As the skies turn gray and the temperatures drop, that can mean only one thing: It’s time to bring out your fall styles. The autumn season brings a lot of changes to your wardrobe, as well as in your beauty routine. Think: more moisturizing skin care, moodier makeup, and — my personal favorite — darker manicures.
If you’re ready to put down the neon and pastel nail polishes, now is the apropos moment to rock vampy nails — the ultimate style for cold-weather months (and Halloween season, obviously). And vampy nails can mean a whole slew of different mani styles, so you’ve got options. “Vampires have transitioned from scary cryptids to hot neighbors — thank you Twilight and True Blood! So any nail design that evokes a certain sexy, alluring darkness can be categorized as vampy,”Says Sonya Belakhlef,It’s possible to be a famous nail technician. That means dark purples, glossy blacks, rich maroons, and wine-colored hues are all fair game — basically, anything that makes you feel like you’re a character from The Craft. You have many choices for nail art and texture.
Belakhlef cautions home manicure fans: Deeper colors may be difficult to maintain. “Make sure you have a clean-up brush in case you flood your cuticle,”They speak for Bustle “Sally Hansen has a great one available at most drugstores, or if you need a brush with a longer handle, Orly has great options too.”
If you’re looking to spice up your manicure game, keep scrolling for some ultra-chic vampy nail designs for inspo.