Skip Nav
Beauty Trends
11 Photos That Prove Rainbow Roots Are More Wearable Than You Thought
Spring Beauty
15 Exciting New Beauty Launches You Need to Try This May
Beauty Interview
Proof That Lion Babe Is About to Be Your Next Big Beauty Crush

4th of July Nail Art

DIY This Festive Fourth of July Nail Art Design

While you're preparing for your Fourth of July plans at the beach, pool, or a good ol' barbecue, we have the perfect way to show off your patriotic colors no matter what you're wearing. Hiroko Fujikawa, owner of MARS the Salon, created the above nail design, and she's giving us her tips for re-creating the sparkling look.

  1. Prep your nails by filing them to your desired shape and apply a base coat.
  2. Apply two coats of red polish to your thumb.
  3. Apply two coats of blue polish to your index and pinky fingers. For added sparkle, use a polish with glitter; we recommend Sephora X The Cosmics in Cold Hearted ($12).
  4. Apply two coats of white polish to your middle finger.
  5. Using nail glue, carefully apply silver rhinestones to ring finger. You can also try a silver glitter polish like Essie Set in Stones ($8) for a similar look.
  6. To create the American flag on your middle finger, use a precision art brush to draw a small box at the lower right corner of the nail. Fill in with blue polish. Next, clean the brush with remover and dip it into silver polish to draw on small stars. Clean the brush again and then dip into red polish to create small horizontal stripes.
  7. Apply a top coat to all your nails to seal and add shine.
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Khloe Kardashian My Little Pony Nail Art
Marble Manicure Tutorial | Video
Acrylic Nail Art Videos From Instagram
Nail Shapes
Christian Louboutin Red Nail Polishes Spring 2016
Passover Nail Art
Little Mermaid Nail Art DIY Video

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Beauty
X