While there are dozens of shades of green and varieties of green nail polishes, there is one color that rules them all – emerald green.
If you’re looking to update your manicure and love this color as much as we do, you came to the right place – we have prepared the ultimate curated selection of the best emerald green nail ideas to inspire your next visit to the nail salon.
Whether you prefer something simple and natural, or an elaborate design with nail art, gemstones and color accents, you will find plenty to choose from in our selection below.
Trending Emerald Green Nails
So when it comes to emerald green nail polish, what can you do with it and what are the color trends to follow? Here are just a few:
- a simple elegant nail color in single tone is still the to-go look if you don’t want the fuss around nail art – it looks effortless and stylish for any occasion and the shades are available in muted matte tones and also with a high gloss finish
- emerald green gemstones are a huge hit, especially when combined with nude nails which make the green stand out even more
- if you prefer a more minimalist look, you can opt for emerald green nail tips (French tips)
- accent nails with ombre effect are also super popular
- green marble nails are one trend you may want to try – there are some video tutorials available online which will help you recreate this look at home easily
Video Tutorial: Emerald Green & Gold Nails
Video courtesy of Tracy Lou’s Nails youtube channel.
Video Tutorial: Emerald Green Nails
Video courtesy of Cheanaven’s Nails youtube channel.
30+ Best Emerald Green Nails
If you’re looking for the best emerald green nail designs, check our selection below.
For more nail inspiration, we have lots more ideas on our Pinterest board here! If you would like to see more nail design ideas from the same nail artist or salon, you can visit their Instagram profile by clicking the link under the image.
1. A Touch of the Forest
Gorgeous single-tone green color elevated with a branch detail on one nail. How stylish!
2. Layered Emerald Tips
These layered tips looks super elegant and can be done also with just nail stickers.
3. Emerald Green Marble Nails
The marble green look is best combined with full color coverage to give the manicure a bit of variety in the final look.
4. Matte Emerald Green Nails
Beautiful matte color that really stands out and looks great with tanned hands.
5. Gemstones For Special Events
How gorgeous are these gemstones? They look the best when combined with natural or neutral nail colors. They are also easy to do on press-on nails, and some models come with the gemstones already attached.
6. Emerald Green Gemstones
Go big and bold with full on gemstone nails.
7. Botanical Inspired
Add a bit of nature to your nails – this gorgeous emerald green color makes a perfect match for it.
8. Festive Sparkle
Add some sparkle to your nails for Christmas.
9. Matte Green with Gems
Elegant and luxurious at the same time, sticker gems are something to keep in mind for special occasions.
10. Emerald Green Tips
Not sure if you like the full color coverage? Opt to have french tips in emerald green color instead.
11. Night Sky Inspired Green Nails
Beautiful color with a bit of sparkle.
12. Constellation Nails in Green
Who says that sky needs to be just blue or black?
13. Green with Envy
A gorgeous green glow on this color!
14. Emerald Green Gemstones
Another version of the gemstone nail design, this time combined with sparkling nail polish to give the nails an extra reason to shine.
15. Emerald Green Marble Nails with French Tips
A summery look that combines emerald green with a touch of yellow.
16. Nude and Green
Nude with a bit of sparkle.
17. Golden Details
Emerald green blends beautifully with gold, especially glittery gold as in this example.
18. Emerald Green with Gold Gemstones
Golden gemstones set on emerald green background really stand out.
19. Sparkly Green Tips
Beautiful and elegant green tips which are a timeless manicure for any occasion.
20. A Touch of Gold
Add a bit of sparkle with some gold flakes.
21. Natural Nails with Emerald Details
Coffin nails with emerald green gemstones are a definition of elegance.
22. Moon and Stars
Beautiful oriental inspired manicure.
23. Sparkly Green
Extra sparkle for that special occasion.
24. Glowing Green Tips
French tips with green marble effect.
25. Dark Forest Green Nails
Simple glossy green color that looks great on any nail shape.
26. Sparkling Green Nails
Gorgeous dark emerald green with a bit of sparkle.
27. Marble and Glitter
A lovely blend of glittery emerald green with marble nails.
28. Beautiful Matte Green Shade
Don’t like the glossy look? This color is for you then!
29. Sparkles with Glowing Green
Glossy and sparkly, these nails are begging for compliments.
30. Botanical Detail
Another way to add some details from Nature for your nails.
31. Shade of Green Envy
Deep green for those who prefer simple nail designs.
32. Gorgeous in Dark Green
Dark green emerald nails on almond nail shape – looks wonderful!
I hope you enjoyed this collection and found plenty of inspiration for your next trip to the nail salon! For plenty more ideas on what nail designs to try, check one of the articles below.
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