8 Must Haves to Survive Coachella

Whether you’re a returning desert dweller or a newbie to the Coachella scene, it’s no secret that you’re going to be experiencing some crazy high temperatures! So, in order to enjoy and fully get that Coachella experience, here are eight Coachella essentials every Coachella attendee, new or returning should have.

 

  1. Water bottle collapsible– with all the heat Indio can offer it’s crucial that you stay hydrated!
  2. Hand Sanitizer– Dancing in the desert, listening to RAD music with your friends come with a price, it can get a little dirty! Carry some hand sanitizer in case you need a, quick clean up.
  3. Wipes– With hella food option carts to try, you wanna make sure you have something to clean up with before and after you get your grub on. (Psst. Both hand sanitizer and wipes can come in handy when it’s time to use the restroom…BAM! Double usage)
  4. Gum– Desert heat dry mouth…pretty self- explanatory why gum is crucial
  5. Bag You’re gonna need a cute handbag to carry your stuff in. No time to carry all things when you’ll be dancing the night away. Don’t worry, we got you covered! (click here)
  6. Sunnies– Protect your eyes from the sun! Sunnies are a must!
  7. Face Gem– Coachella is all about self- expressions art, express a part of yourself with this face gem!!
  8. Chapstick– Don’t let the heat get to your lips! Save yourself and your lips: Bring Chapstick!

 

With all these essentials there’s no doubt you’re ready to take on the desert heat! Now go have the time of your life!

 

 

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Endless Summer Daze in Los Angeles California

 

We have been anxiously waiting to show you guys this dope ass project with the squad. Please feel free to experience the A1 energy and good vibes this set came out to be. Here is a behind the scenes with featuring, Endless Summer Daze in sunny side Los Angeles, California. It features Gold Soul x Byanthonyevan clothing and accessories remixed in with the vibes of Gold Soul and California energy from Byanthonyevan. In here, we bring you all the love, light and sunshine with a touch of magical creatures from Floatyourboatla. #wanderfloat

 

The Squad

Director:
@byanthonyevan

Videographer:
@groovylano

Photographer:
@meetfrankiec

Model:
@staceyhashh

Makeup Artist:
@sippinonjenn_

Stylist:
@ducky143

Wardrobe
California Dreaming Tee’s & hat:
@byanthonyevan

Accessorries and other clothing:
@goldsoulla

Music:
Duke Dumont – I got you
The Dove Shack – Summertime in the LBC

Mindy Kaling quotes to live by

Allow me to introduce you to one of this generations bossest girl boss in town. Mindy Kaling is your newest inspiration and you don’t even know it yet.

You might know her from The Mindy Project, a television rom com where she plays a Doctor living in New York City who experiments with life while trying to balance her professional and personal life. Somewhat relatable, right? Right.

Or, you might recognise this beauty from a television favorite The Office. Her character Kelly Kapoor needs no introduction and is one sassy gal. Check her out!

Needless to say, if you know Mindy or not, she’s about to become your newest inspiration for LIFE. Get ready to relate so incredibly hard – here are just some Mindy Kaling quotes to live by.

“I’m so excited, no one I saw today is anyone I’ll see tomorrow so I can wear the same outfit again.”

“‘Why the fuck not me?’ should be your motto.”

“Sometimes you have to just pretend it was your plan to be really emotional and not have your shit together.”

“You can’t get hung up on thinking, ‘Am I the victim of this situation?’ No, I’m in charge of it.”

“Sometimes you just have to put on lip gloss and pretend to be psyched.”

“If you love something, set it in a small cage and pester and smother it with love until it either loves you back or dies.”

“One day you will have the power to make a difference.”

 

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STYLE THIS: Culottes

Ask me to style a pair of Culottes a few years ago and you would’ve got me stumped for sure. 

I would’ve never thought that I’d be caught wearing wide leg 3/4 pants at classy events, but I luckily had a change of heart. Culottes are such a chic design that any one can pull off! They’re a popular choice of bottoms for fashion influencers, so get some inspiration, invest in a good pair of Culottes, shimmy into them and make the world your runway!

Here are two ways that I would style Culottes. Which is your favourite look?

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Inspired yet? Have a peek at Gold Soul’s collection of Bottoms and you’re bound to find the perfect pair of bottoms. Treat yourself!

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GTL: Winter Formal Makeup

January is rapidly coming to an end and that can only possibly mean one other thing, THE WINTER FORMAL/WINTER DANCE IS COMING UP! To all my fellow high school beauties, I know that it can be a hassle (and pricey) to get your dress, hair, nails, and makeup done, believe me, I’ve been there but have no fear because I’ve got you covered! Well, on the makeup part at least haha! Here is a quick, easy, and versatile makeup look that I demonstrated on my 15-year old sister that anyone can rock and look fabulous in! The best part is that I only used ONE palette to achieve this look but feel free to use whatever you have. Now, lets get started!

For this look I used the BH Cosemetics Neutral palette.

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Step 1: After applying primer to your eyelids, apply a skin tone or off white shade onto your brow bone.

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Step 2: Apply a light brown transition shade onto the crease. This will help with blending later on when you apply other colors to the crease.

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Step 3: Define the crease a little more by adding a darker brown shade into the crease. Blend in small circular motions keeping the color in the crease and not blending it too far up to your brow bone.

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Step 4: Apply a rose gold shade onto the lid.

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Step 5: Apply a deep brown shade onto the outer parts of your eyelids and concentrate the color onto this area.This is also known as the “outer V” because you are making a sideways V motion when you blend.

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Step 6: Apply loose glitter onto the eyelids for that extra UMPHHH! (Optional) I used Wet n Wild’s Mega Shimmer.

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Step 7: Apply the light brown shade that was used to deepen the crease earlier onto the bottom lash line. Then, apply the deep brown shade on top for a little more smokiness. BLEND.

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Step 8: Apply eyeliner and false eyelashes.

Step 9: After finishing the rest of your face (foundation, concealer, blush and bronzer) pair this look with a nude lipstick shade, or any other shade of your choice, with a little bit of gloss applied to the center of your lips for a cute little pout.

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And your look is complete! I hope this makeup pictorial helped and I hope you all have a blast and dance the night away! Enjoy it while you can because high school is most definitely going to fly by (at least for me it did) and always remember to be safe. Until next time, stay weird my friends =)

xoxo,

Jenn

How to: Fall in Love with Anyone after 1 Date

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Yes, you read the title right! This will be a post about making anyone fall head over fucking red bottom heels in love with you. This isn’t a joke. It’s Friday and I’ve got something to share with you ladies and possibly ‘gents.

Friday is a great time to try out this interesting and proven to work quiz on a date or with someone of the opposite sex willing to. I read about this quiz from an article for The New York Times that was posted about a week and a half ago. The quiz below was originally crafted by a Mandy Len Carton in an essay “To Fall In Love With Someone, Do This“. The essay then refers back to a psychological study conducted exploring intimacy and how accelerating closeness within strangers or people who don’t know each other well can lead to love. Not to beat around the bush…it’s worked before! This is the real deal but it will only work if the two people are completely uninhibited and actually ask/answer all the questions. After getting down to number 36, afterwards the two are supposed to stare into each other’s eyes ranging for 2-4 minutes! Sounds like a load of bull, but it just so happened to work for Mandy. Who knows? It could work for you. Try this exercise on your next date or with that crush you finally managed to ask out…today is the perfect time to try.

THE QUIZ

SET 1 (it’s all in the name of fun)

1. Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest?

2. Would you like to be famous? In what way?

3. Before making a telephone call, do you ever rehearse what you are going to say? Why?

4. What would constitute a “perfect” day for you?

5. When did you last sing to yourself? To someone else?

6. If you were able to live to the age of 90 and retain either the mind or body of a 30-year-old for the last 60 years of your life, which would you want?

7. Do you have a secret hunch about how you will die?

8. Name three things you and your partner appear to have in common.

9. For what in your life do you feel most grateful?

10. If you could change anything about the way you were raised, what would it be?

11. Take four minutes and tell your partner your life story in as much detail as possible.

12. If you could wake up tomorrow having gained any one quality or ability, what would it be?

SET 2 (Shit just got real!)

13. If a crystal ball could tell you the truth about yourself, your life, the future or anything else, what would you want to know?

14. Is there something that you’ve dreamed of doing for a long time? Why haven’t you done it?

15. What is the greatest accomplishment of your life?

16. What do you value most in a friendship?

17. What is your most treasured memory?

18. What is your most terrible memory?

19. If you knew that in one year you would die suddenly, would you change anything about the way you are now living? Why?

20. What does friendship mean to you?

21. What roles do love and affection play in your life?

22. Alternate sharing something you consider a positive characteristic of your partner. Share a total of five items.

23. How close and warm is your family? Do you feel your childhood was happier than most other people’s?

24. How do you feel about your relationship with your mother?

SET 3 (be honest…)

25. Make three true “we” statements each. For instance, “We are both in this room feeling … “

26. Complete this sentence: “I wish I had someone with whom I could share … “

27. If you were going to become a close friend with your partner, please share what would be important for him or her to know.

28. Tell your partner what you like about them; be very honest this time, saying things that you might not say to someone you’ve just met.

29. Share with your partner an embarrassing moment in your life.

30. When did you last cry in front of another person? By yourself?

31. Tell your partner something that you like about them already.

32. What, if anything, is too serious to be joked about?

33. If you were to die this evening with no opportunity to communicate with anyone, what would you most regret not having told someone? Why haven’t you told them yet?

34. Your house, containing everything you own, catches fire. After saving your loved ones and pets, you have time to safely make a final dash to save any one item. What would it be? Why?

35. Of all the people in your family, whose death would you find most disturbing? Why?

36. Share a personal problem and ask your partner’s advice on how he or she might handle it. Also, ask your partner to reflect back to you how you seem to be feeling about the problem you have chosen.

*After, stare into each other’s eyes for 2-4 minutes. (Seems freaking scary but hang in there)

I haven’t tried this out myself but I think I just might on my next date (hah, if that happens). I’ll let you know how it goes and please don’t hesitate to comment below if you decide to try this out too.

XOXOXO

Porschia 😉

T.G.I.F. 7 Fun and Exciting Ways to Enjoy the Weekend

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Thank the lord it’s Friday..finally! I don’t know about you guys but I like the weekend. You can sleep in duh! Plus it’s the time you can go hang with your girls and relax after a long week’s worth of bills, worrying about the next move, work or guy drama. So to start this weekend off right let’s be positive and enjoy ourselves while we’re young. You only live once right? But that doesn’t mean to not take care of ourselves and our bodies.

If you haven’t read the last blog post, then go HERE and check it out for dope beats to soundtrack your life this weekend. (I know. A bit cheesy) Keep it PG for all minors ok! But the music will have you feeling some type of way until that dreadful Monday morning wake up call. In the mean time, IT”S FRIDAY!! (Drink at a healthy pace. No drinking and driving ladies and gents.)

 

1. Go Dancing

And no, I don’t mean go clubbing..which you can totally do, try something different and sign up for a fun hip hop dance class. This is a great way to get in shape and goof around at the same time. Dancing is a lot more cardio than you think. It’ll have you sweating in no time. You hardly even realize you’re working out. Trust me, I just took a hip hop class over this last weekend and fell in love. I found the exercise that will work for me! Classes tend to be pretty cheap as well. You can go alone or convince friends to tag along with you. Guilt them if you have to.(video from Janelle Ginestra’s channel)

2. Schedule an impromptu photo shoot with friends

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Do you, a friend or someone you know have a camera? Then get a group together and organize a last-minute photo shoot. It’ll be fun and no one has to ever see these pictures if you don’t want. They will be fun to look at while at work for a quick laugh or to hold blackmail against a friend. Drinks can always be added.  Insert evil laugh here 

3. Go to a Drive-in Movie Theatre

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from http://www.daytrippingmom.com

I used to go see movies at drive-ins all of the time when I was younger. They are fun and you can make a cool trip out of them. You can take blankets, chairs and sneak snacks into the outside theaters (the concessions there are hella expensive lol) You also get to watch two movies for the price of one! Can’t beat that. This could be a chance to snuggle up close to a guy or girl you’ve been crushing on if you invite friends and make a group and make something special out of it. And if you don’t live close to one try making your own drive in. If you’re really lazy then just stay in and have a Netflix night, no harm in that either.

4. Throw a Pinterest Party!

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from http://www.stampington.com

If you’re like me then you have at least a dozen boards on Pinterest full of things you keep saying that you’ll try. Wether it’s the fitness board that you’ve added hundreds of pins to but haven’t started really looking at or that DIY crafts board that you were so excited about months ago, try them now. Right Now! This weekend with friends. Blast music while doing them and watch how much fun you’ll be having…you won’t even remember why you hadn’t tried this before. Add drinks if you want *wink wink

5. Iron Chef “Healthy version” contest…or not

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from http://www.freebachelorettegames.com

Invite friends (guys, girls or both) for some fun and food! You can even make it into a battle of the sexes. Cook out of the items in your kitchen (make sure to stock up on food) or better yet have the friends bring some treats with them and get creative with the dishes. Try sticking to the healthier side if you can. Or at least drink water…or something else..

6. Go To an Open Mic Night/Karaoke Bar  

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from blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com

Theres bound to be some sort of talent in your town. Or at the very least it’ll be a fun night filled with laughs. You can laugh and crack jokes at the people brave or drunk enough to get up and sing. Did I mention there’s usually no cover and drinks? It may turn out to be an unforgettable night.

7. Try a dating app/site

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from features.en.softonic.com

Ok, you guys and girls know you’ve wanted to try it but you haven’t because you think it’s too weird and only for “old people who can’t find someone”. You would be so wrong. You never really know until you try. There’s no harm in trying. There are some pretty cool ones out there such as:

Apps/sites

Tinder

 

Coffee meets Bagel

OkCupid.com

Badoo

Zoosk

Meet Me:)

Match.com

Moco

DateHookup

POF (plenty of fish)

Dating DNA free

Skout

…These are some of the cooler dating outlets to try opposed to regular meeting,dating,etc. Don’t knock it until you it. I’m currently trying out Tinder and I’ve tried OkCupid as well as C.M.B. before. Take a chance and none of your friends have to find out if you don’t want them to and feel that embarrassed about it. You aren’t the only ones having a hard time finding that special someone. Trust.

Have a great weekend and comment below telling about your weekends. #goldsoulla

XOXOXO

-Porschia 😉