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Fourth of July Polka-Dot Nail Art

This Is the Cutest, Easiest Fourth of July Manicure We've Seen All Summer

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Coming up with a chic Fourth of July nail art idea can be daunting. If you like to show your Americana spirit on your fingertips, then you'll find an overwhelming number of options out there. You can go with the obvious — stars and stripes — or pick a more unexpected motif: dots.

We're a fan of polka dots since they're preppy, dainty, and eye-catching. Essie celebrity manicurist Michelle Saunders interpreted this idea with a nail design she calls Snap Crackle Pop (featured here) by changing the size of the dots in a gradual way. But she actually turned to fashion as her source of manicure inspiration!

"For Snap Crackle Pop, I was inspired by a sheer white blouse with colorful round beads designed in a unique pattern," she told us. "I thought it would be perfect for nail art." We agree!

Keep reading to learn how to DIY it. Note: Ballet Slippers is used, so you may not even have to buy all new colors.

Image Source: Elio Tolot
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