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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

Best Beauty Holiday Gifts 2017

The holidays are about showing our loved ones we appreciate them, and to treat ourselves to a little something-something too. One way to do that is by picking up some of the best beauty holiday gifts. I’ve rounded up some of my top choices for every budget.  Continue Reading

In-Home Massage Soothe App Review

Have you had a professional massage in your own home? It was a concept I thought was reserved for rich housewives and high-flying executives. To my surprise, however, massage is no longer a luxury as it’s becoming an essential part of self-care. Hunching over computers and mobile devices, less daily movement and exercise …. our bodies are suffering. Massage is one of the easiest ways to reduce pain and stress from mounting up in our body, but with busier lives comes less time for self care.

I’ve always dreamt of having a massage therapist come to me, and I’ve looked into it many times over the last few years. I tried to find a reliable and certified massage therapist who offered in-home massage and didn’t charge a crazy price but that always seemed to be just out of reach. Then, I heard that Soothe had launched in Australia. An app that turns massage into an on-demand service. Will my Soothe app review reveal an answer to my prayers? Read on to find out! Continue Reading

Priceline Cosmetics Sale 2017

A Priceline cosmetics sale is just what the doctor ordered before the Holiday season madness. This month, Priceline is giving you 50% off all cosmetics and makeup. You heard correctly, 50% off! You could buy all your holiday and christmas gifts at 50% off and use the rest of your budget to treat yourself. Read on to get my shopping tips, product recommendations and all the nitty-gritty details. Continue Reading

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