Friday, September 16, 2011

September Julep Maven Box

I have received my second Julep Maven Box and wanted to share it with my followers.  In it I received the SPF30 Handcream, Essential Cuticle Oil, Amy and Lucy Polishes, the Julep Glass Nail File and a Multi-Use Tool.  It came packed in a nice black box and inside the box is a nice paper bag (shown in the background), all their products are packaged very well.  A letter and little note card was also enclosed.



I love the roller ball on the Essential Cuticle Oil and the smell reminds me of a fruity cereal.  The nail file has more of a rough texture than some of the other glass/ceramic files that I've use, but works well when you are taking some length off of your nails.  The multi-use tool is a sewing kit, comb, lint brush, shoe horn, and mirror combined.

The first polish I have to show you is Amy, she is a medium blue turquoise cream color.  I applied her over a base coat, 2 coats of color and a fast drying top coat.  All the Julep polishes that I have used so far are very opaque and cover in 1 or at least 2 coats.






The next color is Lucy, she is a dark burgundy with a brownish tint cream.  I applied Lucy the same as Amy and coverage was great.  Lucy is more of my kind of color especially with fall/winter approaching us soon.





Julep started the Maven program recently and they have had several kinks and setbacks which I think have been addressed or being addressed.  I have received great customer service/personal service from them and can only speak for myself.  Any company will have some problems when starting a new program and I hope everything has been worked out.  If you would like to give the Julep Maven Program a try, you can like their facebook:  Julep Nail Parlor *update* use code FB and get your first Maven box for $5.  Normal price is $19.99 per month,  you can pause a subscription for a month, send it to a friend or cancel at anytime.  You can use one of the links in my post or the one on my sidebar and I will get a $15 credit for each person who signs up.  Please drop me a line letting me know if you do decide to give Julep a chance.  What do you think about the box I got this month?


11 comments :

  1. I love those colors! I was looking at Amy and scrolling I was like thats a really nice color, then I saw Lucy and was like I love that color! I think you got a really good book. I cant wait to get mine next month!

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  2. Lucy is gorgeous, and this is an interesting program! I had never heard of it before, but it's good to hear that your experiences have been good with it :)

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  3. I want to do a mani with a med teal and a dark burgandy almost brown...I've always liked that combo.

    sorry, seeing the colors reminded me.

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  4. Woo, nice box! I'm coveting the cuticle oil. The multi-use tool is a weird inclusion but the polishes look great.

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  5. I love the turquoise one! it's so pretty!
    I've never used any Julep products before but I really wanna try now! They seem really great!

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  6. Use code FB and get your first box for only $5!!!!

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  7. I like Julep! I haven't received my September box yet but I'm excited to receive it!

    Love Amy!

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  8. Wow, I thought there was only one polish in the September box! Seems you got lucky :)

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  9. The boxes are individualized depending on the quiz answers. My September box was different but great. I hope I get that glass file in my next box, I'd love that.
    MarciaF

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  10. Did you order the second nail polish separately, because the Sept box only includes one nail polish.

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  11. Now that you say that I think it was only suppose to include one, but I did a shelf pull, so maybe things got a little confused or maybe because I was one of their first Mavens.

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