Patriotic 4th of July Nail Art Inspirations

July 4th is the one day a year where even the most uptight fashionistas dress in holiday stars and stripes. On everything from flip- flops to T-shirts, reds, whites and blues reign supreme. Pretty patriotic nails are the definition of Independence Day style, so click through our ‘Merica-themed manis for some USA-inspired art for your 4th of July nails.


Stenciled Star Nail Art

This star-spangled look from Chalkboard Nails is a trendy way to show your loyalty to the red-white-and-blue. Start with a white base coat; then use tape, a hole punch, and a makeup sponge to create a red-and-blue ombre effect for your 4th of July nails.


Stars and Stripes Nail Art

Striping tape, glitter, and some patriotic polish are all you need to re-create this American-flag–inspired mani.


Glitter Stars Nail Art

This super-detailed 4th of July nail art from One Nail to Rule Them All is simpler than it seems.Red and blue glitter polish, a white base coat, and a white nail art pen are all it takes to snag this sparkling look. Adding some star-shaped nail stickers seals the deal!

patriotic-drip-nails_85816Patriotic Drip Nails

This drip design by Spellbound Nails is a funky take on flag-inspired nails. Start with a navy blue base and a glitter topcoat. Then freehand-paint the white and red stripes using a nail art brush!


Patriotic Nail Art

These USA-themed nails were inspired by the Olympics, but we think this all-American mani from All Lacquered Up is just as well-suited for Independence Day festivities!


Tie Dye Nail Art

If your summer style leans toward the boho side, these red-white-and-blue tie-dye nails should be your 4th of July go-to! This free-spirited manicure from Love Maegan is easy to re-create and will look just as cute when the holiday is over.


Retro Patriotic Nail Art

This July 4th look from Dressed Up Nails is a cute, retro way to rock your country’s colors. Using a nail brush to add bows and polka dots is the perfect way to keep your patriotism looking pretty!


Metallic Stars and Stripes Mani

This metallic take on the Stars and Stripes is a bold way to pay homage to the land of the free.Nailside started with red and blue polish as a base, then taped off sections using gold andsilver polish to add the eye-catching details!


Red, White, and Blue Shimmer

Think outside of the box with these 4th of July nails that don’t follow the old Stars-and-Stripes theme. Mixing fun patterns with patriotic colors is a great way to rock a mani that’s wearable all summer long! Copy this Polish and Pearls look with glitter, a dotting tool, and nail art brushes!


Independence Day Nail Design

We love this clean, classic mani from Simply Rins. Use a small nail art brush to create the Americana-colored stars, stripes, and polka dots for a fun look!


Nautical But Nice Nail Art

If you’re searching for a mani that will still be cute come July 5, look no further than this cute nautical nail art from Pink U Rock. Sporting patriotic colors without an obvious flag motif is a simple way to keep your nail art from looking tacky when the 4th of July celebration is over.

waving-flag-mani_85836Waving Flag Mani

There are millions of flag-inspired nail designs, but this look from Work Play Polish is the “fly-iest” of them all! Use a white nail art pen to freehand-paint the stars and curving lines to make your mani look just like a wavin’ flag. K’naan would definitely approve.

Source:Divine Caroline

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