Moore Swatches: July 2019 Polish Pickup (PPU) and Indie Pickup (IPU) – Rewind!


Hey Sugas!!! You know we’re halfway through the year when Polish and Indie Pickup (PPU/IPU) start to gear up for the yearly REWIND to give us a second chance on those we may have missed out on. What do you mean, Krystal?

Allow me to explain. During the July PPU/IPU timeframe, July 5th thru 8th, makers are able to rewind time to bring back their fan favorite and highly sought after polish for a second time. The “rewind” polish will be available on the PPU/IPU site in addition to brands offering a companion/sibling polish on their individual site during a specified period.

Let’s take a look!


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Moore Swatches: July Makers Dozen – Cakes


Hey Sugas!!! Fun fact #546, nothing makes me happier than a slice of warm, moist cake and a glass of cold milk. There’s something so nostalgic about the aroma of cake in the oven. Whether it’s yellow, marble or red velvet, I have yet to find a cake I don’t love!

For July, the collective brands of Makers Dozen have created polishes all inspired by… you guessed it, CAKE! Before we take a look at some of the polishes for July, let me give you a quick recap of how Makers Dozen works, just in case you missed my Up Close and Personal last month with the founding  12!

How will the box be run?

The Makers Dozen is a collaboration between 12 makers with a different guest maker joining monthly. Polishes will be sold on maker’s individual web sites. Clicking on the brands name below will provide a direct link to the makers site. 

Who are the founding brands?

The founding makers are:

  • Olivia T. (Copacetic Cosmetics)
  • Jenn D (NeVerMind Polish)
  • Jannalyn M (LYNB Designs)
  • Sacha J (Jior Couture)
  • Angie C/N (Sassy Pants Polish)
  • Sabrina B (Zombie Claw Polish)
  • Trish R (PI Colors)
  • Anetress M (Baby Girl Lacquer)
  • Alicia C (Leesha’s Lacquers)
  • Cynthia D (Alter Ego)
  • Simone V (Ms Sparkle)
  • Lisette V/J (Inspirrations)

What is the frequency?

We will be doing this monthly. So 13 polishes released each month.


The pricing is set my each individual maker depending on their own preferences.

How is Makers Dozen different from other boxes that are currently available?

Makers Dozen is so much different, and it’s really exciting. From day 1 to now the idea has changed so much and it’s a great thing. We will be releasing polishes with a cap of 40 so they will stay exclusive and it’ll be exciting to get your hands on! Because of this cap polishes may sell out super quick, but we aren’t having a cut off date. If they are still available in the next monthly they will still be able to be purchased. Also each bottle will be numbered just like works of art should be! We will have 13 drawings in our group to allow members to win free shipping, discounts, etc. The makers are so excited to be engaging with the members I really think it will be something special. Another thing that sets us apart is that each month will be a rainbow of colors! We all rotate colors each month so every month there will be 13 different colored polishes!

Why ‘Maker’s Dozen’?

Makers Dozen was a name that the group came up with together, a play on bakers dozen, and it fits so perfectly!

So there you have it! Grab yourself a glass of milk, a scoop of ice cream or both if you like to live dangerously because these makers are serving CAKE!!!


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Moore Swatches: Pahlish – Ice & Fire Collection



Hey Sugas!!! A week ago to the day, my children had thier last day of school and I am proud to announce that a week later that they are still alive! Coffee has indeed my best friend….LOL!

So far the summer has been pretty quite and uneventful if I do say so myself. But we have a lot of great plans coming up including a few day trips to the beach, museum trips and celebrating our summer babies birthdays. I’ll take the peace and quite while I can. Did i mention that my youngest has decided to hang up her leotard for pom poms. Yep, I am officially a cheer mom. Jason is not to thrilled about the short skirt but he’s a very supportive dad and happy to about her new endeavor. He’s also very excited about being back on the field watching football, even if it is ages 7-9. Football is football in his world, he’ll take it anyway he can get it. Xavier is still focused on the books, basketball and band. While he has the next few weeks off from band he is focused on getting his driver’s permit. – watch world! As for my middle, Xylana, she is embarking on her own little business of baby-sitting over the summer; my little entrepreneur! 

On to the polish…

Feast your eyes on the 7 piece selection of shades from Pahlish inspired by A Song of Ice and Fire! 


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Moore Swatches: KBShimmer – Pretty Revenge Duo


Hey Sugas!!! KBShimmer is super excited to be working with Author Emily Liebert to celebrate her upcoming July book release, Pretty Revenge.

KBShimmer creates vibrant and distinctive nail polishes that spark confidence and self-expression. Bestselling author Emily Liebert writes compulsively readable novels that plumb the depths of female relationships. Together, the two have collaborated on an exclusive duo of polishes inspired by Liebert’s new book PRETTY REVENGE, a novel of psychological suspense that explores just how far someone will go for vengeance.”

“It is a modern-day All About Eve story that explores just how far someone will go for vengeance through the eyes of two women who are not at all who they appear to be. The polishes, a daring red and a shimmering silver, are named after Liebert’s two main characters, Kerrie and Jordana, and reflect their personalities and dualities. Wear red if you’re feeling bold and dangerous. Try silver for a look that’s dazzlingly chic.”


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Moore Swatches: Femme Fatale Cosmetics – Practical Magic Collection, July COTM and July FOTM


Hey Sugas!! The Practical Magic Collection was inspired by the 1998 movie of the same name. Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family but have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. However, when Gillian’s vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic.

This 6-piece collections was created with excitement but not with any idea where to to go with it (color-wise). So the palette ended up with as an unexpected but pleasant surprise – something magical, whimsical and a little bit curious.


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Moore Swatches: Sassy Sauce Polish – June 2019 Release and Blurple~Winkle Polish Lovers Facebook Group Custom


Hey Sugas!! Before I sign-off for the weekend, I must show you all the June 2019 Release from Sassy Sauce Polish. This small, but mighty release features 3 polishes and if you act before June 29th, you can also pick up the Blurple~Winkle group custom. Please note, you must be a member of 


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Moore Swatches: Scofflaw Nail Varnish – Summer 2019 Collection


Hey Sugas!! It’s the first day of summer break for all 3 of my children and I’m not sure if them, the 3 cups of coffee or these insanely beautiful polishes that are making my eyes bug out of my head but I think it’s the polishes!

Today I have the pleasure of sharing the upcoming 7-piece collection, Summer 2019, from Scofflaw Nail Varnish!


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Moore Swatches: Glam Polish – Jem & The Holograms Collection (Limited Edition)


Hey Sugas!!! I received 5 of the 10 ten bright shimmery crelly and jelly shades inspired by the 80’s fashion trends of Jem and The Holograms. 

Jem and the Holograms, is an American animated television series that ran from 1985 to 1988. The series is about music company owner Jerrica Benton, her singer alter-ego Jem, her band the Holograms, and their adventures.

Let’s journey back through time with this true 80s classic!


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Moore Swatches: Tonic Nail Polish – Rainbow Brights Collection and Matte Brights Collection



Hey Sugas!! Happy Monday! I think it’s only appropriate to start the week on a high note, it makes for such an easier week, wouldn’t you agree? So today, why don’t we start off with the Rainbow Brights Core Collection* and Matte Brights Collection from Tonic both debuting June 21st at 2pm central.

Here’s the inside scoop: The Rainbow Brights Core collection will be available indefinitely, but subject to ingredient availability. The Whole Shebang of all 8 colors will be available for a discounted price of $64 for the first month of availability!

As for the Matte Brights Collection, these colors will be available for about a month, so grab them while you can. Please note, the remaining matte colors from Polish Con (Pearl Diver, Sky Diver, and Field of Flowers) are slated for a future release early fall! All the mattes look great on their own, or top coated for a slightly sparkly shimmer effect.

I think that about wraps it up, let’s check out the polish. 


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