Chic Patriotic Manicures You Can Actually Do Yourself

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Want to show your patriotic spirit without sporting stripes and stars all over your body? We got you. Here, we teamed up with LA-based nail salon Olive & June to create 4 (super-cute) red, white and blue manis in less than 5 minutes. Now you can participate in 4th of July festivities without looking like a mascot.

On The Dot

Nails: Karla Morales for Olive & June

Get The Look

Step 1: After applying a base coat, paint all nails with an opaque white nail polish.

Step 2: With a dotting tool (or a toothpick), add a dot of blue polish at the base of the thumb, middle and pinky finger nails.

Step 3: Repeat with a red polish on the remaining nails and seal with a topcoat.

Party Streamer

Get The Look

Step 1: After applying a base coat, paint nails with an opaque nude polish.

Step 2: Use a thin striping brush to quickly paint wispy vertical red stripes.

Step 3: Repeat with a blue polish.

Step 4: Repeat with a white polish and finish with a clear topcoat.

All-American Babe

Get The Look

Step 1: On clean nails, use a metallic gold polish to paint haphazard vertical stripes on a few nails.

Step 2: Repeat with a dark burgundy nail polish.

Step 3: Repeat with a dark teal nail polish.

Step 4: Fill in any gaps with an opaque white nail polish and seal with a topcoat.

Baby, You're A Firework

Get The Look

Step 1: Start with a transparent pink base coat to give nails a healthy glow.

Step 2: With a navy nail polish, create diagonal and horizontal stripes that vary on each nail.

Step 3: Go over the blue sections with a silver glitter polish and follow with a clear topcoat.