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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

Best Maya Angelou Quotes
The passing of Maya Angelou this week has caused a ripple effect across the internet. Nearly every website has posted their version of Maya Angelou’s best quotes and rightly so, she was an epic master of words. Like them, I’m going to share the best ones (in my opinion) but I wanted it to be connected to what I try to do each day on The Plastic Diaries.

Maya Angelou was the queen of motivational speaking. A simple sentence from her mouth could have you attempting something you had always feared. This was the impact she had on me, and I hope my choice of favourite quotes has that effect on you. Continue Reading

Best Beauty Pins on Pinterest

Pinterest is one of my most favourite places for beauty inspiration. It is a great way to discover new looks, new products and new talent with just a scroll of a mouse. There are some pictures that are definitely more prominent than others. They are the images that inspire and educate people from all walks of life with all kinds of looks.

Today I wanted to show you some of the best pins for Hair, Makeup, Nails and all beauty categories that you might just find inspiring too. Perhaps you may even learn a new trick. These are pins that are constantly appearing in the Pinterest feeds and finding the original source is harder than finding Carman Sandiego.

If you aren’t using Pinterest just yet, I think these images may just persuade you. Click on each image to go straight through to the sourcepin on Pinterest Continue Reading

Every now and then I like to post a bunch of images that will inspire you to be adventurous with your makeup. Since Pinterest exploded I haven’t done this because you can follow all my boards and be inspired in all sorts of ways. However, today I want to go back to the original plan and share some amazing images of creative makeup. Continue Reading

Today I wanted to share with you some images that I have been using to inspire me when it comes to doing my own make-up. As a blogger I obviously believe in the internet as a great resource but I think sometimes people neglect the internet when it comes to using it to inspire them in everyday situations. I know in years gone past 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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