If you haven’t clocked the trend for pistachio nails yet, you soon will. Normally reserved for La Feile Padraig, I’m not so bothered about darker shades – OPI and Nails Inc do some ok ones, but they’ll never really float my boat.
Pale green, though, is making heavy inroads with fashionistas (oh how I haaaaaaate that word!) and we’ll be seeing a lot more of come the autumn, thanks in part to Chanel, who sent models down the runway sporting minty talons a couple of months back.
MAC gave us Peppermint Patty as part of Sugarsweet, and Barry M are also on my radar for this hideous fad. Their Mint Green polish is being drooled over across the internet and I just cannot understand it. Normally a fan of icecream shades, this one is watery and insipid and one coat on my nails confirmed my distaste for it – streaky, blurgh and unflattering.
In fact, about the only way I’d ever wear this would be in a Dior-homage, on a black or dark-choc base with a mint French-style tip.
In summary, ladies: green nails? Nein, danke for me, anyway. For you – oh lets have an auld poll: