Do you want fun patriotic nails? Are you looking for an easy way to do your nails yourself? These DIY Red, White, and Blue Sparkle Nails are perfect for any patriotic holiday, especially July 4th. Happy Independence Day!
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QUICK AND EASY PATRIOTIC NAILS
I love these nails because they are so simple to do! There’s no nail art involved such as drawing a design, applying crystals, or stickers. Although you could add that if you want to!
To create this look, you only need to be able to polish your nails and put the correct colors on specific fingernails. 🙂
DIY RED, WHITE, AND BLUE SPARKLE NAILS
No Light and No Soak Gel Polish: Gelous | Red Polish: China Glaze | White Polish and Sparkle Polish: China Glaze and China Glaze (on sale!!!) | Blue Polish: China Glaze (on sale!!!) | Top Coat Polish: OPI | Sandals: Steve Madden, old (Similar style Steve Madden here and here (open-toe sandals). Similar style Steve Madden here (thong sandals on sale!!!). Similar style under $3o here (open-toe sandals).)
No Light and No Soak Gel Polish: Gelous | Red Polish: China Glaze | White Polish and Sparkle Polish: China Glaze and China Glaze (on sale!!!) | Blue Polish: China Glaze (on sale!!!) | Top Coat Polish: OPI | Bracelet: Chan Luu, old (Similar style here. Less expensive version here (on sale!!!).) | Fitbit Fashion Bracelet and Fitbit: Tory Burch and Fitbit | Wedding Ring: Handmade in England (Similar style engagement ring here and wedding band here.)
For Longer-Lasting Nails Use a No-Light and No-Soak Gel Polish
I love Gelous to make my regular nail polish last for 1 to 2 weeks. You don’t even need a light to cure it. I love this because there’s no harmful UV! It dries just like regular nail polish!
Another bonus for me is it makes my nails less likely to break than other polishes. They feel hard like they would with any gel polish, but I don’t have to soak them in acetone to get the polish off. You can remove the polish just like you would regular nail polish.
For the pedicure, I didn’t use the sparkle on top of the white nails. One thin coat was applied for each step. These are the steps I used:
- Top Coat
For the manicure, I added a sparkle to the white nails. One thin coat was applied for each step. These are the steps I used:
- Sparkle Over White Nails
- Top Coat
I recommend sealing the tips for each step on both the manicure and pedicure. You can follow these steps, alternating hands with each step until all the steps are complete. Then let your nails dry at the end. This works well for times you want to just focus on your nails for a period of time and be done with them. Or, for less drying time at the end, let your nails dry in between each step. I find I can work on my laptop easily in between each step while I let my nails dry.
RED, WHITE, AND BLUE FUN
I’m having fun wearing these red, white, and blue sparkle nails for the 4th of July this year!
How do you like to wear red, white, and blue? What are your favorite ways show patriotic spirit through fashion and beauty?
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Look modeled by me, Christina Chitwood. Photos taken by my mom, Deb Chitwood of Living Montessori Now.