Moore Swatches: Alter Ego – Polish Con New Orleans 2019 and The Krewe Collection

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Just as Krewes are to Mardi Gras, nail polish brands are to Polish Con. A KREWE is a private, social organization that stages festivities (such as parades or ball) during Mardi Gras in New Orleans or other Carnival seasons. While there will not be any parades for Polish Con, the brands are hard at work preparing LEs, Exclusives, VIPs, table scapes, lighting and surprises for the perfect show and attendee experience. 

Among these KREWES, all the way from Wisconsin, is Cynthia of Alter Ego. The ZULU KREWE herself, she is floating down the MUDDY MISSISSIPPI to THE CITY THAT CARE FORGOT with a hand grenade to quench her thirst. In addition to event polishes, Alter Ego is also debuting their 4-piece Krewe Collection.

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Moore Swatches: Pepper Pot Polish – Polish Con New Orleans 2019

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Welp… the gang is all here! Last year during Polish Con New York Spring 2018 I had the honor and privilege of meeting Mackenzie of Pepper Pot Polish. And let me just confirm your suspicions, yes, she is as amazing as you think.

This year, she is returning to Polish Con New Orleans 2019 and she is armed and ready with 3 new event polishes.

And just for funsies…. here’s a picture of Mackenzie and I.

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Moore Swatches: Bee’s Knees Lacquer – Polish Con New Orleans 2019

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A few weeks ago, Sarah of Bee’s Knees Lacquer (BKL) sadly announced that she and the team at BKL would not be attending Polish Con New Orleans Spring 2019. However, Sarah did leave us with a glimmer of hope also announcing that her 3 Louisiana urban legend inspired LEs would be available at the event and offered by Miranda of Ever After and host of Polish Con.

While we wish the BKL crew all the best and hope to see them at the next event, we know that we are in for a treat for PCNOLA. By the looks of things, they pulled out all the stops for their “bayou chupacabra, Cajun werewolf and legends of the nuns of Ursulines” themed LEs.

Oh…BTW (by the way), in truest BKL fashion of always leaving us wanting more, be on the look out for the upcoming collection in April inspired by the Avengers.

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Moore Swatches: Turtle Tootsie Polish – Polish Con New Orleans 2019

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Bourbon St, crawfish, LSU, The Saints, Mardi Gras, French Quarter and beignets are all synonymous with New Orleans and after April 6th, you can add Polish Con to that list!

In just a few short weeks, Polish Con is headed to the Big Easy and this event will be one for the history books. In attendance to the PCNOLA lineup, is veteran maker/brand, Chrissy of Turtle Tootsie Polish. This mighty turtle has created 6 new polishes that will debut including 3 LEs and 3 exclusives. 

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Moore Swatches: Sassy Sauce Polish – Polish Con New Orleans 2019 & March 2019 Release

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Hey Sugas!! For the next 3-ish weeks, we are counting down the final days until Polish Con New Orleans Spring 2019 (PCNOLA)!!! There is so many great things in store for this event including new Polish Con appearances from brands like Ethereal Lacquer and Crystal Knockout and the return of some fan favorites including Fair Maiden, Great Lakes Lacquer and Tonic Nail Polish.

Polish Con began in 2016 with its inaugural event in Chicago, IL showcasing indie nail polish hosted by Mariah, Rachel and Miranda. Since then, there have been a few changes but the main focus has remained the same, indie nail polish. Polish Con has become a bi-annual event hosted by Miranda of Ever After Polish with locations throughout the northern US. For PCNOLA, Miranda has teamed up with Co-Host, Jill of JReine for a spectacular event sure to knock your socks off.

If you haven’t already purchased your ticket(s), for the GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH, and no, I don’t mean the circus, there is still time. Get your ticket(s) for Polish Con New Orleans Spring 2019!!!

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

GET TICKETS

Among the returning veteran PC brands is Carrie of Sassy Sauce Polish. Carrie will be traveling all the way from Illinois to bring you event LEs and Exclusives along with some of her current stock including the March 2019 Release. Don’t fret, I have all of it for you right, just keep reading.  

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The Queens Critique: Night Owl Lacquer – March 2019 Crème of the Month and Comparisons

The Queens Critique: Night Owl Lacquer  – March 2019 Crème of the Month and Comparisons
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Hey Sugas! About a week ago I treated myself to some cremes because I work hard and deserve it. I had been eye-balling the March 2019 Creme of the Month from Night Owl Lacquer but once on the site, I feel deep into a spiraling rabbit hole. Next thing I know in my cart, I’ve got all of the Cremes of the Month, excluding Aug and Sept 2018 because I had the pleasure of swatching them and Nov 2018 because I didn’t think I needed it…boy was I wrong!, and the In the Dark of the Night (cremes only) Collection. 

Today I am excited to bring you Enchant-Mint, the March 2019 Creme of the Month. 

Enjoy….

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The Queens Critique: My Mani Box by Beautometry (Nov 2018)

The Queens Critique: My Mani Box by Beautometry (Nov 2018)
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Hey Sugas!!! Yesterday, I hipped you all to My Mani Box by Beautometry.  I explained what it is and how it works and even shared some cool manis that I created using what came in the Fantastic Beasts October 2018 Box

Today I have the November 2018 – A Tangled Web Box, which includes 

  • 2 Moyou London XL Plates
    • Kaleidoscope 11
    • Doodles 05
  • Beautometry Rhinestone Genius
  • Black Rhinestones
  • Red Rhinestones
  • Holo Stamping Plate Case
  • Beautometry Wizard of Nail Art Detail Brush

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The Queens Critique: My Mani Box by Beautometry (Oct 2018)

The Queens Critique: My Mani Box by Beautometry (Oct 2018)
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Hey Sugas!!! Would you believe me if I said ‘having a great mani is as simple as 1 – 2 – 3!!’

Step 1

Choose a size: There are 2 options – long nails or short nails

Step 2

Choose a frequency: Customers can purchase a 1 month (stated price), 3 month ($2 discount each month), 6 month ($3 discount each month), 12 month ($5 discount each month) subscriptions. The 1st month of each subscription (including 1 month subscriptions) will be charged as soon as it is bought. There is a flat rate of $5 shipping each month per box.

Step 3

Get nail mail! Each month open up a new box filled with the greatest nail art products from all over the world!

 

Yep, it’s that easy to have a great mani in the comfort of your own home delivered directly to your mailbox. My Mani box brings you nail stamping products each month fitting that month’s theme. You will have everything you need to create awesome nail art right from the moment you open the box! Each month open up a new box filled with the greatest nail art products from all over the world! Your box will contain: 2 MoYou London Stamping plates (based on the size you select), 1 nail stamping accessory, and 1-3 additional nail product(s).

Today I am excited to share with you the October 2018 My Mani Box by Beautometry. The months theme was Fantastic Beasts. I was able to create 5 stamped manis and the bonus…. I got a bunch of new tools to use!

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Moore Swatches: Pahlish – March Mixtape Trios

 

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Hey Sugas!!! If I’ve said it before, I’ve said it a million times, music soothes the soul and makes all things right again. Now combine that with the rule of three that suggests that a trio of events or characters is more humorous, satisfying, effective and/or more memorable than other numbers, and you have perfection. Let’s think about it this way, we all know some well-known trios like Alvin And The Chipmunks and Snap, Crackle & Pop. These characters are known throughout generations for a great Saturday morning cartoon and the breakfast food of champs – cereal. Let us not forget some of the great musical stylings of great trios like Destiny’s Child, TLC, Beastie Boys and Bee Gees. The point I am trying to make is that greatness comes in 3s. 

Today I have the March Mixtape Trios from Pahlish inspired by two of Shannon’s current favorite albums that have been playing on repeat, Florence + The Machine’s “Lungs”; and Blonde Redhead’s “Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons”.

Enjoy…

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Moore Swatches: Cupcake Polish – Bridal Trio

Moore Swatches: Cupcake Polish – Bridal Trio
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“Here comes the bride, all dressed in white.”

Whether is a destination wedding, an elopement or more “traditional” ceremony, wedding season is quickly approaching. According to many resources on the worldwide web, wedding season has been deemed from June to October with majority of weddings happening between August 18th and October 6th. This time of the year brides to be are putting the final touches on their big day and preparing for the day they say “I do”.

Cupcake Polish is happy to announce the launch of our stunning new bridal trio. This trio consists of three gorgeous pastel polishes that are perfect for your spring manicures. If you are a bride to be, or you’re gearing up for a season full of bridal showers and weddings with your besties, or headed out for a night on the town for the bachelorette party – these polishes are sure to keep your nails looking on trend and perfect for the spring season!

Enjoy…

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