The Best Green Eyeshadows for St. Patrick's Day

Get lucky with these green goodies.

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Turns out, it actually can be easy being green! This St. Patrick's Day, live a little and switch up your staples by throwing one of these lucky hues on your lids. We tested every color from lime to moss to discover the best of the best for this festive occasion! Click through to find your perfect St. Paddy's shade.

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Kat Von D Metal Crush Eyeshadow in Iggy


Best Overall

Rich metallic pigment marries the perfect green shade in Kat Von D's Iggy eye shadow. With a polished finish, this mermaid metallic glides smoothly across the lids, saturating them with green goodness. It's perfect for St. Patrick's Day or any time you want to really make a shocking statement.

More: The Best Glittery Gold Eyeshadows

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Revlon Colorstay Shadow Quad in Luscious


Best Budget Buy

Not into large investments for fleeting holidays? You're in luck. Revlon's Colorstay Shadow Quad in Luscious offers up four coordinating green shades for under 10 bucks. These beauties will wear for up to 16 hours, so you'll look fresh and crease-free all day.

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Natasha Denona Eyeshadow Palette 28 in Green-Brown

$239 BUY NOW

Best Splurge

OK, it's a little on the pricey side, but hear us out on this one. This epic palette by Natasha Denona features 28 ultra pigmented shadows in a beautiful range of shades and finishes. Enriched with moisturizing ingredients, the formula also features real crushed pearls that create a radiant glow. Crushed pearls are worth a few extra bucks, don't you think?

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Stila Shimmer & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow in Freedom


Stila consistently kills it in the liquid eyeshadow department. Following the popular Glitter & Glow, Shimmer & Glow gives you the perfect balance of glimmer and shine. The Freedom shade is the one for you if your preference for green is on the pastel side.

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NYX Hot Singles Eye Shadow in Kush


NYX's mossy single has us reminiscent of Oscar the Grouch's tattered hue, and honestly, we're pretty OK with that. Moody shades are almost a sigh of relief in a sea of pastels and neon staples one would usually find in a summer-centric collection, so when you're looking to tone down the sunshine, use a clean fingertip to gently tap on a coat of Kush over a neutral base.

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Milk Makeup
Milk Makeup Eye Pigment in Mermaid Parade


Lead the parade this St. Paddy's Day in Milk Makeup's iconic eye pigment. This highly pigmented cream eyeshadow, conveniently contained in a portable tube, delivers seriously saturated color in just one swipe. The Mermaid Parade shade is perfect for the occasion, and the long-wear formula is one of the best we've tested.

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MAC Cosmetics
MAC Le Disko Dazzleshadow Eyeshadow in Try Me On


This glitter-streaked eyeshadow is the perfect hybrid of cream and powder. The creamy, talc-free formula delivers a multidimensional finish that leaves lids looking dazzling yet delicate. Try Me On just screams St. Patrick's Day, and it'll stay on through several rounds of green beer, too!

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Lancôme Color Design Eyeshadow Palette in Jade Fever


This versatile palette by Lancôme equips you with all the shadows you need to highlight and contour your lids for a glam night out. The green variety in Jade Fever lends itself well to St. Patrick's Day, but the shades are subtle enough to be worn on the regular, too.

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Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Loaded


Urban Decay slays the eyeshadow game, and this green shade is no exception. The metallic green pigment has been garnished with gold micro-glitter, showing that green can be glam, with all the right edges to boot.

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Smashbox Photo Edit Eye Shadow Trio in Shomance


Smashbox's Showmance trio features a a shimmery mix of bronze and olive tones, including a mossy shade for a subtle smidge of green. If showy glitter and bright pigment aren't your thing, reach for this wearable palette and you'll still avoid the pinch this St. Patrick's Day.

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