Achieving the perfect cat eye can be tricky, but it’s definitely worth the effort. Same goes for cat-eye nails. The feline nail art is trending and surprisingly easy to pull off.
The whole idea is to draw a thin line that resembles, you guessed it, a cat’s eye. A great option for short or unevenly shaped nails, cat-eye nail art is peak Halloween, especially with its spooky shimmer accents. Use a thin, gel-based polish to create the eye-catching look to minimize the need for retouches.
Here is the best cat-eye nail inspo from Instagram to amp up any Halloween look.
The ideal cat-eye nail art starts with a metallic base. Play up the contrast by applying two different shades for serious Studio 54 vibes.
Out of This World
Add a little galactic edge to a typical cat-eye mani with some starry accents.
Take the traditional cat-eye mani up a notch with stiletto nails. These talons are the perfect complement to any bewitching costume.
Green With Envy
Make everyone else jealous with a chameleon cat-eye mani. And it’ll amp up an alien outfit or any of a handful of creepy creature costumes.
The sparkling ombre copper streaks really pop against the black base.
These wine-colored cat-eye nails are worth wearing long after October 31.
Paint your nails a terrific teal shade. Then add cat-eye designs to your middle and ring fingers to heat up the winter mani.
Mix and Match
Cat-eye manis look fetching on shorter nails. Use two separate shades, but limit the striking cat-eye design to only one color.