Julep Maven Review & Free Box Coupon Code – November 2017

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Julep Maven is a monthly nail polish and beauty subscription box. They make all their own products, so subscribers get a good value each month – over $40 retail worth of product for $24.99 a month.

And, if you sign up for 3-months up front, you get the $19.99 rate.

Each month Julep releases a new collection on the 20th, and you can decide which items you want, you can upgrade to the entire collection, or you can skip that month.

My Subscription Addiction pays for this subscription. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

The Subscription Box: Julep Maven

The Cost: $24.99 a month ($19.99 a month with a 3-month subscription)


Now through 11/30, join Julep Maven and use coupon code MSAGIFT to receive a free beauty gift valued at $110!

This gift set includes:

  • With a Twist Lash Boosting Bamboo Mascara
  • When Pencil Met Gel Long-Lasting Eyeliner in Blackest Black (matte carbon black)
  • Julep Lip Gloss Sheer Moisturizing Gloss in Vivid (iridescent burgundy shimmer)
  • Maylee Nail Color (It Girl) – midnight navy with gold microshimmer
  • Wilma Nail Color (Boho Glam) – Mojave sunrise gold chrome
  • Purple Dot Canvas Pouch Limited Edition

MSA Exclusive Julep Gift with Purchase


Julep is offering this 12-piece nail polish FREE set with a new subscription!

Use this link and coupon code POLISHGIFT at checkout to add the 12 piece Nail Polish Set to your cart. 

The Products: Nail polish plus beauty items.

Ships to: US and Canada

Check out all of my Julep Maven reviews and the Beauty Subscription Box Directory!

Keep Track of Your Subscriptions: Add this box to your Wish List or Subscription List!

Each box comes with a card detailing the new beauty launches:

And each month they include a little bonus item like a piece of candy:

Now, for the items I picked this month:

Julep Nail Polish in Townlie – Retail Value $14

This nail polish is described as an “Iced Lilac Metallic,” and it is stunning!

Full coverage in one coat, too!

(Swatched in lower photo.)

Julep Nail Polish in Tess – Retail Value $14

This is described as a “Champagne Nude Metallic.”

Again, full coverage and gorgeous color with one coat!

Here are both nail polish shades on:

These are my kind of wintry shades!

Julep Triple Quench Deep Hydration Sheet Mask System – Retail Value $24 Total

This mask includes 3 steps: 1. Essence Ampoule Gel 2. Sheet Mask 3. Sleeping Pack

The essence is designed to help the sheet mask better absorb. You apply it to your skin, then remove the mesh on one side of the mask, apply that side of the mask to your face, then remove the remaining mesh on the other side. Let it sit for 15 minutes and you’re done. I loved how hydrated and soft this made my skin feel. And the sleeping pack is a rich moisturizer to use as your final step.

This is Julep’s first sheet mask, and I’m really impressed. I liked the results, and the 3-step process made it feel extra luxurious! (Plus the packaging is super cute!)

Verdict: I’m happy with all my choices this month! The nail polishes are perfect, and I really enjoyed my sheet mask experience. This box has a retail value of $52, and I think that’s a great deal for a $24.99 box you can completely customize.

I highly recommend this subscription if you love nail polish and/or you like having control over your beauty box items! (And I also recommend doing the 3-month subscription at $19.99 a month for better savings!)

To Wrap Up: 

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No. You have to sign up by the 20th to get the next month’s box. Then on the 24th, you’ll be able to sign into your Julep Maven account and select the items you want for your box!

Coupon: Use this link and coupon code POLISHGIFT at checkout to get a FREE 12 piece nail polish set when you sign up for a subscription!

Value Breakdown: At $24.99 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:

  • Nail Polish: $6.73
  • Nail Polish: $6.73
  • Sheet Masks: $11.53

What did you think of the Julep Maven box? Which items did you pick this month?

Written by Liz Cadman

Liz Cadman

Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She’s been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!

Posted in Beauty Subscription Boxes, Canadian Subscription Box Reviews, Julep Maven Reviews, Nail Polish Subscription Boxes, Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Boxes for Women| Tags: julep maven | 8 comments


  1. I love this sub!! I am on month 3 and I am addicted. The add ons are killing me but I’m not sorry.

  2. If I buy a 3 month subscription and skip a month do I get charged again in 3 months or when I have used all of the 3 months of the subscription. For example if I sign up in November but skip December and January. Will I be charged again in February? Also I can’t find anything on the website that explains what they mean by It Girl, Bombshell, Classic with a Twist, etc. How does this relate to the first quiz question when it asks about go-to nail colors, Boldly Boho, Chic & Timeless, Special Effects or Neutral. I like the metallic colors you received this month but one is It Girl and one is Boho Glam. Is the quiz really an important part of the subscription? I am confused.

    • I was also wondering about the rebilling of the subscription. Every 3 months or when you have received 3 boxes, if you skip months? As far as the categories of colors go (the quiz), I think they are trying to determine your style in case you don’t customize your box and they are building it for you. I think I’m going to subscribe to this for 3 months as well. Being able to customize my box is a big part of why I want to subscribe to Julep. I don’t think the quiz matters much if you’re customizing your own box, only if Julep is choosing your selections for you. Is this correct Julep subscribers?

      • Yes! It’s right!

    • I’m not sure about the classifications of polishes “It Girl,” “Boho Glam,” etc, but I think I can help with your other questions. You get charged again whenever you are done with your 3 months. I signed up for a 6 month sub last December and stretched it until October of this year with skips. My account was due to renew at the end of October but I skipped that month too so they actually still haven’t charged me again. My account just says again this month that my credit card is still due for renewal at the end of the month. I assume if I skip again, it will be delayed again (not sure how long that will continue, though) or if I “accept” this month they will bill for another sub. As far as the preferences – they just use that info to pre-select a curated box for you that month. However, between the 20th and 24th of each month you can log in and FULLY customize your box. And I mean fully. You can choose a different curated box, or create your own box from a lot of different items (polishes, skincare, make-up, tools) they offer – both new that month or from their current stock online. I LOVE this sub because you can really make it a create-your-own box and still get a great discount.

    • I tried to post a pretty long explanation but it’s still not showing up for whatever reason so I’ll try again (abbreviated version) just in case. You won’t get charged again until you use up you entire sub (all 3 months). And preferences/quiz are not that important – every month you have the opportunity to log in and fully customize your box.

    • If you sign up for the 3 month sub – you get three boxes. You can skip as often as you want, but once you use up your three boxes they will charge you once you don’t skip.

      So you signed up and get your first box in December, skip January, take February and take March when it comes time for your April selections (the 20th I think) if you don’t skip April they will charge you somewhere around $60 for the next three boxes (unless you notify them you want to go month to month). I hope that makes sense, it’s very easy to skip boxes (just make sure you do it before the cut off which I believe is the 25th).

      As for your other questions, the survey and the classifications that Julep has are all irrelevant IMO. You can completely customize your box every month and that’s what I always did. It’s very easy to do and you can essentially pick anything they have for sale, they will begin to limit the selections depending on what you pick.

      I hope that helps!

  3. Oooh! I skipped this month because I wasn’t really feeling the colors, but Townlie is gorgeous! I’m glad that for each new month, you can also usually still get last month’s new items, so I will probably get Townlie next month. This is one reason I love MSA!

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