Julep

Alaina

Classic with a Twist Finish: Crème
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POLISH FINISHES

Crème

The most classic finish. Glossy, smooth, easy to apply.

Matte

Rich, flat color. No gloss or shine whatsoever.

Suede

A matte-metallic finish with texture and and micro-glitter.

Glitter

Big, easy-to-see sparkle flakes. Glitter polish is textural, for smoother, use a top coat.

Micro-glitter

The same amount of sparkle as Glitter, but smaller flakes. Best for layering over color.

Shimmer

For nails that twinkle. A base of color and tiny flakes of shimmer mixed into one bottle.

Frost

Also known as pearlescent. Icy-toned shine, visible brush strokes.

Holographic

Tiny rainbow colored flakes in the polish. Best seen in sunlight.

Opalescent

This finish glistens like the inside of a sea shell.

Molten

Also called duochrome. Color changes between two or more hues depending on the angle of looking at it.

Metallic

Shiny, metal-looking finish. Most popular in golds, silvers, and coppers.

Crackle

A layering polish. Creates a shattered texture look when put on top of another color.

Chrome

A smooth, almost mirror-like metallic shine.

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SKU# 11-01-00016-N

Availability: In stock

$14.00

Quick Overview

Color Description

Driftwood taupe crème

Breathable nail color—Color Treat is no ordinary nail polish.
Color description:
Driftwood taupe crème
What it is:
Breakthrough Oxygen Technology powers this fast-drying, long-lasting nail polish to get nails healthy and more beautiful at the same time. Our proprietary 5-free, vegan-friendly formula also includes strengthening Hexanal and antioxidant green coffee extract. You'll never look at nail polish the same way again.
What it does:
  • Dries ultra fast & allows 30% more oxygen to permeate the nail bed than other nail polish
  • Reveals stronger, harder & more conditioned nails in just two weeks (reported by 95% of women in an independent trial)
  • Extends the life of your manicure or pedicure

Julep nail polish is 5-free and vegan-friendly. We steer clear of formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, toluene, DBP, camphor, and animal ingredients or byproducts.

Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol/Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Acrylates Copolymer, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer, Benzophenone-1, Silica, Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Iron Oxide (CI 77491), Trimethylpentanediyl Dibenzoate, Black 2 (CI 77266), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Hexanal. .

  1. Start with a base coat. This protects your nails from damage and staining, and creates a smooth base for your nail polish.

  2. Apply nail polish in thin layers, and give each coat time to dry before applying the next. This helps your color dry evenly and quickly.

  3. To extend the life of your manicure, start each layer by sealing your free edges. Lightly brush nail polish across the edge and under the tip of each nail.

  4. To make your nail polish pop, apply a layer of white polish between the base coat and color.

  5. Finish with a top coat to protect your nail polish against chips. Reapply every couple of days to keep your manicure looking fresh.

Alaina

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Alaina - Classic with a Twist is rated 4.6545 out of 5 by 55.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice shade that compliments many colors! This color reminds me of Essie's chinchilly.  It has a touch of grey, lavender, taupe and goes well with many colors.   It is great for spring, summer, fall, and winter.  The formula is smooth and goes on evenly. While the color doesn't immediately seem exciting I have enjoyed wearing it since it tends to compliment most colors that I wear.  It almost changes shades slightly depending on what I'm wearing it with.  Great for work!  
Date published: 2013-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely neutral I am really impressed with the formula for Alaina. This is hands down the easiest application I have ever done (other Julep polishes included). No drips! No clean up! The polish glided on smoothly and evenly to a neat opaque color in just one coat. The finish is super glossy and looks great without a top coat. The color is a grayish lavender taupe blend that is perfect for the lover of neutral nails, especially for someone with medium/olive/tan skin tone. Appropriate for all ages and times of year.
Date published: 2014-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great coverage I got this color as part of my July upgrade collection. I only used one coat and got full coverage. It looks great against my tanned fair skin tone!
Date published: 2013-07-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Lovely colour This colour is a great neutral colour that elongates fingers. I gave a 3/5 because the brush could use some more refining so the colour would just glide on nicely.
Date published: 2013-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Year Round This polish is beautiful year round. Wonderful with an accent nail!
Date published: 2014-06-20
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