Nars Climax Mascara
Beauty, fragrance

[Unpaid AD Includes Gifted & Affiliate Links] Empties August 2019

Its been a long hot summer and I've been loving the weather and enjoying family time and using up some real gems. Here are my empties for the last few months. Bodycare Korres Santorini Vine Shower Gel 250ml £8 I bought this one as part of my supermarket shop and didn't think to take a… Continue reading [Unpaid AD Includes Gifted & Affiliate Links] Empties August 2019

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MAC Face & Body Foundation
Beauty

How do you know when you’ve found the perfect foundation?

I don't know about you but I usually feel if I've got my foundation right then I'm going to be happy with my make up overall. But this isn't such an easy task - not least because what feels right on any particular day can depend on: the weather; if I have a tan or… Continue reading How do you know when you’ve found the perfect foundation?

Beauty, business

What we want! What must retailers do to survive?

Consumers can be fickle - what's the brand of the moment one day can be off the menu the next. In social media we flit from one platform to the next. One day Periscope is the next big thing, the next you're asking the question is Periscope dying? Instagram is the best for visuals isn't… Continue reading What we want! What must retailers do to survive?

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Empties – January to March 2015

I'm not really sure what happened to my regular blogging routine. Each month I used to finish with an empties post and then a recap of the most popular posts from the previous month. The next thing I know it's Easter and I haven't done an empties post since the December one. So the time has… Continue reading Empties – January to March 2015

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What’s on my face? Take 2

It's been a while since I've posted about the products I use daily. Here's an updated list. Some of the products are the same but I've found some new favourites along the way. Oh and by the way I'm not wearing all these products in the pic. This is just to remind you what my… Continue reading What’s on my face? Take 2

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December 2014’s Top 10 Posts on Strand On Beauty

I'm always surprised by to find out what interests you and how sometimes I can write something that hardly anyone reads and then months later it's everyone's favourite. I guess I still have a lot to learn about blogging and social media. So on this last day of 2014 I'm writing this list of my… Continue reading December 2014’s Top 10 Posts on Strand On Beauty

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Space NK, Laura Mercier & See You Later Nars Sheer Glow!

I arranged a lunch time outing with a work mate this week to introduce her to the delights of Space NK. Of course I knew that I would want to buy something myself but was struggling to think of a way to justify a purchase when I still have loads of Christmas stuff to buy.… Continue reading Space NK, Laura Mercier & See You Later Nars Sheer Glow!

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September’s Top Ten Posts on Strand on Beauty

I  did this top 10 post last month for the first time and you all seemed to like it so here we go for September (well the last 30 days to be honest but let's not get picky!) 10 Sneaking in at the bottom spot this week is my report of the Superdrug Unlock AW14 event. What… Continue reading September’s Top Ten Posts on Strand on Beauty

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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

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Facing the day: what goes on my face before I leave the house in the morning

I've a pretty standard routine and look each morning for my face. The brands may change from time to time and the shades with fashion and season but I'm a pretty much clean it, moisturise it and make it look as good as you can kind of woman. My day-time look is pretty stripped down… Continue reading Facing the day: what goes on my face before I leave the house in the morning