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Julep Maven Unboxing {plus a customer service experience} || August 2014

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Julep Maven Unboxing August 2014

Better late than never, right?  I realize it is the middle of September and I am now just getting my August Maven box up on the blog.  To be fair I had a new niece born and I was the maid of honor for my best friend’s wedding in August, both of which kept me […] Read more…

Lauren B. Beauty Rodeo Drive and Gel-Like Top Coat || Swatch and Review

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Lauren B. Beauty Rodeo Drive Nail Polish Review

I have officially fallen in love……with a nail polish.  I had some doubts and concerns with the Lauren B. Beauty nail polish in Rodeo Drive when I first used it, but after pairing it with the brand’s Gel-Like Top Coat, I am not sure any other polish will ever compare for me again. Disclosure: Any […] Read more…

The Simple Way to Make your Neon Polish go on Easier and Brighter

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Last night I painted my nails with the newest color from this month’s Julep Maven box called Neha.  Today, I decided it would be fun to add a neon accent nail since summer is almost over and soon I will be bringing out my fall nail color hues.  One of the things I have learned […] Read more…

OPI Pop the Cork || Nail of the Day Swatch

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I have been loving experimenting with pairing different nail polish shades together, using accent nails, and so on.  One of the things I have been steering clear from, though, was chunky glitter.  I was worried it wasn’t age appropriate for me and that it would be terrible to get off. On a whim, and against […] Read more…

Essie Urban Jungle || Swatch and Review

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Today’s swatch and review is on the new Essie Urban Jungle polish from their Haute in Heat Summer 2014 collection.  Although I have professed my love for Julep nail polish recently, I still find it a necessity to partake in new color options from some of my long-standing nail polish brand favorites, Essie included. About […] Read more…

Julep Maven Unboxing || July 2014

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Today I have this month’s Julep Maven unboxing to share with you.  It is a little later in the month than when I would typically like to share my Julep Maven box, but my husband and I just got back from a trip to Washington, so this is the first opportunity I have had to share it […] Read more…

Julep Mystery Box and Wizard of Oz Collection Unboxing {June 2014}

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I do not know what compelled me to sign up as a Julep Maven, but I am so glad that I did!  {okay, I actually do know what compelled me to sign up…it was the allure that my first box was free, all I had to pay was $3.99 for shipping, and beautifully fun nail […] Read more…

Saturated Nail Polish || Orly Baked Summer 2014 Collection {swatch and review}

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In my last post, where I reviewed Orly’s Neon Heat, I mentioned that I picked up the polish at Sally Beauty Supply as they are having a B1G1 sale on Orly polishes this month.  Well, alongside Neon Heat, I picked up the Orly Saturated nail polish, also from their Baked Summer 2014 Collection. My Thoughts […] Read more…

Neon Heat Nail Polish || Orly Baked Summer 2014 Collection {swatch and review}

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Eeek, my first post!  As I begin to type, I realize I have no readers and that I am writing this for myself {at this point}.  And, I am okay with that!  I love blogging and sharing, so even if nobody reads this post {ever}, I will keep blogging on.  Given that this post is […] Read more…

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