29 Fantastic Fourth of July Nail Design Ideas
4th of July is the one day in a year when everybody wears stripes and stars in red, white and blue colors. These patterns and colors can be seen on everything from T-shirts, shorts, flip-flops to nails. A manicure is the easiest and chicest way to add a patriotism touch to your outfit.
We’ve selected 29 fantastic Independence Day nail designs from Instagram that will surely inspire your creativity. It’s time to get your nail game on point for this special holiday!
1. American Flag Design for Short Nails
The first nail idea we have to show you is this glam design for short nails. Two of the nails have red and white stripes, one of the nails has a blue and white star design and the last nail is covered in gold glitter. You can recreate the stripes with nail tape and use a stencil for the stars. It is a stylish and sparkly nail design that is perfect for the special celebrations. A similar look can be created on long nails too.
2. Red, White and Blue Nails
Looking for glam and glittery nail design? If so, this is for you. Most of the nails are painted white with sparkly red, blue and silver tips. There is one accent design too that features the American flag in a heart shape. This is such a cute nail design that will show your love for the country. You can hand-paint the flag with a thin nail brush or you can use a nail sticker to make recreating the look a little easier.
3. Gradient American Flag Design
Next, we have a trendy nail idea! Each of the nails features a gradient American flag design. The tips of the nails have red and white stripes and then the design blends to blue with white stars. It is a unique and bold idea and it is perfect for the stylish ladies. You could paint the stripes on first and then use a sponge to dab on the blue color. Then finally finish off the look with the stars.
4. Matte Nails – Stripes + Stars
One of the most popular nail looks to try is matte. Here is how to wear matte in style for the 4th of July! Most of the nails are dark blue with silver stars and the other two nails feature silver and red stripes. It is a stylish and patriotic look that will suit everyone. You can use nail tape to help you create the stripes and you can use a stencil for the stars. Any nail polishes can be used as you can put a matte top coat over the colors.
5. Sequin Nails
Bring some glitz and glamour to your 4th of July look with sequin nails like these! Two of the nails are just one color and the other two have a sparkly patriotic design. It is a gorgeous nail idea and it is perfect for the celebrations and any parties you may be attending. Recreate this or you can choose to add sparkle to all of your nails.
6. I Love USA Accent Nail
Show how much you love your country with a nail design like this one! For this look, one nail is white, the next is blue and the other nail is red. All three have sparkly glitter tips too. There is one accent nail that says I love the USA with an American flag heart. If you are recreating the look yourself it will require patience and practice, but as you can see, the end result will be worth it. It will suit any nail length and shape.
7. American Hot Dog Accent Nail
Hot dogs are a classic American food, so why not add them to your 4th of July nails?! You could create something cute like this! Most of the nails have red and white stripes with blue stars. There is an accent nail too. The accent design features a hot dog. It is a fun and unique idea and it is one of our favorites!
8. Patriotic Nail Design
Next, we have another stylish and patriotic nail design. Some of the nails are painted with red and white stripes while the other nail is blue with white stars. It is a cool and easy to wear design. Nail art like this will suit all nail lengths and shapes. You can recreate the exact same look or if you prefer the stars, have one stripe nail and put stars on the rest.
9. Cute Stars & Glitter Nail Design
Our next idea is sparkly and bold. All of the nails are painted in silver glitter and each one has a different red, white and blue star design. We love this nail idea because it is glam and unique. The colors of the flag are used in a creative way too. You can use any silver glitter polish and you can use a stencil to create the colorful stars.
10. 4th of July Nail Design for Tips
Looking for a unique and trendy nail design for the 4th of July celebrations? If so, this could be perfect for you. Here we have nude nails with American flag inspired tips. The tips of the nails are blue with white dots and there is a red chevron too. It is a creative, artistic and trendy nail idea. Something like this will suit everyone and is quite easy to create if you use nail tape to keep the sections neat.
11. Firework Nail Art
No 4th of July celebrations are complete without fireworks. So why not add them to your nails?! You could create a cute and stylish firework inspired manicure like this. Each of the nails is a different color and these include: blue, silver glitter, black and red. Most of the nails also have blue, red and white confetti style strips and the black nail has hand-painted fireworks. It is a fun and stylish idea and it is perfect for the special occasion.
12. Camo Nails + Flag Accent Nail
If you or someone you know has served in the military, consider a nail design like this one. Each of the nails has a camo design and there is one accent nail that features the American flag too. It is a patriotic and meaningful nail design and it will suit all nail lengths and shapes. There are tutorials online that will show you how to create a camo look, as well as lots of different designs to choose from.
13. American Flag + Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty is one of the most famous landmarks in the world. So, the 4th of July is the perfect time to celebrate this amazing American monument. You can do so by using it as inspiration for your nail art. For this look, two nails have an American flag design, one has red and white stripes and the last nail has a hand-painted version of the Statue of Liberty. It is a cool and stylish way to show your love for your country.
14. American Flag + Bald Eagle Design
The Bald Eagle is the emblem of the United States, so you could use the majestic bird as inspiration for your nail art. For this look, the thumb nail is blue with white stars while the rest of the nails feature red and white stripes. Two of the nails have a Bald Eagle design too. This a very patriotic nail design and it is a fun and unique idea for the 4th of July.
15. American Flag Nail Art
Next, we have another idea that features the American flag but this nail art has a twist. Instead of the classic flag design, half of each nail has the stripes and the other half has the stars. The two patterns are separated by a diagonal line. By using a different line and placing the patterns diagonally, it just gives your nails a unique and creative look. We love this more unusual version of flag nail art.
16. Different Patterns
Like your nails to be bold and stylish? If so, this idea could be perfect for you. For this 4th of July manicure, most of the nails have a different pattern. Some nails have polka dots, two are sparkly, there are stars and an American flag too. It is just a chic and statement making idea and it will suit everyone. Recreate the whole look or just choose two or three of the nail designs that you like.
17. Simple Nail Design
Our next nail idea is simple and cute! Most of the nails are red and there are two accent designs. One is silver with red and blue sparkles while the other nail has stripes and a heart. It is a pretty and unique design that uses some of the patriotic colors and patterns. You can buy stencils to help you with the hearts and stripes.
18. Fireworks + Stars
The next nail idea we have to share with you is stylish, cute and vibrant. For this look, the nails have a subtle red, white and blue background with blue stars and firework style confetti. It is perfect for the celebrations and it will suit everyone. Art like this will suit all nail lengths and shapes too.
19. Sequin Gradient Nail Design
If you love sparkly nail ideas, then this is for you. Three of the nails have a sequin gradient design where the colors change from blue to red and then finally to silver. The other two nails are white with cute blue and red stars too. It is glitzy and glam nail idea and it is perfect for a 4th of July party.
20. Stiletto Nail Design
Looking for a glam 4th of July nail idea? If so, you need to check out this next manicure. Here we have stiletto shaped nails and each nail has a different design. The little finger is red with a silver star, the next is silver with a red star and flag star, then there is a stripe nail and finally a blue nail with four stars. It is a stylish look and you can recreate the whole manicure or just choose one or two of the designs.
21. Stars & Stripes
If all the complicated designs are not for you, then try something simple and patriotic like this. Two nails have stripes and two nails have stars. A design like this is quite easy to create. Just paint your nails in either blue or red and use a white polish to create the stripes or stars. You can buy stencils to help you get a neat look. It is easy to wear and perfect for the occasion.
22. Simple Red, White & Blue Design
Next, we have a simple and stylish nail design to share with you. Each nail is painted in one color – either red, blue or white. Then each nail is decorated with red, white and blue shapes. It is a beautiful and chic idea and if you recreate a similar manicure, it will still look great after the special day is over. Try and create the whole look or just choose one color instead of all three.
23. Dark Blue & Red Matte Design
Our next idea is trendy and unique. Two nails are red and two nails are blue with white stars. We love this design because it has a distressed denim vibe which makes the nails look edgy and stylish. A nail design like this is great for someone who wants nails that are different and that will stand out from the crowd. Recreate both matte designs or just choose one.
24. Patriotic Nail Design for Long Nails
Want to make a statement this 4th of July? If so, this nail design is for you. The nails are long and the top half of the nail has red and white stripes and the bottom half of the nail is blue with 3D stars. It is a stylish and bold design and a manicure like this will definitely get noticed. You can buy stars like these online so you can recreate a similar look yourself.
25. White Background + Stars & Stripes
Next, we have another stars and stripes design. Two nails are white with blue stars while other two feature red and white stripes. Each nail also has a red or blue cuticle design with white spots. It is a vibrant and fun nail idea. You can recreate the whole look or try the starts and stripes without the dots. Maybe you could even try just white nails with the bright cuticle art.
26. Red & White Striped Nails + Blue Accent Nail
Earlier we featured a nail design with gradient art. If you loved that idea, then you may like this one too. Most of the nails are decorated with red and white stripes but there is one accent nail. The accent nail has blue gradient art with white stars. It is an easy to wear and stylish look. This will suit everyone and can be worn on any nail length and shape.
27. Nude Base + Flag Nail Tips
Do you usually wear a French manicure? If so, then why not jazz it up for the 4th of July?! This nail design features nude nail color and instead of white tips, the tips have an American flag design. It is such a stylish and unusual idea. You still get that chic look but it is fun and it helps you to celebrate in style.
28. American Presidents Nail Art
If you really want to wow this 4th of July then you should consider a nail design like this one! Each of the nails features a different portrait of a previous American president. You cannot get more patriotic than this! It is a very unusual and amazing idea. A design like this will be difficult to create but some nail artists may be able to recreate something similar.
29. Nude Sequin Nails + American Flag Accent Nail
Next, we have a very glam and elegant nail design to show you. Most of the nails are nude with subtle silver ombre. Also, there is one accent nail with a stylish American flag design. This is a beautiful nail idea and it is perfect for the chic ladies who like their nails to sparkle. Recreate this or you can have just stars or stripes instead of the flag.