Our faces may be dirty with barbecue sauce tomorrow, but our nails don't have to be. We're celebrating America's birthday the only way we know how...by painting our nails red, white and blue. Check out the best of the best on Instagram!
Instead of going with the traditional flag, user awesome_nails_ added a little spunk by adding lightning bolts. Get those perfect stripes with scotch tape.
I decided to get a little festive, as well, with a blue and white mani. I accented my ring finger with the NCLA Fiercely Independent Nail Wrap Kit ($16, Shopncla.com) that includes 22 wraps with three different designs - hearts (pictured), skull and cross bones and dollar signs.
What better time is there to go with a fireworks design than the Fourth of July? To recreate, start with a red base and glue a crystal in the center. Draw sweeping lines of blue and white from the crystal. Finish with crystals around the perimeter of the nail.