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I have a new-to-me brand to share tonight for Polish Pickup! I actually bought her shade from last month (it was World of Warcraft related, so I had to) but haven’t had a chance to wear it yet! Here is Moon Shine Mani 9 to 5!

As always,  we’re going to go through my spiel on Polish Pickup for those not familiar with it!

Before I get into this lovely shade shown above, we’re going to talk about this new Facebook group and I’m going to describe it’s concept. The group is Polish Pickup. Polish Pickup offers a fun, interactive experience that allows you to submit theme ideas, vote for your favorite theme, and selectively purchase your favorite polishes every month. It’s NOT a box though. I think when it formed that was the major misconception of it.

Now, I love polish boxes, however, some purchasers shared their frustration in only wanting 1 or 2 polishes from a box and needing to unload the polishes in the box they didn’t want. So essentially they were paying $40 and up for 1 or 2 polishes and hoping they could sell the polishes they weren’t interested in.

Polish Pickup is different. While the concept of picking themes and voting isn’t new, instead of buying the whole box, you can shop online for JUST the single polishes you want. There can be many indie makers involved with the theme, but you only have to pay for the exact polishes you wanted rather than 4-8 polishes you may not have been interested in.

Then every month the theme and makers change and you get a whole new set of polishes to pick and choose from. So while it has a box like feel (with the voting and themes) it doesn’t carry the box commitment.

This set of polishes will be available from December 1st at 11am EST through December 4th at 11:59pm EST.

The December theme is ‘Holidays Around The World’ so we’re going to see various holidays, some you might be familiar with, some you might learn a little something about through this Polish Pickup theme.  I will be adding info about each holiday I cover this month. I know of many of them, but I’m not completely familiar with all of them so this is a learning experience for me as well. If I have inaccuracies about a given holiday, please don’t hesitate to correct me.

Here is the Moon Shine Mani inspiration photo!

Moon Shine Mani decided on Administrative Professionals Day, and selected this image from the movie 9 to 5 for her inspiration.

Administrative Professionals’ Day (also known as Secretaries’ Day or Admin Day) is a day observed yearly (but not a public holiday). In some countries, it falls within Administrative Professionals’ Week (the last full week of April in the United States). The day recognizes the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals. Typically administrative professionals are given cards, flowers, chocolates, and lunches.

I’ve been doing administrative work (mostly for accounting firms) for the last 18 years (that makes me sound old…) so I’m personally happy someone took on this day!

Let’s see this beauty.

Moon Shine Mani 9 to 5

Moon Shine Mani 9 to 5 is a greige linear holographic with multichrome shimmer that shifts from red to gold to green, multichrome flakes that shift green to cyan to blue and chameleon flakes that shift pink to gold to green. I used 2 easy coats and a glossy top coat for these photos.

Purchasing Information

Where To Buy: Polish Pickup Shop

No Cap on Bottles for the December Shop

Shop Dates: December 1st at 11am EST through December 4th at 11:59pm EST

To see the shades I’ve already featured for December, click HERE.

Author

I’m Lisa, a 33 year old mother of one energetic little boy. I live right outside of San Francisco with my son and my boyfriend, Nick . I work full time in an accounting office during the day and as a beauty blogger at night.

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