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The Best Cruelty-Free and Vegan Makeup Brushes

Whether you are looking to buy one makeup brush or an entire set, the choices available can be overwhelming. Natural, synthetic, duo fibre – even the categories are confusing enough to make your head spin. Some people will say natural hairs (ones from animals) are better for this or that, and some people will say synthetics aren’t good quality, but the truth is technology these days has done wonders and I am hear to show you the best of the best cruelty-free and vegan makeup brushes. And they all outperform the natural haired brushes!

Before you click out, I know what you are thinking:

I am not vegan, why would I care about natural vs synthetic brushes?

And to that I would say, you probably don’t except you should ask yourself the following first, “would you wear a fur coat?”. If you wouldn’t wear a fur coat then why would you use animal hair brushes? Unfortunately the hairs do come from the same place.  Continue Reading

Today is the first day of my new life blog. To say I am nervous would be an obscene understatement. I am petrified. Why, you ask? Good question.

When I sat down in May of 2010 to start working on The Plastic Diaries full-time, I said to myself “This will be easy. I talk about my vanity every day, all day. Easy peasy”. This blog, however, is completely uncharted territory. To take a snippet from my About page …. Continue Reading

NIVEA Cooling Sunscreen review

Aerosol sunscreen is becoming a more popular choice but in this NIVEA Cooling Sunscreen review I’m introducing you to a sunscreen feature you never knew you needed. It’s life changing and I love it, but does this one benefit counteract NIVEA’s Ultra Sport Protect Cooling Aerosol SPF50+ defects?  Continue Reading

End of Year Sales Fashion Shopping Inspiration

The Boxing Day and End of Year sales are in full-swing. While this can be a fab time to pick up a great deal, it’s not such a money saver if you buy things you don’t need or really want. Having a shopping list of what to buy is one of my most valuable tips for being a savvy sale shopper. However, I’ll admit that sometimes there are things out there I didn’t know I needed. Sometimes, I need someone to introduce me to the things I didn’t know (or forgot) I needed. That’s what I’m offering you some end of year sales shopping inspiration by sharing some of the great goodies I picked up during the Cyber Week sales.

These are the beauty and fashion goodies I got during Black Friday, Cyber Weekend and Cyber Monday.  Continue Reading

Deciem Hylamide High Efficiency Face Cleaner

Finding a good face cleanser shouldn’t be difficult but for me it’s one of those things I’m always looking to improve. I was recommended the Hylamide High Efficiency Face Cleaner as an all-in-one solution for makeup removal and skin cleansing. I have dry skin and I’m lazy, so I want quick and easy without compromising on quality results.  Continue Reading

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