Julep | June BombshellTuesday, June 18, 2013
I was surprised to see the June Julep box in my mailbox the other day. I kind of forgot about it because it arrived a little late this month, however, the blasé demeanor turned into excitement when I remembered the new DD Crème would be inside.
I went with the Bombshell box this month because I love the kelly green shade (yes, that's an actual name for a shade of green) and I don't own a lot of green polishes. I was also debating the Boho Glam box because it had a gorgeous dandelion yellow. Side note: how great would the kelly green and dandelion yellow look together in a box?
Anyway, both polishes I received are beautiful creme colours. Payton is the gorgeous green (kind of like a light emerald). The formulation is very creamy and a little thick, but still applied nicely. Raegan is an electric deep pink. The formulation is a little thinner than Payton, but it's still creamy and easy to apply. Two coats was all I needed and no streaks.
The little treat that came in this box were three salt water taffies in different flavours (lime, strawberry, and chocolate).
Here's how the polishes look on... I applied two coats of each polish on top of a clear base coat & no top coat. Check out that shine!
The exciting part of this box (not that the polishes are aren't) is the DD Crème. DD stands for "dynamic do-all makeup." I'm excited to try it, mainly because of the novelty. I'm sure it's not all that different from other alphabet creams.
I'll be doing a separate review on it shortly, but as a first impression... I think the shade I got may be a little dark / orangey for me. That was just based on a swatch though, it may look differently on my face. I got the shade medium, which is the second lightest shade. Another note, when I opened mine, there was a little mess inside the lid & around the nozzle -- did that happen to anyone else?
Did you get a Julep box this month? Which style are you? x
Ps, if you haven't subscribed to them before, Julep is still offering their free box promo! First time mavens will get their initial box for free! All you have to do is enter the promo code freebox. You can use my referral link (http://goo.gl/My9Xk) or just visit Julep.com to get started! :)