CHRISTMAS LIPSTICK LOOKBOOK

Happy Christmas Eve eve from the Gold Soul and Gold Vibez team.

Or if you don’t celebrate Christmas; we hope you’re having the best December 24th!

The holidays are for bringing out different makeup looks and experimenting with bold beauty techniques. So, go for that green lip, wear a little but more shimmer, paint your claws bright!

We know ya’ll love a good lipstick and everything beauty. We know that you’re all stylish babes and we always want you to be inspired!


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Kate Moss Lasting Finish Lipstick in #103 by Rimmel

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Wicked Lippie in Risque by NYX


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The Balm Lipstick in Amanda Kissmylips

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LOOK FORWARD TO: The Winter Morning Commute

It’s important to kick off your day in a positive mood.

There’s no need to dread those cold and early morning starts to your day. It’s time to make your mornings something to look forward to.

How? Here are a few little things that we suggest you include in your Winter morning commute.

Screen Shot 2015-12-17 at 3.01.19 pmGrab yourself a warm Coffee to-go
There’s something so comforting about having a warm coffee cup in your hands. Every sip warms you up and warms the soul!

Listen to some chill new music
The winter morning commute gives you the perfect opportunity to discover new music. Who knows… maybe you’ll find a new favorite song to play on repeat?

Swap your phone scrolling with a book
Avoid reading on your phone screen so early in the morning. Your eyes won’t appreciate it and they’ll feel sore by the end of the day. Pick up a book instead and get lost in a story.

Bring out your favorite Winter accessories
Winter means winter fashion. It’s showing off the perfect coat that you’ve been dying to wear, it’s keeping your head warm with a beanie, it’s wrapping yourself in a scarf to keep cosy!

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4 films to get you feeling festive

A cozy movie marathon sounds perfect right now, doesn’t it?

Trust me, after watching just one of these movies, you’ll want to go out do your Christmas shopping, then go ice-skating with that special someone, then bake an entire gingerbread house from scratch, then maybe make a snowman – stick arms and all.

For those who need to switch on their festive mode, or for those who just love this time of year – here are just four of some of the best festive films for this wonderful time of the year.

ELF
A Christmas classic that no one can look past this season. It’s got iconic scenes, a bit of romance, a lot of comedy and that inspirational Christmas cheer. It’s everyone’s favorite Christmas movie!

FRED CLAUS
The ending is worth a watch of this movie. You won’t know whether to cry of joy or to let out an “AWWWW”.

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS
Who can say no to fetus Taylor Momson and the hilarity Jim Carrey? Because this movie has all of that, and more.

LOVE ACTUALLY
If you’re looking for an easy Christmas themed rom-com, this is your go-to. For realz though.

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NAIL DETAIL: Wreath nail art

Time to ease into that good good festive spirit!

What better way to start feeling them Christmassy vibes than a festive mani? New nails give us life and we want you to feel the same way.

Here’s how to achieve festive and fashionable nails for the weeks of December.

What You’ll Need:
– Emerald Green Nail Varnish
– A light colored Nail Varnish (your choice)
– Small Nail Art brush
– Clear Top Coat

On fresh nails, apply 2 coats of your lighter Nail Varnish.

Choose a nail that you would like to draw the nail detail on and have some Emerald Green Nail color on your Nail Art Brush.

Using your Nail Art brush, paint on small dots in the outline of a circle.

On every dot, draw on small diagonal flicks. Then keep building up on flicks and stop whenever you’re happy with how it looks.

Paint on your top coat and ta-da! Done!

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WRAP QUEEN: Creative Ways To Wrap Presents

We’ll let you take a moment to get over the fact that it’s already December and once you’re ready, we’ve got some inspiring tips and tricks for you to try out this Christmas.

It’s all about Gift Wrap today. To some, it’s a painful chore, but for others it’s a way to show off their amazing attention to detail. But in a few minutes, you’re going to be so inspired that you’ll want to do your gift wrapping right now.

All sewed up. Out of tape? No problem. Get unique and machine sew your wrapping paper together.

White on white on white. Go all out on a white Christmas this year with white wrapping paper, white ribbon and top it all off with a white swing tag. Such a simple and clean look.

The rustic look. This involves elements like fabric instead of paper, jute string instead of ribbons and a small stem of leaves for that organic vibe. This is sure to be an eye-catcher!

Night sky inspired. It’s simple. Black paper and a metallic marker. The rest is up to you! Draw something festive on the paper or, write something sentimental.

Read all about it! This is perfect for those who love reading, whether that be newspapers, glossy magazines or books. This idea will save you heaps of moolah and it’s a thoughtful way to wrap a gift this holiday season!

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HOW TO: Dress up for Halloween without dressing up

Boo! Get ready for scary movies, too much candy, partying in fancy dress and jumping in fright because Halloween is next week. Yep you read it right – next week!

Don’t worry if you haven’t got your costume all sorted because there are ways that you can dress up without ‘dressing up’. We’ve got a few ideas to cure your last-minute costume stress so you can have all the fun on Halloween.

So how do you dress up for Halloween without dressing up? It’s easy. You’ve probably got most of these items in your wardrobe or they’re easily accessible. Some of these looks are makeup heavy which, let’s face it, we all have access to because we’re guilty to having probably too much of a makeup collection.

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