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

Jane Park on How the Plié Wand Was Born (& the Unique Way She Holds Hers!)

Jane Park on How the Plié Wand Was Born (& the Unique Way She Holds Hers!)

When Julep CEO Jane Park talks about the Plié Wand™, she lights up. Granted, if you've ever heard Jane speak about anything going on here at Julep---from our new iPhone app to the newly customizable Maven program, all the way down to each month's nail polish colors---you know that she is a passionate person by nature, especially about innovations that help busy women look good, feel great, and have fun with their beauty routines. So it's easy to see why she loves telling everyone about the Plié... Read More

Top 10 Plié Wand Pro Tips

Top 10 Plié Wand Pro Tips

How do you Plié? Today we're sharing our ten most useful tips for getting the most out of your new BFF in at-home manicures. From troubleshooting to traveling, these ten handy tips from our in-house Julep experts and brilliant Mavens will help you take your relationship with your Plié Wand™ to the next level. 1. Apply light pressure when attaching the magnetic overcap. It takes very little pressure to attach the Plié Wand magnetic overcap to the undercap on your nail polish bottle. Press down... Read More

Flexible Friday: Watch This! How to Prep & Clean Your Plié Wand

Flexible Friday: Watch This! How to Prep & Clean Your Plié Wand

Happy Flexible Friday! Today we're sharing another how-to video from our new series, "Watch This!" Today's installment is all about the before and after of using your Plié Wand. How should you prep your wand before your first use, and how do you clean it after you're done polishing? Watch the video to find out! (Hint: It's easy!) All you need is nail polish remover to prep your Plié Wand precision brush and striping brush before your first use, and to clean your accessories after use. We love... Read More

Watch This! How to Master the Plié Wand Dotting Tool

Watch This! How to Master the Plié Wand Dotting Tool

Are you now in possession of a shiny new Plié Wand and Creativity Kit? Then you're going to love today's edition of our new how-to video series, "Watch this!" because today's video is all about your new dotting tool.   A few key things to remember about the dotting tool: 1. It's not just for polka dots. Yes, polka dots are the best. But be sure to have fun experimenting with other shapes you can create using your dotting tool. You can even practice on paper before taking it to your nail.... Read More

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