julep may 2014 / beauty box

i’ve been a Julep subscriber for several months now, and May’s box was totally different from anything i’ve received before. several months ago, Julep asked current “mavens” (their fancy name for subscribers) to crowdfund this box to “secure” our place in line and make sure they had enough to pay for a brand new product, the julep-plie-wand-jeanne-nail-polish-swatch

i didn’t want to review the julep-plie-wandwhat’s also cool about the plie wand is that it can bend and twist around. the skinny part at the top can be angled around and bent in place to allow for easier holding. it’s also customizable. you can swap out a standard nail brush for other cool tools like the striping brush or the dotting tool. i’m not big into nail art, but i can get down with a few polka dots or stripes from time to time.

julep-plie-wand-creativity-kitjulep-jeanne-nail-polishin addition to the fun new toy, we also received the normal nail polishes. this month, boho glam subscribers received Jeanne, a sky blue, and Paulette, a lilac creme with gold shimmer. Jeanne is such a bright, fun blue for springtime.

julep-paulette-nail-polishwhile Paulette is also bright and fun, the shimmer makes this super pretty and my favorite in this box.

julep-yumi-nail-polishJulep also added a little surprise – Yumi, a super fun pink, silver, and holographic glitter.

as usual with Julep, i’m pretty pleased with the May box. i enjoyed playing with the plie wand and the colors were super pretty and perfect for spring. for a limited time, Julep is offering new subscribers a box of 3 polishes and 2 make up products for free, just pay $2.99 shipping. not gonna lie, kind of jealous of that deal. Just enter “HELLOYOU” at check out. :)
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do you subscribe to Julep and did you love your may box? if not, what’s your favorite nail polish?

8 thoughts on “julep may 2014 / beauty box

    1. Jenn @ hello, rigby! Post author

      i thought it helped a lot (for me) with getting a better grip on the brush and being able to maneuver the nail curve. i usually do a bad job on the sides, and paint ends up all over my cuticles instead of on my nail. when i used it on my toes, i noticed a bit more stability but not a huge overall change in how i polish. it was fun to try, but i wouldn’t pay full price for it.

  1. Kristan

    I had been curious about Julep, and that box was too good a deal to not sign up! Thanks, too, for the Plie wand review– it seems like a great tool for when my arthritis is acting up.


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