23 Trendy Ways to Rock Short Pointy Nails

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Fed up with your nails and are looking for a new design to try? If so, we at Stay Glam have you covered because we have 23 stylish short pointy nails to show you. We have already talked about other nail shapes such as coffin but now it is time for the points. The shorter nails are easier to wear and the pointy shape looks so trendy which means there is a mani that will suit everyone. So, read on and take a look. We have glam art, bright colors and some unique nail designs too. You will want to try them all!

1. French Ombre Short Pointy Nails

First up we have these chic and short pointy nails. Each nail is decorated with French ombre art. French ombre is such a trendy and elegant look. It uses the classic French mani colors but the colors blend beautifully instead of having the striking white tip. You can find easy to follow ombre nail tutorials online.

Chic and Short Pointy Nails

Source: @amur_nails

2. Nude Nails with Red Tips

Add a pop of color to your look with a nail design like this one. All of the nails are a light nude shade and each one has dark pink tip. It is a fun and trendy nail idea and it is a subtler way to wear brighter colors. Recreate this or you can try a different vibrant color for the tips.

Nude Nails with Red Tips

Source: @nailsrnd

3. Pointy Pink Nail Design

This next idea is so sparkly and pretty. Most of the nails are light pink and one nail is pink and glittery. There is also a small rhinestone design on one nail. It is a glam look for short nails and it will be perfect for the spring and summer. You can try a similar mani or you can try a shorter nail length.

Pointy Pink Nail Design 

Source: @nailsbykatrins

4. Gold Short Pointy Nails

Looking for a simple but bold nail design? If so, this could be perfect for you. Here we have short nails that are a dark gold color. It is a trendy and statement making design. Recreate these or you can opt for a different nail color.

Gold Short Pointy Nails

Source: @classicmully

5. Watercolor Mani

If you like creative and bright nail art, then take a look at this next idea. Here we have short and pointy nails. Each nail is painted with different bold colors with a watercolor effect. It is a fun and quirky nail design that will add bold color to your outfits. You can find nail tutorials online for watercolor nail art.

Watercolor Mani

Source: @superflynails

6. Tropical Nail Art

Next, we have a tropical and summery look. Some nails are bright orange and some have black and white stripes with tropical green leaves. It is a unique and stylish mani that will be perfect for the spring, summer and vacations. You can buy nail tape to help you create neat stripes and you can buy leafy nail stencils too.

Tropical Nail Art

Source: @superflynails

7. Trendy Chrome Nails

We love this next idea, it is one of our favorites! Each nail is painted in a different color with a chrome effect. Right through from black to pink shades. It is a trendy and modern mani that is perfect for those who like to try new colors and textures. You can recreate this look or use five different chrome nail colors. A sharper point would look awesome too.

Trendy Short Chrome Nails

Source: @amur_nails

8. Summery Yellow Mani

The next nail idea is another summery one. Each hand is different but the overall art is similar. Some nails are bright yellow and some are light and plain or light with yellow nail art. It is a stylish and statement making mani. A vibrant yellow like this is a must-have for the spring and summer so a similar polish would be a great addition to your nail collection.

Summery Yellow Mani

Source: @amur_nails

9. Elegant Nail Design

At the beginning of the post we featured a French ombre look. If you loved that design and like elegant looks, then you need to see this one too. For this look all nails are nude with French tips. There is also an accent nail with sparkly rhinestones. It is a glitzy and elegant nail design that will be perfect for special occasions like weddings.

Elegant French Tip Nail Design

Source: @tami_tamichka

10. Glam Short Pointy Nails

Next, we have another glam nail design for short and pointy nails. One nail is nude with rhinestones, two nails are peachy ombre and one nail is covered in chrome. We love the nail colors and different textures, they are so trendy. The rhinestones add some glitz and make the colors pop even more. This is a beautiful nail design and it will be great for parties, nights out and more.

Peach Nail Design with Rhinestones

Source: @_allured

11. Pretty and Pink Pointy Nails

Love the pink nail designs? If so, take a look at this. On one hand, the nails are all pink while on the other hand, the nails have pink, white, grey and black art. It is such a cute and funky look. Each of the designs are different so you can recreate them all or try just one. Recreate the two hands or you can have the same nail art on all nails. Either way, your nails will look super stylish.

Pretty and Pink Pointy Nails

Source: @amur_nails

12. Edgy Black and Silver Mani

We love this next nail idea to. These short pointy nails use different colors and textures. Some nails are glitter ombre, some matte ombre and some simply matte black. It is a trendy, edgy and unique nail idea. Darker nails like these are perfect for the fall, winter, nights out, parties and other special events.

Black Matte Nail Art for Short Nails

Source: @tami_tamichka

13. Bright Stripe Nails

The next nail idea has a 70’s retro look. So, the design features stripes in different colors ranging from yellow to red and dark green. Gold glitter has also been added along the cuticle. The colors are stunning and the stripes look so stylish. You can recreate the stripes with nail tape or a stencil and the colors used are CND World Shellac.

Bright Stripe Nails

Source: @superflynails

14. Colorful Moon and Stars Design

Give your nails a magical and mystical makeover with a design like this. The nails are different colors including green, blue, pink and purple. Each nail is also adorned with gold moons or stars. We love the bright colors with the out of this world decor. Recreate the whole look or just use one design on each nail. Small moons and stars can be bought online.

Colorful Moon and Stars Design

Source: @superflynails

15. Red and Clear Nails

This next idea is just amazing! Here we have bright red nails with clear pointy tips. We love this design because you have the classic red that has been jazzed up with the modern jelly nail trend. It is a fun and bold look that is perfect for those who like to make a statement. Try a similar look or you can create a sharper point.

Red and Clear Nails

Source: @nailsrnd

16. Nude Nail Design

If you love glitzy nails, take a look at this mani. Here we have short pointy nails. Two nails are dark nude with rhinestones, and two are sparkly white. We love the white with the nude because it gives the pretty color and elegant look. Nails like these will be perfect for a night out or party.

17. Pink Short Pointy Nails

Earlier in the post we featured a cute blue nail design. If you liked that bright and fun idea, then you need to see this next look too. This time the nails have a similar pointy shape but they are bright pink chrome instead. It is another bold and statement making idea. Recreate this or you can try glossy or matte pink instead of the chrome.

Pink Short Pointy Nails

Source: @amur_nails

18. Trendy Animal Print Nails

Take a walk on the wild side and try animal print nails like these. For this look, we have short and pointy nails. Some are nude and some are white with a strip of leopard print art. It is such a trendy look and it is a more subtle way to wear leopard print. You can find leopard print nail tutorials online. This design would look amazing with a sharper point as well.

Trendy Animal Print Nails

Source: @amur_nails

19. Chic Nude and Black Art

This next idea is another one of our favorites! Here we have nude pointy nails. Each one has a black section along the cuticle and a black stripe in the center. We love the black and nude color combo because it is so chic and elegant. Recreate with or without the gems. This mani can be worn for any occasion.

Chic Nude and Black Nail Art

Source: @superflynails

20. Unique Sparkly Mani

Next, we have a unique and sparkly nail idea. This one features pointy nails and most are painted in a light shade. One nail is also sparkly and one has trendy marble art. It is a pretty and statement making idea. A mani like this will be perfect for the spring, summer and special events. Recreate this longer nail length or you can go a little shorter if you prefer.

Unique Sparkly Mani

Source: @nailsbykatrins

21. Pink and Floral Design

We love this next nail idea! For this look, one nail is pink, one is sparkly purple and the two other nails are translucent with elegant pink art. This is a glam and beautiful design. Recreate this look or you can try a similar design in a different color. Blue would look stunning.

Pink and Floral Nail Design

Source: @nailsbykatrins

22. Chrome and Glitter Nails

The next nail design features more chrome art. This time each nail is a different pink chrome shade. There is also one glittery pink nail. The pink chrome looks so edgy and the pink shades give the chrome a more feminine and elegant look. This mani is perfect for the spring, summer and festivals.

Chrome and Glitter Nails

Source: @nailsbykatrins

23. Glam Gold Nails

Last on our list of short pointy nails is this glam and gold design. Each nail has a bright marble effect in the center with gold foil around the outside of the nail. The gold looks stunning and the nail art is so unique. You can buy gold foils online to recreate a similar look, you will also find tutorials on how to apply the foil.

Glam Gold Nails

Source: @superflynails

We hope you have found a short pointy nail design to try!