Outside the Box: Julep Maven August – Boho Glam by Fran

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Outside the Box: Julep Maven August – Boho Glam

Outside the Box: Julep Maven August – Boho Glam

Ok, I’ve mentioned a couple of times my romance with nail colour.  Julep is a fantastic subscription program which allows the selection of one of several ‘styles’ via profile questions, but also allows you to vary accordingly if certain colours of the month aren’t to your liking. Julep has also started delving into non-polish products for those who want a bit more than colour.  August saw the release of  9 new colours better know as The Garden Party Collection. I’m officially a Boho Glam Maven but I’ve been known to wander and choose from different collections.  This month I stuck with the profile  and along with the beautiful Francis -a gorgeous soft celery green crème, I received Lois – a stunning shimmering dusty rose frost AND the non-polish product of the month Double Step Foot Treatment and Friction Stick.  I also wandered ever so slightly and chose Fiore – a delicious looking espresso brown cream from the It Girl set as my add-on.  Such beautiful rich colours, whether crème or frost they are all super-wearable and really look lovely together. I’m into dots and stripes and ‘nail art’ and these colours all look as amazing together as they do individually.

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Here they are on my nails at 2 coats. There was some awesome coverage at one coat, but laying down 2 coats is just habit.  I didn’t realize how messy the Espresso was….eesh! (that’s the problem with dark colours, the least little waver is very very obvious)

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The Double Step Foot stick looks pretty cool, it will need a test day (or two) to see if it actually does make any difference, but it smells nice and feels really smooth.  It is a “no-mess shea butter treatment infused with vitamin E to nourish and chili pepper oil to stimulate circulation. ” It claims to  create a barrier between your feet and shoes to reduce friction and reduce blisters.

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I’m really enjoying the initial look and feel of these colours and I think I’ll get a lot of wear from them through the seasons either as full-nail base colours or as detail art colours. The overall Julep presentation is fantastic.  The pretty purple paper bag and blue ribbon, crinkle paper in the box , little quote card and add-in (this time a packet of Forget-Me-Not seeds, probably for the garden party but sometimes it’s CANDY!!! – and they’re even thoughtful enough to include an ingredient list for the sweet treat) are all things that take this subscription from great to awesome.

I think this months Julep Boho Glam Collection is: Frantastic!

Until next time 🙂



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