Julep Monthly Subscription Box Review

True or False: Julep is just another mediocre monthly subscription box.

Let’s read more to find out 😉

I ordered the Boho Glam Monthly Maven Julep box. The first box is free with code “freebox”, and shipping is also free! For three months, this comes out to $14.50/month. Totally manageable.

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As always, these subscription boxes automatically renew, so the key is looking up the cancellation policy before signing up.

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This one is very clear, so we are good to go! I create an event on my calendar with the cancellation information to make sure that I can cancel in time incase I don’t like the box or don’t want to continue the subscription.

From their website: “Each month, you’ll be able to customize your box with over $40 worth of color & beauty from a brand-new collection (or wait for a surprise). Plus, get 20% off and free shipping on julep.com after you join.”

The Boho Glam boxes come with two polish colors, based on your style profile, and one other non-polish product:

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You can also edit your box during a certain window of time (the 20th-24th of the month) before it ships. They send an email notification to let you know it’s editing time. You log on and click “Edit My Box” under My Account.

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So here were my initial selections for my October box. Two polishes and a lip gloss:

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So I just clicked “swap out”, and it gives you a list of items shipping with other October boxes for various style profiles, and you can choose which ones you want! You can also choose add-ons if you want some more goods.

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So, here is my updated box! Perfect!!!

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Let me just say that I really, really, really enjoy this box. The styles are 100% on-point for me, and the products are high quality. I am definitely satisfied and will be continuing my subscription.

Box 1 (August):

Gemma: Super cool, nude color for the end of summer (and basically anytime I need a color detox).


Harriet: A little more flashy, but still “normal” colored polish. Perfect August color.

Mighty Nail & Cuticle Serum: Okay, seriously… I got this and was a little disappointed at first, with thoughts like “Why the heck would I need this?” and “It’s probably not going to work.” BUT it’s awesome, and my cuticles look great. Which sounds like a really weird thing to say, but seriously, they look healthy and great and I’m totally on my way to becoming a hand model.

Coupon: 50% off next online order.

Box 2 (September):

Look, I took a picture of the contents before I ripped the box apart this time!


Erin: This polish is different from the first box. It emphasized oxygenating the nails (woohoo), and only took one simple coat to get a dark, lasting color. These colors were from the new Art Walk Collection.


Mary Lee: Look ma, camouflage with my rocking chair! A burgundy shade perfect for the toes in September. Or for blending in to your rocking chair.


Plush Pout Lip Crayon (Almond Nude): Oh my gosh! I like something with almond in the title! No, there are not real almonds in this lip crayon, so I am all for it! Luckily, this came right before date night, and the color is perfect. Let me tell ya, I am not really good at figuring out what lip color is right for me, but this one was great. Thanks, Julep people. I am also a fan of the packaging for this lip crayon, and also the texture. Great, great, and great.

Small candies: Super cute and delicious pineapple & coconut candies as a bonus.

Coupon: Free polish with $15+ order.

Box 3: October

Note: This is the box that I customized above.


Cleopatra: It’s October. I can totally get black nailpolish.

Eliana: I LOVE this unique shade! It’s between blue and turquoise and is perfect for Fall.

Night Shift Sleeping Mask: I haven’t used this yet, but I’m excited! It looks interesting and had me at “reparative moisture mask” and a 4.5-star rating.

Coupon: 30% off coupon that can be used twice!

Little bag of candycorns (that Mike totally broke into before I could take the picture).

You can join here and choose your style profile for a box that fits your needs more if you are not a Boho Glam kinda girl 😉 Plus, if you refer friends, there are rewards! Woohoo. (Shameless plug for you to click that link). The codes “FREEFALL” or “FREEBOX” will work to get your first box free! And seriously, I think you’ll be totally happy with the products.

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