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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


My autumn fragrance collection – new additions

It's about this time of year that I like to swap around the fragrances  I have on display. I put away the overtly summery scents and bring out the autumn/winter stash. What's exciting this time around is that I've got two new fabulous scents to add to the collection that I want to share with… Continue reading My autumn fragrance collection – new additions


Top 10 Most Viewed Posts On Strand On Beauty – 2015

It's that time of year when everyone compiles lists of the top songs of the year and the top movies so I thought it's about time I compiled my top 10 posts. It's been such a brilliant year and I've been given some great opportunities by brands and PRs so I'd like to thank everyone… Continue reading Top 10 Most Viewed Posts On Strand On Beauty – 2015


April 2015 Empties

These last few weeks have been crazy! Finding a new home, moving in, and living without broadband for two weeks has been a challenge. So finally, today, I'm back online and it's the end of April so I thought what better way to get back to blogging than writing an April empties post. Institut Arnaud… Continue reading April 2015 Empties


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


Review – Viktor & Rolf Bonbon

Ever since I got my first sample of Viktor & Rolf Bonbon at a Debenham's event (here) I have wanted more. It's been on several wish lists, I've recommended it to everyone that would listen and tweeted about it endlessly. This Christmas I finally got not just the perfume but a beautiful gift set. Thank you… Continue reading Review – Viktor & Rolf Bonbon

Beauty, health

Empties – November 2014

This month I've used up so many amazing products. You may just want to try some of them yourself. 1. Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Eau de Parfum First up for November, it's the delicious Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Eau de Parfum. Sadly I didn't have the full size and this empty is just a small… Continue reading Empties – November 2014


Weekend Wish List Issue 11

I've got a few more wishes to add to my list this week: 1. Viktor & Rolf Bonbon Eau de Parfum Top of my list ( and my daughter's too) this week is Viktor & Rolf Bonbon Eau de Parfum. It smells absolutely heavenly. I'm even thinking about having a second birthday like the queen just so… Continue reading Weekend Wish List Issue 11


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