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Wantable August Box Open Contents

Subscription boxes are a craze that aren’t going to disappear anytime soon. However, in Australia we have seen a number of companies drop off since the boom started nearly two years ago. While the beauty box subscription services we do have in Australia are fabulous for most people, the one thing many Australian buyers comment on is that they wish they had access to the same things the US does. Frankly, we are jealous of our US counterparts. I definitely include myself in that group of consumers and it frustrated me that none of the big beauty box companies in the USA were offering international shipping … until now. Wantable, the latest beauty box subscription company is the first to offer their service in USA, Canada and Australia.

When I heard about Wantable it was from my US beauty blogging friends who had reviewed their first box. It sounded awesome but I was skeptic that the same quality products would be sent to Australia as well. When Wantable approached me to try their service I told them bluntly that it sounds too good to be true., but after being offered a coupon code (I am a sucker for coupon codes) I gave in and decided to try it. I am reviewing the Wantable service for you today because I think it is extremely unique, but mostly because it addresses the one issue I had with current beauty boxes. Did it convert me from a skeptic to a fan? Read on to find out!  Continue Reading

Beauty blogger Kimberly Nissen of The Plastic Diaries reviews Dermaquest Stem Cell 3D Facial Cleanser

Face cleansers are seen as quite an underrated product in terms of our overall skincare needs, but they’re actually really important. The correct cleanser for your skin should remove dirt, debris and build-up that otherwise gets in the way of your other skincare products delivering their best results. A vast majority of skin issues can be activated simply by using the wrong cleanser. When it comes to anti-aging, it’s essential to not use a face cleanser that is drying or stripping. Hydration is key, and that’s one of the major claims behind the DermaQuest Stem Cell 3D Facial Cleanser.

As I continue my fight against aging and dry skin I’ve tested the DermaQuest Stem Cell 3D Facial Cleanser. Is it worth the price tag? Read on to find out.  Continue Reading

Female Hair Loss Before and After

Female hair loss and hair thinning are a growing sector within the beauty market. I used to think female hair loss was a beauty issue and as such could be treated with beauty products. Self-inflicted hair loss is my most common concern. I blamed my tight braids, hair irons and chemical damage. However, the fact remains that the leading causes for female hair loss are health related.

When my normal amount of hair fall dramatically increased, with noticeable receding of my hairline, I panicked. I didn’t know where to begin with treating it but I couldn’t understand why it was happening. I’d stop styling my hair in tight do’s, I rarely heat style and I haven’t dyed my hair in almost 2 years. I ruled out self-inflicted hair loss so I went straight to my GP (doctor) to ask for advice. It turns out that my female hair loss was completely reversible for less than $20!  Continue Reading

Beauty blogger Kimberly Nissen of The Plastic Diaries reviews Trefiel Lace Face Mask, Moisturising sheet mask skincare.

If you follow beauty on Instagram it’s highly likely you’ve seen the Trefiel Lace Sheet Mask. They look like a piece of black lace, often seen adorning the faces of cute beauty influencers. What they actually are is a range of sheet masks. Really pretty sheet masks.

The Trefiel Lace Sheet Mask is available in four formulations – Moisturising, Brightening, Repairing and Toning. Trefiel initially launched with just the Moisturising mask but later rebranded and added 3 more masks to the line-up. I chose to review their original Moisturising Face Mask.  Continue Reading

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