Short Nail Designs That Prove Elaborate Manicures Are for Everyone

When it comes to manicures, long nails are the Marcia Brady, drawing admiring glances and being used as a platform to show off elaborate designs.

However, let's be honest: short nail designs have been neglected for far too long.

 This is much more serious than forgetting to return a library book in fourth grade or forgetting to send a one-word text to the guy you've been chatting with on Tinder

Nails that are too short remind me of Jan Brady, the middle sister on The Brady Bunch, who, like her older sister, is often overlooked but should not be.

If you're not a sucker for acrylics, a nail biter, don't enjoy long nails, or have weak nails that won't grow no matter how many vitamins you take, 

You may rest easy. You need not abandon your short, beautiful nails in order to socialize.

Miss Pop, a New York City-based nail artist, says, "As a former nail-biter, I can attest that nail art makes every length look extra fabulous.

Try a half-moon or negative-space design if your nails are really short and your cuticle area is where you want to put the emphasis.

Manicures like these are flattering on all body types, but shorter folks in particular. Even better, these sets come in a wide variety of colors and patterns, so there's something for every taste

 Dislike pastel tones? We propose some options that are quite agnostic.

How about pink as opposed to neutral colors? Those are available, too. Don't forget about your needs in terms of nail art. 

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