Mani Monday – St. Patrick’s Day

Somebody’s got a case of the Monday’s.  And that somebody is me.  In a bit of a St. Patty’s hangover… and since I don’t actually consume adult beverages its more of a fun hangover.  So it’s only fitting to post my fun St. Patty’s mani on this mundane Monday.

St.  Patty's Mani with Julep

St. Patty’s Mani with Julep

I’m not usually a fan of green on my nails, since they’re long I sometimes feel like greens and blues look gawdy but when I got my Julep Maven Box this month I KNEW green was SO going to happen.  I’m wearing Adrianna, the pastel green and Lucky the emerald and gold glitter.  I also added on the matte topcoat this month to my maven box so I used that over Adrianna.  Then of course what’s a festive mani without a festive ring!?!  Sporing my color-of-the-year emerald green ring from mark.  This is one of my all time favorite rings from mark. and perfect for adding a statement!  Shop the Serious Rock Ring ($18) at my eboutique: http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger I have to say I was really excited with the March offerings from Julep.  The theme was playful, sidewalk chalk colors, offering a wide range of pastels, perfect for spring!  To get the sidewalk chalk look they recommended adding the matte top coat.  This was my first venture with matte and I have to say I didn’t hate it.  It def showed the imperfections though, so next time I’ll have to try to be as close to perfect as I can and allow the proper amount of dry time.  Usually when I do my nails I sit still for like 2 min then I start back up and usually nick a few.

Julep Maven Bombshell Box for March

Julep Maven Bombshell Box for March

Also in my Julep Bombshell Box for March was the Rock Star hand cream.  This is what i was probably most excited about because my hands are a disaster!  I mean just look at my posts… you can see how old man winter has took a toll on them.  The Rockstar hand cream is certainly a rockstar!  I’ve noticed a difference in the extreme dry patches I have between my finger and my cuticles look a bit better too!  It claims to last through 2 hand washings and I can vouch it does!  I just need to stay on it and keep this bad boy on my hands! To get your own Julep maven box for ONLY A PENNY be sure to click through my referral and use promo code JULEPVIP:  http://www.julep.com/rewardsref/index/refer/id/29643/

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