Moore Swatches: Cirque Colors – The Celestial Collection


Hey Sugas! Inspired by the earth, moon and sun, The Celestial Collection from at Cirque Colors is a trio of thermal nail polishes that change colors based on temperature. These polishes are packed with vibrant shimmer pigments (with a dash of holographic sparkle) that give them a unique, multidimensional finish, unlike any other!


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Moore Swatches: Bee’s Knees Lacquer – February 2019 New Polish Stuff


Hey Sugas!!! Pardon my tardiness, but today I have been a busy little BEE… get it?! I know corny, but what do you expect from at almost 8pm est, especially after I’ve already eaten dinner. Nevertheless, I’m not as busy as the team at Bee’s Knees Lacquer (BKL) as they have conjured up 8 new polishes for the LOVE-ly month of February all inspired by magic.


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Moore Swatches: Girly Bits – February 2019 COTM


Hey Sugas!!! With the month of February fast approaching, here are 5 fun facts about our month of love;

  1. It is the shortest month of the year. Duh!
  2. The month is named for the Latin word februum which means purification.
  3. The largest American sporting event of the year, the Super Bowl, is held in February
  4. February 2 is Groundhog Day
  5. Originally, February was made the last month of the calendar year!  Eventually (c. 450 BC), February was moved to its place as the second month.

And one more, bonus fact, Girly Bits is releasing 2 new COTM, Budding Romance and Steel My Heart, both named by FB group member, Bethanee C. Let’s check them out, shall we?!


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Moore Swatches: Tonic Nail Polish – Valentines Release



Hey Sugas!! I think one of the most notable Valentines Day song for me would have to be My Funny Valentine sung by Etta James. If you know if it, please sing along with me…

“My funny valentine,
Sweet comic valentine,
You make me smile with my heart.

Your looks are laughable, un-photographable,
Yet, you’re my favorite work of art.

Is your figure less than Greek?
Is your mouth a little weak?
When you open it to speak, are you smart?

But, don’t change a hair for me.
Not if you care for me.
Stay little valentine, stay!
Each day is Valentine’s Day”

Today I am uber excited to share with you the 6 piece Valentines Release from Tonic Nail Polish. And for fun, leave a valentine song in the comments.


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Moore Swatches: February Polish Pickup – Duos and Pairs


Mickey & Minnie, Thelma & Louise, Tom & Jerry, Bert & Ernie, Burgers & Fries, Bonnie & Clyde, salt & pepper, or heck what about nail polish and acetone… lol! The list goes on and on of great duos and pairs.

For February, the Polish Pickup theme was duos and pairs and the makers took an interesting twist using one of the following options:

a) PPU/IPU – brand created a polish for PPU and a product for IPU. Please note, IPU will be available 2/15-2/18

b) Partners – 2 makers paired together to each create a polish inspired by a famous duo/pair.

c) PPU/brand site – maker created 2 polishes. One will be sold on PPU site and the other will be sold on their brand site during the same timeframe as PPU

d) Single polish – maker created a single polished based on a famous duo/pair

I hope this all makes sense but what can I say, it’s Friday and I’ve already had my lunch so I’m running on fumes… lol!

And just for giggles, leave your favorite duo or pair in the comments. (No, it does not have to be one featured on this post).


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Moore Swatches: Louise Lacquer – Valentine’s Day Collection, Evergreen, Enchantment and Lucky


Hey Sugas!! I took a very impromptu break for no other reason than to relax. Since Monday was a holiday and I didn’t have to work, I kicked back and enjoyed a Law & Order: SVU marathon. But I’m back and I have some great things lined up starting with a ‘new to me’ brand, Louise Lacquer.

After years of research combined with trial and error, Louise Lacquer launched in August 2018. Based in Northeastern Connecticut, Louise Lacquer is a 10-free, vegan and cruelty free independently run artisan nail polish company handcrafting each bottle in small batches.

Today I have the Valentine’s Day Collection along with 3 additional polishes all of which are currently available. And in case you didn’t know, Valentine’s Day holds a special place in my heart as it is my anniversary. February 14th, 2014, Jason and I said ‘I do’! So celebrate with me and enjoy this amazing collection and learn a little French while you’re at it.


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Forget Me Not: Nvr Enuff Polish – The World Es Mi Familia Collection

Hey Sugas!!!  In middle and high school I had a best friend and we shared clothes all the time. When we’d go shopping we purposely didn’t buy the same thing because we know that we would just share and swamp them later. Well the indie polish world had allowed me to do just that with a good friend of mine, Nicole but you may know her as @mommyrichietoo on IG. And let’s face it, polish comes in 1 size fits all so you dont have have to worry about if it’s going to fit.

In my swap I received several polishes from Nvr Enuff Polish (NEP) including The World Es Mi Familia. This 5 piece collection was inspired by the Disney Pixar film, COCO and originally released 10/13 at The Indie Shop. The collection then released online on 10/20 for $11 each/$50 collection. I’m not sure if this collection or any of its polishes will be re-released but it’s is too gorgeous not to share and who knows, maybe you can grab it in a destash or swap 😉.


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Moore Swatches: Sassy Sauce Polish – January 2019 Release


Hey Sugas!! Well I survived the first snow of the season and of the new year… yay! We weren’t hit too hard but it was enough for the schools to close. While the kids and Jason enjoyed their day off, I was still working…. blah!

As you may or may not have noticed, I didn’t post yesterday as I was trying to recuperate from the Road to Polish Con New Orleans Spring 2019 post that I put up on Monday. Featured in that post was 13 of the 26 brands that will be represented at Polish Con and as you may have guessed, Sassy Sauce is among them. And fingers crossed, I too will be at Polish Con hob-knobbing with the who’s who of the indie polish world.

But today I am back with the 4 new polishes from January 2019 releases. Let’s check them out!


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Moore Swatches: Road to Polish Con New Orleans Spring 2019 (Group A)


Hey Sugas!!! The moment we’ve all waited for is finally upon us… Road to Polish Con (RTPC)!!!! If you’re like me, it seems as if the last Polish Con was a lifetime ago when in reality is was only 8 months ago.

But alas, here we are, in the countdown to one of the most sought after indie nail polish conventions in the US. I am doubly excited because this spring, Polish Con is taking over my dream state of Louisiana!!! That’s right, Polish Con is taking over the BIG EASY!!! Then I heard the news last year, I promised myself that this may be a once in a lifetime opportunity for me to shop indie polish and walk Bourbon St. all in the same weekend, so this is a MUST for me!!

The Polish Convention New Orleans

Sat, April 6, 2019

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM CDT

Ponchatrain Convention & Civic Center

4545 Williams Blvd

Kenner, LA 70065


But before we get to Polish Con (PC) we have to take a road trip on the Road to Polish Con. This year things are being done slightly different in that the brands have been separated into 2 groups for RTPC sales. Group A features 13 of our favorite brands and will be available starting Friday, January 18th thru Sunday, February 3rd. Be sure to act fast, these exclusive polishes will only be available for a limited time and overpours may be offered at the event (at maker discretion).

So without further delay, here are your Group A RPTC brands and polishes…


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Moore Swatch: Ethereal Lacquer – Mysticism Collection


Hey Sugas!! After a mini break or vacation, one tends to come back rejuvenated, refreshed, renewed and many more re- words that I’m just too lazy to list but you get the point and such is the case for Meagan of Ethereal Lacquer. Like many makers, Meagan took time during the holidays to enjoy with family and loved ones, and now that she has returned…. watch out!!

Ethereal Lacquer is reopening the shop Saturday, January 12th with a powerhouse preorder collection, Mysticism and the highly sought after, fan favorite, Bauble. The Mysticism Collection and is comprised of 6 polishes featuring a range of color shifting shimmer and flakes. And Bauble…. well…. you just have to see it to believe it! 


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