St. Patrick's Day: The Best Green Shades

It's always been a bit confusing as to why green is the official color of St Patrick’s Day. So of course, we googled it. And lo and behold, the official color used to be BLUE. But green took over in popularity as time went on because of Ireland's nickname being "The Emerald Isle," the green in the Irish flag, and the clover that St. Patrick himself used in the teachings about Catholicism.

The more you know, right?

Anyway, in honor of the holiday, we wanted to celebrate by listing out our most favorite shades of green; because your nails want to participate, too!

  1. OPI green nail polish shades

    As if you're walking down the catwalk in Emerald City

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  2. OPI green nail polish shades

    The pastel shade our roster needed to make this list complete.

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  3. OPI green nail polish shades

    A subdued take on a bold color.

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  4. OPI green nail polish shades

    Not as delicious as it sounds, but the color won't disappoint.

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  5. OPI green nail polish shades

    You'll want to grow old with this pale green.

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  6. OPI green nail polish shades

    It's not a race to the best shade, but if it was, this would get you in first place.

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  7. OPI green nail polish shades

    The classiest shade for your St. Patty's Day celebration.

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  8. OPI green nail polish shades

    Shades of blue in this color hint back to the holiday's earliest days of inception.

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  9. OPI green nail polish shades

    A fresh, airy, fun tone that can fuel any celebration.

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  10. OPI green nail polish shades

    A vibrant, grassy shade; green in its most traditional form.

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