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My Julep Maven Box arrived a few days ago and I suppose I should admit it now, yeah, I went for the full collection again. I loved the colors this month and when they put it them all together, it’s nail polish porn and I can’t help myself.
I am totally loving the new Julep boxes! I didn’t even know what it was when I opened my mailbox – I was expecting the normal black box to show up.
Oh yeah and not only did I get the full collection, I got an add-on. In my defense, it’s going to be for one of my giveaways in August. I’m not sure if I mentioned it on here, but I think I am going to host a dozen (give or take – probably take) separate giveaways this month instead of an August Favorite Things One.
~Julep Marjorie (It Girl) ($14 /$11.20): Marjorie is a citrus orange frost and is one of my favorites in the box. It’s got a little shimmer, but not too much!
~Julep Bea (Bombshell) ($14 /$11.20): Bea is a lemonade crème and looks to me to be on the greener side of yellow, which I like. It’s not bright yellow like most (all) of my other yellows, so this is a nice addition.
~Julep Francis (Boho Glam) ($14 /$11.20): Francis is a celery green crème and you know what, that’s exactly what it reminds me of. Celery (which I don’t like BTW). While it’s a pretty color, I don’t think it’s one I will reach for often.
~Julep Lacey (Bombshell) ($14 /$11.20): Lacey is a midnight blue with purple shimmer and is probably my favorite color in the collection. It reminds me more of winter than a garden party, but I love it.
~Julep Fiore (It Girl) ($14 /$11.20): Fiore is an espresso brown crème and while very very pretty, I already have a dark brown and don’t use it often. I want a dark color, I usually go for blues or reds or purples. I just don’t grab brown.
~Julep Sylvia (Classic With A Twist) ($14 /$11.20): Sylvia is a lilac purple crème and is like nothing I have. I think this is going to be great with some glitter over it!
~Julep Nellie (It Girl) ($14 /$11.20): Nellie is a pink fuschia crème and of course, I love it. I am serious about my pink polishes and feel like you can never have enough.
~Julep Veronica (Classic With a Twist) ($14 /$11.20): Veronica is a modern mauve crème and I don’t love it. I think it’s my least favorite in the collection. It’s just not me at all.
~Julep Lois (Boho Glam) ($14 /$11.20): Lois is a dusty rose frost and is more very pretty. It’s less brown and more pink in real life and again, with a coat of glitter, it will be amazing. Speaking of glitter polish, how do you easily remove it? Have I asked this before? Any tips?
~Julep Moisture Mask Trio ($20 / $16): This is a trio of moisturizing masks for you nails, hands and feet (one mask for each). I kind of wish they were all feet masks, because these are right up my alley. The treatment only lasts 30 minutes, which is great because I can’t commit to much longer than that. Does anyone know if there is a similar product out there that I can just buy for feet? Not those thick socks. Something like this.
~Julep Double Step ($22 / $17.60): This stick “moisturizes feet, stimulates circulation, and prevents blisters” in a no mess way. I am so weird and if I determine that my feet are, in any way, dry, need to lotion them up right away, so I am throwing this in my bag for just that purpose! I *almost* bought an extra one that I like it so much, but I am guessing I will be able to trade for one, so I restrained myself.
~Julep Forget-Me-Not Seeds: The little bonus item this month was forget-me-not seeds, which we will totally use. We’ve got a wildflowers growing around the house and these will be a nice addition.
All totaled the August Julep “Garden Party” full collection had a value of $168 (or $134.40 if you are using Maven pricing). Of course I would never pay $168 for the items, but $50? That’s a deal! Regular boxes are $19.99/month and it’s only an additional $30 to upgrade to the full collection.
Did you get a Julep Maven Garden Party box this month? What was your favorite color in the box? If you are interested in signing up, or just want to learn more, click here. And, as always, you can use code “FREEBOX” to score your first box free (you pay shipping which I think is $3.99). If you want to see if how you like the Julep colors / formulas, this is the best way!