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DIY: Goosebumps Nail Art

If you are a fan of the Goosebumps series, and Halloween, and FUN, then you'll definitely want to try out this super easy nail tutorial. It seriously takes only a few minutes, and is easy enough for even me, a DIY failure, to execute, which is a real feat. We chose to do this mani in orange and blue because it matched our favorite Goosebumps book, but obviously you can do it in any color combination. LET YOUR IMAGINATIONS RUN WILD, CHILDREN! Let us all bask in the glorious nostalgia of the '90s with this nail mani. Here's how to get it! —Katie

Get the look:



We chose to use these two polishes! The pen set is great for doing lots of fine details on your nails. The tip is very, very fine. The orange we used is 'Tiny Short' from our UO nail polish, but any polish will do!


NPW Pastel Paint Pens Set


UO Kimchi Blue Collection

Next up...



...paint your nails! If you don't know how to do this, then you're on your own. Put on a couple coats if you're feeling CRAZY. But since the next step is the nail pen, make sure all nail polish is completely dry before you move forward. Otherwise you'll just wreck all your hard work with the hard point of the nail pen.



Once your nails are dry, uncap that nail pen and draw on some drips. Don't worry about being precise. The drippier, the better. The tip of the nail pen makes it easy to spread the nail polish down toward the middle of your nails. Just make sure you don't put the polish on there too thick, because then it'll take forever to dry. (If you don't have a nail pen, you can always use a toothpick in any ol' polish.)



SEE? WOW! We got this done in only a few minutes, and we are in no way experienced nail art artists. Once you've got the drips on (and they're DRY!), go over the whole nail with a top coat. I mean, you don't have to if you're feeling antsy, but it'll obviously make your nails last a whole lot longer.



VOILA! Finished Goosebumps nails. They're so spooky I'm getting GOOSEBUMPS. HEY-OOOOO. And that's it! You're done!

If you try this manicure out, let us know! We love to hear from you guys. Happy Halloween, y'all.