Posts in Adore Beauty

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

Bioderma Atoderm Nourishing Cream

Dry skin needs a lot of extra TLC in my opinion. If you want smooth, healthy skin you have to fight to keep it hydrated, especially in summer. Internal and external sources of hydration are important to all skin types but extra dry skin can take a little more work to keep the thirst quenched. My dry skin is pretty tough and can get through most conditions relatively unharmed but in summer my legs can get so dry they reveal scales.

I need a body lotion that will hydrate my dry skin but is gentle enough on irritations as well as being highly effective to work fast and help my skin build a stronger barrier. Bioderma’s Atoderm range is specifically designed for dry and very dry skin. Having had success with the body wash, I wanted to try the lotion. Here are my findings.   Continue Reading

L'Occitane Verbena Verveine Fresh Shower Gel

Do you like to save a special scent for a time you think it’s more suited? I know, that sounds ridiculous. It’s something I never would have imagined I would do but when I first smelt the limited edition Verbena Fresh Shower Gel back in January I knew it was a perfect Spring/Summer scent for me. I’m not much of a florals and flowers girl, so the sweet, fresh, citrusy scent was exactly what I wanted during Spring. That meant that I had to stash away this product until just recently but now having used it for a couple of months I can definitely say the wait was worth it and the scent is just as I had hoped. So how did it perform as a shower gel? Let me tell you!  Continue Reading

Best online beauty stores with international shipping options

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One of the most popular posts on The Plastic Diaries is a post from 2012 about the online beauty stores you need to know. It feels like I wrote that post just yesterday but over 2 years have passed and there are now more great beauty stores online. An even bigger change is the amount of online stores offering international shipping. Today I’m rounding up the best online beauty stores from around the world that offer shipping to your door. Plus, I have a bonus offer from CashPassport to help make international online shopping so much easier.

Whether you live in Broome or Brussels, Sydney or Sudan, you will find the best beauty products at these global stores.  Continue Reading