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Living in Australia and being a beauty fanatic is not something that goes together well. Pretty much anytime I contact a beauty brand or retailer that I want to purchase from they advise me that our market is just to small (won’t name names but I think we all know a few!). It is the most frustrating response you could tell a shopper …. a shopper who wants to give you MONEY.

However, this month two brands have said “stuff you, we are going to Australia”. Good on them. Here is who you should expect to see gracing pages in our favourite magazines, in our beauty salons, on store shelves and of course, all over the bloggerverse.

Wella Pro Series

Now, first I have to mention that you shouldn’t get this confused with Wella Professionals or Wella System Professional. As you know I already am a huge fan of the other Wella brands but Wella Pro Series is indeed new and different. I am sure this is confusing to some, I know it was to me when I first heard about it but I will explain it a little more. All the Wella brands are made by the same company (Proctor & Gamble) but after having two very strong salon only Wella brands, they realised the need to adapt with the market, and create a much more accessible but still professional quality brand. Wella Pro Series was born, promising all the benefits of the professional stuff but just with a focus on the key essentials

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Professional beauty blogger Kimberly Nissen of The Plastic Diaries shares her personal blogger burnout advice and tips.

This article is Part 1 of a three-part series about my personal experience with Blogger Burnout – My Demise + My Recovery + My Future

In Part 1 of my Blogger Burnout story I shared about how my 5+ year blogging career was blown apart. In Part 2, I shared with you the work I put in to learning some big lessons. Now, in Part 3, I’m going to share what happened as a result of my blogger burnout and absence, and what the future may hold for The Plastic Diaries. I have some important blogger burnout advice and let’s not forget, like all trilogies, the third instalment is the best, right?  Continue Reading

Professional beauty blogger Kimberly Nissen of The Plastic Diaries shares her personal blogger burnout recovery story and experience

This articles is Part 1 of a three part series about my personal experience with Blogger Burnout – My Demise + My Recovery + My Future

In Part 1 of my Blogger Burnout story I shared about how my 5+ year blogging career was run into the ground. In this post, Part 2, I’m going share with you what took place after burning out. I’ll share the journey of my blogger burnout recovery and how rebuilding a life meant destroying it a little more first.  Continue Reading

Professional beauty blogger Kimberly Nissen of The Plastic Diaries shares her personal blogger burnout story and experience

This article is Part 1 of a three-part series about my personal experience with Blogger Burnout – My Demise + My Recovery + My Future

I started The Plastic Diaries in 2008, became a full-time blogger in 2010 and vanished from the blogging universe in 2015. Where did I go? Why? What happened to me? These are questions that have been asked of me during my 18+ month disappearance. The short answer was blogger burnout – a rarely spoken of condition that is fast becoming a serious concern amongst the influencer industry. Have you ever followed a blogger and notice that one day they have just disappeared? Their blog stopped posting new content, their social media went untouched – it happens often. In my almost 9 years of blogging I have lost count of the bloggers that have come and gone, most of which I have no idea why or where they went.

Upon my return to blogging at the end of last year I’ve put off explaining what exactly occurred in my life. I confided in a few select friends and trusted individuals about my story but I’ve brushed over it with the wider community by saying the cause was “personal stuff”. I don’t believe bloggers owe anyone an explanation when they disappear but I know that when my favourites have gone AWOL I’ve missed them and been concerned for their wellbeing. I didn’t want to be another blogger who vanished without a trace and leave you wondering. I also believe Continue Reading

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