Julep Boho Glam Maven Box for April review

Julep Boho Glam Maven Box for April review

The Julep Maven boxes for April were from the Vivid collection. The colors are bright, vibrant and perfect for Spring time! I had such trouble choosing (in fact I switched my choice about 3 times), but I settled on the Boho Glam box… and boy am I ever glad I did!


Julep Phoebe nail polish Boho Glam
Phoebe – Described as a vibrant jungle metallic, it’s really more teal than the photo on Julep’s site lead on. It does lean green in some lights but it truly is a turquoise/teal. Retail $11.20 (Maven price)

 

Julep Phoebe nail polish Boho Glam swatch
Two coats (almost opaque in one!), no top coat. As with most metallics, this will streak if you’re not careful. Wear time is about 3 days or less without top coat.

Julep Sunny nail polish Boho Glam
Sunny – Described as an overexposed yellow chrome, I was thinking it would be a lot more bright neon. It’s a beautiful lemon yellow shimmer metallic. Retail $11.20 (Maven price)

 

Julep Sunny nail polish Boho Glam swatch
You need 2 coats for this one or you end up with sheer translucent yellow shimmer nails. Shown here with no top coat, this one also is prone to streaking. Wear time is about 3 days.

Julep Glow Pore Minimizing Blush petal pink
Petal Pink Glow Pore Minimizing Blush – Glow’s groundbreaking formula diffuses the appearance of pores and imperfections, while diamond powder gives cheeks a luminous shimmer. Packed with vitamin B6 for a truly healthy glow. Contains Rosemary Extract, Rosehip Oil, Coffee Seed and all sorts of good stuff! Retails $19.20 (Maven Price)

Julep Glow Pore Minimizing Blush petal pink swatch
Swatched heavily vs. blended out

Julep Glow Pore Minimizing Blush petal pink look
PETAL PINK is a truly natural flush color for me. It’s medium cool neutral pink and is extremely flattering.

Packaging is really high-end too. Not cardboard or flimsy, this is sleek and slim made of frosted plastic with a nice mirror!

Julep Glow Pore Minimizing Blush petal pink look 2
I have countless blushes and the formula for this is up there with NARS or Le Metier de Beaute. It’s buttery and soft. It goes on smooth and has a slight sheen but no shimmer. It doesn’t really “minimize” my pores, but I ain’t mad. Wear time is over 8 hours.

 

Julep Felicia speckled nail polish
Felicia speckled nail polish (add-on) – Described as black speckled mint crème, this reminds me of Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream or a Robyn’s egg! When I saw this as an add-on I had to get it. Wear time is 5 or more days (no topcoat either). Retail $11.20 (Maven price)

Julep Felicia speckled nail polish swatch
2 coats, but it could be worn with 1 generous coat. This goes on smooth. It tends to get a bit goopy if you leave the bottle open too long though. I didn’t wear it with top coat and it lasted until my next mani (5 days later). Not gritty and a bit easier to remove than regular glitter polish.

My thoughts: This box was fantastic! I don’t have any colors like these polishes and the blush is quickly reaching HG status. When I think back to when I first signed up with Julep, I am extremely impressed with the expanded makeup selections and improved polish quality.

SEE KALYN LORD’S THOUGHTS ON THIS BOX. (special cameo appearance by KE$HA!)

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