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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

An Unboxing with a Twist! London Models My March Julep It Girl Box!

The inspiration for this month's Julep color selections was "Get ready to play!" With just about everyone longing for the warm, bright welcome of Spring, I think it's a super fitting theme!

I'm not gonna lie, I just wasn't in the mood to swatch, but I really do adore the fresh, pastel colors that arrived in my It Girl box, so I thought why not enlist one of my girls to help with the task?

I received 3 polishes (Shenae, Simone, and Teri) and an adorable Strawberry Mint Lip Balm. 

Shenae is described as a pastel mint green opalescent shimmer. The pearl finish is more apparent in the bottle than on the nail, but it is still present. After applying 3 coats for full opacity, it comes off a bit more sky blue in person, but you can definitely detect hints of mint green (especially in these photos). 

Simone is described as a soft pastel lilac opalescent shimmer. Like with Shenae, the opalescent shimmer is more obvious in the bottle, but you can still see a bit of it on the nail. I think that if you are pleased with a more sheer finish and stop at one or two coats, the shimmer with be more apparent. I used 3 coats of this one as well in order to reach full opacity. It's a gorgeous lilac, with hints of pink-super girly and feminine. 

Lo is wearing Shenae on the left and Simone on the right. 

A close up of Shenae with Flash

A close up of Simone with Flash 

Both shades in natural light

Teri is described as a tropical coral pink crème. In the bottle and on the nail, the polish is definitely a pretty coral shade, but I don't really see a hint of pink. It skews more orange/peach in my opinion. But it is absolutely gorgeous and will look so great on tan toes. Thank goodness open toe shoe season is upon us!

Teri as modeled on London's not so tan toes :)

Are you a Julep Maven? For $20 a month you get your choice of either strictly on trend nail polish (It Girl), a selection of polish and a beauty product (A Boho Glam, Bombshell, or Classic with a Twist), or just awesome beauty products (the new Modern Beauty profile). I've been a Maven for over a year now, and have yet had the vaguest inclination to skip a month, let alone cancel my subscription; I love it! Follow my link above to sign up (I do get a referral credit if you do so). Until next time...


  1. She is so adorable!! What an awesome model!

  2. I love unboxings! The orange is my favorite, super pretty for summer.

  3. I like all colors and I think all are awesome for this coming spring and summer.And most important thing is that I can use this color as a base for nail art too.


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