So you want to try something new for your next manicure, but you’re at a loss for what to do. Look no further for a trendy color to shake things up: It’s time to make the switch to green. Sure, green isn’t the first color that comes to mind when considering the best nail polish colors, but it’s a great and versatile nail color to add a pop of color to your look. Aside from being ideal for St. Patrick’s Day, a luscious green hue is ideal for any time of year when you want to try something new on your nails. Green nail polish can be very eye-catching, and it doesn’t have to be a neon green. Greens that are darker and more neutral in tone are still daring and extremely flattering. Green nail art accents are also great if you want to dress up a basic manicure! We’ve compiled a list of the best green nail polish colors to try for your next manicure, ranging from dark greens and rich emeralds to more subtle olives and pastel greens — going green this season is as easy as picking a shade from this list! These green nail colors will have your nails looking on-trend in no time.
Miracle Gel Nail Polish
If you like to surround yourself with green, leafy plants and succulents, this color will make you happy. This dark green nail polish is ideal for both professional and home use and is the best-selling gel polish in the United States. This green nail polish has a chip-resistant formula, is simple to apply, and dries quickly without the use of a UV or LED light. Just two coats of this green nail polish will make your nails look enticing while also providing a gorgeous manicure that will last for days. As simple as it is to apply, it is also simple to remove. The best part is that no base coat is required before applying this nail gel.
OPI Olive Green Nail Lacquer
If you’re looking for eye-catching, one-of-a-kind olive greens for your nails, OPI will deliver only the best. This particular OPI green nail lacquer is adored by millions of people worldwide and has won numerous awards. Because it is a nail lacquer, it is thicker and more durable than traditional nail polish formulas. It can stay on your nails for up to 7 days without chipping and dries quickly. This nail lacquer is available in over 200 colors, including neon, deep, and summery green variations, and does not require a curing lamp to dry. For best results, apply a base coat followed by 2 coats of the lacquer, and finish it off with an OPI green nail polishes for that extra stunning touch.
Essie Expressie Quick Dry Olive Green Nail Polish
Isn’t it annoying how we can paint our left hand’s nails to perfection but struggle to apply polish to our right hand’s nails? This one-step olive green nail color comes with an angled brush for easy application with both hands. It takes less than a minute for the color to dry on your nails, and you don’t even need to apply a base or topcoat. This nail polish is suitable for all skin tones and comes in 40 delectable colors, including pretty pastels, rich plums, and tasteful blues.
Cirque Color Creme Nail Polish
If your friends describe you as chic-yet-bubbly, this forest green nail polish is a must-have for your nail polish collection. This gleaming creme nail polish is suitable for day or night and all skin tones, with an opaque finish after two coats. This nail polish is handcrafted in small batches with care and love and is well-known for its long-lasting power. Even if you wash your hands a million times a day, it will not peel or chip off. Although this polish is highly pigmented, it dries with a shiny finish. Apply a base and topcoat for a long-lasting manicure.
Revlon Nail Enamel/Vernis
If you like bright things that are also posh, this nail enamel will hook you right away. It’s simple to apply and flattering on all skin tones. It has a ridiculously smooth formula that glides like butter on your nails while providing fade-resistant wear. This green nail polish is free of harmful chemicals such as formaldehyde and phthalates, and it is also bubble-free. Pair the nail polish with a base coat to make it last longer and prevent chipping, breaking, and yellowing of the nails.
Aifaifa Glitter Green Nail Polish
With the help of this metallic green nail polish that shines from a mile away, you can add a pop of color and drama to your everyday outfits. This polish is a non-toxic, water-based formula that offers long-lasting wear and is considered an essential fall color by professional nail artists. This vibrant green nail polish is made from natural ingredients, making it safe for your delicate nails, skin, and the environment. This sparkly nail polish has a unique feature in that it can be removed without the use of any chemical removers; it simply peels off.
Smith & Cult Nail Polish
This Darjeeling Darling green gel nail polish will blow your mind if you are classy, sassy, and a lover of all things green. Specifically designed for flawless application and coverage. This high-shine nail polish has a chip-resistant formula and a long wear time. This vegan and gluten-free nail polish is not only good for your nails, but also for the environment. This polish shines brightly with just 2 or 3 coats and is free of harmful ingredients such as phthalates, toluene, ethyl, and xylene. To extend the life of the polish, prep your nails with a base coat that seals the pigmentation and finish with a top coat.
Green Matte Nail Polish
This Beauty Award-winning formula dries quickly, chips less, and lasts longer than regular polish. The deep hunter green shade with hints of black is a more sophisticated, chic way to wear green that transitions from days at the office to nights out.
Mint Green Nail Polish
Green Nail Polish Colors: This delicate, light-toned shade from Essie is a true mint green that’s just as sweet and delightful as its name.
OPI Lime Green Nail Polish
With this light green nail polish from OPI’s Tokyo collection, you’ll feel totally zen in no time — it’s a luscious soft-and-pale tone that’s perfect for springtime. The subtle lime element evokes optimism for better days ahead.
ESSIE Metallic Green Nail Polish
One of the most beautiful Green Nail Polish Colors: This green metallic nail, inspired by a glam garage band jam session, is perfect for any season (ahem, not just fall) and is ready to steal the show. If you want to go all out, add green nail polish designs for the ultimate “wow” factor.