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Australian $100 bills

Each year I run this annual survey so that I can make sure The Plastic Diaries and I are bringing you everything you want, like and need. Some of you may have participated in previous years but don’t skip this year because we have new questions and of course new prizes to win. I want you to tell me what you like and as a thank-you you may win a little cash injection just in time for Christmas and holiday expenses.  Continue Reading

BBC Facebook Only Giveaway

With the festive season fast approaching and the best sales of the year around the corner, I know how tight money can get. I’ve joined forces with my pals at Beauty Blog Coalition to help you to recoup some of the money you’re going to spend. We have come together to reward 3 lucky winners a PayPal cash deposit. Entry is open worldwide to persons aged 18+ years. Continue Reading

SPRING 2014

All hail the Spring/Summer season. Winter in Melbourne, Australia was bitterly cold and we are all starving for a bit of sunshine. The weekend warmed us up for it and now we are welcoming it with open arms. Sunshine, fresh air, pretty flowers in bloom, birds chirping …. I’m so excited I could burst. But you know what makes it all even more exciting ….. PRIZES! I think we have the very best prizes on offer this season than we have had ever before. True story!

There are 33 amazing beauty and wellbeing prizes up for grabs. Don’t forget, this competition is open internationally so it doesn’t matter if you aren’t celebrating the arrival of Spring! Continue Reading

Sydney International Spa and Beauty Expo

This post is sponsored by Reed Exhibitions Australia

For the Australian beauty industry Christmas isn’t in December. It’s not in July either. Nope, for Aussie beauty babes August is when Christmas comes to town. The Sydney International Spa & Beauty Expo is happening on August 23 & 24, and you will not want to miss it after I give you the ultimate sneak peek at what’s happening on that one fine weekend in August. Plus, you may just win the awesome competition I have for you at the end (I’m jealous I can’t win!). Continue Reading

WINTER 2014 competition

It’s been a pretty cold start to winter for me as I relocated from Sydney to Melbourne in May. By all reports, it isn’t going to ease anytime soon so I’ll be staying indoors with my beloved beauty cupboard, hot tea, a good book and lots of dvds. You can join me in keeping warm by winning one of the fabulous prizes on offer this month.

We have a massive prize pool valued at over $3,500. I can’t wait to see what you win!  Continue Reading

Beauty Blog Hop Giveaway

Want to win the gorgeous new Tarte LIMITED EDITION Buried Treasure Eyeshadow Palette? Read on to enter and find out how you could win 35 other beauty prizes in this MEGA Beauty Blog Hop Giveaway! Continue Reading

Best Vegan Skincare Brands

Everyone has their own opinion on what skincare should do and be, but for me it’s all about aiming for perfection. I don’t want skincare that does the bare minimum and let’s me age gracefully. I only want to use skincare that WORKS – constantly improving my skin and getting it to function at it’s very best. That’s why I’m sharing with you the best vegan skincare brands.

People often confuse my choice to be vegan as somehow meaning I don’t care about my aesthetics any more. They couldn’t be more wrong! My strict standards for top performing skincare isn’t lessened by my cruelty-free choices. If anything, it makes my standards even higher.

There’s a misconception that cruelty-free and vegan skincare is unable subpar; that they’re less effective than animal-based skincare formulations. While this may have been the case decades ago when vegan skincare exclusively meant “natural” products with little to no scientific basis, skincare development has come a long way since then. Don’t get me wrong, there are still hundreds of natural skincare brands out there that do exactly what I don’t want – they don’t improve your skin, they just make it feel and smell nice – and there is a market for those. Not everyone is deathly afraid of aging like me. However, if you strive for clear, healthy and progressively improving skin despite the years passing us by, than I have exactly what you need.

My list of top performing skincare brands will introduce you to the changemakers. The hard-working, highly efficient skincare that allows you to take charge of your own aging appearance. And it just so happens they’re also the best vegan skincare brands too!  Continue Reading

Best New Beauty September 2017 beauty products

Wow, guys. This month is absolute madness in the beauty launch calendar. The best new beauty September launches have come in strong from the likes of Fenty Beauty, Too Faced, St Tropez, Nip + Fab, Katy Perry and more.

Discover the best of the best new beauty products with my Best New Beauty September round-up. Continue Reading

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