If you are like me and love to play with different nail colors, this might be the perfect gift for you! Let me introduce you to the Julep Maven Box! Many of you have probably seen these polishes in select stores already, but did you know that for only $19.99 (plus shipping) you will get a new box delivered to you, every month, that is valued at over $40.00?!? I know that a lot of you are probably wondering if this is worth the money, so I took it upon myself to try it out. I also found a coupon code that made getting this box an even better deal....


I first went toJulep's websiteand took a style quiz. They ask you a couple of very easy questions about your fashion and day to day style. Once you get your results, you can see how they classified you. I was Boho Chic (which is nothing I would normally consider myself, at all) but they have different style profiles (It girl, American Beauty, Bombshell and Classic With a Twist) with different nail polish colors you can choose from. Even though I didn't agree with the Boho Chic, I did agree with the color selections they chose for me. Maybe they know more about me than I do??

My box arrived a lot faster than I thought it would. I have to be the first one to admit I loved the chic packaging! Plus, nothing was broken!! I scored two polishes (Michelle and Toni) and 2 glitter pots (which actually seem like great glitter for nails) and an amazing rollerball cuticle oil! Genius! Have to warn you though, this cuticle oil has a very strong lavender scent. It works great though and is very easy to use. The polish itself is very nice. I applied one coat to test out and it has great coverage and the colors are beautiful. I was a little disappointed that my one bottle had a funky brush to it, but I can fix that if needed. I haven't tried the glitter yet, but the instructions they provided are super simple to follow and I'm sure I will love the little extra sparkle.

Colors Toni (purple shade) and Michelle (blue shade)

I was really impressed with my first box. I think that the products are really good quality and they have a lot of options for you each month. If I decide one month I don't want the box, I can easily skip it. The best part about ordering your box the first time is that you can use a coupon code that allows you to get your box for only .01, plus shipping!! That's a fantastic deal!! Just use the coupon codeCOLOR2012 when you visit Julep's website. I think this would make an excellent gift for someone you know who loves to keep her nails looking on trend with the latest nail colors. Or maybe you'd like to treat yourself? Either way, this is a great program that I will be continuing to get.