Sunday, June 24, 2012

Giveaway and Survey Results

Let me start out first by announcing that the winner of the Orly Flash Glam FX Collection is Samantha de Klerk.  Congrats!!!

Now on to some interesting results from the questions I tormented you with.  I am listing the top three highest votes in each category.

Best Blog Design:
Sarah at Chalkboard Nails
Jen at The PolishAholic
Traci at The Trace Face Philes

Best Manicured Nails:
Sammy at The Nailasaurus
The Polished Perfectionist

Best Educator:
Sarah at Chalkboard Nails
Sammy at The Nailasaurus
Lab Muffin

Best Photographs:
Sarah at Chalkboard Nails
Fashion Polish

Best Swatches:
Traci at The Trace Face Philes
Jen at The PolishAholic

Positive Blogger Energy:
Traci at The Trace Face Philes
Amanda at Amandalandish
Sarah at The Giveaway Lifestyle (I believe she has taken leave from her blog at this point)

Best Nail Art:
Sarah at Chalkboard Nails
Sammy at Nailasaurus
Robin at Nail-Art by Robin Moses

Favorite Indie Polish: (This is beyond sad what has taken place in the last week or so but I am posting the results as they are)
NailVenturous Lacquers (just announced she would not be selling anymore)
Lynderella (can't even post a link because she no longer has a site to sell on...except eBay?????)
Pretty & Polished (soon to be sold on Llarowe)

Favorite Base Coat:
Essie Grow Faster
OPI Nail Envy
Seche (various)

Favorite Top Coat:
Seche Vite (by about 80%)
Essence Better Than Gel

The one color you would wear if stuck forever on a deserted island......(this is the whole list for those who answered the question)
China Glaze Marry a Millionaire
OPI Teal the Cows Come Home
Essie Topless and Barefoot
Pretty and Polished Valentino
Barry M Blueberry Ice Cream
Zoya Charla
LA Girl Groupie
Nails Inc. Warwick Way
OPI Aphrodite Pink Nightie
OPI Skull and Gloss Bones
Rimmel Tequila Sunrise
No7 Betty Blues
OPI DS Sapphire
Sinful Colors Hazard
China Glaze Atlantis
Flormar Neon No05
OPI We'll Always Have Paris Suede
OPI DS Extravagance
Layla Mercury twilight
Essie Navigate Her
Essie Turquoise and Caicos
Revlon Whimsical
Nubar Knight's Armor
Essie Exotic Liras
China Glaze Full Spectrum
OPI DS Original
Models Own Hedonist
OPI Mad as a Hatter
OPI My Private Jet
Essie Miss Matched
Bourjois Paris Rainbow Apparition
Koh Platinum Silver
Butter London Victoriana
Chanel Rouge Noir
OPI Lincoln After Dark
Chanel Peridot
Nerd lacquer All Space and Time
AquaDaisy Shazzam
Ozatic 532
Zoya Charla
OPI DS Diamond
Catrice Meet Me at Coral Island
China Glaze Atlantis
Wet and Wild Party of Five
OPI Nail Envy
China Glaze Fairy Dust

Then a few less specifics...
OPI in a nude color
Light orange to make the days bright
Something blue and sparkly
A holo polish to stare at all day long

And for those problem solving nail enthusiasts....
A super bright linear holo that I could use to signal for help
China Glazed Sunkissed to try and hail airplanes for help.

That's it folks....thanks for participating.


  1. Haha I was "China Glazed Sunkissed to try and hail airplanes for help."

    Thanks for this giveaway, I am so excited to have won it, and can't wait to combine the polishes on my nails and show em' off on my blog!

    Very Excited!

    Samantha @ Shenailigans

  2. I loved seeing the responses! What happened to all the indie sellers? Why are they all disappearing?? I was hoping to buy some of both those sellers once I was back in the UK :(

    Island Girl Insights ♥

  3. Heh, I love the problem solving answers to the "stuck on an island" question.

  4. Congrats for the winner. Love seeing all the responses!

  5. Thanks for the amazing polishes Sue! I feel so lucky! I made a post about them.