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Prevent Child Abuse with Polished Man

Do you love a Polished Man? I sure do! A man who isn’t afraid to fight for change and be a voice to those who don’t have one … that’s damn sexy.

If you’re already familiar with The Plastic Diaries you know I have trouble keeping quiet about the big issues facing humankind, but rarely have I attempted to speak to a male audience. However, the month of October sees the continuation of a relatively new (but rapidly growing) annual initiative and I for one want to get behind it. Let me introduce you to Polished Man, an innovative fundraising campaign by YGAP, which encourages men to paint one fingernail during 1-15 October, to represent the 1 in 5 children who experience violence.  Continue Reading

Simple Spotless Rapid Action Spot Zapper

Pimples don’t stop making themselves present just because you turn 25. In fact, I believe I’ve had more pimples as an adult than I ever had as a pre-teen or teenager. Stress, diet, hormones and environmental changes are something that have contributed greatly to my recent season of breakouts. I have a pretty solid daily skincare regime but when the occasional breakout rears its ugly head I don’t go changing my entire routine. I break out a spot treatment instead.

Simple Skincare’s range expansion now includes blemish fighters. I recently picked up the Spot Zapper as I’m a sucker for trying a new release and the roll-on applicator intrigued me. Has it been combatting my pimples? Read the review below to find out! Continue Reading

Best new beauty of january 2015

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Welcome to 2015. Can you feel the buzz of new life in the air? It’s the time we all say we can start fresh, and I can help you with my top picks from the latest beauty launches this month.

Take a look at the products that caught my eye as they crossed my desk and find something new to beautify your world with. Continue Reading

Boxing Day sales information, promo codes and offers

Did you have a good Christmas? I hope so and I hope your week is only going to get better now that the boxing day sales have started.

Below you will find all the sales information, offers and coupon codes for the best online retailers in the fashion, beauty and lifestyle categories. Remember that all dates are according to the site’s location so factor in any time conversions to avoid missing out. Deals and offers will be updated as required and we will be highlighting even more awesome sales as we find them on Twitter. Continue Reading