Saturday, March 17th, 2012


St. Patrick’s Day Nails & Manicures

Check out 29 different ways readers got festive for St. Patrick’s Day! :)


Jessica used: Revlon Colorstay in Rainforest, Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Grass Slipper, Essie Licorice, L’Oreal Amazon’s Flash, Revlon Posh, Orly Charged Up, Wet n’ Wild Wild Shine in Red Red, Wet n’ Wild Wild Shine in Sunny Side Up, and Wet n’ Wild Wild Craze in Art Crime.


Jill used: Zoya Opal over Essie Navigate Her


Cynthia used: China Glaze Gaga for Green on pointer, then mixed with white for thumb, middle finger is China Glaze Gaga for Green mixed with Revlon Emerald, Revlon Emerald on ring finger, and then mixed with black for pinky.


Lindsey used: Thumb: China Glaze Snow, Wet N Wild Permission To Proceed. Pointer: Love and Beauty Gold, Milani Jewel FX Gold, China Glaze Snow, Jade Exotic Exploits, and Wet N Wild Permission To Proceed. Middle:
Zoya Gemma, Love and Beauty Mint, Wet N Wild Permission To Proceed, Milani Jewel FX Gold. Ring: Love and Beauty Mint, Stripe Rite Red, Jade Exotic Exploits, Wet N Wild Mind Your Own Beeswax, Wet N Wild Permission To Proceed, Stripe Rite Blue, and Nicole by OPI Virtuous Violet. Pinky: NYC Penn Station, Wet N Wild Permission To Proceed.


Perla used: OPI Gargantuan Green Grape, LA Colors Art Deco Bright Green, OPI Servin’ Up Silver


Ali used: 1 coat Revlon Sassy, 1 coat Sinful Colors Call You Later, Shany plate SH12, and Sally Hansen Jumpin’ Jade.


Etaoin used: IsaDora Mint Green and Deborah Lippmann Mermaid’s Dream.


Debby used: Orly Fresh with China Glaze It’s Alive accents, then China Glaze Medallion on ring finger.


Sara used: Orly Au Champagne, Hello Kitty Gold Sparkle, OPI Fresh Frog of Bel Air.


Jen used: Essie Pretty Edgy, Sinful Colors Green Ocean, and Inglot #207.


Cherry created a nail splatter look.


Vutny used: Dior Waterlily.


Crystal used: China Glaze Four Leaf Clover, China Glaze Re-Fresh Mint, and China Glaze Snow.


Michelle used: CND Green Scene


Danielle used: Zoya Holly with Julep Oscar.


Courtney used: Essie Da Bush


Anna used Sally Hansen xTreme Wear White On, Essie Silken Cord, Mattese Elite Neon Explosive, Mattese Elite Almost Famous, Essie Going Incognito, Mattese Elite Lapis, Mattese Elite Pucci Licious, China Glaze Passion, and Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Copperhead.


Alex used: China Glaze Emerald Sparkle.


Rie used: Left Hand — SinfulColors Green Ocean layered over Barry M Spring Green, Mash-18 nail art plate with A England’s Dragon, and sponged on SinfulColors Call You Later, KleanColor Metallic Green with Lynnderella I Can Afford It! layered over it, and Milani Hi-Tech. Right Hand — Barielle Lilly of the Valley with a frankened flakie over it, Rescue Beauty Lounge Recycle, Cult Nails Toxic Seaweed and Nubar Reclaim.


Brittney used: Essie Navigate Her with Nubar Meadow Sparkle and Sephora by OPI Only Gold For Me Topcoat sponged on the tips.


Brooke used: Zoya Yara with a clover stamp.


Courtney used: Beauty Secrets Base Coat & Ridge Filler, Sally Hansen Insta Dri Whirlwind White as my base for water marble, Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Going Green, Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Sun Kissed, Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear White On. The clovers are also Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear in Going Green.


Holly used: China Glaze In the Lime Light.


Allison used: Sinful Colors Irish Green and China White Nail Art Pen.


Stephanie used: Misa Green with Envy, Konad Green Special Polish, and Bundle Monster plate.


Jenny used: Essie Going Incognito and Pure Ice Oh Baby!


Joya used: OPI Did It On ‘Em, China Glaze Hey Sailor.


S. used: Zoya Ivanka.


Christine used: Sinful Colors Rise and Shine and Lacquistry Faux Fir.

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23 thoughts on “St. Patrick’s Day Nails & Manicures

  1. Yay! Thank you so much for posting mine… they all look great! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

  2. Rachel

    My favorite is Brittney’s. I love the gold with the green!

  3. baby in a corner

    Mine (etaoin) looks greener in real life! Some of these are absolutely amazing!!

  4. Dinitchka

    I love each and every one of these!!

  5. joyce

    How fun to see everyone’s nails – Ali’s manicure is my fave, so cute!

  6. JEN T

    I’m so excited you used my nails!! Thanks! The others are so wonderful!! I suppose I have to up the ante with free hand art next year. (:

  7. Tiffany S.

    Oh I was hoping to see my mani posted here. Oh well

    • I emailed you earlier today (about 20 minutes after you emailed me, which was a few hours before this post went live) because you did not attach an openable file – I never received a response back from you!

  8. I love these posts! It’s great to see how creative everyone is and get ideas. It would be great to see something like this with pictures of eye makeup maybe?

  9. Aly

    The nails are amazing :D

  10. artemis

    cute :D some are reaaaly pretty and creative

  11. Crystal

    Thank you so much for featuring mine!! Everyone’s nails are so lovely!!

  12. Deb

    Thanks for posting mine! All of these are beautiful; there are so many clever nail artists out there!

  13. Wow so many fun ideas! I failed and did NOTHING for St. Patty’s day! I didn’t even paint my nails!

  14. These nail looks are amazing – so many creative ways to create St. patty’s Day nails. Here is my 4 leaf clover nail marble for anyone interested:
    http://eyemasq.wordpress.com/2012/03/17/st-patricks-day-nails/

  15. Thank you so much for posting mine! There are so many great manis here!

  16. Perla

    Thanks for posting mine! love all the others too you ladies got some great ideas!

  17. So nice manicure for St Patrick Day.

  18. How beautiful is that :)

  19. amanda

    some really nice manicures…. im just really curious as to what the red and yellow manicure by joya represents?

  20. HOLLY

    glad to see mine posted too! that made me excited.

  21. Ali

    Yay!! Thank you for posting my photos and the other ladies’ as well! Such a creative group!!!