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Tangle Teezer Aqua Splash Pink Shrimp Full

The Aqua Splash brush is the most recent release from innovative UK brand, Tangle Teezer. Their unique hair brushes have been winning awards all over the world and have become a staple in many hair salons. I reviewed the Tangle Teezer Compact Styler earlier this month and now I am ready to share my review of the Aqua Splash, which I also purchased at Hair Expo this year. Will this one rate as highly in my books? Read on to find out.  Continue Reading

Tangle Teezer Compact Styler Shaun The Sheep Side

I purchased the Compact Styler by Tangle Teezer at Hair Expo this year. I had wanted one since they launched and I picked this little one because I needed a good brush to keep in my handbag. I had been using cheap freebie fold-out brushes and they would always rip more hair out than I would like but they are light enough to add any extra weight to my already heavy bag. I hoped the Tangle Teezer would be exactly what I was looking for. Find out if it ticked all the boxes in this review.

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Hair Expo Australia is one of my favourite ways to spend a long weekend. Each year the Australian and international hair industry comes together to put on a weekend of learning, demonstration and celebration. Taking up two massive halls at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, and countless convention rooms, the industry comes together and creates a vibe that can only be experienced to understand. The one word that comes to mind is unity. Of course every business and hairdresser are forever competing to be the best in their field, but on the weekend that is Hair Expo it is like there is no competition, just friendship and a place to enjoy what they love. What that means for me is a place where I feel in my element to explore beauty, and while Hair Expo is not a “shopping” expo and it is for trade only, it places me in a state of mind where I just want to spend. I want to try everything and anything. So at the few stands who were selling things that I didn’t already own, I bought some items that were on my wishlist. Here is what I hauled: Continue Reading

Like many women, I suffer the debilitating illness of super fine hair. Sometimes it can work in my favour, like drying time is usually pretty quick, but for everything else it is almost always a setback. Luckily there are some great hair brands out there who have styling tools that work with fine hair. These are my top 5 hair styling tools I always reach for …  Continue Reading

Recently I have been thinking about dying my hair back to blonde. I haven’t been blonde for a few years and I am definitely in need of a change. My world has changed so much over the past 2 years and I feel like I need something new to reflect the good point I am at in my life. Only problem is, I really don’t carry blonde all that well (in my opinion). Before I make any rash decisions I wanted to consult a professional, so I asked Schwarzkopf Professional Hair Expo Awards 2011 Colour Technician of the Year (and he is up for the 2012 gong too!), Matt Clements from Assembly Hair in Queensland, for his essential brown to blonde advice.

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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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