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Emerald Madness – “Elite Eight” Voting Now Open

By on May 18, 2013
in Emerald Madness, Green

After spending three days in a cold medicine haze, consuming my body weight in won ton soup and pho, it’s finally time to reveal the Emerald Madness Elite Eight.


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To recap, Emerald Madness is a March Madness style tournament pitting the best emerald shades against each other throughout the month of May. The winner will be revealed on May 31st.

Thank you to everyone who voted last week to push their favorites onward in the bracket. Keep their fight alive by continuing to vote.

The race towards the number one spot is heating up and I need you to vote for your favorite green nail polishes to keep them in the running! Some tough battles were fought last week but the decisions aren’t getting any easier. I have my own favorites that I’m pulling for so I’m keeping my fingers crossed that you love them as much as I do.

Elite Eight voting will close on Tuesday, May 21st and the Final Four vote will start on Wednesday, May 22nd.

The survey is now closed. Thank you for voting! Here are the Round 3 contenders, for your viewing pleasure.


Essie Going Incognito vs China Glaze Four Leaf Clover


a England Saint George vs OPI Here Today Aragon Tomorrow Suede


China Glaze Emerald Sparkle vs Zoya Ivanka


Nubar Greener vs Zoya Holly

Encourage your friends to vote for your favorite colors using the hashtag #EmeraldMadness or [TWEET THIS]

Are you enjoying Emerald Madness as much as I am? Should we do this every year with the Pantone Color of the Year?

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  1. Terri says:

    This is fun! My fave is still in it, whoo!

  2. Elizabeth says:

    Wow, Saint George vs. Aragon Tomorrow Suede was a toughie! Hope you’re feeling better!

    • Michelle says:

      Thanks! I’m still congested but I went on a run this morning to, hopefully, knock the rest of this cold out.

  3. Deborah says:

    Oh no… you put a england St. George and OPI Here Today Aragon Tomorrow up against each other :(! Such a hard choice.

  4. M says:

    Yes! Do this every year!

  5. JB says:

    I like the idea of doing a [Color] Madness each year with the Pantone color of the year. Fun!

  6. Ursa says:

    This was so much fun ;)

  7. So happy to see our ladies Zoya Ivanka and Zoya Holly both still in the running here – Go Zoya!

  8. Debbie Cushing says:

    I love Zoya! I’m glad they are still in the running! China Glaze is nice, too. :)

  9. ana isabela says:

    This was so much fun,happy that my favorite colors are in it!!

  10. Julie says:

    Love those greens

  11. Ellby says:

    I will be shocked if Ivanka doesn’t win ;-)

  12. Lisa says:

    Great competition!! This is so much fun.

  13. Leslie Dale says:

    The link might be broken on the picture of the bracket because I can’t click it to make it bigger. Just thought you might like to know. :)

  14. Danielle says:

    This is fun! GO ZOYA!