15 Fourth of July Nail Designs To Try This Summer
Summer is here and the sun has come out to play — and you know what that means. This is the summer for stepping into of your own skin and owning every part of it — that includes your fingers and toes. To help you care for your precious digits and take your summer fun to the next level, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of all the nail designs you could want this July.
Picture yourself out by the pool or at a BBQ party with all your friends and family. Fireworks are blasting in the background as you sip sangria and munch on the freshest watermelon you’ve ever tasted. Now picture yourself doing all that, but with a snazzy new manicure that is striking against the rind of the watermelon and sparkling against the glass in your hand. Better, right?
We think so too, which is why we made finding your perfect July nail match easier for you. Keep scrolling to discover which could be your BBQ bestie this fourth of July.
Juicy July Designs
N Newtro no. 1
The glitter of the summer sea, the sparkle of the sandy beach, and the flash of a coral reef all combine in this glam manicure, N Newtro no.1. No matter where you’re celebrating the Fourth this July, you’ll be bringing a little bit of the ocean along with you, and you’ll be sure to make a splash with every wave of your hand.
N Beige Box
With a mix of little sailor boy and a classic french twist, N Beige Box could be your elegant take on a traditional holiday. Featuring smooth cream and deep navy blue, this mani makes geometry look good with its off-kilter lining and boxy gold detailing. Live your French dreams this summer with N Beige Box.
N Shooting Star
Take to the night sky at your annual cookout this Fourth with N Shooting Star. Reminiscent of the showering sparkle of a firework going off, this nail set features a pastel purple glitter gel that rains from the tips of your nail. Accentuated by gorgeous silver star details, this manicure will have you feeling like a star of your very own.
N Tint Bluesy
Maybe glitz and glam and design galore isn’t your forte. Maybe you want a little something special, but nothing that will overwhelm the rest of your red, white, and blue aesthetic that you worked so hard to achieve. N Tint Bluesy is the perfect mani for an icon like you.
This manicure is a simple but sweet dusty blue with a high gloss finish. These nails will complete any Fourth of July look without overtaking it which makes it the optimal set for the simple and snazzy alike.
Complete with all the elements that make a fireworks show spectacular, N Afterglow takes the cake with pastel and dusty purple gels awash with glitter and glam detailing.
It’s the quiet night sky before the first firework, then the explosions of sparkle, followed by the night sky after all the noise has died down. These are the nails everyone will be gushing over — captivating and elegant.
Food, friends, pool parties, and popsicles are all staples of a successful Fourth of July gathering, but none of those things would be possible without a day of good weather and clear skies. N Flyaway is precisely that. It’s the perfect day for being outside, featuring an ombre, baby blue gel that glides effortlessly into a soft, cloudy white.
Some people might look at this mani and think: Happy New Year (which it would also be killer for, of course). But we think this manicure just screams: fireworks show.
Fourth of July is nothing without fireworks, and N Felice is another dainty impersonation of the mesmerizing display. Featuring a polished ice-blue gel, the sparkles that shoot down from the cuticle look just like the crackling fallout of a firework.
A pool floaty, a rainbow sherbet, a colorful beach towel — call it whatever you want. N Sharky is a beautiful gradient for all things summer, and with just a glance, you’ll be whisked away to the paradise of your choosing. With a high gloss gradient of blues and pinky-reds, this mani is a summer set hands down, but especially a set for the red, white, and blue of July.
Let’s give red some love, why don’t we? After all, it is the staple of all staple colors, and who doesn’t love a little bit of a sultry, sexy moment in the heat of summer? N Ruby is a soft take on a deep red mani, complete with a cheeky ombre that will leave you and everyone else wanting more all month long.
We love a clear gel moment, and with N Cream-cream you can have that moment of clear gel bliss. With gold and blue metallic details swimming in the clear gel — very on trend this summer -– it’s like a tide pool of beautiful fish have made a home on your nails, bringing all the calm and cool summer waters with it. Mixed with a stark white gel, N Cream-cream is everything you’d hope it is for your summer style.
Like low tide at the beach, this tie-dye-esque manicure looks just like the foam of a wave washing off sand. N Beachside’s gradient pattern perfectly paints the picture of a day at the beach with an accent of pebble-like detail. This set is for those celebrating the Fourth on the coast or for anyone who wants to bring a little bit of the ocean with them to the backyard.
N To You
Who says hearts are just for Valentine’s Day? Heart designs are one of the few iconic designs you can wear wherever and whenever you want. We think heart nails are one of the best places to do that.
In this unique heart-red french manicure, you’re sporting two of the three colors for Fourth and looking dang good while you do it. N To You is fun, flirty, and 100% for your backyard cookout.
If there is a more iconic summer fruit that pairs perfectly with a chargrilled burger, we surely haven’t heard of it. N Watermelon is the set of the summer, bestie, and we can swear by that.
Featuring a mix of gradient gel and solids, this mani is like having watermelon on hand every second of the day — we couldn’t imagine a better way to live. Crisp, rich pinks and greens are a stark contrast to the white gel middle, and the glossy finish is reminiscent of the water droplets fresh from a cut wedge of melon. Yum.
One look at this manicure and you’ll be floating poolside, cocktail in hand, sunnies on, and feeling like your best summer self. Every finger is rocking a different jelly pop of color — bright and vivacious like a brand new pool floaty. Topped with transparent droplet gems, N Jelly-pop somehow manages to make the juicy fruit jellies it’s inspired after come to life right at your fingertips. How much better could it get?
If you thought all of these designs have made it hard to choose so far, wait until you see N Daehan. It’s the ultimate Fourth of July manicure, complete with a watercolor mix of classic red, white, and blue and set off by the stark white basics.
This manicure is inspired by the colors of the Korean flag, symbolizing the harmony between yin and yang, but it would be a shame to miss out on any red, white, and blue moment to shine.
Whatever Fireworks You Fancy
Whether you celebrate the Fourth or just need the right excuse to have a backyard barbecue with all your friends and family to ring in the summer the right way, we’ve got you covered. If you’re a simple style icon or a glitz and glam galore kind of person, ohora has it all.
Whatever your inspiration or style might be, there’s the perfect manicure waiting for you and your rockstar fingers. And for a limited time only, you can rock out your toe nails too! Get a free pedicure with any purchase of 3 pedicures to mix and match all summer long, or get a free ohora UV nail lamp with your first purchase when you sign up at ohora.com.
We love bringing to life all of these unique and affordable designs for you to shine in, and we can’t wait to come along with you to every pool party, beach day, and cookout you attend. Here’s to the best summer ever.