Tag: 2016

5 Simple Steps That Made My Blog Grow

Blogging is a tough world. I get it. It’s incredibly hard to get noticed, full of long hours, and let’s face it, watching absolutely zilch happen to your stats is frustrating. I’ve recently been making a conscious effort to improve my stats and make my blog grow. Some changes have done sod all, niente, nothing – but others have truly worked. So, I’m here to help as many bloggers out by sharing what actually made my blog grow.

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Get To Know Lexi | Featured Blogger Friday

My week has been utter, utter chaos with barely a second to spare. From house hunting, to saying goodbye to my Fiancée as he embarks on further fishing travels. We did in fact put an offer on a cottage in Cheshire and received the fabulous news that it’s ours. Safe to say I’m very excited […]

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Get To Know Brittany | Featured Blogger Friday

These Friday’s just keep coming along so damn quickly, don’t they? I’m all fired up to introduce a lovely new blogger to you. But first I must send my apologies for lack of posts and YouTube videos. I’m going to upload an update to why I haven’t been filming very soon. You know I’ll be […]

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Get to Know Rianne | Featured Blogger Friday

Happy Friday bloggers! I hope you gained a handful of useful tips from my latest piece of blog advice, ‘how to increase blog traffic by using keywords‘. I show you how you can increase the amount of readers coming to your site by simply using keywords, specifically targeting the two most popular search engines, Google […]

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5 Easy Ways to Personalise Your Blog (Helpful Screenshots Included!)

Let’s face it, blogging’s a competitive business. So how exactly can you stand out from the rest? By personalising your blog of course. Easy! It’s such a quick fix that makes a heck of a difference to readers first impressions. WordPress particularly offers loads of ways you can personalise your blog. Step away from the yucky generic […]

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Launch of ‘Get noticed: A blogger’s guide to standing out online’

One sec bloggers, let me just pull myself back down to Earth… I’m celebrating my little “win” moment over here. I am thrilled to introduce my brand new and exclusive free guide to you – Get noticed: A blogger’s guide to standing out online. Eeeek. I wanted to create something more than a blog post for you, […]

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March Empties | Clarina

Afternoon ladies. Good news! The video I waited 14 hours to upload has finally been successful. Instead of my usual ‘monthly favourites’ video, I decided to switch things up a bit and go through a few empties I’ve accumulated over the last few weeks instead. After all, empties videos are one of my favourites to watch […]

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And the winner is…

Congratulations Jani V – your name was picked using a random list generator so you’ve won the Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani eyeshadow palette! Thank you to everyone that entered my most recent giveaway, there will be many more to come throughout the year. Subscribe to my blog so you don’t miss out! ♥ youtube . twitter […]

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The Flawless Drugstore Base | Oily Skin

Cast yourselves back to my ‘How To Achieve A Flawless Base‘ video. You may have noticed that I used a few pricey products to create my typical daytime face. This routine is something I did most days, so as a result, I was getting through some rather luxurious products more quickly than I would have […]

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Disappointing Products | Clarina

As a beauty blogger, there’s nothing more that I love than experimenting with new products – but it isn’t always rainbows and fairies. I often concentrate on reviewing products I love, so I thought i’d change it up a bit and talk about some products that just haven’t worked out for me. I occasionally purchase […]

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GIVEAWAY | Urban Decay Gwen Stefani Palette *CLOSED*

Happy Wednesday! I’m throwing in a mid-week giveaway as a thank you for all of the support and love I’ve recently received here on Clarina Beauty. Want the chance to win the Urban Decay Gwen Stefani Palette? Just follow the rules below. Another huge congratulations to Kirstens Modern Life, the winner of my last giveaway. She […]

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Get To Know Erin | Featured Blogger Friday

Morning girlies. A huge thank you for all of the love on yesterdays post ‘Top 5 Under £5‘. I was thrilled to share my current favourite cheapies with you. I am always ultra happy to find purse friendly products that actually work well, and I love reading posts on peoples discoveries equally as much. There’s something rather satisfying about […]

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Get To Know Khondwani | Featured Blogger Friday

Ladies, no doubt you’re all having a lovely day, whatever you’re doing! I hope you all enjoyed Sundays video. It was indeed the time of the month where I talk about my top fave beauty products. You can hear in my voice I was dreadfully ill, but this YouTube thing is just too addictive and […]

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Origins Skin Refining Oil | Review

This product has been staring at me on the counter at Boots screaming “buy me” for months now, but the price tag has always put me off. I honestly don’t think I’ve ever spent so much on a single skincare item. I eventually decided to take the plunge and as expected haven’t put it down since (this means […]

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February 2016 Beauty Favourites | Clarina

February has whizzed by, before you know it daffodils will be blooming. Spring does make me very happy though. I’m bored of waking up to dark mornings now. This month has been jam packed with excitement and hard work; the ultimate highlight being my first glug of Chardonnay after a whole 6 weeks dry (does that make me […]

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16 Common Blogger Mistakes To Avoid in 2016

As a blogger, it takes time to build up your page and turn it into something you’re really proud of. This journey comes with a few bumps along the way that admittedly I’ve been through – we wouldn’t be human if we didn’t make mistakes. I thought I’d write a post on easy and common blogging mistakes to […]

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W7 Pallettes | Review, Swatches & UD Dupes

My obsession with eyeshadows continues to grow, and as a result, so does my collection. It’s becoming a bad, scary habit but I just can’t get enough. I started this beauty blog with just one palette in my life, now I have enough to last yonks. The newest additions to my stash are four palettes from […]

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Calling All Bloggers!

If you’re a keen blogger then you’ve dropped into the right place. I’m giving you the chance to appear on Clarina Beauty as a featured blogger. Being a featured blogger is a great way of connecting with bloggers, growing your audience, increasing the following on your social media accounts and blog, while also gaining credibility and networking […]

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Dramatic Glam Makeup | Morphe 35o Palette

I promised I’d do a look using the Morphe 35o Palette (read my detailed review) after receiving a few requests. Can we talk about it? It’s the most beautiful palette and I’m yet to use it on camera. Outside of blogging and YouTube, I have not put it down. I’ve created so many looks with it […]

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Top 6 Favourite Makeup Products | Collab

As beauty bloggers, we are obsessed with products – scouting them, testing them, reviewing them. It’s safe to say that I have fallen head over heals in love with a selected few, favourites I pick up most days and repurchase over and over. I cannot believe in my whole year of blogging, I’ve never talked […]

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