We are Really Into These 27 Nail Designs for Short Nails

Sure, long nails are nice, but a couple of weeks in and they can start to feel more high-maintenance than they’re worth. (We’ve had the random jagged tips and scratched eyelids to prove it). What’s more is that short nails, even if they seem to be having less of a moment as of late, can still be super chic.

In fact, certain nail designs almost seem to lend themselves better to a shorter length than long. Don’t believe us? We scoured the Internet for 24 of the most eye-catching nail designs for short nails we’ve quite possibly ever seen—and succeeded.