February Monthly Awareness Polish Box: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness 


No one or nothing can ever prepare you for the loss of a child and it’s the last thing you think of when you find out your expecting a child. The grief and devisation is something I can’t even imagine and my heart goes out to any family that has ever had go through this horrible experience of pregnancy and/or infant loss. Coping is often a lifetime struggle and support is always needed for the hundreds of thousands of families struck by this terrible circumstance.

“In October 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed October as National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. “When a child loses his parent, they are called an orphan. When a spouse loses her or his partner, they are called a widow or widower. When parents lose their child, there isn’t a word to describe them. This month recognizes the loss so many parents experience across the United States and around the world. It is also meant to inform and provide resources for parents who have lost children due to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, molar pregnancy, stillbirths, birth defects, SIDS, and other causes.”” – Remembering Our Babies

Since October has been declared “Awareness Month”, Robyn Bear, founder of www.october15th.com chose a day, in the middle of the month to become, “Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day” (PAILRD). On this day, everyone in all times zones, worldwide, join in a candle lighting ceremony at 7pm on October 15th. I will definitely be doing this in remembrance of all the little angels gone too soon.

This month the Monthly Awareness Polish Box (M.A.P.B.) is supporting Infants Remembered in Silence, IRIS, by donating 10% of all sales to this wonderful organization. Preorder starts today, today, January 26th thru February 10th and shipping will begin mid month. Please note, at this time international orders will not be accepted (this may change in the future). The cost is $52/box including all 6 polishes, $40 for your choice of 4 or $11/individually (applicable shipping rates apply).

February’s Makers and Brands features:

  • Hillary Wilson of Lifestyle Lacquer
  • LJ Stanford of All Mixed Up Lacquer
  • Lindsey Johns of Night Owl Lacquer
  • Virginia Shaw of Pretty Beautiful
  • Crystal Churchill of POSHlish
  • Angie Cavaiuolo of Sassy Pants Polish
 **All swatches are done using Commitment Issue Peel-off Base Coat by Vapid and Tonic Topper by Tonic (shiny) and Matte Me by Jior Couture (matte). Swatch photos are taken using artificial lights.** 


Sending My Love to Heaven
Hillary Wilson of Lifestyle Lacquer
An indigo (blurple) shade with a Violet shimmer and pink/blue/gold UCC flakies

Forever Mine
LJ Stanford of All Mixed Up Lacquer
A bright to medium pink with rose metallic glitter, neon pink and blue holographic glitter of different sizes, ucc flakies and rainbow flakies.

Forever In My Heart
Lindsey Johns of Night Owl Lacquer
A turquoise polish with shimmer and taupe & brown flakies 

Love You Always
Virginia Shaw of Pretty Beautiful
A light purple crelly with blue to pink to gold shifting shimmer and a rainbow of different glitters in different shapes and sizes

Crystal Churchill of POSHlish
A purple to pink thermal

Mom of an Angel
Angie Cavaiuolo of Sassy Pants Polish
A vibrant purple polish with hot pink flakies and neon purple micro flakies. 

**Be sure to check out more swatches and reviews**
Jessica Federoff of SloppySwatches – Blog / FB / IG
Courtney Stemple of nails_by_courtney.s – IG
Samantha Hickernell of samhnails – IG

M.A.P.B. will be hosting a giveaway of this box. Be sure to check out the IG page for all the details to enter! GOOD LUCK!!

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