Julep January Box - BoHo Glam (Fiona, Teresa, Hand and Cuticle Stick, Neon Hair Ties, Swatch Stickers)
Julep - Fiona
Fiona is a bright green neon polish. In true neon form, it dries to a satin matte finish. This is 2 coats. While the color is very pigmented, it was rather streaky on the first coat. Second coat evened out the streaks, but it was very difficult to get a level finish. Dry time was slow - average for Julep.
Julep - Teresa
Teresa is the neutral counterpart of the collection. It is a soft shell pink frost, and not what I would think of a neutral color, so kudos to Julep for thinking outside of the box! Despite it being a frost finish it doesn't look old fashioned or "grandma." In fact, I think it is very flattering on my skin tone & a nice shade for a more sophisticated look. Application was less than desirable, however. It was streaky and very hard to smooth out. This is 3 coats with a top coat of Gelous. Again, average dry time for Julep.
This month was a bit of a disappointment. The colors didn't wow me, and the formulas were very poor. The hand and cuticle stick was a big flop too. I gave it to the Mr. because he has horrible dry "man" hands & he got no results.
January also brought about an interesting change to the Julep bottle. The bottle brush has gotten a little wider, not by much & not really noticeable either. It does feel a bit stiffer and less conforming to the nail, which could have been a cause in the problematic applications.
Hopefully February will be a bit more exciting!
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