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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

Nordstrom Anniversary Beauty Exclusives

Now that Nordstrom ship to most parts of the world it allows those outside of the USA to take advantage of their epic annual Anniversary Sale. Each year Nordstrom hold a sale that puts other department stores to shame, and the best part is the tonnes of exclusive products they have for sale. If you like limited edition or exclusive beauty products you can’t miss the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.

To get you inspired I’ve compiled my Top 25 Beauty Buys, comprising of both exclusive items and amazing discounts. Be mindful that the sale only runs until August 4 and once things are sold out, they don’t come back!  Continue Reading

MAC Cosmetics Marge Simpsons Collection

We’ve finally got a sneak peek at the most exciting MAC Collection of 2014. Introducing …. The Simpsons. Supermodel Marge Simpson is leading the charge and we’ve got all the details on how to get your hands on this collection. HINT: A plane ticket may be involved.  Continue Reading

Events Calendar Header

Sometimes we like to do little sneaky things at ThePlasticDiaries.com. Over the past year we have been gradually introducing new looks and features to the site. You probably noticed our face lift some time ago but now we want to introduce you to our newest asset, the Events Calendar.  Continue Reading

La Prairie Luxury Suite

Take a break from the holiday madness and enjoy some chill-out time in La Prairie’s Lifestyle Lounge, a beautiful, decadent event of pampering and personalised advice. If you are interested in learning more about your skin, having a luxurious afternoon including a Champaign high tea, or who are just curious about La Prairie products you will find it all at this unique event.

The Lounge

The Lifestyle Lounge includes a beautiful Luxe Pamper Lounge (amazing hand and arm massages!), Colour Studio for colour touch ups and personal consultation booths for some personalised advice on your skin with La Prairie skin experts. For brides, there is a bridal beauty salon, full of tips and tricks to achieve the best skin for the big day!  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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