17 Super Stylish St. Patrick’s Day Inspired Manicures
1. Shamrocks, Rainbows, and Gold, Of Course – Chalkboard Nails
From the water-color inspired clovers to the swirling rainbow – this manicure embodies all things St. Patrick’s Day.
2. Striking Gold – The Manicure Diary
This understated manicure is perfect for all of March! The sparkly gold and gorgeous green will keep you festive, but stylish, all month long.
3. Sophisticated and Preppy – Nails by @banicured_
The contrast between the solid green with the gold and white stripes give this festive manicure a preppy and sophisticate spin. The delicate clover adds interest without screaming its St. Patrick’s Day – giving this look month-long wearability.
4. Mermaid Nails – Polish all the Nails
Who wouldn’t want mermaid nails!? This unique textural manicure is not only fun; it is super edgy. Try using sparkles that are a lighter shade than your nails to create more dimension.
5. Perfectly Plaid – Ruby’s Nails
Who doesn’t love a good plaid print? You can easily customize the way this manicure looks by playing with different color combination – try different shades of green for the upcoming holiday!
6. Graphic and Green – The Polish Squirrel
This graphic print gives “festive manicures” a modern update. The staggered vertical lines look complicated, but are easy to create, making this the perfect DIY mani.
7. Celtic – Will Paint Nails for Food
The neutral base on this manicure is refreshing and sleek. Once you apply your favorite subtle base coat, hand draw some Celtic Designs and glue on some golden studs for a modern finish. Don’t forget to apply a good quality clear coat to keep everything perfectly in place!
8. Ombre Inspired – The Nail Polish Project
Can’t decide what shade of green to wear? Or, looking for a more casual way to wear green this March? Apply a different green polish to each of your finger nails, from darkest to lightest.
9. Flag-Inspired – Procrastinails
What is more Irish than the flat itself? Rather than painting all of your nails in a uniform vertical or horizontal manner – try updating the flag-inspired look by rotating the colors patterns from nail to nail.
10. Irish Wishes – Nail Storming
We all know how lucky four clovers are, so try to create your own luck by sporting this super adorable manicure!
11. Irish Dreams – IG@majikbeenz
Glitter, tie-dye, gold, texture, this manicure has it all! While this mani may be a little more time consuming to ensure you have the perfect green swirls, the gorgeous end result makes it worth the wait!
12. Vertical Ombre – Fundamentally Flawless
The vertical stripes, in varying shades of green, create an ombre effect that is much easier to create at home. Start by applying your darkest shade of green as your base coat and apply layers of green stripes, in increasingly lighter shades and decreasing smaller sizes, ending with the lightest shade of green as your middle stripe.
13. Green Angles – Ooohshinies
This graphic manicure is the perfect balance between festive and fashionable! For added interest, experiment with using polishes that have different finishes, such as layering a shimmery polish over a matte, or a matte polish on top of a high glosses.
14. Shimmering Irish – Manic Talons
The cut out style shamrock steals the show in the manicure! By using two contrasting shades even the simplest designs seem to really pop.
15. Green and Gold Chevron – Her Campus
If you are looking for something a little more classic, you can’t go wrong with a kelly green polish and shimmery gold accent color. Use the accent color to create curved triangles at the base of your nail for an updated low maintenance look.
16. Abstract Sponge Mani – Pshiiit
This abstract pastel mani is perfect for Spring! The graphic white triangles give this other wise subtle and delicate-looking manicure a little contrast and edge!
17. Simple – GlitterandNails
If you are looking for something clean and simple, a good shade of green and an accent nail is fail-proof way!