8 Green Nail Designs That Are Trending Now

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Green Nail Designs

You don't need an excuse to dress up your nails in luminous emerald and urban olive green. And for a flawless home manicure, you don't need to rely on dumb luck. It only takes a dash of golden inspiration and a stamping plate to bring your creative vision to life!

Our Top 5

  1. Kelly Green Avocado
  2. French Tips in Shades of Green
  3. Ombre Shamrocks
  4. Light Olive Green
  5. Sheer and Sparkling Green

From glossy dark green to luxurious lime, this lush color has more depth than you might think. With springtime in full bloom, now is the perfect time to adorn your nails in this trendy shade.

Keep reading, and we'll share eight green nail ideas that can steal the show year-round.

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#1. Kelly Green Avocado

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Almost everyone has fallen in love with the creamy flavor and versatility of the avocado.

But even if you don't like smearing this leathery-skinned fruit on your toast each morning, you can still incorporate it into your nail art.

This friendly avocado is simply cute - there's no other way to say it! And when you pair it with this deep "Lilypad" nail polish from Maniology, you get a look that's perfect year-round.

#2. French Tips in Shades of Green

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Though you can never go wrong with a classic creamy white French manicure, these geometric green nails are truly timeless.

At first glance, you might think it'll be hard to recreate the clean, crisp lines of classic French tips. But it only takes the "Classique: Pardon My French" nail plate from Maniology to stamp basic French tip designs on your nails with ease.

#3. Ombre Shamrock Nail Art

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Here's an elegant take on your traditional St. Patrick's Day nails.

But, really, this shamrock manicure is good for any spring day! Simply start with a creamy white base and top your manicure off with this gorgeous greenery using our "Lucky Shamrock" nail stamping plate.

#4. Light Olive Green

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Olive green has been trending in everything from interior design to nail art.

This "Lime Pine" shade is ideal for a festive merry manicure and springtime green nails!

#5. Sheer and Sparkling Green

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These ultra-glossy, jelly nails take the meaning of sheer nails to a whole new level. Though matte nails always have their moment, it's hard to resist the allure of this Instagram-worthy mani.

Either let your natural nails be or apply a base coat of white polish or black polish before layering on the "Grass Leaf" jelly nail polish from Maniology.

This liquid formula is filled to the brim with reflective glitters that can add a refreshing feel to any green nail design!

#6. Tribal Patterned Dark Green Nails

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This dark green polish is featured in our "Mythos" nail stamping polish set, next to five other creamy earth-toned polishes.

This rich, forest-green shade is one of the few colors that'll never go out of style, making it an easy choice for your DIY manicures.

#7. Mint Green Checkerboard Design

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These minty minimalist nails aren't just perfect for a pastel spring mani. In fact, spring mint is one of the most versatile and timeless colors, especially when it comes to nail art!

This mani can add a preppy and chic edge to your fit with ease.

To pull it all off, all you need is the "Checkmate" nail stamping plate from Maniology. That'll make it amazingly easy to recreate these wavy lines!

#8. Deep Green and Gold Glitter

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Gold pairs so well with green. This has been true for a long time, and we're sure this won't change for many years!

Mix your favorite dark green shade with the "Flashy" iridescent flakes from Maniology. These flakies feature flecks of green and gold glitter that will leave you with a dazzling and daring mani.

Final Thoughts

Green might be one of the most underrated colors for your nail art, but that doesn't mean you should toss it aside.

Just keep some of these designs in mind before you dive in!

Keep Reading: What Is A Manicure & How To DIY Your Own


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