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Seemingly overnight, green became the “it” color in fashion and beauty. Before you knew it, all the fashion influencers sported green leather bags (thank you, Bottega). Also, Pinterest boards became riddled with tons of “How To” articles for everything green. But who would ever think green nail polish?
Green is an interesting color choice, especially when it comes to nail colors. OK, it’s not an entirely new trend (but seriously, what is new, nowadays?). However, green is on the return, and it’s never too late to hop on the trend boat.
On the one hand, you can go for subtle, muted tones of green that pair with anything in your wardrobe. Or, you can go for bold and bright. No matter what, finding a green that suits your skin tone can feel daunting. Don’t fret – here are a few shades of green to shop now.
Mint Candy Apple, $9
Not all greens need to be intimidating. This mint green is perfect for the rest of those summer days. Of course, you can also rock this color all year round!
BonBon Collection Nail Polish, $10.50
If you are searching for the palest green for the nails, this “pistache” color by Ella + Mila is soft and gentle. It’s also vegan and chip-resistant (which is amazing if you’re hard on your nails).
Zoya Natural Nail Polish, $8.48
If you’re a green shimmer type of person, the shade “Meg” is your color of choice! With just a few swipes, you’ll have a look that’s ready to take on the town.
This bright lime green nail polish is not for the faint of heart. However, it is the exact shade of green that’s been trending all across Instagram and Pinterest – and for less than $9? You can’t beat it.
OPI Nail Lacquer, $10.50
If bright green nail polish scares you, you can dip your toe into the green trend with a forest green that’s perfect for the fall and winter. This color is “Stay Off the Lawn!!” – which is good enough for us.
Some greens can have a blue base, which is great if you want a more “approachable” green for office culture (or whatever). This nail polish is a deep emerald green that looks rich against many skin tones.
One Piece Wonder, $13.50
A bright chartreuse green can instantly feel like you’re heading to the tropics or chilling by the beach. This shade by Pear Nova is bold (but not too bold) and green (but not too green, ya know?).
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