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Red, white and sparkly: Fourth of July nail art ideas to try this weekend

Get patriotic this weekend and experiment with some Fourth of July-inspired nail art. It's a sure to add some excitement to any look!
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Fourth of July is right around the corner, which means it’s time to prepare our wardrobes for stylish and patriotic looks. But how do you join in on the fun without looking like a walking flag? Two words: nail art!

Nothing says, "happy birthday, America" quite like a set of festive digits. We’ve rounded up six of some of the best options out there.

Classic Americana

The first choice is always be classic Americana. You can never go wrong with a simple red, white and blue palette! To get really trendy, add some glitter or stars to brighten up an accent finger.

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Wonder Woman


The Wonder Woman theme isn't just reserved for Halloween parties or comic book conventions. Show off your super powers with this comic book-inspired design.

Stars and stripes

This DIY nail art is adorable! You never can go wrong with a classic, flag-inspired design for the Fourth of July.

Star-Spangled fingers

Glitter, glitter, glitter! This shiny color is especially fun when it's in honor of the stars that were gallantly streaming!

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"Gel" bless America

Gel may be the nail industry's greatest creation, so what could be better than patriotic-themed gel nails? This polish will give your nails some extra shine and a refined finish.

Ombre stars

Everyone knows that ombre looks great hair, but what about nails? Use combinations of red, white and blue to get the full patriotic effect.

Low-key nautical

Nautical stripes are never a bad idea for summer. Wear them as a salute to the marines or an ode to America's storied past on the great seas.