Idea Lab: The Plié Wand

Idea Lab: The Plié Wand

Calling all Plié Wand™ owners: This Idea Lab's for you! We want to hear about your experiences using your new nail polishing tool. Please note: This survey is only relevant if you have used the Plié Wand at least once. [julep-survey-8]

Julep Takes New York

Julep Takes New York

Thanks to all the Mavens who stopped by Times Square and attended last night's meetup in New York City! Here are a few photos from Jane's whirlwind day in NYC, which started with a stop at the Times Square Sephora to chat with customers about the Plié Wand: From there, it was off to YOTEL for one of Jane's most favorite activities in the world: a Maven Meetup, where the ladies chatted about all things polish (among other fun topics) and even got to try out this month's gorgeous Art Walk Collection... Read More

Celebrate International Left-Handers Day with Your Plié

Celebrate International Left-Handers Day with Your Plié

Raise your hand if you're a leftie! Chances are, even if you aren't left-handed yourself, you know someone who is. For me, that "someone" is my boyfriend, who is such a proud Southpaw that he even notices when left-handers show up on TV and in movies (Jerry Seinfeld is one, as is Kermit the Frog), and frequently greets other lefties with, "So, you're part of the enlightened 10 percent of the population, too!" If you ask him, it's definitely not a coincidence that five of our last seven presidents... Read More

Louboutin Rouge vs. Myrtle + Plié Wand

Louboutin Rouge vs. Myrtle + Plié Wand

THE MATCHUP On my left hand, Rouge Louboutin, a high-gloss polish nod to Christian Louboutin's signature red sole, served up in a sexy piece of art (and potential weapon) inspired by his highest high heel--the Ballerina Ultima. Fetching $50 at a high-end retailer near you, this gorgeous gem is certainly a splurge. On my right hand, Julep's flapper red crème Myrtle. The polish is $14 ($11.20 for Mavens). My bottle is topped by our game-changing nail polishing tool the Plié Wand. The Plié runs... Read More

4th of July Nail Art: Get Patriotic with the Plié Wand

4th of July Nail Art: Get Patriotic with the Plié Wand

Who's ready to celebrate Independence Day? Whether you're heading to a BBQ, the town parade, a baseball game, or going out on the boat, your day simply won't be complete with a fabulously festive manicure. Don't worry, we've got you covered. We already shared this awesomely patriotic tutorial from Kris, our nail art guru, and showed you 50 red, white, and beautiful manicures by our oh-so talented Mavens. And we're not stopping there! If you still haven't decided on your 4th of July mani, we've got... Read More

Flexible Friday: How Do You Hold Your Plié Wand?

Flexible Friday: How Do You Hold Your Plié Wand?

There's no wrong way to hold your Plié. But there might be a right way that works the best for you, so today we're taking a look at different poses you can try while holding your Plié Wand. You might just find your perfect fit! Grab your Plié Wand™ and follow along with us as we test out a few different ways to hold the wand during any DIY manicure's most difficult step---using your non-dominant hand: For each pose, try applying polish to your other hand or a piece of thick paper, to see... Read More

Watch This: Two-Tone Triangle Nail Art with Your Plié Wand

Watch This: Two-Tone Triangle Nail Art with Your Plié Wand

It's Flexible Friday! In between planning happy hour and figuring out your plans for the weekend, make sure to pencil in some quality time with your Plié Wand™, because as soon as you check out this chic two-tone triangle nail art design, you're going to want to replicate it at home. Watch our latest quick how-to video to see how it's done: Neutrals are a big nail color trend for summer 2014, so we simply can't get over this sophisticated design using Florence (Classic with a Twist), Brigitte... Read More

Watch This: Spring Daisy Nail Art with Your Plié Wand

Watch This: Spring Daisy Nail Art with Your Plié Wand

Happy Flexible Friday! Today's Plié Wand nail art tutorial is a seasonal delight, perfect for any sunny day adventure you have planned for the weekend. Check out this quick video and see how easy it is to create adorable daisy nails using your Plié Wand dotting tool and striping brush: Daisy prints are back in a big way this year, gracing all sorts of dresses, tops, swimwear, and accessories---and now you know how to make your manicure look fresh as a daisy, too! We love the cheerful garden of... Read More

Flexible Friday: Maven Plié Wand Nail Art

Flexible Friday: Maven Plié Wand Nail Art

Happy Flexible Friday! Today we're shining a light on just a few of our favorite people in the world: our talented Julep Mavens, who have been busy testing out their brand new Plié Wands and coming up with some seriously gorgeous nail art using their Plié Wand Creativity Kits. Looking forward to spending a little quality time with your Plié Wand this weekend? Let these fun spring manis serve as your inspiration to get creative when you do! Happy daisies and Jeanne (Boho Glam) made for a perfect... Read More

Watch This: Easy Chevron French Manicure with Your Plié Wand

Watch This: Easy Chevron French Manicure with Your Plié Wand

We know you're going to love this modern twist on the classic French manicure, especially because it's even easier to get the look using your Plié Wand! Check out this quick DIY tutorial to see how it's done: Chevron French tips are a great way to practice with your new Plié Wand striping brush, because it allows you to draw two short lines rather than one long line that goes all the way across the tip. Plus, the unique shape is utterly chic! What do you think of this fun twist on the classic... Read More

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