Hello beauties! I have another "box opening" to share with you. As ya'll know, I *heart* monthly beauty sample subscriptions. Well, this box is different. It is not a "sample' subscription. It is a monthly box of full-sized nail polish and nail care/hand products! It is the Julep Maven box.
I have actually reviewed the Julep Maven service once before. Julep sent me a PR sample of the box to review a few months ago (check out that review here). Well, I have been so happy with my Julep polishes that I decided to subscribe! It is only $20 a month. Yes, that is more than most monthly $10/month beauty sample service subscriptions...but, the difference here is that you are not getting a box of samples. You get a box of full-sized on-trend nail polishes and a nail/skincare treat...plus samples/extras too!
How Julep Maven works:
So, ya'll know the drill. You sign up on the Julep website and take a style quiz. I think that my style ended up being "classic"...but, the cool thing. If you do not want the particular box that month that goes with the style from your beauty quiz, then you can choose another box. I actually already had some of the polish that came with the classic look. So, for this month, I chose the "Boho Glam" Julep Maven Box. They have all the boxes pictured. So, all you have to do is select the one you want and they ship it out to you! This way you are guaranteed to like what is in the box!
Now, $20 per month is really a fabulous deal. Julep polishes are normally $15 each. So, a $20 box either gets you 3 Julep nail polishes or 2 polishes plus one full-sized product! What a good value! Now, I must mention, the Julep nail polishes are full sized, yet a bit small (just an FYI). Other perks of membership? 20% off all products on the Julep site plus free shipping! Also, you can feel good about your purchases as $1.00 from each nail polish sold goes to support women through the "Powered by Girlfriends" program.
I think that any Nail Polish fanatic would love a Julep Maven subscription!
So, lets open the box!
As I mentioned, I opted out of the box this month that goes with my "Classic" style and instead went for the "Boho Glam" box.
This box is incredibly well packaged. The polishes are bagged, taped, bubble wrapped, and tied up with a pink ribbon. The box also contains shredded paper which protects the products and looks cute too.
Whats in the box?
- Julep polish in Alicia (a creamy matte peach): Sunny salmon creme. Perfect for pedicures and fresh, modern manicures.
- Julep polish in Portia (iridescent glitter, looks sheer blue in bottle but applies clear plus glitter). Sheer tropical blue with glittery sparklesthat will remind you of a day on the beach.
- Julep "Facial for Hands" Glycolic Hand Scrub: Potent glycolic acid combined with apricot seeds provides powerful double exfoliation that leaves your hands feeling noticably softer and younger looking after just one use. Naturally scented with orange oil for a refreshing aromatherapy boost with each use.
- Julep Nail File
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