The Balm Mary Lou Manizer
Beauty, hair

Empties June – August 2017

Still playing catch up with my empties posts so I've decided to include everything from June through to August as I know these posts are popular and I know why! With all the products that I have to choose from, these are the ones that I stick with right to the end. Skincare Pixi Glow… Continue reading Empties June – August 2017

Caudalie Premier Cru Eye CReam
Beauty

Good As Gold? Caudalie Premier Cru – The Eye Cream

Caudalie's naming of their skin care range as Premier Cru is a clear signal that it's top notch. Containing Resveratrol, Viniferine, and Polyphenols and other high performing ingredients to treat all the signs of ageing in one step these are high quality products which is what I've come to expect from Caudalie. This luxurious Caudalie Premier… Continue reading Good As Gold? Caudalie Premier Cru – The Eye Cream

blogging

Blogging FAQs -Juggling a blog with a full-time job

For every one of the "big" bloggers who manage to turn their blog into a business there are thousands of us that manage their blog alongside a full time job. Here's my second set of blogging FAQs: Q1. How do you find the time? Well it's odd isn't it. They say that if you really… Continue reading Blogging FAQs -Juggling a blog with a full-time job

blogging, Uncategorized

Blogging FAQs – Working with PRs and brands

I've been mulling over doing this post and maybe a series of posts on what I've learned about blogging in the last couple of years. Almost every day someone asks my advice. They want to start blogging or they've got a site set up and want to take it to the next level. I'm always… Continue reading Blogging FAQs – Working with PRs and brands

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UK Blog Awards – It’s Time For The Public Vote

It's almost two years since I started writing about beauty here on Strand On Beauty. I didn't plan to set the world on fire and, before anyone else says it, it's true to say that I haven't but that doesn't mean to say that I haven't made any impact at all. When I started out… Continue reading UK Blog Awards – It’s Time For The Public Vote