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Red, White & Blue 4th of July Nails with Salon Perfect

By on July 2, 2014
in Nail Art, Salon Perfect

Salon Perfect Paint the Town Red, White and Blue

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My favorite holiday of the year is just a few days away and I can’t wait. I LOVE the 4th of July. A day filled with beautiful weather, food, fun and fireworks. What more can you ask for? And the fact that no one has to shop for presents in order to celebrate it, even better!

To get in the spirit, I turned to the Salon Perfect Paint The Town Red, White and Blue collection. 15 shades of red, white, blue, silver, gold and glitter. Add in the Independence Day-themed nail decal kits and striping tape kits and you have endless manicure possibilities.

What I Used

For this look, I created a different look on each nail so I could give you as many manicure options as possible. You can wear them all together or separately for a fun July 4th look.

Polishes (top row): Salon Perfect Paint The Town Red, Salon Perfect Sugar Cube, Salon Perfect Wild Blue Yonder.

(bottom row):  Salon Perfect Blue Ribbon, Salon Perfect Star Spangled, Salon Perfect Fool’s Gold, Salon Perfect He’s With Me

I also used some decals from the Firecracker Nail Decal Kit and Star Struck Nail Decal Kit.

Let’s break down each nail, shall we?

Thumb: Three coats of the China Glaze Ruby Pumps-esque shade, He’s With Me, topped with a silver star and chevron pattern from the Firecracker Nail Decal Kit. The instructions say to seal with top coat but I found that made for a chunkier look.
Salon Perfect He's With Me
Index: Three coats of shimmery, cobalt Blue Ribbon, topped with Star Spangled, a scattered holo glitter packed with metallic stars. I was able to get the stars on with the brush but it took some effort. You could dump some out and use a toothpick.

Middle: I created a multi-sized dotticure using three coats of Sugar Cube as a base. Over it, I used Wild Blue Yonder and He’s With Me for the dots. Salon Perfect has a nail art brush/dotting tool set that I used for this look.
July 4th nail art and manicure

Ring: I created a jelly sandwich by layering the Fool’s Gold glitter between layers of Paint The Town Red. Three THIN coats of each
4th of July manicure and nail art

Pinkie: I applied three coats of Wild Blue Yonder, a denim blue with bright blue shimmer, and added a white star decal from the Star Struck Nail Decal Kit. Again, I did not seal it in with top coat as I prefer the look without.
Patriotic Manicure using Salon Perfect Star Spangled

Salon Perfect Paint the Town Red, White and Blue

What I like about this manicure is that I was able create such diverse looks on each nail with minimal tools required.

Salon Perfect’s Paint The Town Red, White and Blue collection consists of some core and limited edition shades and you should be able to find them on a special display with the nail art accessories at your local WalMart store. You can also purchase Salon Perfect nail polish on Salon Perfect nail polish retails for $3.98/ea.

So have you planned your July 4th manicure yet? What will you be wearing on your nails this Friday?

If you’re looking for more nail art ideas, check out my 9 Patriotic Nail Art looks from Memorial Day.
Memorial Day Nail Art Ideas

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  1. Cindy says:

    Wow! Looks great Michelle! You inspired me to dig out an old (cannot recall the name) bottle of Sally Hansen I have….it looks almost exactly like “Star Spangled” with the metallic stars and tiny holo glitter. Happy 4th!

  2. Lisa N. says:

    This collection is perfect for the 4th of July!

  3. Jessika says:

    I LOVE IT!!! I don’t own any Salon Perfects yet; I’m really digging the blues in this mani, though…

    Happy Fourth!

  4. Katie says:

    Nice work! I especially love the dots. I did my 4th of July mani using white polish between Dior’s Captain and Sailor to create a chevron fishtail design in red, white and blue. People have been commenting on it all day. I love nail art that looks ways more complicated than it is. :)

  5. Abbi says:

    So many fun ideas! My favorite is Blue Ribbon.

  6. Theresa says:

    Wow that looks great! I think Im stopping on my way to work to see if I can find Star Spangled. I love the 4th too!

  7. kel says:

    that looks so awesome without being tacky:)

  8. Rachel says:

    So cute! I’ve sort of been into the white nail trend this spring/summer so I used Essie marshmallow with OPI’s In True Stefani Fashion on top for some sparkle!

  9. Mashalaz says:

    I see fireworks! I like all the looks. My July 4th look was less daring. Red on the toes (a true red but the brand is an Italian drugstore brand); Face Stockholm Athenia (from your curated Nail Boxes box) on my 2 ring fingers, and an old (very old) denim blue shimmer Hard Candy.

  10. Lena says:

    wow! gorgeous! i love the jelly and glitter layering, must try this sometime!