St. Patrick's day nail art green
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St. Patrick’s Day nail art is a lot of fun, but let’s be real—most of us don’t feel like wearing leprechaun-inspired manicures any other day of the year. So rather than committing to outrageous designs, we suggest trying one of these St. Patty’s nail art ideas that you’ll actually want to keep on.

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1. Green Tips

Feel like the queen that you are with this regal emerald green shade. Also opt for a triangular green tip for a more dynamic design.

2. Baroque

This look is almost too cool to be designated to a single day. We are obsessed with the sleek design and the alluring mix of green, nude, and gold.

3. Clover Crazy

Go big on St. Patrick’s Day with this all-clover nail look. Wear the decal against a nude background so that it really pops.

4. Abstract Art

Here’s a nail look that you’ll wear way past the 17th. Mix different shapes, colors, and finishes together for a design so pretty, you may inspire an art piece.

5. Pot Of Gold

We love this pale green shade on its own, but for St. Patty’s Day switch it up on a finger or two with gold shimmer and a clover detail.

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6. Art Deco

Lovers of clean lines and cool geometric shapes should definitely give this look a try. Mix green, gold, white, and nude to make it St. Patrick’s Day appropriate, but we have a feeling you’ll be leaving this on for weeks to come.

7. Square Off

We love the green square design against a pale pink background, proving once more that these two shades really do make the perfect color duo.

8. Line Up

How do you make a pastel lime green color stand out even more? Glitter. A line down the middle is the perfect accent.

9. Army Brat

There’s nothing cheesy about army green. Put a different spin on a french tip with two blocks of color at the top for a simple, but super cool look.

10. Subtle Neon

Can’t commit to an all-green nail look? No problem. Wear bright lime green on the very tips of your nails and leave the rest nude for a striking minimal look.

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This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR UK.