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pastel negative space nail art tutorial

Negative space nail art have become a classic look. There was a time when they were exclusively worn by nail art enthusiasts but now this look can be seen everywhere. I estimate about 80% of the nail designs at this year's New York Fashion Week were negative space. It's not surprising that negative space manicures are taking over - they're so easy READ MORE


short nails, elegant nail art

Just in time for the weekend, here's an evening manicure idea for short nails. This elegant dark red and gold design is based on a Gothic Moons manicure I did a while ago. I wasn’t too optimistic it would work, but I gave it a go and it’s actually perfect. The light gold edgy half moon details READ MORE


minimalist nail art for short nails

If you're reasonably competent with a nail art brush, this minimalist nail art is going to be easy. Start by painting the middle lines on all fingers. Next, add lines to each side, I did multiple colours on each finger - red, silver and black. The red and black are contrasting enough to make a statement but the READ MORE


paisley nail art for short nails

For Day 2 of our Nail Designs For Short Nails series, I've decided to attempt paisley. I've always wanted to try this print and after seeing these fabulous Paisley Nails, I thought it shouldn't be a problem with my new short nails. Truth to be told, it was a bit harder than I expected. So READ MORE


nail art for short nails

I'm a firm believer that regardless of how short your nails are there is always room for nail art. Some nail art even looks better on short nails than on long. So when, on a recent rainy day, I had to file my nails much shorter than planned* I decided to turn it into a READ MORE


blue nail art

If you love blue nail polish as much as I do, you're going to enjoy this 6 Shades of Blue nail art tutorial! Not only can you incorporate all your favorite nail polishes in one look, it's also fast and easy to do. Don't worry if it looks complicated, the beauty of it is it looks advanced with READ MORE


Aztec nail design for short nails

Dream and make your dreams come true! Even though you haven't seen this Aztec Nail Design before, it fits the #ThrowbackThursday category just right. I did this manicure about 1 year ago for a project that will finally be launching this September. It took much longer to get everything ready than we originally planned but I think the wait has been totally worth it READ MORE