This woman doesn't mess around with her Halloween nail art

PHOTO: Nichole Herrera of Corpus Christi, Texas, went viral with this Halloween-themed glow-in-the-dark manicure.PlayNichole Herrera
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Editor's Note: This story was originally published on Oct. 25, 2017.

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This woman isn’t messing around with her Halloween nail art.

Nichole Saldivar, a manicurist at Artistic Nails in Corpus Christi, Texas, has gained overnight fame for her insanely elaborate glow-in-the-dark “The Nightmare Before Christmas”-themed nail art.

PHOTO: Nichole Herrera of Corpus Christi, Texas, went viral with this Halloween-themed glow-in-the-dark manicure.Nichole Herrera
Nichole Herrera of Corpus Christi, Texas, went viral with this Halloween-themed glow-in-the-dark manicure.

When she first started doing nails, “they were horrid,” Saldivar, 29, told ABC News.

“They were really bad, but I just kept practicing,” she continued. “Over the 8 years I’ve been doing it, I’ve been picking up different techniques. You have to be very patient with your work. I’m very patient, and that’s what it takes.”

The nail artist said the glow-in-the-dark manicure took her about two hours to complete using water-based nail stripper brushes.

PHOTO: Nicole Saldivar completed this glow in the dark nail creation.Nicole Saldivar
Nicole Saldivar completed this glow in the dark nail creation.

Saldivar’s Halloween masterpieces don’t stop there, though. Check out these other macabre manicures.

Terrifying clown and frightening flames

PHOTO: Nichole Herrera completed this creepy clown manicure in an hour.Nichole Herrera
Nichole Herrera completed this creepy clown manicure in an hour.

Day of the Dead sugar skulls

PHOTO: She painted Day of the Dead sugar skills on this womans nails.Nichole Herrera
She painted Day of the Dead sugar skills on this woman's nails.

Ghoulish spiderwebs and bats

Aladdin-themed genie blue design

PHOTO: Theres even an Aladdin themed creation.Nicole Saldivar
There's even an Aladdin themed creation.

Spine-chilling glow-in-the-dark spiders

Creepy and cute little skeletons

Saldivar said over-the-top nail art is her favorite thing to do as a manicurist.

“They’re just more fun,” she told ABC News. “It takes more time, but whenever someone asks for a crazy design, I’ll book myself out so I know it’s perfect and I’m not in a rush while I’m doing it. I’m very passionate about my work.”

PHOTO: Nichole Herrera is a manicurist at Artistic Nails in Corpus Christi, Texas.Nichole Herrera
Nichole Herrera is a manicurist at Artistic Nails in Corpus Christi, Texas.

She one day hopes to get her own nail workspace so she can have mommy-daughter manicure time with her 1-year-old.

“She’s obviously too young for nail art now, but when she’s older, she’s definitely going to be the guinea pig,” Saldivar said with a laugh.

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