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Winter has been absolutely torturous for my poor dehydrated lips, so I have been going through lip balms at a pace of 1 a fortnight. No really, that is how much I am using them!

When I found out Bloom Cosmetics and Boost Juice had teamed up (two of Australia’s biggest success stories) to create 6 lip balms inspired by top selling juices, I was stoked. I knew my fave Boost juice, Strawberry Squeeze, would make it into the top 6 because it is one of their biggest sellers. Well, I finally got my hands on my favourite juice inspired lip balm, and I can’t wait to share my thoughts on it.

My favourite Boost Juice, Strawberry Squeeze

What I Say ….

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Living in Australia and being a beauty fanatic is not something that goes together well. Pretty much anytime I contact a beauty brand or retailer that I want to purchase from they advise me that our market is just to small (won’t name names but I think we all know a few!). It is the most frustrating response you could tell a shopper …. a shopper who wants to give you MONEY.

However, this month two brands have said “stuff you, we are going to Australia”. Good on them. Here is who you should expect to see gracing pages in our favourite magazines, in our beauty salons, on store shelves and of course, all over the bloggerverse.

Wella Pro Series

Now, first I have to mention that you shouldn’t get this confused with Wella Professionals or Wella System Professional. As you know I already am a huge fan of the other Wella brands but Wella Pro Series is indeed new and different. I am sure this is confusing to some, I know it was to me when I first heard about it but I will explain it a little more. All the Wella brands are made by the same company (Proctor & Gamble) but after having two very strong salon only Wella brands, they realised the need to adapt with the market, and create a much more accessible but still professional quality brand. Wella Pro Series was born, promising all the benefits of the professional stuff but just with a focus on the key essentials

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AU $12.90 from Shop New Zealand

The Aromatherapy Co. is coming to Australia very soon! David Jones will stock their products in every store. Amazing. For more information on the brand check out their website

My Review …

Did you know I have never gone through a tube of body wash and bought the same again. It’s a little weird I guess but usually by the time I get down to the last little bit of gel I am ready for a new scent, or I have seen an ad on TV for something new and I want to try that one.

Well lately I have been using the divine Orange & Jasmine Shower Gel made by The Aromatherapy Co and I have to say, I think it is Continue Reading

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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