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.

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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.

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Stars and Stripes Nail Art

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

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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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