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Nail Art Designs For Short Nails

Super Easy Nail Art Ideas for Short Nails
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Are you amongst those girls who love nail art but have nails that are too short for it? If yes, you have stumbled upon the right place.

There are women who love nail art but don’t like the long nails that come with it. Some don’t have the patience to grow long nails and some have household chores that obliterate the existence of long nails. Just like other piece of arts, even nail art doesn’t discriminate between people especially on the basis of the size of their nails. It is for everybody who has fondness for it. So, here are different nail art designs for short nails. You can use these nail art ideas and style your nails according to the occasion or your attire. Update your manicure with these nail art designs and watch them dazzle their way into your stunning look.

Nail Art Designs for Short Nails

1. Glossy Red Nail Art

Glossy Red Nail Art Design For Short Nails
Image Source: West beauty

This red glossy nail art is perfect for all occasions. You can wear them to events, weddings, parties or just anywhere. The best thing about them is that you can get them done at home as the process is extremely easy. You just have to get a red nail paint for the base. Let it dry. Once it gets dried, add a coating of transparent nail paint. This would give it a glossy shine. You can also use glossy nail paint directly to minimize the hassle. No matter what the size of the nails, this nail art works well on everyone.

2. The Evil Eye Nail Art

The Evil Eye Nail Art For Short Nails
Image Source: Nails By Natalie

This evil eye nail art is the most unique nail art for short nails. It is a trend which has been there in accessories for a long time now but is a newbie in nail art. However, it has worked wonders and is being loved by everyone. It gives a creepy but fun vibe. The base color used in this nail art is peach. Then use blue, black and white color nail paints to draw the evil eye using nail art tools. In this design, an evil eye has been drawn on both index and ring finger and lashes have been drawn on the other two fingers.

3. Neon Detailing Nail Art

Neon Detailing Nail Art For Short Nails
Image Source: manicurology

This Nail Art with Neon Details is an easy one and can be tried by beginners as well. This nail art doesn’t require long nails so it is apt for you. Neon lovers can use this to match with the outfit as well. This nail art uses a nude nail paint for base color. Use neon green and black color for designing. Get a thin nail tape to create the stripes with precision. Draw the lines as shown in the image using a striping brush to emblazon your short nails with the flamboyance of neon colors.

4. Opal Gel Nail Art

Opal Gel Nail Art For Short Nails
Image Source: Joely Ocean Nails

Trying to find a nail art that is easy yet attractive? Opal gel nail paints are designed to do so. The nail art in this image looks difficult to create but it isn’t. All you have to do is get an Opal Gel Nail Paint. You can get it online as well. Just apply it as the base. Take a silver nail paint and apply it on the borders of the nails by using a detailing brush. Replicate the design in the image and get amazing oval gel nails. They look best on short nails.

5. A Nail Art For Your Love Of Louis Vuitton

A Nail Art For Your Love Of Louis Vuitton For Short Nails
Image Source: Nail Art By Chlo

Louis Vuitton is a brand that is loved by people worldwide. It has been one of the highest rated brands of Fashion Industry since years now and has million of people following them. This nail art is for such LV lovers. LV Nail art is for all sizes of nails. There are certain symbols used for this Nail art which you can buy as stickers or draw manually. The brand logo of LV is the most significant part of this nail art. You can get this nail art in various colors. Here a nude base color is used and the symbols are made with white color.

6. Fall Nail Art

Fall Nail Art For Short Nails
Image Source: Purple Nail Box

Every season comes with it’s own fresh color and vibes. Autumn, like every other season, brings it’s own fashion statements. This fall nail art is one of such fashion statements specially designed for Autumn season. It uses all the colors that symbolize Autumn like Green, Yellow, Peach, and different shades of Brown. This fall nail art also uses the same colors and creates an alluring nail art for short nails. The artist has drawn leaves of yellow and peach colors and has defined the border using brown and green color. Dots have been used to add to the charm of the design.

7. Nail Art For Springs

Nail Art For Springs For Short Nails
Image Source: Laura Mealin Utopia & Purite

Spring is a season that brings cheer and glee as the gloomy Winters fade away. Get this awe-inspiring nail art to mark the happiness of Springs. This acrylic nail art uses blush pink base color. On the base color, beautiful spring flowers are drawn using white and yellow nail paint. You can always alter the color of the flowers according to your choice.

8. Leopard Print Nails

Leopard Print Nails For Short Nails
Image Source: Nails By Natalie

Animal Print is a trend that hasn’t left any corner untouched in the field of styling. Amongst all animal prints, Leopard Print has a separate fan base. To satisfy your love for Leopard print, here is a nail art that would make your nails stand out in a crowd. This nail art uses blue, transparent and silver glitter nail paint for base color. Black nail paint for designing and mini diamond studs to add to the stupefying look.  Follow the image for designing and get these enticing leopard print nails. You can also use Brown, black and nude nail paints to make the look more authentic.

9. Neon Frenchie’s For Summers

Neon Frenchie's For Summers For Short Nails
Image Source: Nails By Eleanor

The vibrancy of neon colors is unmatched and so is their look. Coordinating these bright colors with the brightness of Summers gives you the energized look that you need. This nail art uses transparent base color. The french tips are colored with various neon nail paints like green, orange, yellow and pink. A dot of the same color at the base of the nail makes the nail art even more intriguing.

10. A Fruity Nail Art For Short Nails

A Fruity Nail Art For Short Nails For Short Nails
Image Source: Nails Bab

Fruits are one of the most beautiful creations of god. They keep us healthy and have the taste of a heaven. Apart from having these amazing qualities, their beauty has also been used in making nail art. This nail art uses all these amazing fruity designs of Orange, lemon, watermelon, kiwi and dragon fruit to create a fresh and unique nail art. Update your manicure with this fruity nail art and rock the summer look with their florid look.

11. Star Nail Art For Short Nails

Star Nail Art For Short Nails For Short Nails
Image Source: Nails Bab

Star nail art is quite common and is unanimously loved by women. In this star nail art you can use transparent base color. You can either get star stickers or draw them manually on the base. You can use different colors of stars. You can also create Star Nail art in a combination of colors like silver stars on black base color. You can alter the nail art in various ways and they would always give you an enchanting look.

12. Neon French Tips For Small nails

Neon French Tips For Small nails
Image Source: Anahi Nails

Nail art doesn’t always have to be about intricate detailing and multiple colors. It can also be simple and have the same effect. This nail art proves the same. It uses  white nail paint as the base color. Uses neon green for the french tips and the nail art is ready. It extremely simple and can be done at home easily.  It’s apt for you if you’re too lazy to go to the parlour and don’t want to put much efforts at home as well.

13. CD Nail Art For Small Nails

CD Nail Art For Small Nails
Image Source: Jessica Washick

CD nail art term was given by Jessica Washick herself. She is a famous nail artist who has an unmatched eye for nail aesthetics. This CD Nail art was created by her and she named it after CDs as they have lost their existence in the practical world. Update your manicure with this sheer and holographic nail art that has been created in the memory of CDs. They go well on all sizes of nails and look winsome in all ways.

14. Ghost Thumb Nail Art

Ghost Thumb Nail Art For Short Nails
Image Source: mytownhouseuk

Different women have different demands for the manicure. While some ask for a heavily detailed nail art, some like it sober and while some look for beauty, some look for fun. This spooky nail art is exactly what adds fun to your manicure. It is extraordinary and is something that would make you the center of everyone’s attention. They have the zest that you were looking for.

15. The Pastel Love For Springs

he Pastel Love For Springs
Image Source: mylacqueredlife

Springs is a season of colors and marks the presence of happiness in life. Amongst all colors, pastel color palette is undoubtedly the most enchanting. Right from lilac to mint green, blush pink, sky blue and yellow, all the colors used in this nail art are soothing to the eyes. However the most captivating part of this nail art are the multicolored cellophane holographic special effect topper by Brand Zoya. They come under the product name Zoya Monet Topper. Add them to your nail art and they would make it look exquisite.

16. Blueberry Nail Art For Short Nails

Blueberry Nail Art For Short Nails For Short Nails
Image Source: Hey, Nice Nails

This simple nail art can make your manicure worth having if you also are a fan of blueberries. For this nail art you can use Royal Blue nail paint and transparent nail paint for the base color. It is an acrylic nail art and uses the blue color for drawing the blueberry petals. The artist has also sprinkled a pinch of glitter near the petals and around the nails. The color is easy on the eye and the design is sightly but simple.

17. Geometric Nail Art For Short Nails

Geometric Nail Art For Short Nails For Short Nails
Image Source: Nails Bab

Geometric nail art looks aesthetically alluring as they give an appealing look to the nails. To make straight stripes and shapes you might need a striping tape. By using it along with the striping brush you will be able to make precise stripes and clear shapes. The triangles in this nail art aren’t too complex to make. You can fill the triangles with metallic or glitter polish for a more attractive look. This nail art has used a nude base color so that the geometric detailing can garner all the attention.

18. Beaded Pearl Nail Art

Beaded Pearl Nail Art
Image Source: Jessica Washick

This nail art looks typical but is extremely simple to attain. This irresistible design is also by the famous nail artist Jessica Washick. She has used a transparent nail paint for base and a combination of black and white pearls to emblazon the border of the nails. The artist has also used some caviar beads in the nail art. The black and white pearls have been arranged in an alternative fashion. The beads have been arranged on either side below the pearls. They have been stuck with the help of a glue. Get this on your next manicure and feel the magnificence of this nail art.

19. Half Tortoise Half Frenchie Nail Art

Half Tortoise Half Frenchie Nail Art For Short Nails
Image Source: Evie Glows

If you’re confused between two different types of nail arts, you can always go for both! This nail art combines two different nail arts. It uses transparent nail paint for the base. Half part of the nail is embellished with the tortoise shell nail art. It is a trending nail art that is making it’s way in the contemporary designs. It’s an abstract art so you don’t have to bother about making a clone of the image. Slight differences would only make it better. Other half of the nails consists of black french tips that are adding to the quirky style.

20. Floral Cuff Nails

Floral Cuff Nails For Short Nails
Image Source: Polished Yogi

This is another simple nail art that you can do at home. All you have to do is get an enchanting base color. In this we have a dark shade of Mint Green color. Add a coating of transparent nail paint to make it shine. Then, to add to the appeal of the nail art, draw small flowers towards the cuffs of the nails. To make the flowers you will need white and yellow nail paints. You can make the whole floral design using dotter tool. You can always alter the colors chosen according to your choice.

21. Fish Nail Art For Short Nails

Fish Nail Art For Short Nails
Image Source: Gena del Portillo

The fish nail art is another trending nail art that is garnering love and attention by women from all over the world. The base color of the nail art is transparent. The nail paint colors you need for designing this nail art are blue, deep yellow, orange and black. This nail art is a bit complex and is adviced to get done by a professional nail artist. Make it a part of your next manicure and feel the fresh vibe of this fish nail art.

22. Easy Nail Art For Small Nails

Easy Nail Art For Small Nails
Image Source: easynail

If you aren’t a fan of heavy and complex nail arts, you can always go with the simpler ones like these. This is another acrylic nail art with transparent base color. Small yellow petals have been drawn on different corners of the nails. It is an easy design that can be done at home. The color used in this nail art is yellow. You can pick any other color according to your choice if you wish to. This nail art is specially designed for short nails.

23. Polka Dots Nail Art

Polka Dots Nail Art For Short Nails
Image Source: Beauty Works By Amy

Polka dots have been in fashion since ages be it in outfits or accessories. If you also love polka dots as much as we do, try this polka dots nail art and look fabulous. For this polka dots nail art you can use transparent nail paint for base. You can use xmas colors like red and green for dots. You can also use golden and silver glitter nail paints for creating dots to make it look more festive. You can make your own polka dots nail art by using a combination of other colors.

24. Butterfly Nail Art

Butterfly Nail Art For Short Nails
Image Source: Nails By Natalie

Butterflies are one of the most beautiful species. They look as beautiful on the nails as they look in the gardens. Butterfly nail art is the most multifaceted nail art. It goes with all sizes and shapes of nails. You can add this butterfly nail art to your manicure for an eye pleasing design. The base color is peach in this nail art. The butterflies have been made by using light and dark shade of blue, black and white nail paint.

25. Midnight Nail Art

Midnight Nail Art For Short Nails
Image Source: Buffcs Jen

This bewitching midnight nail art looks heavenly as it is inspired from a beguiling painting. The nail paints used for this nail art are white, grey and black. You can get the moon and star stickers to add to your nail art or draw them on your own using the detailing tool. You can also sprinkle some glitter at the end to complete the nail art. It is one of our favourites and is a heavenly dream for a girl with short nails.

So, these were 25 Stunning Nail Art Designs for Short Nails. Update your manicure asap with these smashing nail art designs and also try the simple ones at home to give a fresh vibe to your short nails. Try out the ones that match your style and use them to look intricate on every occasion.

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