I received my March Maven box yesterday! Here are the goods.

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My style profile is Modern Beauty. Julep changed their policy, and decided to send all products to Modern Beauties instead of nail polishes with a product. I’m fine with that, because I already own so many of their polishes, and I can still order individual polishes as add-ons.

So, in my Modern Beauty box, I received a Glycolic Hand Scrub, Rock Star Hand Creme, and Strawberry Mint Lip Balm.

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After removing my last manicure, I immediately tested out the scrub and lotion.

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The scrub definitely made my hands smoother and brighter. It did a great job of exfoliating without being too rough. There was no redness or irritation.

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The creme went on smooth and non-greasy and instantly penetrated my skin. It has a mixture of Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, and vitamin E to keep hands well hydrated. Julep claims that this moisture lasts after hand washing. So, I gave it a try. After the wash, my hands didn’t feel dry like they usually do. Way to go, Julep!
So, now that the hands are fully moisturized and have a light fruity/citrusy scent, it’s time to paint.

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These add on colors are new colors that were debuted for March. They are Shenae, Adrianna, and Teri. I decided to use Shenae for my March Nail Art Challenge.
The topic is Stripes, so I decided to stripe 1 nail diagonally using a tape technique.
Firstly, I applied 2 coats of Shenae and a top coat of Seche Vite on all nails.

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Then, I used thin pieces of scotch tape to mark off where I wanted my stripes to be. I filled in the spaces with Julep’s Amy and Essie’s Blanc.

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I removed the tape to reveal clean lines.

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I then carefully applied Silver Holographic striping tape to the seams, making it pop.

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I followed with a coat of Seche Vite to seal the tape.

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Here is my stripe manucure.

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