Cat Nail Art

Paws up, who's dressing as a cat for Halloween? While it's a popular costume choice we wouldn't want you to blend into the background of fluffy tails and drawn-on whiskers. Instead, pay closer attention to the finer feline details with our cat nail art tutorial to tie your look together. 

This adorable design will take the classic fancy dress look to meow-nificent new levels. Feeling purr-suaded?

Cat Nail Art

What Will I Need to Create Cat Nail Art?

  • Black nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Clear top coat
  • Nail art stick/cuticle stick
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Step 1 – Paint nails black

Black cats have been associated with witchcraft and serendipity for as long as we can remember (ahem, Salem from Sabrina the Teenage Witch). So there’s really only one colour to go for on the base and that’s black. Apply two coats for a streak-free, block finish.

Cat Nail Art Step 1

Step 2 – Add white dots

When your base is completely dry, dip a nail art stick/cuticle stick (or if you’re lacking in the nail tool department, you could try a toothpick) into white nail polish. In the bottom corner of the nail blob on four small dots in a curved alignment and in the centre create a larger blob – this will give you the paw outline. Repeat this in the opposite corner.

Cat Nail Art Step 2

Step 3 – Top coat     

Finish with a transparent top coat to prevent any dreaded chipping and add a hint of gloss.

Cat Nail Art Step 3