If you’ve never shopped on Julep.com before you can buy all kinds of nail polish and accessories from the Seattle based company but what really makes it different are the monthly Maven boxes. For $19.99 a month including shipping you get to choose from different boxes (Bombshell, Boho Glam, etc..) which gives you a couple nail polishes and usually some kind of accessory whether it’s a top coat, a new makeup product or some other useful tool. None of the colour combinations in the March boxes really caught my interest so I decided to go with the March Core Classics box.
Included in the Core Classics box was an Oxygen Nail Treatment (which is used to make your nails healthier and leave a slight colour), a Freedom Polymer topcoat (supposed to leave your nails with a gel like finish), a Nail Cleanup tool and a rock candy stick. It was the Nail Cleanup tool that made me choose this box since I’m used to using my thumbnails to clean up my messes with nail polish. It’s a good idea but I think it’s going to take some practice for me to get used to it. Especially when using my left hand.
The Oxygen Nail Treatment probably won’t get a ton of use from me since I change the colour of my nails pretty frequently but it’ll be nice to give them a break once in a while. The Freedom Polymer is something I’ve been using off and on. I can’t commit to a gel nail colour so this is a nice switch and it does help keep my polish from chipping for a couple days.
Hopefully next month’s colours interest me a little more.
If you want to try Julep’s Maven boxes click here and use the code FREEBOX for your first box free!