Empties – August & September 2018

During this transitional time as the seasons are changing, I've found myself reaching for different products to manage my skin and hair and also to change up my look from light and bright to richer and warmer. For those of you who like to know what I've been using up and finishing off here are… Continue reading Empties – August & September 2018

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Weekend Wishlist 16

Estée Lauder Pure Color Instant Intense Eye Shadow Trio In Beach Metals Putting this as my first choice on this weekend wish list has made me realise that I'm not ready to let go of the summer and the colours that look good on the beach with a tan. They say: "Air-light shadows illuminate with pure… Continue reading Weekend Wishlist 16


What’s on my face #3

I started off this morning thinking that it might be a good idea to try out my new La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL BB Cream as it's the weekend and I could get away with a bare-faced look as I won't be in the office. Then I got to thinking maybe I could try out one… Continue reading What’s on my face #3


Strand On Beauty’s top 5 beauty picks from the John Lewis autumn fashion magazine

John Lewis have released their fabulous Autumn Fashion magazine online! The magazine covers a fantastic variety of fashion and beauty items and I've been asked to pick my top 5! Now John Lewis is a brand that I think of as being dependable and high quality and of course fair  - they always match prices… Continue reading Strand On Beauty’s top 5 beauty picks from the John Lewis autumn fashion magazine


April Empties

Here's the low down on what I've been using this month.   1. Estée Lauder New Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Eye Recovery Complex I got a sample size of this Estee Lauder New Advanced Night Repair Synchronised Eye Recovery Complex as part of a gift with purchase some time ago. It's lasted really well and did… Continue reading April Empties


Debenhams Beauty Club Awards 2014 – Beauty Club Event

I was very lucky to be invited to attend an event last night in Oxford Street which celebrated and introduced Debenhams Beauty Club Members and Telegraph readers to some of the Debenhams Beauty Club Award winners. We were greeted by representatives of Viktor & Rolf who presented us (I went with my daughter Safi) with a… Continue reading Debenhams Beauty Club Awards 2014 – Beauty Club Event


Beauty News Offers & Discounts Issue 8

Hey there - if you've come to hear some beauty news - you've come to the right place! 1. Elemis Total Glow offers a top-to-toe tan Elemis Total Glow Bronzing Body Lotion is a multi-tasking, decadent lotion that softens skin and evens its tone while adding a subtle tan.  Available from May 2014. RRP from £29.50, Elemis,… Continue reading Beauty News Offers & Discounts Issue 8


Weekend Wishlist Issue 8

It's been a bit of a week to be fair - too much work, not enough sun and feeling envious of those who're heading off to sunnier climes next week. So this first choice on my wish list appeals to me as a result of all of that. It's Tom Ford's Neroli Portofino Eau de… Continue reading Weekend Wishlist Issue 8


March Empties

First up is one from my favourite brand it's Estee Lauder's Resilience Lift Extreme Radiant Lifting Make-up in Ivory Beige. It has an SPF 15 and it works a treat. The colour match is perfect and my skin feels smooth and firm when I'm wearing it. Have just begun using a Clinique product and I'm wondering… Continue reading March Empties

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February Empties

This is the first time I've carried out this exercise. I started collecting my empties at the beginning of the month. I thought it would be interesting to see which of the products I buy and use actually get completely emptied. I've provided links from each item so that you can try them too! 1.… Continue reading February Empties