Beauty, fashion

(More) Holiday Planning

So now I've actually booked my holiday. I did it via Expedia - brilliant service - nothing too much trouble. And I'm going to Marrakech. So now I'm starting to get more of a feel for the things that I might need. The kind of clothes, what kind of temperatures and weather I'm dealing with… Continue reading (More) Holiday Planning


Strand On Beauty Recommends – My favourite beauty finds of 2014

This year I've discovered some amazing products and as it's the time of year when you reflect on the past I've decided to create a list of some of my favourites. Some are budget and some are high end and I've listed them in alphabetical order by product type. Brow pencil - Sleek Eyebrow Stylist Cleanser… Continue reading Strand On Beauty Recommends – My favourite beauty finds of 2014


Empties – September 2014

So it's empties time and oddly this month there haven't been too many things that I've actually finished. I can't really decide why that is. I've been using lots of beauty products that's for sure but I've also been gifted lots of new things to try and I can be quite fickle and flit from… Continue reading Empties – September 2014


August 2014 Empties

Here's a bit of a catch up on what I've been using up this month. Most of the products I've already reviewed as they're great products so it's more of a list than a post this time. Tromborg Herbal Cleansing Water I have a completely irrelevant reason for liking Tromborg products. This is  because way… Continue reading August 2014 Empties


PhytoPlage Apres Soleil Shampoo & Recovery Mask Reviews

Thank goodness I won this PhytoPlage Rehydrating Shampoo &  After Sun Recovery Mask. You may remember that I won them a little while ago. (Read more here.) My hair had got into a bit of a state. It's coloured/bleached to cover grey and I also use straighteners on it several times a week. But it was doing ok… Continue reading PhytoPlage Apres Soleil Shampoo & Recovery Mask Reviews


Lilli & Olli and Phyto Plage Prizes

I've been on a bit of a winning streak lately and have been lucky enough to win prizes from two amazing companies Lili & Olli and Phyto Paris. This Lili & Olli Jasmine & Patchouli Candle smells heavenly as soon as you open the box. The candle is packaged so nicely with matching ribbon and… Continue reading Lilli & Olli and Phyto Plage Prizes