Ideas for Simple Halloween Manicures and Nail Art Designs

Orange and black nail polish design for a Halloween manicure

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Are you interested in getting into the Halloween spirit with a spooky manicure? BeautyWorldNews.com has some Halloween nail art designs that are fairly simple to do. There are a range of colors and looks available that use nail polish or nail decals.

The October 31 holiday has no shortage of fun motifs to be used in nail designs. Some that are featured are spiders, skulls, and faux blood splatters. If you’re looking for inspiration for Halloween nail art designs, look no further!

To see the nail polish collections that NPM has to offer, including those with holiday themes, check out our collections page at our main site.

Peanuts by OPI: Lovable Nail Lacquer for Halloween 2014

The OPI Peanuts collection features nail polish for Halloween 2014

The latest in great OPI partnerships is the new Peanuts nail polish collection for Halloween 2014. The lacquer set is inspired by one of the most famous Halloween films, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.”

Peanuts by OPI contains four colors, one each associated with Charlie Brown, Lucy, Snoopy, and Linus:

Good Grief! – A yellow crème to match Charlie Brown’s shirt.
WHO ARE YOU CALLING BOSSY?!? – Black crème reminiscent of Lucy’s hair.
To Be or Not To Beagle – Black glitter mixed with hex glitter of different colors, inspired by Snoopy’s “happy-dance”.
Where’s My Blanket??? – Orange and black glitter representing Halloween and the Great Pumpkin which Linus so eagerly awaits.

Here are some links to reviews and swatches of the collection to give you a feel for how the lacquers will look on your nails:

Peachy Polish
All Lacquered Up
imabeautygeek.com

The OPI Peanuts Halloween 2014 set will be available in September. To see details on all of OPI’s famous nail polish collections, visit the OPI collection page on our main site.

Mother’s Day DIY Nail Design – Beautiful Red Tulips, Perfect for Spring

Mom and Daughter Applying Nail Polish on Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, which means getting together with your mom, doing something fun with her like going to brunch, and enjoying the spring weather. It’s also a good opportunity to give yourself (or your mom) a new look for your nails. At accesshollywood.com, there is an excellent DIY tutorial on how to create a simple tulip nail design for your nails. The creative mind behind this nail art idea is Jin Soon Choi, one of the biggest names in the nail fashion industry.

The tutorial is only five straightforward steps, and the result is a cheerful and stylish manicure featuring a popular flower of the spring season. You can do it yourself, or you and your mom can work on it together :) .

Happy Mother’s Day, everyone!

To see the newest nail polish colors and collections that go with Mother’s Day and the rest of spring, see our Hot New Items at http://www.nailpolishandmore.com/hot-new-items/.

New Gelish Year of the Horse Collection for Chinese New Year

Harmony Gelish Year of the Horse 2014 Collection

Hand and Nail Harmony has released a new nail polish collection to commemorate the Year of the Horse. The set contains two Gelish colors and two Morgan Taylor colors. Here is a list of all four shades found in the Chinese New Year collection:

Gelish

  • Kick Off the New Year
  • Red-y for the Festival

Morgan Taylor

  • Good Luck Charm
  • Pretty Woman

As you’d expect, the color red is prominent in this small collection, which contains two shades of red and two glitters. Chickettes has a nice review of the set. If you are interested in getting your hands on the Gelish Year of the Horse collection for the 2014 Chinese New Year, take a look at the set’s page at the Nail Polish and More website.

5 New Nail Polish Colors for the Winter Holiday Season

China Glaze Bells Will Be Blinging Blue Glitter

The Tampa Bay Times has a short feature on non-traditional colors of nail polish that are great for the winter holidays. While red nails tend to be the standard for manicures during this time of year, there are other options. Writer Stephanie Hayes gives five of her favorite new shades of the season, one of which is Bells Will Be Blinging by China Glaze. This polish is part of the Happy HoliGlaze collection and contains blue and gold glitter.

Be sure to wear colors you like during the holidays, not just ones traditionally seen during the Winter season.

Three Holiday Nail Designs for the Advanced, Intermediate, and Beginner Nail Artist

Nail Design for a Winter Holiday Manicure

With the winter holidays upon us, it’s time for many nail enthusiasts to decorate their nails festive designs. Some nail art can be very simple, while other examples can be intricate and require a lot of experience. Allure.com has a guide to holiday nail designs that is great for anyone, as there are three manicures, one each for people with advanced, intermediate, and beginner skill levels.

The advanced nail design is called the “Full-On Mrs. Claus”, and it features snowflakes, a snowman, and a Christmas tree. The medium skill level manicure is referred to as “Wrapping Paper Nails”, and it will make your nails look like gifts that are ready to be opened. The final design, which is for beginners, is two-toned and called “Elegantly Festive”. It is a stylish look featuring a rich burgundy like Visions of Love in the OPI Mariah Carey Holiday Reds collection, along with a silver glitter.

With these three options, everyone can wear a festive nail design for the holiday season. Discover the manicure that is right for you!