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? 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.

China Glaze Gives Us Some Classic Sophistication with Its All Aboard Collection

The China Glaze All Aboard set conjures up the feeling of elegance of train travel

China Glaze has announced a new nail polish collection for Fall 2014: the All Aboard Collection. The set is inspired by a favorite mode of transportation, the train. The set features rich colors in tones appropriate for the Autumn season, when vintage elegance like that found in railway travel is in style.

The All Aboard Collection features 12 China Glaze colors:

All Aboard
Choo-Choo Choose You
Conduct Yourself
Don’t Get Derailed
Lug Your Designer Baggage
Mind the Gap
Nice Caboose!
One Track Mind
Stop that Train!
Well Trained
What Are You A-Freight Of?

The collection should become available some time in Fall 2014. To see all of our China Glaze products in stock, visit the brand’s page on our website at

Stylish Simplicity: 6 Nail Trends for Fall and Winter 2013 You Need to Know

Woman with Fall and Winter Black Nail Polish

The 2013 fall and winter fashion collections have begun to debut, and as always, the nails are just as much fun as the haute couture. Nail artists bring their skills and decked out the models in a range of colors, textures, and designs, and just as fashion trends emerge, so do nail color trends.

The new mantra seems to be less is more. If summer is about the living being easy, the cold, crisp days of autumn and winter have brought a return to a more serious, understated look. Don’t panic – judging by the variety of hues, shapes, and colors out there, there is still plenty of fun to be had – though with a bit more restraint. Here’s a rundown of six of the biggest trends to hit the runway in fall and winter 2013.

1. Black is the New Black – Who can resist the perfect LBD? No one can, and the perfect LBN – little black nail – is alive and well. Consider some of the new black polishes, OPI’s Black Onyx, like butter LONDON, or like Union Jack Black. To get a truly opaque look, try layering a black shade with another deep, dark color like a Royal Navy. For the matte look, top your black lacquer with a matte coat like OPI’s Matte Envy, or if you prefer a shiny French finish, try swiping a glossy top coat just along the tips for a stunning statement. Continue Reading