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Introduction to ThePlasticDiaries.com

“When you look good you feel good, and when you feel good you look good”

– Kimberly Nissen, The Plastic Diaries founder and editor.

The Plastic Diaries beauty blog goes far beyond your everyday beauty needs. Everything featured on this site addresses our core belief that if you look and feel good you will be the best possible version of yourself. We believe ‘beauty’ means more than just skincare and makeup. We believe beauty is beyond skin deep.

This blog is devoted to everyday women who want to look and feel their absolute best. Our path to realizing this was unconventional, but the result was life changing. The Plastic Diaries was born in 2008 when editor Kimberly Nissen planned her own journey with plastic surgery. Having found no insightful information about the procedure online, Kimberly decided to create a site to record her own experiences and thus make it available for women who do the same research in the future. The Plastic Diaries quickly evolved to focus on all topics of beauty and wellbeing, and now we share our daily experiences with beauty, our quest to be the best version of ourself and the interesting things we learn on the way. There’s tips to get you looking your best, reviews of products you have heard chatter about (and lots you haven’t!), swatches of colour cosmetics, and answers to all your beauty questions (including the questions you never knew you had).

We don’t use big fancy words. We don’t pretend to be scientists or doctors. What we deliver to you is useful, down-to-earth conversation and informed opinions based on real-life experiences. Hot topics, breaking news and well-researched articles educate and entertain you, subtly transforming you into a knowledgeable consumer capable of cutting through the smoke & mirrors the beauty industry relies on dazzling you with to part you with your money. We go beyond the conventional beauty realm to address topics like caring for your mind & body, finding your own style, where to travel for a much-needed break, and which spa you should visit for the ultimate pamper session. We are shopaholics and help our like-minded ladies get the most out of their dollars and their experiences.

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Tangle Teezer and Dessata hairbrushes

Detangling hairbrushes are available from just about everywhere now but when it comes to trusted brands there are a few to choose from. In this post I’ve got Tangle Teezer vs Dessata in a battle of the detangling brushes. Both are priced almost identically (here in Australian anyway) so which brush is worth your dollars?

For this battle I’ve selected the Tangle Teezer The Original to go up against the Dessata Maxi Detangling Brush. I own three Tangle Teezer brushes – The Original, Compact Styler and Aqua Splash – but for this post I’m comparing The Original as it’s the most popular model. Read on to find out which might be the best detangling brush for you.  Continue Reading

cosmetics priceline sale

A Priceline Sale is one of the most exciting two words in the english language. It’s even better when it’s teamed with the word COSMETICS!

This week the Priceline Cosmetics Sale gives you 40% off makeup storewide!

The Priceline sale will run Wednesday 16 August and Thursday 17 August 2017 both in store and online at Priceline Pharmacy. Login to the Priceline website and start making your wishlist so that come Wednesday you can just hit Checkout!

Need some inspiration? Try these top-selling makeup products!  Continue Reading

Best New Beauty July 2017 beauty products

We’re halfway through the year and we’ve already seen some great new launches, so what can we expect from the remainder of 2017? The best new beauty launches this month from ColourPop, Benefit Cosmetics, Essie and more gives me some good feelings about what to expect the next few months. Discover these new beauty products with my Best New Beauty July round-up. Continue Reading

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