No matter how you feel about it—whether you’re drawn to it or not—green nail polish is having a moment. It’s having more than a moment, actually. It’s been trending for a while now and in every shade under the sun. Personally, I love green nail polish. So humor me, if you will, as I’d like to make a case for it. Here it goes. Green nail polish is unexpected. It’s eye-catching. It’s confident. And depending on whether you choose a subtle sage green or a striking slime shade, it can fit any situation and aesthetic.
Despite my impassioned plea to consider painting your nails a shiny shade of green, I realize that you might require further proof that green is in fact the go-to nail color of the season. And I’m happy to abide. Keep scrolling to see the five most photogenic shades of green nail polish. From mint to emerald, these shades are cold hard evidence that green is the way to go.