25 Simple October Nail Designs in 2024

October nail designs

Struggling to find a stylish nail idea for this month? If so, here are 25 simple October nail designs in 2024!

Throughout this list, you’ll find nail designs inspired by Halloween as well as nails that go with the fall season for the month.

Whatever look you’re going for, you’ll find a nail design that matches what you’re looking for.

We’ve also included some nail designs below, with even more nail ideas if you don’t find yourself in this list.

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Let’s dive in!

Halloween Colored Fall Nails

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The perfect October nail design, if you want to be on theme with Halloween, should have three colors: orange, white, and black.

This trifecta of colors is what takes a cute fall nail to a cute October/Halloween nail.

Just like this fall nail inspiration, it becomes an October nail with the addition of the three Halloween colors.

Vibrant Orange October Nails

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A simple and easy orange nail design that you can do at home, or go to the salon and get done, is this vibrant orange nail set.

This October dip nail design can be made with dip or gel and can go on long or short nails.

So, really, it can work for anyone!

Spooky Black & White Halloween Nails

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Looking for the perfect October nail design for Halloween weekend?

We love this cute and spooky black and white nail art idea, especially with the spiders and ghosts.

Never thought we’d call spiders cute, but this manicure is just that good.

Halloween French Tip

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We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again; you can never go wrong with a fun and creative seasonal French tip.

This Halloween inspired French tip is perfect for the week of Halloween.

With the orange, white, and black color combination, paired with Halloween nail art, you can’t go wrong with these types of October nail designs.

Pink Halloween Nails

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You don’t have to limit yourself to using just orange, white, and black for a cute Halloween-themed nail design.

These types of pink October nail ideas prove that you can use just about any color as long as you have the right nail art.

Purple Spider Nails

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A simple and subtle way to make any manicure themed for October is to just add a Halloween element to it, nothing too crazy!

This trendy purple manicure could work any month of the year, but with the subtle spider nail art, you’ve easily got yourself an October nail design.

Frankenstien’s Nails

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If Frankenstien had nails, these would be them.

The Frankenstien-inspired nail art is a creative way to make a unique October nail design for Halloween weekend.

Rose Gold Leaf Nails

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Just because it’s October does not mean you have to have Halloween themed nails all month long.

We’re absolutely loving the rose gold leaf as an October manicure idea.

You can even do this at home by just ordering rose gold leaf nail paper from Amazon or your local beauty shop.

Black & Gold Line Art

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If you haven’t already heard, line art is in for 2024, and this nail inspo pic is the prime example of how to rock the trendy design in October.

So if you want a classy, elegant, and modern October nail design, look no further than this black and gold line art.

Black French Tip

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You can absolutely never go wrong with a simple and stunning black French tip for October, especially on almond-shaped acrylics.

So if you’re wondering what nail design to get and you’re having a hard time deciding, just pick this simple and classic October manicure idea.

Candy Corn French Tip

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Now this is one creative French tip.

We have never seen anyone rock these types of October nail designs, so if you want to be the girl with a unique and one-of-a-kind manicure, you should definitely try this.

Deep Purple Acrylics

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Purple can often get overlooked as the perfect October nail color, but it deserves its time in the spotlight!

These deep purple acrylics are a testament to just how incredible this color can look during the Halloween month.

Black & Gold Starry French Tip

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We will always be suckers for a good black and gold color combination.

I mean, how can you not instantly fall in love with this black and gold French tip adorned with simple starry nail art?

We are absolutely going to be rocking this as one of our October nail designs in 2024.

Orange Glitter November Nails

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One thing about us is that we’re always going to be suckers for a good glitter nail design.

The way the neutral and orange glitter work together is truly stunning, especially on top of the perfectly shaped almond acrylics.

Orange Halloween Coffin Nails

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There is no better nail shape than a coffin for Halloween; even the name of the nail shape is fitting for the holiday.

The orange pumpkins, paired with glitter orange nail polish are a match made for Halloween.

Jack-O-Lantern Nails

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Now, if you want to get really festive and creative for Halloween, this might just be the manicure for you.

Although it looks more complex than it really is, the Jack-O-Lantern October nail art is actually super easy to make – you can even do it at home! This is definitely one of our favorite October nail designs from this list.

Black Halloween French Tip

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As you already know, a black French tip is a classic go-to for your October nails, but if you want to make it a bit more festive, add some Halloween nail art.

It doesn’t have to be anything crazy; it can be subtle, just like this inspo pic.

Don’t forget, a little can go a long way with nails!

Orange & Gold French Tip

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If you want fall nails for October that don’t feel too much like Halloween, opt for this orange and gold glitter French tip.

These make for the perfect autumn nails for any girl who just wants a cute seasonal manicure.

Metallic Red October Nails

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October might just be the best, and only, month to rock these long acrylic metallic red nails.

This is one cool manicure that not many girls can pull off, but we know you can.

Bone Nail Art

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This is one bone-a-fide cool October nail idea that will have everyone in awe.

We’ve never seen this bone nail art before, but we can already tell you it’s going to be a super popular one in 2024.

The best way to rock this would definitely be on long, almond-shaped acrylic nails; that way, you get more length for the bones. 

Black Lightning Bolt Nails

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You can make just about any nail art October-approved if you just make it in black.

These lightning bolts could work for any month, depending on the color, but because they’re black, they’re perfect for October.

Spooky Halloween Nails

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Add some freight to your October nails with this spooky nail design.

There’s only one time a year to rock these nails, so be sure to try them this year before you have to wait another 365 days. 

Black Acrylics

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Like we said earlier, simple can be better when it comes to nails. You don’t have to overly complicate things!

This black October nail design is modern, elegant, classy, and, best of all, easy.

You can recreate this look at home while watching TV.

The Halloween Spectacular

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We’re calling this October nail design the Halloween Spectacular because it combines all things Halloween into one nail set.

You’ve got all of your Halloween colors and nail art wrapped into one gorgeous manicure.

Neon October Nails

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Neon nails have become the hottest trend in 2024, but it’s not that easy to rock them.

Luckily, this flaming hot nail inspo is an easy way for anyone to hop on the neon nail trend.


Hopefully you’ve found your favorite nail idea for the month after reading this post!

If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions leave them down below. Thanks for reading!

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