What My Girls Want
In my giveaway poll I got a lot of useful comments on what you’d want to see in the future, and I’m so grateful for the inspiration and creative criticism you all provided. Your comments gave me a lot of motivation and ideas, definitely priceless information for a blogger!
I just thought I’d give you an overview of some of the main points of the poll, and a summary of what I probably will or won’t feature here on Nailin’ It.
First and foremost, a lot of you simply said “keep up the good work”, and thank you for that! I guess I’m doing something right, hehe.
Some of the things that many of you liked and wanted to see more of, are swatches and comparisons. I love doing swatches and nails of the day posts, but I haven’t been doing a lot of comparisons. One of the reasons is that I try not to have dupes in my stash, so I often don’t have similar polishes to compare the swatch to. But often I feel that it can be useful to see which polishes aren’t dupes as well, so I’ll try adding some comparisons to my manicure posts from now on.
A lot of you wanted to se more stamping and other nail art. I’m very into stamping right now, so I’ll definitely show you more of my stamping designs! When it comes to other types of nail art, I’m not as good, but hopefully I’ll get better with time.
The third big category of suggestions were tutorials. Many of you wanted more tutorial videos, and while it scares the crap out of me to appear on camera, I thought it was great fun to do my foil method video. Maybe I’ll work up the courage to do some more videos in the future. I got a lot of requests for tutorials, such as stamping, nail shaping, how to make nail polish jewelry, water marble, how to polish and cleanup around your nails and general nail care. Definitely a lot of stuff to think about there!
Now for some of the things I unfortunately can’t feature a lot of on my blog. A few of you suggested more giveaways, and while I definitely appreciate my readers a lot, I can’t afford to have a lot of giveaways. My blog isn’t sponsored in any way, so all my giveaways have been paid for out of my own pocket. I’m sorry, but I hope you’ll still read my blog even if my giveaways are just a yearly thing.
Another suggestion I got was more reviews of recently released collections. I’d love to do those, but it’s difficult for a number of reasons. First, I’m not sponsored, so I don’t recieve the collections for review by the polish companies. Secondly, I live in Norway, so if I want polishes from new collections, I have to order them online. That of course takes a while, and because I only ever buy the polishes I’m interested in from a collection, I won’t be able to review entire collections (unless some pr reps wants to send them to me, hint, hint!).
Anyway, I’m definitely inspired, so thanks again! And please don’t hesitate to ask if there’s anything you’d want me to write about.
Have a wonderful weekend!