How to Apply Julep Glow Blush & Bronzer

How to Apply Julep Glow Blush & Bronzer

Today we're taking a closer look at two of our spring makeup must-haves: Julep's brand new Glow Pore-Minimizing Blush and Bronzer. What's in the formula, and what is the best way to apply it for a natural, glowing finish? Here's the inside scoop on how to get the most out of your Glow Blush and Bronzer:   Glow Pore-Minimizing Blush: Pictured in Petal Pink. Also available in Peach Bellini. What's in the formula: The Glow Blush and Bronzer formula is mineral-based. We love mineral makeup because... Read More

Best Beauty Looks from the MTV Movie Awards

Best Beauty Looks from the MTV Movie Awards

The stars showed off lots of stunning spring beauty at last night's 2014 MTV Movie Awards---and we're not just talking about shirtless Zac Efron. Here are the looks we loved most---and can't wait to mimic on ourselves!---from the MTV Movie Awards red carpet: Nicki Minaj:   Taking a departure from her usual candy-coated color scheme, Minaj looked sleek and sultry in a black body-con dress and bold gold jewelry, which she accented perfectly with defined brows, a neutral lip, and---for a fabulous... Read More

My Multitasking Travel Must-Have: Luxe Repair Skin Serum

My Multitasking Travel Must-Have: Luxe Repair Skin Serum

Packing for a vacation is always exciting, but when it comes time to assemble my beauty products for the trip, a mild state of panic inevitably sets in. Maybe it's because I've never really been a "less is more" sort of girl. One look at my medicine cabinet and it's clear that my beauty product philosophy is "more is more"---and I like it that way. But when it's time for a trip, I instantly want to become one of those breezy beach babes who only needs lip balm and a sun hat to look put together.... Read More

Eyeliner Staying Power: Decoding the Terms

Eyeliner Staying Power: Decoding the Terms

You know all those adjectives you see on cosmetics promising they'll last for X amount of time? Did you know a lot of that language is official & verifiable? Meaning a company has to put the product through consumer trials monitored by a third party before telling you that your liner will stay put all day. I know this because I'm looking at the trial results for a gorgeous line-up of gel eye gliders we're releasing in the near future (hey! you read our blog, you find out secrets) and I'm happy... Read More

7 Ways to Wear Your Favorite Lip Gloss

7 Ways to Wear Your Favorite Lip Gloss

Diamonds are divine, but in her day-to-day, lip gloss is a girl's real best friend. (Just kidding, diamonds. We still love you.) Here are seven ways---some you know well, and some you might not have thought of before---to freshen up your friendship with that devoted tube of lip gloss you carry around everywhere you go. A few of our favorites (left to right): Julep Lip Gloss in Fearless, Awestruck, Enchanted,  Graceful, and Adored Wear it alone. Especially when you're on the go, lip gloss is an... Read More

What Beauty Editors Are Saying About Bare Face

What Beauty Editors Are Saying About Bare Face

Mavens are raving about it. Julep staffers can’t live without it. And even beauty editors, those fortunate ones who have their pick of all sorts of products, agree: Bare Fare Cleansing Oil is a godsend for gorgeous skin! Lucky Magazine‘s Fashion Features Editor, Hayley Phelan, even said Bare Face is the number one beauty product she can’t live without. How’s that for an endorsement? Right now, when you replenish your supply of Bare Face, we’ll send you a free Konjac Sponge (learn... Read More

It’s Glow Time

It’s Glow Time

April Mavens are getting first access to our new jewel-dusted line of pore-minimizing blush and bronzer: Glow. Enhanced with diamond powder (yes, real diamonds!) and loaded with minerals and vitamins (especially tons of B6 -- yummy skin nourishment), the release of the dual-action Glow family is something we're particularly excited about. Why diamonds? It was discovered not-too-long ago that microfine diamond powder has complexion exfoliating and healing properties that mirror the balancing holistic... Read More

Spring Cleaning: How to Clean Out Your Beauty Supplies

A well organized Julep nail color collection from @RacheLynn11 / Twitter

Think fast: How old is your mascara? How about your foundation, or that lipstick you put on this morning? If you're not sure---you're definitely not alone. Most of us don't keep records on the age of each of our beauty supplies. But to safeguard our health and make sure we're getting the most out of our makeup, it's a good idea to take stock every so often and toss out anything that's expired. And since we're in the spring cleaning spirit this week, now is the perfect time! Step 1: Toss out anything... Read More

St. Patrick’s Day: 7 Lovely Ways to Wear Green Eye Makeup

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You don't need a reason to wear green on your eyes any ol' day of the year, but since St. Paddy's Day is on Monday, why not be fashionable and festive at the same time? Plus, you'd be surprised how versatile and day-wearable an emerald (or lime, or olive, or teal) eye can be. Check out all the gorgeous green beauty looks on these celebrities, and use them as inspiration for your own St. Patrick's Day eye makeup. Pair your Irish-inspired eye makeup with your favorite green nail color (did you see... Read More

A Delicious, Skin-Healthy Pineapple Pie Recipe for Pi Day

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Happy Pi Day! Pi Day (3/14) is a fun way to commemorate the mathematical constant "π," the never-ending number (a trillion digits and counting!) that starts with those world-famous three digits, 3.14, and is used to calculate the circumference, area, and volume of circles. But Pi Day isn't just for math fans anymore---at least, it doesn't have to be. Since π is pronounced "pie," and pies are round (and delicious), it seems only fitting to bake a yummy, circular, seasonal, and skin-healthy pi-neapple... Read More

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