Julep Elsie Wonder Maven Holographic Jelly Review

I absolutely love the Julep Holographic shades and Elsie is my late Summer favorite. Elsie is a Strawberry Popsicle Holographic Jelly.

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What’s to love?

This color is just magic! It’s got a red orange base with flecks of gold and purple which gives it the holographic effect.

I love how easy it is to apply and it dries with a very shiny finish. I also love that Julep nail polishes tend to last a little longer than most. I am wearing two coats in this photo.

It’s also a 5-free, vegan-friendly formula.

Bonnie’s June 2017 Monthly Beauty Favorites!

Hey everyone! Here are my favorites for June! I’ve had a bad case of poison ivy this month so I’ve been more focused on beauty products than make-up this month. Here’s what I’ve been using!

I created a video to show off my June 2017 Beauty Favs too!

Here’s a list of my favs for June!

This reward includes:

-0.3 oz/ 10 g GLAMGLOW SUPERMUD Clearing Treatment
-0.24 oz/ 5.02 mL GLAMGLOW GLOWSTARTER Mega Illuminating Moisturizer
-0.17 oz/ 5 mL GLAMGLOW VOLCASMIC Matte Glow Moisturizer
-0.17 oz/ 5 mL GLAMGLOW DREAMDUO Overnight Transforming Treatment

Deco Miami Nail Polish Review

I received a bottle the the Deco Miami Nail Polish in Feeling Fuego in my June Allure Beauty Box and it’s a neat nail polish that vegan and cruelty free.

What’s to love?

First up I love the packaging. You get a cute triangle box that houses the nail polish. The bottle is on the small side at 5.75 ml but there’s a neat story about this and it’s practical!

Deco Miami comes in tons of great shades and their Summer 2017 Collection is gorgeous. The color is amazingly pigmented and I only needed to apply one coat for full-coverage. I was also so impressed with how fast it dried and it dries hard, not goopy or soft.

I can’t wait to try more shades!

This nail polish is also free of DBP, formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, toluene, camphor, parabens, xylene, ethyl tosylamide, and triphenyl phosphate (TPHP) and it’s Made in the USA!

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Retail Price: $12.50

Also be sure to check out my June Allure Beauty Box video!

Julep Let’s Glow Out Mystery Box Review

I’ve been loving my Julep boxes so I decided to try out the Mystery Box this month which is called Let’s Glow Out for $24.99 and it’s still available for about 11 hours at the time of this posting. The estimated full retail value is at least $100.

First check out my Julep Let’s Glow Out Mystery Box Unboxing Video, I even got out my black light to show the GLOW!

Here’s a list of what I got in my box too:

  • Sibyl (It Girl) – Pink Tinted Black Light Top Coat
  • Amalia (Boho Glam) – Riviera Blue Crème
  • Kayla (Bombshell) – Electric Iris Sheer with Violet Sheen
  • April (Boho Glam)  –  Vermillion Crème
  • Sweep Eyeshadow Palette – Neutrals
  • It’s Balm Full-Coverage Lip Crayon – Ripe Raspberry Shimmer
  • Rock Star Hand Cream

I was very excited to get so many products for $24.99, I really think I got some nice products. The eyeshadow is very pigmented and so beautiful!

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June 2017 Julep Box Review

June is my first Julep Box and I’m pretty exited about it. When I subscribed to Julep I got the 12 Rainbow Piece Polish Set for free and I love it! I also signed up for 3 months at $19.95 per month for the subscription box.

The June box is called “Bask in the Heat” I along with my 3 box selections I also chose to add 3 additional nail polishes for $9.99.

The way Julep works is they pick 3 products as part of your subscription and then you have about 4 days to “swap” out these selection which I did.

You also earn Jules that you can use to purchase more products!

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Here’s what I got in my Box…

I got 2 nail polishes in Jaydra and Elsie. I also got the Your Happy Look – Clover Pink blush which I can’t to try out!

I also got the Fruit Stand Fiesta Mystery Trio which included Lori, Summer and Christa.

Finally I got a Free Polish with $10+ purchase coupon and an Atomic Fire Ball candy which I thought was cute.

Overall I’m really happy being a Julep Maven so far!

Also be sure to check out my June 2017 Julep Box Unboxing video.

Maison Jacynthe Make-Up Review

I received 3 complimentary (free) products from the from the Maison Jacynthe line to review. All opinions are my own.

The Maison Jacynthe was founded in 2014 by Jacynthe René who is an actress and producer and the product line is mostly natural. Maison Jacynthe also joined PETA’s Beauty Without Bunnies Program as one of their cruelty-free companies.

I received..

Maison Jacynthe Lipstick in Bordeaux Mate

This lipstick is 93 to 100% of natural origin (only the red pigment is for the moment synthetic).

First up I have to talk about the packaging. The lipstick tube is so unique and pretty. The cap of the tube is wood and silver and feel like a quality piece.

The lipstick itself is is a brick shade that’s a creamy sheer/matte. According to Maison Jacynthe “The candelilla wax allows a gentle application without drying of the lips. The oil of abyssinia allows the enhancement of the color and the long duration.

I did find it to be very pigmented and it has amazing lasting power. It does have a natural fragrance of goji that tastes natural and earthy.

Maison Jacynthe Varnishes Taormina

Next up I got a wonderful nail polish in a very pretty light lilac shade.

Their nail polishes are:

  • Free of 9 to 10 toxic products, the highest ecological guarantee in this field.
  • Between 75,5 and 80% of natural origin and enriched with organic silicon with fortifying and protective virtues.
  • Certified by PETA “humane on animals”.

Overall I really like the coverage and color of this polish. It looks beautiful with just one coat too.

Maison Jacynthe Eyeshadow

The final item I received was the eyeshadow in Affogato which is a nice purple/grey. The eyeshadow comes on cardboard then you can buy a wood and silver compact to house their powder products to reduce your environmental footprint. It is also 91 to 100% of natural origin.

The eyeshadow itself is so smooth and pigmented and has amazing staying power. This shade looks so pretty to make a smoky eye look.

Overall I think this is a quality natural line choice. They have a lot of products to offer including  mascara, eyeliner, blush, illuminators and more. Their shade palettes are so beautiful and natural too.

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Julep 12 Rainbow Piece Polish Set Review

I’m pretty excited about Julep this week! I signed up for their beauty box and got this 12 Rainbow Piece Polish Set as a free gift. I am so excited to find out what Julep will have in their box this month!

The 12 Rainbow Piece Polish Set contains the shades:

  • Jenna – Classic with a Twist – Tangerine Burst Crème
  • Lainey – Winder Maven – Summer Berry Shimmer
  • Madelynn – It Girl -Imperial Purple Shimmer
  • Yiyi – Bombshell – Pink Freesia Holographic Jelly
  • Ari – It Girl – Extreme Fuchsia Vivid Sheer
  • Summer – It Girl – Cantaloupe Sheer Iridescent
  • Regina – Bombshell – Nebula Pink Iridescent Chrome
  • Naveena – Wonder Maven – Lush Jungle Teal Jelly
  • Adrian – Boho Glam – Daffodil Crème
  • Eunice – Bombshell – Ultramarine Blue Shimmer
  • Acacia – Wonder Maven – Blue Fjord Chrome
  • Meredith – Wonder Maven – Sea Mist Chrome

I am loving their Made in the USA, vegan-friendly formula and my nails do seem stronger and more conditioned after using it. The colors are so brilliant and pigmented too.

I also love the tall glass bottles, they look so retro and pretty. I fear I have a new obsession!

 

I am wearing the Lainey – Winder Maven – Summer Berry Shimmer shade.

 

Check out this set in my Summer Nail Polish video haul too!

NCLA Nail Polish Pink Champagne Review

The NCLA Nail Polish is new to me but I’m hooked since I received Pink Champagne in my Glossybox Pink Diamond Box.

This 100% Vegan nail polish is free from Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, DBP, Toluene, Camphor, TPHP, OR XYLENE and Made in California.

What’s to love?

Aside from the vegan part I am loving this nail polish. The Pink Champagne shade is a light pink with a shimmery silver sheen. It goes on very smoothly and dries very fast. I found that two coats works better than one and it last a few days without chipping. When I did chip it I was able to apply a third coat to prolong the polish.

They also have a line of Holographic Shades that are gorgeous!

While it is a bit pricy I see that they have some outlet items on their site.

Price: $16

Also check out my Glossybox Pink Diamond Box video!

Glossybox Limited Edition Pink Diamond Box Review

Today I got the Glossybox Limited Edition Pink Diamond Box. It was $35 (member) or $40 (non-member) and you can still order this one as of 5/3. The theme is Glitz/Dazzle/Glow!

I am so excited about this box as you get 6 full-sized products. I created an unboxing video and there is a list of products below. I’ll also be reviewing each product in the next few weeks.

Here are the 6 products you get in the box…It’s a $160 value.

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Revlon ColorStay Gel Envy Nail Polish Review

I hit the pink jackpot at my local grocery store last week. They had a bunch of the Revlon ColorStay Gel Envy Nail Polish for $1 each so I got:

  • Cardshark (light pink)
  • Bet On Love (shimmery pink)
  • Royal Flush ( dark hot pink)

The entire line has cute casino themed names like High Roller, Vegas, Baby and Hold ‘Em. You can also get a Diamond Top Coat for longer wear and a diamond like shine.

What’s to love?

This is my first experience with the Revlon ColorStay Gel Envy Nail Polish and I am loving it!

The formula really does have a nice gel-like consistency and it was very easy to apply. I was also shocked that one coat gives full coverage and it dried very fast.

The finished look is a smooth glossy finish that has decent lasting power. I got about 4 days out of this one coat. I am wearing the Royal Flush shade and it is a base and color in one polish.

I feel like this is a low odor polish and it’s a breeze to remove.

Overall I’m thrilled with my pink polish haul and I can’t wait to wear the lighter shades this Summer.

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Retail Price: $7.99