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Each year I run this annual survey so that I can make sure The Plastic Diaries and I are bringing you everything you want, like and need. Some of you may have participated in previous years but don’t skip this year because we have new questions and of course, a great new prize. I want you to tell me what you like and if you do that you may win a little cash injection just in time for Christmas and holiday expenses.  Continue Reading

Last year I introduced our annual survey so that I can make sure this blog and I are bringing you everything you want, like and need. Some of you may have participated more recently in the Beauty Blog Coalition survey which gave us amazing insight but The Plastic Diaries survey is specifically for this little corner of the internet you have stumbled upon. I want you to tell me what you like and if you do that you may win a beautiful prize from my friends at La Prairie AustraliaContinue Reading

Beauty Blog Coalition

The Beauty Blog Coalition is at it again. We want to give one lucky reader a $400 gift card (USD) just for being cool! Well, just for being cool and filling out our survey. It’s totally anonymous and is quick and easy to fill out. Think of all the beauty products you could buy with $400 if you win. Continue Reading

Over the past few weeks many of you lovely people have been having your say in our weekly polls. It has been amazing to hear your thoughts on all sorts of topics. To be honest, I have become even more intrigued to learn about you all. As much as I write this blog for me, to document my learnings and discoveries, I write it even more for all of you. Without you I would be just talking into blank open space …. or to my dogs who quite frankly were sick of hearing it in the first place.

To get to know you a little more, I have put together the first of The Plastic Diaries Annual Survey. It is a very simple questionnaire on what you like. While it is short and sweet, I do know that we all like a little incentive, am I right? To thank-you for taking 10 minutes out of your day (and 10 minutes would be an exaggeration. It should only take 2!), I have compiled my possibly best ever giveaway to date.

What You Can Win

In a complete draining of my bank account, I have decided to compile a prize pack of items I feel are ESSENTIALS. These are products I use, love and recommend. They are a mix of Aussie favourites, newly discovered loves AND hard to source items (some of which I shleped back from the US with me for this very competition). I am very excited to give this all to one lucky person.

The prize pack is valued at over $500, and I am going to reveal to you the prize pack contents in segments. To wet your whistle (what does that saying even mean?!?!), here are the first 8 products!

Urban Decay Naked Palette*

 

Face of Australia Purifying Cleansing Wipes

Bio-Oil

 

Napoleon Perdis DeVine Lipstick in Della (different colour to shown below)

Sally Hansen Nail Art Pens in Silver and Navy Blue


Kiehl’s Lip Balm SPF 15 – Hue No. 30G
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Kiehl's Lip Balm SPF 15 - Hue No. 30G ( Petrolatum Lip Protectant ) 15ml/0.5oz

Blixz Nail Foils 24 pack in Like A Leopard Pink & Gold

 

How to Win

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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

Best New Beauty June 2017

The best new beauty products on shelves this June include some exciting releases in makeup and skincare. Too Faced’s latest colour collection has moved beyond the USA, Dermalogica are hoping to give us fuller lips, and Nip + Fab have expanded on their hugely popular skincare ranges.

Discover these new beauty products, and more, with my Best New Beauty June round-up. Continue Reading

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