They lied to you… money does buy happiness, it’s called freshly painted nails!

If you’re a manicure buff, then you’ve probably tried almost every nail trend out there. Think gorgeous graphic nails, super hot half-moon nails and lava lamp nails! Up until now, girls with long nails had the privilege to experiment with all kinds of nail trends doing the rounds. Well, the twist in the story here is that we just discovered a super cute way of dressing up short nails. Yes, you read that right. Girls with short nails, rejoice!

A new nail trend called accent tips is for all those who love keeping it minimal and have short nails. You’re in for a treat, girls! Here are five ways to amp up short nails with accent tips.

Stud them up
 

Stud them up

Running out of ideas to dress up your short nails? We suggest you try studded accent tips. Get your hands on tiny diamond studs and stick them on the edge of your nails. Finish off with a top coat to keep the studs in place. This two-minute manicure can give you dreamy, salon-like nails!

Oh my gold!
 

Oh my gold!

If you think accent tips don’t stand out, think again! This gold leaf-studded manicure is just so apt for a wedding occasion. The gold accents on your nails are sure to complement your embellished lehengas to the T.

Floral fun
 

Floral fun

Try some fun floral nail art to dress up your tips on a simple nude base. Here’s some inspiration for you to pull off this perky accent tip manicure using just the right mix of colours. This one here reminds us of fall!

Mad over metallic
 

Mad over metallic

Want your nails to ooze some drama? Go metallic! All you need to do is grab your favourite metallic polish and paint the tips of your nails, just how you would with a French manicure. Add a top coat to seal in the polish, and voila!

Pretty like a pearl
 

Pretty like a pearl

If you’re someone who loves pearls, then here’s your chance to add pearl accents to your manicure game. The white pearls on the base of your nails will add more glamour to your look!

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