Nail Art, Literally

Nail Art, Literally

If you follow us on Instagram, you know we're big fans of nail art. So we decided to take the concept one step further and create some manis inspired by famous works of art. Check 'em out! 1. Splatter nail art inspired by Jackson Pollock’s “Number 8, 1949." Base color is Debbie (Classic with a Twist).2. Abstract nail art inspired by Cy Twombly's "Untitled." Base color is Florence (Classic with a Twist).3. Modern nail art inspired by Pablo Picasso’s “Girl Before a Mirror.” Base color is... Read More

Meet our September Wonder Maven

Meet our September Wonder Maven

Hey Mavens! It’s been a little over a month since I’ve had the honor of introducing our Wonder Maven to you, and it’s been a great one. It's also been incredibly busy (I got married!) and hard to come back to the real world...but as it turns out, I just needed to hear about our 75-year-old Wonder Maven, Delores. As her granddaughter Denise, our nominating Maven, puts it, Delores is all about “little adventures.” She spends her time playing with her great grandchildren, taking trips to... Read More

Three Ways to Rock Your Lipstick

Three Ways to Rock Your Lipstick

Lipstick is a powerful thing--one swipe can transform your look in seconds. But applying it can be a little intimidating, especially if you're still new to the lipstick game. So we rounded up three different ways to help you get the perfect pout! 1. Perfect edge: Skip the lip pencil and fill lips with color. Use a flat lipstick brush and outline your lips. Use concealer around the outside edge for over-the-top pop. Wearing: Soiree 2. Soft edge: Apply color to the inner parts of lips, leaving the... Read More

September 2015 Maven Reveal: Kisses, London

September 2015 Maven Reveal: Kisses, London

Log in to pick your box or keep scrolling for an in-depth look at this month's collection. Inspired by London's fall runways, we're leaning on lipstick this month for a strong point-of-view. Scroll down for a snapshot of what you've got in this month's Maven collection... a gift for you!  xo,  julep We're sooo excited we have a color to call our own. Julep signature crème has finally arrived and we're putting one in every Maven Box this month just for fun. Enjoy—it's on us! The kisses, london... Read More

Live with Jane: September Maven Sneak Peek

Live with Jane: September Maven Sneak Peek

Every month, Jane (our CEO) shares a sneak peek at the next month's collection for those of us that are too impatient to wait til the 20th (I'm right there with you). Her live Hangout was yesterday, but in case you missed it, don't worry--you can still watch! Check out the video below to see all the GORGEOUS new polishes and products that are coming in the September Maven Collection (hint: your lips are going to love this month), plus find our how you could win an Ultimate Upgrade and hear the story... Read More

Skip the Brush: Easy Looks & Pro Tips

Skip the Brush: Easy Looks & Pro Tips

getting cheeky Skip the Brush Crème-to-Powder Cheek Sticks FINALLY hit the shelves this month in our August Maven collection. We say "finally" because we've been having fun with these all summer and we're excited to finally share & gush about them with others! Skip the Brush goes on creamy, gives you a plenty of time to blend how you want, and then sets for long-wear. Four shades available from left to right: Desert Rose, Peony Pink, Golden Guava, and Moonlit Sand. You can see swatches of each... Read More

August Maven Reveal: Muse Montreal Collection

August Maven Reveal: Muse Montreal Collection

Log in to pick your box or keep scrolling for an in-depth look at this month's collection. We're getting cheeky this month! We love the instant gratification of a little color on our cheeks, and now we've got a NEW FAVE way to apply it. Welcome to your August Reveal, Mavens! Read on for our at-a-glance recap of what you've got to look forward to this month. Maven Went to montreal... …and came back with an inspired polish palette of urban brights, uptown neutrals, and a shimmering dash of je ne... Read More

Meet Our August 2015 Wonder Maven

Meet Our August 2015 Wonder Maven

Wonder Maven Laure (left) and her daughter, Julie I’ve often heard people give the advice that the right job for you is the job that you would do for free. I’ve even said that to people about my role as Maven Bestie at Julep (hello, free manicures!) I just didn’t expect that to be the first thing our August Wonder Maven, Laure (pronounced Laur-ee), said about her former career as a grief counselor. “I need to go to bed at night knowing that I put a smile on someone’s face,” explains Laure.... Read More

Live with Jane: August Maven Sneak Peek

Live with Jane: August Maven Sneak Peek

The countdown to the August Maven reveal is ON...3 more days until you can choose your next box of goodies. Ready to start planning? (Procrastination doesn't apply to Maven boxes, obvi.) Watch Jane's live chat here! She leaks the collection, talks about our new brand initiative, and applies makeup with her eyes closed. Really. Tune in live next time to ask Jane your questions and be eligible to win an Ultimate Upgrade!

Back From the Vault! August 2015

Back From the Vault! August 2015

At the beginning of this year, we asked you guys to vote on which polishes we should bring back from the vault. Want to know if your favorites made the cut? Drumroll, please... Thanks for voting to bring these shades back! We love making new friends, but you know what they say about keeping the old... Want to help us choose our Back from the Vault shades in 2016? Sign up for Idea Lab!

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