How To DIY Your St. Patrick’s Day Manicure

Megan Decker

Saint Patrick's Day is this coming Tuesday, which means there's cause for celebration this weekend. Of course, this year will be a little different with COVID-19 keeping many people homebound — so what better way to ring in the Irish holiday and simultaneously pass the time than by practicing your nail-art skills?

Start with your shaping, with clippers and a file, then grab a green nail polish and a striping brush. We've already broken down the best green polish you can buy — from olive to emerald — and to take it up a notch, we've coupled that with the coolest St. Patrick's Day-inspired designs on Instagram. From minty polka dots to green-and-beige flowers, scroll through for manicure ideas that will make you feel a bit festive on this holiday, even if your plan looks like feet-up on the couch streaming CNN.

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