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I know there are a lot of talented bloggers out there who want their voice heard. Luckily there are big beauty websites who recognise the little battlers and want to give them a leg up. Give a round of applause to BeautyHeaven.com.au for doing just that with their BlogStar 2011 Competition.

What is the BlogStar 2011 Competition?

The competition is about finding two talented individuals to contribute to the hugely popular BeautyHeaven.com.au Beauty Blog. One winner will be selected for the Star Beauty Blogger category, which will allow the winner to contribute written posts. The other winner will be for the Star Beauty Vlogger category, which will see them contributing video blogs.

What You Can Win

Aside from having your name in lights on a website that reaches hundreds of thousands of people every month, you can also walk away with an Apple iPad 2 AND a monstrous beauty pack valued at over $1200.

How To Enter

Head over to BeautyHeaven.com.au right now for all the entry details. Depending on which category you enter, Blogger or Vlogger, it could take you less than 5 minutes. Making a cup of coffee can take longer!

Best of luck beauties.

I can’t wait to see who wins!!

Few things excite me more than a global mega beauty brand embracing multimedia technology. Lancôme have always been ahead of the game by discovering and creating unique formulations for our skin, but now they are one step ahead by creating an app for the Apple generation. Continue Reading

Professional beauty blogger Kimberly Nissen of The Plastic Diaries shares her personal blogger burnout advice and tips.

This article is Part 1 of a three-part series about my personal experience with Blogger Burnout – My Demise + My Recovery + My Future

In Part 1 of my Blogger Burnout story I shared about how my 5+ year blogging career was blown apart. In Part 2, I shared with you the work I put in to learning some big lessons. Now, in Part 3, I’m going to share what happened as a result of my blogger burnout and absence, and what the future may hold for The Plastic Diaries. I have some important blogger burnout advice and let’s not forget, like all trilogies, the third instalment is the best, right?  Continue Reading

Professional beauty blogger Kimberly Nissen of The Plastic Diaries shares her personal blogger burnout recovery story and experience

This articles is Part 1 of a three part series about my personal experience with Blogger Burnout – My Demise + My Recovery + My Future

In Part 1 of my Blogger Burnout story I shared about how my 5+ year blogging career was run into the ground. In this post, Part 2, I’m going share with you what took place after burning out. I’ll share the journey of my blogger burnout recovery and how rebuilding a life meant destroying it a little more first.  Continue Reading

Professional beauty blogger Kimberly Nissen of The Plastic Diaries shares her personal blogger burnout story and experience

This article is Part 1 of a three-part series about my personal experience with Blogger Burnout – My Demise + My Recovery + My Future

I started The Plastic Diaries in 2008, became a full-time blogger in 2010 and vanished from the blogging universe in 2015. Where did I go? Why? What happened to me? These are questions that have been asked of me during my 18+ month disappearance. The short answer was blogger burnout – a rarely spoken of condition that is fast becoming a serious concern amongst the influencer industry. Have you ever followed a blogger and notice that one day they have just disappeared? Their blog stopped posting new content, their social media went untouched – it happens often. In my almost 9 years of blogging I have lost count of the bloggers that have come and gone, most of which I have no idea why or where they went.

Upon my return to blogging at the end of last year I’ve put off explaining what exactly occurred in my life. I confided in a few select friends and trusted individuals about my story but I’ve brushed over it with the wider community by saying the cause was “personal stuff”. I don’t believe bloggers owe anyone an explanation when they disappear but I know that when my favourites have gone AWOL I’ve missed them and been concerned for their wellbeing. I didn’t want to be another blogger who vanished without a trace and leave you wondering. I also believe Continue Reading

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