Currently Crushing On: Fall Vibes

Currently Crushing On: Fall Vibes

Time for another enchanting journey into the Insta-lives of our Mavens! Last time, I shared some of my favorite chevron nail art that I've seen you sporting lately. Today I'm reveling in the rich hues and laid-back moods of autumn---and judging from our Instagram, you ladies are, too! Here's just a sampling of the cozy fall vibes emanating from our feed: It wouldn't be the holidays without that iconic red cup, or deliciously dark nails. Allie's rocking Nic (Bombshell).   Colors of nature, meet... Read More

3…2…1…The December Maven Collection is Here

3…2…1…The December Maven Collection is Here

Log in to your Maven account to make your selections for The Countdown Collection. Set the Mood This month, discover a new collection of striking shimmers and luxe crèmes designed to accent every event on your calendar. Oh don't worry—we've got glitter too. (What are the holidays without some glitter?) Speaking of Glitter... May we introduce Nell (It Girl), a fully festive full-coverage glitter that adds a bit of blushing sparkle to a nail look—or wows all by her holographic self. Something... Read More

13 Easy Holiday Nail Art Ideas, At Your Fingertips

13 Easy Holiday Nail Art Ideas, At Your Fingertips

The holidays are here, and if there's one term that gets me excited this time of year, it's "holiday party." And as much as I'd love to shop for a new holiday party dress for every occasion, that's just not practical for me during present-buying season... but you know what is? New holiday nail art! I would argue that a festive manicure is like a party dress for your fingertips. From sleek and simple to bold and sparkly, it's the finishing touch that shows everyone that you're officially in the spirit.... Read More

NOTD: Glammed Up Garnet & Gold

NOTD: Glammed Up Garnet & Gold

I'm extra excited to share this manicure with you today, because I've been wearing Fazia (Bombshell) on my own fingertips since Saturday, and I'm head-over-heels in love with this shade! Described as a "liquid garnet shimmer," this shade has such incredible depth and richness, not to mention an irresistible sense of romance. In direct sunlight, it's a stunningly rich red, while at other times it seems to take on tones of berry and oxblood. Fazia looks gorgeous any which way, and I'm calling it now:... Read More

Stop Winter from Destroying Your Nails in 5 Easy Steps

Stop Winter from Destroying Your Nails in 5 Easy Steps

Winter can be hard on a lot of things. Our budgets, what with all the holiday shopping. And our diets, thanks to all those delicious seasonal treats. But winter’s biggest victims might just be our poor parched skin and nails. As the weather heads toward freezing, the air outside tends to get drier---and we turn up the thermostat inside to compensate. Moving between these two temperature extremes dries out our skin and nails, which can lead to brittleness and breakage. No bueno! Thankfully, there... Read More

Currently Crushing On: Chevrons

Currently Crushing On: Chevrons

You might not know this, but I look through the #julepmaven Instagram hashtag every day. Like, EVERY day. Most of the time I'm looking for fun and beautiful images to share on the blog---but other times I do it just because I love looking at all your photos, and knowing that I get to work for a company that inspires such a passionate community of fans who are always sharing their ideas, feedback, results, and love. Plus, as we saw in full-force during the #JulepInstaGRIM Halloween contest, your... Read More

Video: How to Fix Dry, Peeling Nails from Popsugar

Video: How to Fix Dry, Peeling Nails from Popsugar

Having trouble with dry, peeling nails? Kirbie from POPSUGAR is here to help, with the latest video from her Beauty Survival series: We love seeing much nail wisdom in such a short video. From her trick for safely removing gel manicures to her reminders about wearing gloves and watching that shower temperature, Kirbie's tips totally check out. One item we'd also add to the list? Using a hydrating, protective base coat like Nail Therapy will help prevent dryness and peeling when you polish. P.S.:... Read More

#JulepInstaGRIM: 31 Halloween Manis So Good, It’s Scary

#JulepInstaGRIM: 31 Halloween Manis So Good, It’s Scary

All I can say after looking through the entries from the #JulepInstaGRIM contest is WOW. Seriously, you all have so much talent for nail art, it actually IS kinda scary. Scary-awesome. Thank you to everyone who participated in #JulepInstaGRIM! Seriously,this is just a tiny sampling of the amazing entries we received---full of color, creativity, and plenty of creepiness. Just the way we like it. And it's not too late to enter! You have until midnight to submit for a chance to win one of three spooktacular... Read More

Halloween Nail Art Tutorial: Once in a Blood Moon

Halloween Nail Art Tutorial: Once in a Blood Moon

Halloween is almost here! If you’re still looking for a holiday mani idea, look no further. I have a spooky---and easy---tutorial for you! Materials: Julep Nail Therapy Base Coat Ta Da! Quick Dry Drops Stevie (Boho Glam) Beatrix (Bombshell) Princess Grace (It Girl) Brielle (Bombshell) Rooney (Boho Glam) Freedom Polymer Top Coat Tools: Plié Wand with dotting tool and striping brush attachments (Creativity Kit) Several cotton swabs Instructions: Step 1: After applying a base coat (I used Julep’s... Read More

You’re Invited to the November Maven Collection

You’re Invited to the November Maven Collection

Log in to your Maven account to make your selections for The Friendsgiving Collection. The Gang's All Here Everyone gather 'round for a color combo seriously worth celebrating. We’re talking rich crèmes and elegant shimmers, metallic finishes meant for a special occasion, and all sorts of shades to make you feel the warm ‘n’ fuzzies. Log in + choose your box. Bigger. Longer. Better. Jet-black mascara is the LBD of the beauty world—dress it up, dress it down, look forever sexy—and... Read More

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