Nail Polish Talk is a once-a-month feature where I talk about the nail polish I wore and bought over the last month.
This month, I wore Lilou, Danica, Alicia & Maren, Rose and Chloe, all from Julep.
The Week Of August 2: Lilou by Julep
I LOVE Lilou! It’s such a pretty shade of yellow, and I want to wear it again. It’s definitely a keeper! It is a pretty thin polish, and it did go on a little streaky. And it was a sheer as well, at least in the first coat. But it does even out with a second coat. You’d think by now I’d be better with applying nail polish but apparently not.
The Week Of August 9: Danica by Julep
Danica is such a pretty violet, and if you want something a little more sheer, one coat is definitely enough! Otherwise, two is more than enough if you need something with a little more coverage. I found the description of blue violet to be a little odd, because blue didn’t come through for me at all. I would wear it again.
The Week Of August 16: Alicia by Julep
I definitely veer towards blue, purple and green, as far as colors go. And I wasn’t sure about Alicia when I got it in July’s Maven box, but I liked it a lot more than I ever thought I would. It’s a pretty coral, and peach came to mind as far as colors go. I would totally wear it again, and I’m glad I got it! Like Lilou, the first coat was uneven and it was a little streaky, but that did even out. 2nd coats are magic, I swear. It was also a little thick, but it worked out. I also wore it under a coat of Maren, which is a really sheer bubblegum pink. It turned out better than I expected, and made it more pink. I really need to try this layering thing more.
The Week Of August 23: Rose by Julep
I really was in a mood for red…really, anything not purple, blue or green. And Rose isn’t a color I normally wear (for some reason, red isn’t a color I typically wear) but after wearing, I wondered why I don’t wear it more often! It’s such a pretty watermelon red, and it went on really well- it wasn’t streaky or uneven, and it dried really fast. I am determined to wear this color more often.
The Week Of August 30: Chloe by Julep
I wasn’t sure if I wanted to talk about this week’s polish in this post, or if I wanted to wait but I decided to talk about it this month. But I decided, why not talk about? I really liked Chloe, and for whatever reason, I don’t wear a lot of brown. But I really liked it, and it’s such a warm shade of brown. And it’s really pretty. I don’t know why I don’t wear it more- I wouldn’t mind wearing it again. It went on really well, and you get really good coverage with one coat- I did two, and found that the second coat added a little something special to it, but you could definitely get away with one coat.
August Maven Box + September’s Box:
I did skip August’s box, since I liked the colors but not enough to go for the box. I am excited about September’s box, because I got a couple of colors I wouldn’t have picked last year…or even a few months ago, but I really wanted something I wouldn’t normally pick out. I can’t wait to see how they look!