coat

How to get the look:

1. Apply basecoat.

2. Paint two coats of Mayfair Lane.

3. To create the point, with a striping brush paint the outline of a V using Black Taxi.

4. Fill in the V.

5. Finish with Gel Effect top coat.

Still feeling cutically challenged? Visit Fenwick Newcastle, Bond Street, Canterbury, Tunbridge Wells, Windsor or Kingston from Wednesday 28 October to let the Nails inc team look after your Halloween nail art.

By Alison Millington