10 Nail Ideas Perfect For St. Patrick's Day

Festive yet chic.

If your St. Patty’s Day outfit still needs a little extra something, you’re in luck: Add a festive touch by way of a festive manicure. From shamrocks to specks of gold, click through for some St. Patrick’s Day nail designs perfect for those parties and parades.

Spiky Stilettos

This set of stiletto nails courtesy of artist Brittany Hogan combines rich emerald green polish with gold sparkles for a dramatic yet festive effect that makes your fingertips truly dazzle.

Gradient Greens

Chanel nail artist Betina R. Goldstein achieves an ombre effect with greens that go from chartreuse to shamrock.

Pearlcore Green Tips

This manicure is proof you can combine two trending nail designs into one: French-style tips and pearlcore accents. Paint your tips in neon green for some St. Patrick’s Day vibes.

Shamrocks & Polka Dots

Polka-dotted tips and oh-so-cute shamrock accents make up this dainty St. Paddy’s Day design, courtesy of nail tech Danisha Emett.

Green Swirls

Celeb nail artist Chaun Legend painted this long square set with swirls of bright green polish that stand out against the negative space.

Pure Gold

Celeb and editorial nail artist Tom Bachik created this almond-shaped set on Hailee Steinfeld that’s heavy on the gold. Opt for chrome polish and flecks of metallic foil to show your St. Patrick’s Day spirit without any green.

Green Glitter

Manicurist Sarah Patch is responsible for this manicure that features chunky green glitter along with a spring-worthy pastel polish, making it perfect for whatever festivities you have planned for March 17.

Cuticle Accents

This set by nail artist Kaitie Hogue will catch your eye with gold glitter cuticle accents that are paired with minty green polish.

Rainbow Bright

This nail design shows the holiday spirit with cutesy rainbows on two accent nails. Pair those with alternating green and gold French tips for the perfect St. Patrick’s Day mani.

Mismatched & Maximalist

Nail art aficionados will love this maximalist design by Dayanna Issey that showcases how versatile green polish can be. Clashing checkerboard, evil eye, yin-yang, and flower prints make for a very #nailfie-worthy holiday mani.