Treat Your Feet

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So you say you need a pedicure, but don't have anytime to make it to the nail parlor? It's okay, we here at Julep have got you covered. We have just about any and every product needed to give yourself a fabulous pedi in the comfort of your own home (maybe even while watching X factor). + Extra Tip: Do this the day before NYE so that your feet are on their A-game when you are rocking your sparkly peep-toes. Pretty feet is a must!! + + Step 1: Soak your feet in your tub (or a bucket) with the sicilian... Read More

6 Adorable & Easy DIY Gift Wrapping Ideas

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It's official!! We here at Julep are obsessed with the holiday season. This week will be FULL of great gift ideas for all of the very special people in your life, so it only seemed fair we also shared some creative ways to wrap up all your fabulous presents. I have never been great at coming up with original ways to wrap my gifts (I am much more of a comic strip & bow kind of gal), but this year I think that will be changing. It is amazing what a difference a beautifully wrapped gift can make,... Read More

5 Homemade Holiday Gift ideas

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Don’t know what to get that person who already has everything imaginable? Homemade gifts are a great way to add a personal touch for that special someone. Here are 5 gift ideas to inspire your creative side. LAVENDER BODY OIL + Combine 1 cup sweet almond oil, 1/8 cup jojoba oil, 40 drops lavender essential oil, and 20 drops vanilla essential oil in a small glass bottle. Shake well. Add a sprig of lavender for decoration if desired. COCONUT ROSE LIP BALM + Melt 2 Tbsp coconut oil over low heat.... Read More

DIY Thanksgiving Table Decor

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Halloween may be long gone, but don’t throw your pumpkins out yet. Here are some fun, easy ways to re-purpose pumpkins and other fall items to use for a Thanksgiving feast. Pumpkin Vases + Cut an opening around the stem of a large pumpkin. Discard this portion of the pumpkin. + Clean out the inside of the pumpkin. + Place a short vase with water and flowers inside the pumpkin. Another option is to place the flowers directly inside the pumpkin and then arrange as desired. Candle Holder + Fill a... Read More

NOTD: The Jawbreaker Mani

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Each layer reveals a new and exciting color, just like our favorite candy from the 90's... Jawbreakers! Colors Used: Leah, Gloria, Carrie, & Maggie How to: Apply one color at a time, layering the desired number of colors. Apply top coat and wait until dry. Dip a q-tip in acetone and gently rub off polish, one layer at a time, to reveal colors underneath.

DIY Pumpkin Halloween Nails by Nail Art Couture

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“For my Julep collaboration, I wanted to create a nail art that fits the special occasion that is coming up… Halloween! For this nail art I was inspired by pumpkin carving because some people can be as simple as they want or they can be as complex and intricate as they want. Much like nail art, pumpkin carving takes a lot of thought and creativity. If you don’t have access to pumpkins or you think carving pumpkins is a little too messy for your liking, then I think this is the perfect alternative... Read More

#DIY Manicure Series by Love for Lacquer

The "Walking on the Dotted Line" Manicure. A great tutorial for beginners!

Tools                                                                                             Julep Colors Gunta & Popova Top Coat Bobby Pin Piece of Paper Step one: Paint your entire nail bed with Julep Popova. Make sure it is completely dry before dotting! Step two: Take Gunta and dab a generous amount on a piece of scrap paper and then take your bobby pin and spread it apart just a little bit so... Read More

DIY Tasty & Delicious Lipstain!!

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((+ Tropical Punch makes a great bright cherry red color, cherry is a great classic orangish-red, black cherry (what I used) is more on the crimson side, and orange is a bright & fun shade of (you guessed it) orange.)) I used to never wear lipstick, not because I didn't like the thought of it, but it was such a pain in the you-know-what. I have heard of lip-stains in the past, obviously, but for some reason I never thought to give them a try. My beauty-obsessed friend insisted I test 'em out,... Read More

Nail Art Tutorial: Subtle Contrasting Stripes

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Hi Guys!! Today I am bringing all you nail artist loving ladies a fun tutorial that is simple and extremely classy. Hope you enjoy!! Step 1: First I started with the base color Julep Renee. I used two coats for even coverage. Step 2: I then placed nail polish striping tape onto my nails. What makes nail polish striping tape helpful is that it is not as sticky as normal household tape.  You can still use normal household tape and cut it into thin strips but it will be too sticky on your nails... Read More

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