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Today I am introducing you to what will be another frequent feature, the Brand Profile. This idea came to me while I was in the USA last year. I was having so much fun shopping up a storm for products I know and loved, or products from brands I know and loved, but found myself almost in tears when trying to decide if I should buy products I have NEVER heard of. This anguish inspired me to make a very long list of brands to discover. Continue Reading

For many years I shied away from using foundation. There were many reasons but it all came back to the same thing that turns all women off buying it. It feels to cakey, it makes me look worse than without foundation, I can’t find my colour, it smells ….. etc. Honestly, the list of excuses were never ending.

Back in May, when I really started focusing on The Plastic Diaries full time, I had a horrible nightmare that involved me being invited to a lovely event, only to have gone with no foundation on and every well manicured beauty editor pointing and laughing at me. Continue Reading

I love Sephora. If you didn’t already know then you must be new to my blog (Welcome!). So, yes, I love Sephora ……. However, they are a bloody pain in my backside. I know I have said this a million times but would it kill them to accept International Credit Cards, and if they are feeling generous, maybe offer International Shipping?

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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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