Jack Skellington Nails

Jack Skellington Nails

Boys and girls of every age, wouldn’t you like to see something strange? Jack Skellington nails are one of the cutest Halloween nail design you could wear and it’s also super simple to do yourself! This is Halloween, so keep reading for a step-by-step look at how to do Jack Skellington nails.

Jack Skellington nails being painted with ORLY Liquid Vinyl and ORLY White Tips

Step 1.


Prep your nails and apply ORLY Bonder Base Coat


Paint the thumb, index, ring and pinky nail with two coats of ORLY Liquid Vinyl and then paint the middle finger with two coats of ORLY White Tips

Step 2.


Making sure the base colour is completely dry, use a striper brush or thin detail brush dipped in ORLY White Tips and draw 3-4 vertical lines down the thumb, index, ring and pinky nail. Repeat twice for good coverage


Top tip: you can use nail tape to stencil your lines

White stripes being painted onto black nails using ORLY White Tips to create Jack Skellington nails
Jack Skellington nails eye detailing being added to nails using ORLY Liquid Vinyl

Step 3.


Dip a large dotting tool in ORLY Liquid Vinyl and draw two eyes on the middle finger, make sure the eyes are not perfect circles.

Step 4.


Use a smaller dotting tool and ORLY Liquid Vinyl to add two tiny nostrils under the eyes


Top tip: you can use the end of a cocktail stick for tiny dots

Jack Skellington nails nose detailing being added to nails using ORLY Liquid Vinyl
Jack Skellington nails mouth detailing being added to nails using ORLY Liquid Vinyl

Step 5.


Dip your striper or thin detailing brush into ORLY Liquid Vinyl and draw a thin curved line close to the free edge to form Jack's mouth

Step 6.


Finish the mouth with several tiny vertical lines along the curved smile

Jack Skellington nails mouth detailing being added to nails using ORLY Liquid Vinyl
ORLY Glosser Topcoat being painted onto complete Jack Skellington nails

Step 7.


Make sure your designs are 100% dry, then finish with ORLY Glosser Topcoat for a high-shine finish


Tag us in your spooktacular Halloween nails @ORLYnailsUK

Tag us in your spooktacular Halloween nails @ORLYnailsUK