17 Simple St. Patrick’s Day Nails

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Looking for simple St. Patrick’s Day Nails? We have a list of 17 beautiful designs for your next manicure. If green is not your thing, check out our favourite Purple Nail Designs instead!

Pinterest Simple St. Patrick's Day Nails.

How To Do Simple Designs on Nails?

Here a few nail polish and nail design essentials to get your perfect look.

Before applying nail polish, start by shaping your nail. Use a 100/180 grit emery board to shape your nails. Then get rid of your cuticles with the Sally Hansen Instant Cuticle Remover and a cuticle pusher. Wash your hands to remove any excess cuticle remover.

Next use a base coat to protect your nail from staining. I like to use the O.P.I Natural Nail Base Coat. After your base coat dries, use any of the nail designs below to create simple St. Patrick’s Day Nails!

After you apply your nail design, use a top coat to protect your nail design from chipping. I like to use the O.P.I Top Coat or the Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat.

The Best Green Nail Polish

Green nail polish ideas for Simple St. Patrick's Day Nails.
  1. Holo Taco “Here for the Payday” Light Green Polish
  2. Essie “Off Tropics” Forest Green Polish
  3. Sally Hansen “Fanta-Seas” Green Glitter Polish
  4. O.P.I “The Pass is Always Greener” Light Green Polish
  5. Holo Taco “Green Screen” Clover Green Polish

1. Angular French Tip for Simple St. Patrick’s Day Nails

Angular French Tip nails for St. Paddy's Day.
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These simple St. Patrick’s Day nails is a modern twist to the classic french tip. Instead of an oval french tip, create a triangle shape. Then use festive green colours for a St. Patrick’s Day look!

2. Glitter French Tip Fade

Glitter French Tip Fade for Simple St. Patrick's Day Nails.
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Switch up the “french fade” look by using green glitter. To make your nails more interesting, use different size glitter on your nails.

3. Green Square Nails with Shamrock

Green Square Nails with Shamrock for Simple St. Patrick's Day Nails.
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This simple St. Patrick Day nail set uses a light green nail polish and 1 shamrock on the ring finger. You can use a sticker or a nail stamp to get this look.

4. Green French Tip with Stones

Green French Tip with Stones for Simple St. Patrick's Day Nails.
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Use a different shade of green for each nail and create a french tip. To make these Simple St. Patrick’s Day Nails more festive, add stones to each nail!

5. Simple Green Oval Nails

Simple Green Oval Nails
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What is more simple than just 1 colour? Use your favourite green nail polish and paint your nails! 🍀

6. Gradient Green Oval Nails

Gradient Green Oval Nails for Simple St. Patrick's Day Nails.
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Similar to the nail set above but using 5 different green nail polish to create a simple gradient look. If you don’t have 5 different green polishes, you can switch between 2 nail polishes for each nail.

7. Matte Green Almond Nails for Simple St. Patrick’s Day Nails

Matte Green Almond Nails.
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the almond nail is my favourite nail shape! For this March nail look, use different shades of green and white nail polish and paint your nails! After, use a mattifying top coat to get this nail set.

8. Long Square Nails with Green Swirls

Long Square Nails with Green Swirls for Simple St. Patrick's Day Nails.
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Start off your St. Paddy’s Day manicure with a light green colour. After it dries, use a nail brush and a darker green colour to create a swirl pattern. The great thing about this design is you don’t have to be perfect!

9. Glitter Accent Nails

Instead of 1 accent nail, do 2 accent nails using glitter for a festive March look. Paint your other nails a shade of green to complete the nail set.

10. Magnetic Dark Green Nail Polish

Magnetic Dark Green Nail Polish.
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Magnetic nail polish uses an actual magnetic to create a design on your nails. Use the magnet on wet nail polish (don’t touch the nail polish) and watch your nail polish shift to create a unique design. This only works on magnetic nail polish. Get this nail polish is shade Wicked Potion at Holo Taco.

11. Light Green Almond Nails with Swirls

Light Green Almond Nails with Swirls for your Simple St. Patrick's Day Nails.
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Try out this cute March Nails for St. Patricks Day! Use a light green colour and paint swirls on each nail. Then use a white nail polish to paint a border around the light green swirls. This is perfect when you don’t want to full commit to a full green nail set.

12. Dark Green French Tip Almond Nails

Dark Green French Tip Almond Nails.
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If you like a darker nail colour then try out this dark forest green nail colour! Try out a french tip or paint your nail the entire colour.

13. Dark Green Nails with Heart Design

Simple St. Patrick's Day Nails: Dark Green Nails with Heart Design.
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For these Simple St. Patrick’s Day Nails, use a dark green colour for your entire nail. Then in a white nail polish, draw small hearts at the base of the nail.

14. Geometric Nail Design for St. Paddy’s Day

Geometric Nail Design for St. Paddy's Day.
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Geometric nail designs are always fun to recreate! This nail design uses green and black nail polish. However, you can switch up the nail polish colours for a unique design.

15. Angular French Tip in Green

Angular French Tip in Green for Simple St. Patrick's Day Nails.
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Instead of the usual french tip, try a French tip at an angle. This creates an interesting nail design for St. Patrick’s Day!

16. Green Line Design

Green Line Design nail set.
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Add a twist to the classic French tip by adding a line close to the base of your nail.

17. Chrome St. Patrick’s Nail Design

Chrome Simple St. Patrick's Day Nails.
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Get a bit funky using nail powders to create this chrome nail design. It’s simple but fun and shows off your St. Patrick’s Day Spirit!

Which Green St. Patrick’s Day Nail Design are you trying this year?

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