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 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
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
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.