24 Short (But Chic) Coffin Nail Looks to Try

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Thinking of switching up your go-to manicure? If length is on your side—or if you're not opposed to acrylic tips—consider short coffin nils. Just remember: Coffin nails typically have extreme length, so even short coffin nails will still have some.

But first, what is a coffin nail shape? Where stiletto nails feature sharp pointed tips and almond nails feature long, semi-pointed, but ultimately-rounded tips, coffin nails feature tapered tips that end in a flat, squared-off shape. If you're on-board with the shape, it's time to think about ways to accentuate it. Ahead, you'll discover more than two dozen short coffin nail ideas. Pick your favorite or combine elements from a few of your faves for a one-of-a-kind nail look you'll want to wear time and time again.



1. MINIMALIST ART DECO


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Pay homage to your favorite visual arts style with this vintage-inspired art deco nail art. All you need to recreate the design is a bottle of black polish and a toothpick or fine-lining brush.



2. NEON MATTES


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If you can't decide between coffin or stiletto nails, opt for this optical-illusion nail art. To recreate the design, use tape to section off the tips, and don't remove it until the polish has fully dried.



3. PRETTY IN PINK


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Five shades of pink in one nail look? We're here for this gradient mani.



4. COTTON VANDY COFFIN NAILS


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Multi-colored and ombré nails are two manicure trends that have withstood the test of time. Here, they're combined for one colorful nail look.



5. EVIL EYE COFFIN NAILS


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Keep bad vibes at bay with these elaborate evil eye coffin nails.



6. GRAFFITI COFFIN NAILS


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Ready to go bold or go home? These graffiti nails are bound to make a statement.



7. PEACHES AND CREAM COFFIN NAILS


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These matte nails leave us feeling peachy keen over the stiletto nail shape.



8. DAISY COFFIN NAILS


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These gorgeous periwinkle nails look even prettier thanks to a few easy-to-recreate daisies. Start with the blue base and, once dry, use a toothpick dipped in white and yellow polish to trace the design on.



9. PASTEL FADE


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Love the idea of multi-color ombré nails but prefer a glossy finish? We're here to deliver.



10. CHERRY RED


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You can never go wrong with cherry red nails. Need a polish to fit the bill? Our favorite is BLACK ELITE gel nail polish (220 rubles) from Global Fashion.



11. PINK OMBRE


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Forget about a classic French manicure —this faded take is the new go-to.




12. MAUVE MISMATH


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Pair nude and mauve nail polishes for a neutral nail look that will still turn heads.




13. BEDAZZLED NUDE


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One way to make neutral nails a touch more alluring is by adding a few gemstones to a statement cuticle.



14. NUDE OMBRE


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These glossy ombré nails win the neutral mani award in our book.



15. BUTTERFLY TIPS


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Can't get enough of Instagram's butterfly filter? Let it inspire your short coffin nail look.




16. LOUIS VUITTON TIPS


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Nude and white are a classic combo. Add Louis Vuitton logos to the mix and it's even chicer.




17. MILKY WHITE


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Milky-white nails are another trend worth considering. While we don't love mixing shapes in one mani, here's what it can look like if you've been thinking about doing so.



18. BLACK FRENCH TIPS


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Swap white for black for an instantly moodier French mani.



19. LOTS OF DOTS


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Instead of opting for a completely different look on each nail, create a cohesive element to any rainbow mani by adding dots on each nail.



20. LUXE LAVENDER


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Choose a couple of shades of purple and play around with how you paint them on. We love this diagonal idea.



21. COFFEE SWIRL


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Here's a neutral nail art idea that makes our mouth water. Coffee, anyone?




22. STATEMENT CUTICLES


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Love a nude nail look but want to play it up a bit? Add a single gemstone to the middle base of each nail.



23. CLOUDY PASTELS


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These faded pastel nails are so bright they remind us of sunnier days.




24. NUDE PERFECTION


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For all the minimalists out there, you can never go wrong with a well-painted nude.


FAQ

How do you shape short coffin nails?


Start by filing your nail tips straight across. Then, align your file at a 45-degree angle (more or less depending on how tapered you'd like the shape to be) from the outer edge of your nail toward the center and begin filing. Repeat on the other side. Ensure both sides are even.


What's the difference between coffin nails and ballerina nails?

Coffin nails and ballerina nails are interchangeable. The names are indicative of the nail's shape. It's essentially a version of the stietto nail but with a square tip (versus a pointy one).

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Author: Rebecca Norris

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Published: 23.06.2022 12:02 Times Read: 9