23 Cool Nail Art Designs to Copy This Fourth of July

Not one of these manicures is tacky.

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If the last time you had Fourth of July-themed nails was around the age when Limited Too was cool, then yeah, I feel you. But in the wide, vast world of today's nail designs, you don't have to stick with the same basic red, white, and blue pattern of your childhood to feel festive.

And to prove it to you, I've cherry-picked the 23 coolest (yes, the coolest) nail ideas and color schemes that read more like a subtle nod to the Fourth, rather than a pointed fireworks display. Screenshot your favorites, ahead, then please proceed to your nearest nail salon.

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1 Bomb-Pop Nails
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4 Classic Stars-and-Stripes Nails

Nails for the 4th 🇺🇸 @philglamournails #nbbl #nails #notd #4thofjulynails

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5 Three-Finger Rainbow

Olive all our rainbow babes. 🌈😍 Tomorrow is the day #oliveyourmani

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7 Mermaid Mani
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8 Clean, Bejeweled Nails

west coast coming for ya 🍧 #ladyfancynails #nailart

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9 3-D Fruit Nails

또 너무 상큼하네 LOVE Cherry 🍒🍓🍇 🍊🍋 #fruitcandynail #unistella

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10 Bright Checkered Designs

이쁨

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11 Watermelon Nails

🍉🍉🍉 Nails by WAH gal @jane06180 - book via the link in our bio

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12 Heat-Wave Mani

COCACOLA 👑👨‍👨‍👦🐱

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14 Minimalist Hash Marks
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15 Firecracker Nails

💥💥💥 @opi_products in 'Eurso Euro' and 'Big Apple Red'

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16 Denim Gingham

It's perp's birthday and it's great weather for gingham nails. J'adore! 🎂

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17 Wonder Woman Nails

✈️🌴 LA nails for @thedanistahl 🌟 #nailart #notd

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18 Festive Ribbon Tips
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19 White-Starred Nails

More 4th nails! I used @deborahlippmann in "It's Raining Men"

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20 Squiggle Designs

🖍🖍🖍🖍💜 @hannahbronfman 🖍💜#nailsbymei #gelnails #nailart

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22 Fruity Cuticles

상큼이의 계절이 돌아왔지 #vivid #halfcutnails

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