23 Olive Green Nails That Are Perfect for Fall

So, you’re deciding what color you want to wear on your nails next. You’re thinking should I choose classic nude, bold red or pretty pink. Well, why not ditch those and try something new? What about olive green? Olive is a gorgeous shade of green and it will suit every season. Not only that, but some amazing nail art can be created with the color. Take a look and see what stylish olive manicures you can create. Olive will be your new favorite color after this!

1. Simple Olive Green Nails

We would like to begin by showing you these simple olive nails. As you can see, the nails are short and have been painted in one stunning olive green shade. A mani like this is so easy to wear and it will suit everyone. The color used is by OROSA and it is shade Succulent. A color like this will suit all nail lengths and shapes.

Simple Olive Green Nails

Source: @miasolx

2. Camo Coffin Nails

You don’t have to wear olive green as a block color, you could add it to nail art. Here is how to do that in style. Here we have long coffin nails. Some are nude, some are matte green and the rest have camo print with an olive green shade. This is such a fun and trendy nail idea. Recreate this or make the matte green nail an olive shade as well.

Camo Coffin Nails

Source: @nailsbybano

3. Glam and Unique Nails

Next, we have a glam and unique design to show you. For this look, most of the nails are a light olive green shade. There is also one accent nail that is covered in gold glitter. All of the nails have different art to including a gold rabbit and gold dots. This is a fun and pretty design. Recreate this or try just the olive green with the gold glitter.

4. Matte Olive Coffin Nails

If you are looking for bold and statement making nails, then this mani is for you. Here we have long coffin nails. Some are matte olive green and the rest are different. Two nails have a feathery design while the others are nude with chevron art. Some nails also have rhinestones. This is a gorgeous nail design and you can recreate a similar look with nail stencils.

5. Botanical Nail Art with Rhinestones

The next nail idea features beautiful botanical art. So, the nails are a long coffin shape. Most are olive green and one is gold and sparkly. The nails feature trendy art, including a black botanical pattern and rhinestones. This is a stunning mani and the leafy pattern can be recreated with a stencil. Try the whole look or use only one or two designs on all nails.

6. Matte Olive Nails with Gold Leaves

Next, we have a simple but glam nail design to show you. For this look, the nails are long with a coffin shape and two of the nails are painted in a dark olive green shade. Accent nails are adorned with gold foil and gold leaves. We love this idea and the gold foil is gorgeous, but not over the top. You can buy gold foils online and there are lots of tutorials on how to apply them.

7. Short Botanical Nail Design

Looking for short and artistic nails? If so, check this out. These nails are a stylish, matte olive green shade. Two of the nails are decorated with sparkly black botanical leaves while one nail on each hand is adorned with a pop of glitter around the cuticle. The botanical art looks trendy and modern while the glitter adds some bling. This is a fun mani and it is great for those who like to stand out with their short nails.

Short Olive Green Nails

Source: @nail_sunny

8. Pink and Olive Botanical Nails

This next nail design is one of our favorites! Here we have beautiful nails that are either olive green or light pink. Some of the nails are decorated with botanical art such as flowers. We love the color combination, the pink and green is stunning. While the art looks tropical and pretty. This is a fun and elegant design and it is perfect for the spring and summer.

9. Clear Nails with Olive Color and Gold Foil

You can use olive green with different shades of green and here is a beautiful way to that. This mani features clear stiletto nails and each one features random sections of green color and gold foil. We love this because it creates a glam, trendy and modern design. The lighter green with the darker olive looks amazing.

10. Stylish Patterned Nails

If you like shorter nails or patterned nail art, then you need to see this mani. As you can see, the nails are shorter and some nails are green and sparkly while the others have a pretty pattern. This is a cute and bold design that will suit everyone. Olive Tree, Forest Delight, Africa 09, Top Coat & a Crystal Clear Stamper by MoYou London were used, as well as Cactus by Picture Polish.

11. Trendy Olive Nails

We love this next nail idea! Here we have another simple design. The shorter nails are painted in a trendy and darker olive green shade and jazzed up with a thick, gold line. This mani is stunning and easy to wear. The color will suit any nail length and shape. This mani was created with Essie nail polishes in shades Sew Psyched and Can’t Stop Her in Copper.

12. Elegant Nail Art Design

Next, we have pretty and elegant nail art to show you. For this look, the nails are coffin shaped and feature three different matte shades. One nail is dark gold glitter, one olive with gold rhinestones, while the other nails are simply matte light pink. The color combo is amazing and the gold details compliment the green beautifully.

13. Glam Camo Nails

Earlier in the post we featured a camo nail design. If you liked that, then you should take a look at this too. Some nails are sparkly, one is green and one is half nude and half camo. This is a fun, glitzy and bold design. Recreate the whole look or just the olive and camo nails. There are tutorials for camo online.

14. Gold and Olive Design

The next nail design is glam and super stylish. Here we have sharp stiletto nails. One is all olive green but the rest are nude and olive. Each nail is also adorned with gold art such as stripes. We love the olive and gold color combo. The stripes can be created with gold nail tape or with a stencil and gold polish.

Gold and Olive Nail Design

Source: @victoriac07

15. Botanical Design for Short Nails

Love the botanical design? If so, this is for you. Some nails are light olive green and some are white. One of the white nails on each hand also has green leafy art. This is a cute and autumny look and you can recreate this with a leafy nail stencil and similar ones can be bought online.

16. Green Nails with Hearts

Next, we have a simple and cute nail design. For this look, most of the nails are olive green while one nail is nude. The nude nail is also adorned with green nail art and a green heart. This is a pretty and fun nail design. Recreate this or have all nude nails with olive green hearts. That would look stylish as well.

17. Matte Olive Mani

We love this next nail design. Some nails are matte olive and one nail has a metallic look. This is a trendy and beautiful nail idea. The colors and textures will look amazing on all nail lengths and shapes. This mani can also be dressed up or down to suit any occasion. You could even add some glitter or rhinestones.

18. Stunning Olive Nails

The next manicure is stunning! For this look, some nails are a dark olive color. The rest have different designs such as an opal inspired nail and clear nails with flowers and butterflies. This is a pretty and magical look and it is a great mani for the spring and summer. You can hand-paint flowers or you can buy flower nail stickers.

19. Modern and Trendy Art

If you love modern and unique nail art, then this is for you. These nails are nude and each one is adorned with black and olive green nail art. This is such a unique look and it is perfect for those who want to try something different. Recreate the whole look or use one design on all nails.

20. Pretty and Unique Mani

Next, we have another pretty and unique look. These nails are a long coffin shape and each one is a beautiful olive green shade. On one hand, a wing design has been created on two nails, so the nail art looks like a magical butterfly when the nails are together. This is a stunning nail design and it is great for special occasions.

21. Olive Mani for Short Nails

Love the olive and gold combo? If so, check out this manicure. For this look, all of the nails except for two are an olive green shade. There are two accent nails – light pink one with two stripes and glitter gold one. This is a pretty and easy to wear look. Gold rhinestones can be bought online in any size and shape.

22. Unique Camo Design

The next nail design has more camo pattern. This time, all of the nails have different art including camo print and a matte olive nail. This is a unique and bold mani and it is perfect for those who want to stand out from the crowd.

23. Pretty Nail Art

The last nail idea is pretty and elegant. These nails are short and most are olive green. Two nails are also nude with white, olive and black botanical art. This is a stunning mani and it will suit any occasion. A design like this will look amazing on all nail lengths and shapes.

Pretty Nail Art


We hope you have found a chic olive green nail design to try!

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