57 Medium Length Nail Designs for 2022

Sometimes medium-length nail designs get overlooked but I think we’re missing a trick here. A medium-length nail gives you plenty of space to work with and it doesn’t become too delicate or get in the way. It can be the perfect mix of style and function. A medium-length design can range from the simple and understated to the bold and eye-catching. Add a bit of personality to your fingers without worrying about them breaking too easily.

We looked through thousands of different nail designs to bring you our favorites. From subtle stripes to pretty petals, there’s something for everyone on our list. If you can’t find something you love here, your next mani is on me.

medium length nail polish design
How cute and posh are these cute matte pink nails? I love how the nail itself is a nice translucent pink and the pink detailing on top makes it look chic and modern!
medium length nail polish design
These nails are just perfect for Spring! I love the milky pink to sunshine yellow gradient. It’s so simple but so refreshing!
medium length nail art
These nails are perfect for vacation! I love the mix of vibrant colors and the cool layered wavy effect.
medium length nail design
These are perfect if you’re looking for a nail look that says professional but stylish.
medium length nails
Pink couldn’t get any more glamorous than this! The nail base is painted with a baby pink polish and we’ve got various designs, from geometric tips to glitter ombré nails.
medium length nail polish design
Showing off some lavender loving with these gorgeous lavender French tips topped with silver sparkly glitter. Something about thicker French tips just looks so great on medium-length nails.
medium length nail art
This set is so nice to look at! I love the purple to white combré effect and the dazzling Swarovski crystals!
medium length nail art
This nail set is giving me a mix of playful designs and abstract designs. We’ve got a pink nail set that’s designed with a vertical line in the middle and a cow print on the side.
medium length nails
Orange is such a lively color and looking at this set already has my energy up! I really like all the designs on this set, but most especially the orange gummy bear one!
medium length nail polish design
If you’re a fan of Bad Bunny then you’ll surely love this set! Here’s a set inspired by the Puerto Rican rapper.
medium length nail design ideas
Pink Frenchies are a staple! I really love how light pink nails are, especially with some simple tips and waves.
medium length nail design ideas
These green French tips remind me too much of emerald stones! I wonder if wearing this set would also attract a lot of opportunities in life like the stone of prosperity!
medium length nail polish design
This set is honestly just so classy. It’s definitely a set you can wear to prom or a similar event. Pearls make everything seem so posh!
medium length nails
I love how black nail sets look! This one has a pink to white ombré base with some black wavy border designs and some white gold detailing! So elegant.
medium length nail design
These nails are a perfect glammed-up version of a Spring set! We have some ombrés and some clear nails with dried flowers inside!
medium length nail art
Doesn’t this just look like something that an Ice Queen would wear? I love the white base topped with the silver detailing.
medium length nail designs
We’re going back to the basics with these V-shaped white French tips and glitter nails. It’s an easy classy look.
medium length nail design
White coffin nails have become my new obsession and they work so well in a medium-length design. I’ve actually done a set just like this recently but I skipped the accent ring finger.
medium length nail polish design
I rarely see nude to white ombrés but I think more people should give it a try! Look at how clean it looks. I especially love the matte nail topped with gold glitter. I like the minimalist Chanel nail art design. There’s a little bit of everything in this eclectic set.
medium length nail polish design
There’s nothing more minimal than this! We’ve got some white nails which are designed with 3D white flowers and some emerald green stones.
medium length nail designs
Nothing reminds me of Spring more than some colorful daisies! If you’re tired of floral-filled nails, try to add in something as simple as white Frenchies and you’ve got a whole other look!
medium length nail designs
We love a good marble nail design! This one’s a lot more subtle because of the translucent base nail.
medium length nail design ideas
If you love white French tips but you want to add a little bit of spice, simply add some small glitter to it.
medium length nail design
Here are some funky summer nails! It’s not that intimidating because the designs are placed on a classic French tip.
medium length nail designs
There are a lot of good green nail sets out there but this has to be part of the bests! These nails have an earthy colorway and some added golds and gems.
medium length nail polish design
Here’s another way to style your white and gold nails. We have this thick wavy design which is outlined by some white gold. It looks like your modern chic designs but a bit classier.
medium length nails
We have this nude nail base that’s topped with two different designs. We’ve got some white daisies peeking through and yellow Frenchies with a deeper yellow accent.
medium length nail design ideas
These nails are a party! Black can be a bit intimidating sometimes but if you add some silver to it, it suddenly transforms into this mature classy look.
medium length nail designs
I feel like this is what it would look like if you could just float on clouds! We’ve got a combination of some reflective butterflies and gold foil scattered around.
medium length nail art
It’s essential to try out multi-colored flower nails, especially during the Spring season! These ones have a mix of 3D flowers and colored gems.
medium length nails
Lavender is such a pretty color and I really love how these flowers look alongside the reflective pearls!
medium length nail polish design
These nails are probably something I would wear for the holidays. I think that the white stars and the sparkles make it feel so festive!
medium length nail designs
If you want nails that will make you look clean and classy, definitely give this set a try! We’ve got some transparent nails topped with glitter and a pink to white ombré.
medium length nail designs
Sometimes all you’re in the mood for are some very simple nails. Take this set, for example, it looks really clean and comfy because of the two colors chosen.
medium length nails
Here’s a set that’s painted with some full nude polish and topped with Swarovski crystals.
medium length nails
Sometimes you don’t want to be simple. Sometimes the event calls for a full glam! I think that poms really take nail sets to a whole new level.
medium length nail design ideas
We’ve got a green to gold ombré set that’s topped with some 3D translucent green flowers and some gold accessories.
medium length nail design ideas
If yellow is your favorite color, then you have to try this set out! It’s got some yellow classic French tips topped with small 3D daisies and some yellow ombré with white sparkly waves.
medium length nails
Monotone nails fit every single look so if you’re looking to try out new outfits, then get this set! I love how we have a micro French tip that’s half-black and half-white.
medium length nail designs
Embrace the time of renewal with these pretty cherry blossom nails. The thing about these flowers is that you have to appreciate their beauty because their bloom is short-lived.
medium length nail design
Take me to the beach right now! These blue gradient wavy layers can’t help but remind me of the sea.
medium length nails
If you’re a fan of mermaids then try these mermaid-themed nails out! I love the colorful ombré nails, the gold scales, and the seashell design.
medium length nail designs
If you want something simple but full nude nails that aren’t really for you, then try to add a gorgeous crystal of your choice and watch your nails transform!
medium length nail designs
It’s time to add a fun twist to your French tips! Try adding different designs to each nail that would best fit your personality! I’m absolutely here for the cow nail art personally.
medium length nails
We’ve all seen the layered heart design by now! This one’s a bit different because the artist used some earth tones and I’m kind of living for it!
medium length nail art
The pink and silver sparkly waves on these French tips are just glamorous!
medium length nail art
medium length nail design
These nails will surely make your life much brighter! I also like the cute gold flower toppers. Rainbow nail art has been trending lately but I love this diagonal ombre vibe.
medium length nail polish design
Baby blue nails are so dreamy! I like how minimalist the entire set looks with a simple heart nail design.
medium length nail design ideas
We’ve had a bunch of swirls in this set, but this color combination is just so lovely to look at!

You’re going to start seeing a lot more medium-length nail designs around here. I’ve always liked them but I do think we need to start highlighting them more. If you have something interesting on a medium-length nail, let us see it! Our inspiration photos come from user submissions and open sources and we’ll always give credit. All of the fantastic styles belong to their respective owners. If we’ve got a credit wrong or you’d rather we don’t feature you – just drop us an email.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.