When a new nail art trend hits the mainstream, 9 times out of 10 it’s displayed on long talon-esque nails that, sure, look great on Instagram, but in practise? Not so maintainable. But fret not, whether you’re a nail biter, suffer from constant breakages or simply aren’t one for acrylic falsies, there’s a new breed of nail art in town and it looks just as good, if not better on short nails. Introducing micro nail art. It’s subtle, it’s minimalistic, and it complements a short manicure perfectly. From miniature lightning bolts to stars, studs and dipped glitter, just because your nails are on the shorter end of the spectrum, doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in a touch of insta-worthy nail art every now and again. Get inspired with our edit of our favourite looks this season, then book yourself in for party-ready mani asap to see what all the fuss is about.
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