I love collecting the Julep birthstones, so I collect them all and not just my birthstone. October’s offering is a beautiful pink, and it looks as perfect on as it did onscreen. Some may want to order this the first day of the month when it opens up in the secret store to get it before it sells out. The problem is they charge the full $11.20 Maven price in the secret store, and promo codes do not apply. If you wait it out a little, even the colors that sell out will usually return. As a Maven, I get free shipping with every order, so I could order the birthstone each month and call it a day. That is not my style though, because I live for a deal. Mavens get offer codes in each box (that I will always share with you here as long as Julep allows me to share it).
On 10/05/15, I used code FREENYC for a free polish with a $10 purchase. The code is still valid through 11/30/15, and other valid codes are available. That gave me a free polish with the purchase of a polish, which equates to a 50% discount. Getting each polish for $5.60 already seems like a win. When I ordered my October Maven box, I regretted not picking up the Autumn polish as a fourth add-on. I decided to select that as my free polish.
Eleanor, named for Eleanor Roosevelt, is a pink tourmaline for October. This is such a beautiful pink, and reminds me of the October birthstone. Compare this to my other pink polishes.
Autumn is a burnt red/orange multidimensional glitter. She returned from the vault after Mavens voted for her to re-release. While the polish does not really scream Autumn to me, I do like it. Compare this to my other coral and orange polishes.
My birthstone collection consists of January 2014-October 2015. As long as I am a Maven and can collect the polishes in order, I will continue to collect the birthstones. If you have not already taken a look, I highly suggest you do.
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I'm Kimberly. Shopping is always more fun when I've found the best deal available, so I am always on the hunt. My father instilled that in me, and I love that I carry a piece of him. Sometimes, my husband and sons (12 and 7) let me shop for them, too. They do not use as many beauty products as I do. We can all benefit from nice products, even though their routine ends with moisturizer. That is when I can convince my 12-year-old to apply it.