10 red, white and blue manicures to try for the 4th of July
Just in time for its Independence Day we find the best manicures inspired by the colours of the American flag
The 4th of July is almost here which means for those who celebrate: fireworks, barbeques and checking Taylor Swift's Instagram to see who is invited to her annual blowout and who isn't. And while it may not be public holiday here, there's nothing to stop you from donning cute, red-white-and-blue inspired manicures this month. We scoured Instagram for the most tasteful options — from the usual stars and stripes to more creative iterations — so you can show your spirit on your fingertips.
WAVING THE FLAG Perfect and precise, this elevates the usual stars and stripes with a dotty twist instead.
GO DOTTY Basic yet graphic, the rich cobalt against the natural nail shade really pops, for a negative space mani of epic proportions.
A MINI TUTORIAL A blow-by-blow on how to get this 3D version at home, if you have the time and the dexterity.
STARS AND SWIRLS A more abstract take on stripes in a fun, glitter finish.
THE WHITE STRIPES Peekaboo stripes on a red and white palette are pretty cool.
MAIL ORDER This reminds us a bit of old-school envelopes... in a good way. These are nail appliqués which save time and trouble.
COLOUR BLOCK Bright pops of bold colour look both like a Pepsi ad and a festive mani.
WONDER WOMAN-INSPIRED Another awesome fusion: Wonder Woman meets Indepence Day.
PURE SIMPLICITY You don't have to go big on each nail... sometimes less is more.
MIXED MEDIA Clashing patterns on each nail? Yes, you can!