Sage-Green Nails Are Trending For Spring
Nail shades like red, pink, and white are classic no matter the time of year, but sometimes it's fun to branch out and try a new polish color when the season turns. This year, the spring nail-polish trends feature a couple of different variations of green, like sage.
While other popular options of the hue include chartreuse — thanks to "The White Lotus" — and olive green, sage-green nails in particular are primed to be all over the beach and your Instagram feed in the coming months. The color is light and airy, giving it the ability to moonlight as a neutral (while being more fun than your traditional nude). Even better, the subtle green hue looks flattering on all nail shapes and lengths, whether you like extra-long stiletto extensions or prefer to wear your natural nails short.
"This milky and minty green reminds me of my favorite matcha latte — I simply cannot get enough," Mazz Hanna, CEO of Nailing Hollywood Agency, previously told POPSUGAR.
With the right nail polish, this creamy color is eye-catching enough to wear alone, especially if you're a minimalist when it comes to your beauty choices. However, if nail art is your specialty, popular sage-green nail designs include flowers, french tips, and swirls — though your options are only as limited as your imagination.
Sage-Green Nail Inspiration
To get the trend, some sage green nail polish options include Aprés Gel Couleur in Tea Leaf ($15), Zoya Satin in Sage ($12), Essie Nail Lacquer in Turquoise & Caicos ($10), and Sundays Nail Polish in No. 30 ($18). If you prefer to go to a nail salon over painting your nails at home, find inspiration for some sage-green nails to bring to your next appointment ahead.
Matte Sage-Green Nails With Flowers
This manicure features floral designs on every other finger and solid green polish in between, all topped off with a matte finish.
Sage-Green Nails With Swirls
If you're a minimalist who still wants to dabble in nail art, try sage-green swirl nails.
Sage-Green Nails With Butterflies
Butterflies look great paired with sage-green nails. This manicure also has 3D pearl accents to really make it unique.
Sage green is such a flattering nail-polish color that it looks great without any nail art.
Sage-Green Nails With Flowers
Flowers, another popular spring motif, look great on a sage-green base.
Matte Sage-Green Nails
Add a matte topcoat over your sage-green nails to emphasize texture and really make your manicure pop.
Sage-Green French Tips
Give your french manicure a seasonal twist by using sage-green nail polish instead of white for the tips.
Mismatched Sage-Green Nails
For an aesthetically pleasing mismatched manicure, try incorporating different sage-green designs on each finger.
Intricate Sage-Green Nails
If you prefer more intricate sage green nail designs, this butterfly-inspired set perfectly incorporates the shade as an accent colo while keeping the rest of the palette neutral.
Chrome Sage-Green Nails
If you didn't think the chrome trend would work well with sage-green nails, think again.