Beauty Review: Julep Maven January 2014 Nail Polish Subscription Box

The Julep Maven Box is one of the things I look forward to most every month, because its a fun little splurge that I allow myself. Julep creates a new collection each month, and depending on your style profile, recommends two nail polishes + one beauty product to you.

Julep Maven January 2014 Box


This month I stuck with my normal profile “Boho Glam” and got two nail polishes and the Ta-Da Quick Dry Drops.


Julep Nail Color in Hannah – Silk Finish Sandy Beach – I haven’t tried this color yet, but really like the color. It’s different than anything else I currently have in my nail polish… um, wardrobe? (Value $14)


Julep Nail Color in Hannah – a Sage Creme – I found this polish to be much more watery than normal, but coat #2 was definitely opaque so no complaints. (Value $14)


Julep Ta-Da Quick Dry Drops – Love these. Wait one minute after you paint your nail, then drop one of these on top and within about 30 seconds to a minute you’re good to go. (Value $14)


Bonus: Julep Filing Pads – These are fine. I used them to file down my nails before my most recent mani. Nothing special, and kind of a one-time-use thing. (Value $1)

All in all, I find the Julep Maven box to be a good value for the $20/month price. Some don’t totally love Julep’s polish formula (I find it can be hit or miss, like Hannah is totally different in consistency than the others) but I think the experience of the curated monthly colors is fun and is worth the price. I’ll let you decide though – enter code “FREEBOX” and just pay shipping for your first month. I’m really looking forward to February’s box!

I’m also linking up today to the first  Share your Subscription Review Party:

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Which brand of nail color is your favorite? Are you a lover or hater of Julep polishes?


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