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Best Barbie Pink Lipgloss

Phew things make me happier than a bright, Barbie-pink lip colour. Usually I favour a matte lipstick or a full-coverage liquid lipstick but this Spring I’ve rekindled my love for lipgloss. It’s probably been about 5+ years since I really took an interest in lipgloss but with the change of season I’m finding a shiny pout is more reflective of the excitement I’m feeling for warmer temperatures, beach days and spring dresses.

Here are my top 8 pink lipgloss loves. Continue Reading

Revlon 2014 Sneak Peek

Revlon have been very sneaky over the weekend. If you don’t follow them on Pintetest you could have missed their them flashing their secrets but lucky for you I caught them all before they disappear. As shown on Revlon’s 2014 Sneak Peek board, these images preview some of the new beauty products they will be launching in 2014. We don’t know when, why, how …. but we do know how they look.

Actually, we do know the why. To celebrate Revlon’s sponsorship of the hottest New York Fashion Week shows – J. Mendel,  Oscar de la Renta, Marchesa, Assembly New York, Rag & Bone and Jonathan Simkhai – Revlon took to Pinterest to give fashion fans a very quick glimpse at their new beauty products. The pins will only be on display during NYFW so as soon as the final show closes on 11 September 2013 the pins will disappear. Sneaky and smart.

Prepare yourself for what your eyes are about to see.  Continue Reading

David Jones Beauty Book Header

David Jones is one of Australia’s biggest department stores (the other being Myer) and considered by many as THE destination for beauty shopping. Personally, I have always been a bit of a Myer girl but over the past few years I have been preferring online over the physical stores. My shopping experiences at the big Australian department stores never go very well, especially at David Jones. The ladies behind the counter always give me filthy looks, even when I am forking over hundreds of dollars on a beauty haul. I always get caught at the register with a 50 year old machine that takes 20 minutes to print out a receipt. And no matter what time of day I go there always seems to be a mothers group with 20 prams in tow knocking me over. Not to mention the last time I went to David Jones Food Hall I got food poisoned by a smoothie. I really have no luck at those stores but yesterday the David Jones Beauty catalogue landed in my letterbox and all those bad memories were pushed aside. The 60 or so pages of beauty porn have lured me in and I am going to share with you the special offers that won me over.

The best thing I noticed about the David Jones Beauty book this year was that most of the offers are available online. Now I don’t have to go in to a store and have a cranky old sales assistant swear at me under her breath. Score!

Here are the Gift With Purchase offers that bowled me over.  Continue Reading

The hype surrounding the new Revlon ColorBurst Lip Butters has been dramatic to say the least. On this blog alone I have already mentioned them in this post and this post. What you may not realise is I actually like these so much I now own 9. In all fairness, there are 20 colours in the collection, so I own less than half of them. That isn’t too bad, but I want to justify owning so many and then best way to do that is to give you my proper review of all 9 including lip swatches.

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This coming Saturday The Plastic Diaries will turn 2 years old. To celebrate, we are hosting 5 fabulous giveaways. Let’s take a look at what is up for grabs today …

Revlon ColorBurst Lip Butter

One of my favourite new products to arrive in Australia this April were the Revlon ColorBurst Lip Butters. While they have been available for quite some time in the USA, Aussies were dying to see what all the hype was about.  Continue Reading

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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