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Square Hue Nail Polish Subscription Box Review – June 2016

Emily Cosnotti
ByEmily CosnottiJun 27, 2016 | 11 comments

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4.3 overall rating
8 Ratings | 6 Reviews

Square Hue is a monthly nail polish subscription box. They create their own colors in-house for every box, donate a portion of their sales to charity, and give each box a theme.

Square Hue kindly sent me this box to review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

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The Subscription Box: Square Hue

The Cost: $21 a month ($16 a month for 2 shades)

The Products: 3 Fresh new shades each month (all Square Hue polish is 3-Free)

Ships to: US and Canada

Extra Info: You can pause your membership at any time, and a portion of the sales from every box go to charity. (Learn more about HueGive).

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June’s theme is The Adventure Collection Sail Windward Islands.

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Square Hue Polish in Martinique

Martinique is a bright green shimmer polish.

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Square Hue Polish in St. Lucia

St. Lucia is a vibrant yellow high gloss creme polish.

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Square Hue Polish in St. Vincent

St. Vincent is an orangey-red shimmer polish.

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Verdict: The colors in June’s Square Hue box are not the easiest to wear, nor are they colors I would have selected for myself. I think they would work well in nail art though, especially the yellow St. Lucia color! I could see some nice color block action with these colors. The formula was pretty good, but 3 coats were definitely necessary for all colors. The polish dried quickly which is good because I am prone to bumping my nails and smudging my manicure!

What do you think of the June 2016 Square Hue box? Check out all of our reviews of Nail Polish Subscription Boxes to see all the options available!

Square Hue is a nail polish subscription box. You can subscribe to receive two custom nail polishes per month for $16, or three per month for $21. All SquareHue nail polishes are vegan, cruelty-free, 7-free, and made in the USA.
Emily Cosnotti
Emily Cosnotti
Emily is a design enthusiast who loves beautiful objects. She's really into vegan snacks, corgis, home goods, and minimalist makeup. She is currently fostering a healthy subscription addiction.

Emily Cosnotti
Emily Cosnotti
Emily is a design enthusiast who loves beautiful objects. She's really into vegan snacks, corgis, home goods, and minimalist makeup. She is currently fostering a healthy subscription addiction.
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11 comments

Steffy

I like the idea but hate those shades, to each thier own :). I don’t have issues with Julep and like the customizations they allow and option to skip so probably won’t stray from them anytime soon. I went from about 8 sub boxes total to 3 or 4 max and kept Julep. Would like to get it down to 2 total but can’t decide who gets the axe next, lol!

Emmy

Wow, I love these colors! How does it wear? I canceled Julep due to the fact it chips so quickly, but I haven’t heard anything about this brand.

Mieke

I hate Julep, but I really liked the few shipments of Square Hue! I found it wears really well, and I generally got at least a week out of a mani, which is pretty impressive, at least to me.

(As opposed to like.. 6 hours of a Julep mani. 🙁 I always love their colors, but the polish itself.. meh :P)

Haylee

You always have the best pictures! Enjoyed seeing them.

Emily Cosnotti

Thank you!

chris

Great pictures, Emily!

Emily Cosnotti

Thanks so much, Chris!

Jessvii

Three coats? I do a base coat and a top coat too, so that’d be five coats for me… I do not have time for that. How long did your manicure last? I love the green in this month’s box though.

Jackie

Is this company cruelty-free?

Also, you have gorgeous nails!

Melissa

They also donate a portion of proceeds to stopping human trafficking.

Liz Cadman

According to their site, all their polish is “Vegan. Not tested on animals.”

Hope that helps!

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