I feel like I need to post about this, it’s something that I’ve noticed to be a growing trend in the beauty blogs I follow recently. This might cause me to lose some followers of those who are guilty, but I really want to find out if I’m the only one who has noticed this.
I take great pride in to the photography of my blog, it might not always be perfect, in fact, I don’t think it ever is. But I will make sure that I take the time to post capture a product that I’m reviewing properly. Often I will have written a post or a review on something weeks before it gets posted, and that’s usually because I haven’t captured the product on me properly, whether that’s a foundation, mascara or nail varnish. If I tell you a mascara is the best thing I have ever used, I want you to see why.
But I’m noticing a growing trend of beauty reviews where people are saying as such, and don’t include a picture of the product applied at all. In the 2-3 weeks I’ve monitored this on blogs I follow (do I sound like a spy), and I have over 20 saved bookmarks to posts which have been guilty of this.
I have 60. Yes 60, written draft posts awaiting me to photograph the products, often I will have already done it once and not been happy with how they’ve turned out. For me, I can’t believe that the polish you’ve posted is your favourite ever colour, because you haven’t snapped one sneaky shot of you wearing it. That mascara you’re raving about, I don’t believe it’s any good – because you haven’t shown me why! This annoys me and I don’t think that I make a crazy amount of effort, but I am always trying to do better – I see others who make a massive effort, but I wonder how annoyed they must be!
Am I the only one who this bothers? Am I the only one who has noticed?!
Mini moan over, unless you join in and we can moan together.