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Julep Camille

Julep CamilleJulep Camille belongs to the lovely family of polishes I swatched before on Writing Whimsy but would happily reshare now that I have (hopefully) improved both my polishing technique and photography. I swatched her originally back in April 2013 as a part of the Julep Spring Mystery Box and you can check out the retro post here if you’re interested.

Julep Camille 4Julep Camille was actually originally a mystery box exclusive, but like many Julep polishes it was eventually released for sale on their website and anyone can grab it now. It’s described as a ” full coverage opalescent white multi-dimensional glitter” but despite those claims, I definitely think this shade benefits from a base.

Julep Camille over pep in your step sally hansneHowever, both on its own and over the gorgeous Sally Hansen Pep In Your Step (reviewed here) I went with one coat because that is really all you need for coverage all over your nail as the polish is loaded with glitter. As a result, the polish is a bit thick.

Julep Camille 3Julep Camille reminds me of fish scales because of the opalescence to it. I don’t really know how else to describe it. Removal is traditional glitter issues, but that’s to be expected and the end result is a gorgeous, shade-shifting, iridescent glitter (thanks for all the descriptions CBB). I’ll definitely have to share a swatch over black in the future too, because it is stunning!

If you’re interested in subscribing to Julep, you can get your first box for free! Click this link and use the code FREEBOX to test it out.

julep julyThis month, the Canadian Beauty Bloggers are celebrating summer with a month full of Julep nail polish swatches and reviews! Be sure to head over to Chantal’s Corner, Ivory Avenue,, Megan Joy, Scarlet Beauty, Swatch and Review, and Writing Whimsy for full coverage! Join in the fun by sharing your Julep manicures on social media and tagging them with #JulepJuly!

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