Let us simplify this for you: there are 3 types of 4th of July Nails.
We have 6 designs perfect for any occasion. Add some drama to your look with bright colors and eye-catching stars and stripes.
Or, keep it sophisticated with shimmering shades of red and gold glitter.
Whatever your pick, you’ll stand out with these polished pops of color.
Glamorous 4th of July Nails
1. Red, White, and Blue Stripes
- This is delicate, time consuming work, but the end result is beautiful.
- Divide each nail into sections with a pencil to make the stripes even.
- Brush a clear coat of polish over each painted nail to protect the design.
Nail Polish Pick: We like OPI Big Apple Red at Drugstore.com.
- Use a paintbrush with fine bristles as opposed to a nail polish brush to apply the white stars to each nail.
- Nail Polish Pick: We like Maybelline Midnight Blue at Walgreens.com.
Tasteful & Classy 4th of July Nails
3. Glittery Silver or Gold – Firework Style
- These shimmery hues reflect the colors of sparklers, firecrackers, and fireworks!
- Nail Polish Pick: We like Essie Encrusted Treasures at Target.com.
4. Shimmery Red or Blue
- Nail Polish Pick: We like Formula X Lusters at Sephora.com.
5. American Flag Nail Decals
- Brush a coating of clear polish on your nails.
- Apply the decals according to instructions.
- Popular choices: red, white, and blue decals can be found in many shapes, such as hearts, stars, and top hats!
- Nail Decal Pick: Check out Etsy.com Nail Decals for fun and festive nails!
Not so into primping? Effortless 4th of July Nails
6. Artificial Patriotic Nails
- By far your easiest option, this is also a great choice for people with short nails.
This can get a bit messy! To ensure your nails are perfectly polished, allow yourself enough time for practice coats. Always keep nail polish remover and Q-tips on hand! Brace yourself for major compliments.
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