You probably know that I'm a bit of a magpie when it comes to choosing beauty products and the first thing I'm attracted to is how they look - I like chic and luxurious packaging that'll look great on the shelf or in my make-up bag. So, you'll understand my struggle when I was offered … Continue reading [AD – Gifted & Affiliate Links] O’Keeffe’s Skincare Solutions
I don't know about you but I'm getting a bit tired of waiting for it to be summer. I'm not one of those fortunate people that gets to have a holiday abroad each year or make that several times a year if you're a travel blogger (starts researching how to be a travel blogger immediately!) … Continue reading That’so Suncare and waiting for summer!
Those of you that have been following me for a while will know that I'm a great fan of Ultrasun and took it with me on my holiday to Marrakech last summer. You can read more about the products I took here. But when I was asked recently if I wanted to try some new … Continue reading Get set for summer with this Strand On Beauty giveaway with Ultrasun!
All through November and December I've been trying to catch up with my blog posts as there has been so much going on that I never quite seem to be on top of things. All the while I'd been discovering and trialling some amazing products and adding them to the list of things I wanted … Continue reading Review – Superdrug Optimum Phytodeluxe Day & Night Creams
Unless you're pretty much a recluse with no access to social media you can't have avoided the constant high-profile and extremely successful marketing of products from Benefit. The latest offering saw the uber slick handling of the launch of Benefit Air Patrol Eye Primer. Free samples were offered via social media and the buzz began. As the … Continue reading Reviews – Benefit They’re Real Mascara & Air Patrol Eye Primer
I've not really been a fan of tinted moisturisers in the past, preferring to use my favourite serum, moisturiser, primer and foundation combination to give me a fair bit of coverage. Even though Dermalogica never fails to excel at skin care I wasn't holding out much hope that I could achieve the look that I wanted from this … Continue reading Review – Dermalogica Sheer Tint
When I was establishing my beauty routine as a teenager my cleanser was Ann French Cleansing Milk (which I didn't realise is still available) and my moisturiser was Oil of Ulay, the pink one in the square bottle. That was all I needed then and I'm sure that the updated equivalent Olay Essentials Beauty Fluid would … Continue reading Olay Memories and New Reviews
So after I went to the Vichy event at the Rook & Raven I promised you that I would review the products that I picked up there. The main event was the Idealia Skin Sleep - this night treatment is said to repair and regenerate dull skin overnight. It's been developed to recreate the restorative effects of … Continue reading Reviews – Vichy Idealia Skin Sleep and more
It's been such a long time since I've done one of these posts. I always love to review my work and see what you've loved reading the most. It's particularly interesting to see that it isn't almost the most recent work that keeps you following. So here's the countdown! 10 Review – Rene Furterer Lissea … Continue reading Strand On Beauty’s top 10 posts from the last 30 days – April/May 2015
I was introduced to ARK Age Aware Skincare way back at the beginning of my blogging "career". I liked it straight away but it wasn't until I found the ARK anti-aging skin protector SPF30 primer that I truly fell in love! You can read about how I discovered it here. Well, it was such a hit … Continue reading Review – ARK Skincare