21 Totally Cool Nail Designs for 4th of July Fun

Cool nail designs are fun year round, but even more so on a summer holiday! Independence Day means fireworks, barbecues and endless fun in the sun! Of course, you’ll want to show your love for your country with trendy nail designs in red, white, and blue!

Whether you are thinking about pretty nails in elegant red, white, and blue or a bold and daring design to make a statement, we have some totally fun nail designs for Independence Day!

We think you should totally be able to pull off these simple nail designs on your own! So, break out your pretty shades of red, white, and blue nail polish and get to work! Time to kick off the celebration with some fun 4th of July nails!

Check out our favorite cool nail designs for Independence Day!

Stripes Galore

We think these alternating white and red stripes with a sparkly star at the nail bed are quite striking!


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Metallic Blast

Divide the pattern of an American flag and let the silver and red stripes adorn 2 nails, leave 1 nail white or silver, and the remaining 2 nails will show off silver stars on a blue base.


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Midnight Blues

Paint white and red stripes, and they should not necessarily be flawless. This will be the base. Next, apply star stencils and paint the nails matte blue.


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Cloudy Day

These red, white, and blue clouds are quite dreamy! Add some bubbles and sparkles to other nails.


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Sparkly Stars and Stripes

If you are a fan of glam, you’ll love these alternating nail designs in red, white, and blue with a big bold star on one finger!


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Wacky Waves

If you love the ocean but also want a patriotic look and feel, these bold blue waves at the tip of red and white striped nails definitely makes a statement!


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4th of July French Mani

You’ll love this take on the French mani with thick red and white stripes, and thick blue tips, and tiny white stars! All you need is a nail strip tape and star stamps to get this star-spangled mani!


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Cool Nail Designs:Hearts, Stars & Stripes

We think this look is the perfect way to mix it up! A dark blue base with tiny white stars looks cute. Adorn one of the nails with a heart to show how much you love your country!


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Patriotic Polka Dots

These pretty red and blue polka dots on a white base are simple yet stunning. Or mix it up: red and white on a blue base or white and blue on a red base: the choice is all yours!


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Ombre Stenciled Stars

We love these blue to red fade ombre stenciled stars on a white base!


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Curve Ball

If you are a baseball fan, you’ll love this look with its stitches that resemble a baseball mixed with bright red, white, and blue designs!


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Cool Nail Designs:Shiny Stars

Want to keep it simple? Decorate nails with a star in the color of your choice on a neutral base? You are still showing your love but with a classy, minimalistic vibe.


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Funky Fireworks

Not a fan of red, white, and blue? We think these bright bursts of color on a black base are totally reminiscent of 4th of July fireworks?


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Striped French Mani

Another classy yet patriotic look is this simple mani with thin red, white, and blue stripes at the tip with different colors at the nail bed.


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Naughty Nautical Nails

We think these red and white stripes are quite patriotic, but what makes this look stand out is the bold blue anchor on a white base on one finger for a fun but naughty nautical twist!


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Fun with Flags

We think this fun take on the American flag is bold and edgy. A different style red, white, and blue design on every nail for a totally funky vibe!


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Ravishing Red

If you love red nails but still want to show your love for the USA, why not paint all of your nails in red and paint a flag on one finger?


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Stars and Swirls

We think these white and red swirly stripes with tiny blue stars are quite charming!


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American Flag Mani

This adorable mani is perfect for those with shorter nails. Adorn two nails with an American flag, and you’ll steal the show!


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Cool Nail Designs: Red, White, And Blue Tie Dye

Love marble art? This fun take on tie dye with red, white, and blue is fun and youthful!


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Red, White, And Blue Ombre

Ombre nails are still all the rage and we love this fade from dark red to shiny white and deep blue to white!


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Feeling patriotic? We are psyched for Independence Day 2017! We hope you love these cool nail designs for 4th of July as much as we do! So, paint those nails and get ready for a day of fun in the sun, bonfires on the beach and fireworks under a star-filled sky!

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