INTERVIEWING BLACK CREATORS: Dana Emmanuelle-Jane Nozime

Dana Emmanuelle-Jean Nozime (@dananozime) is a content creator and model based in Chicago, Illinois. Her content is focused on fashion, lifestyle, and beauty and uses her platform to share all things that inspire her. Briefly describe what you do as a content creator and how it all started? I have always used Instagram as a…

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HOW TO DRESS FOR WORK DURING SUMMER

Looks like the world is slowly going back to “normal mode” (when it comes to the global pandemic) and many people are going back to their offices, so they have to dress up and go out. Working while being comfortable and wearing loungewear, or just dressing up the upper part of your body is not…

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2020 IS NOT CANCELLED

A lot has been going on on the news and social media since the very start of the year. 2020 seems like a total nightmare for both humanity and nature. Half of Australia on fire and thousands of animals who lost their habitat, a global pandemic that made us stay at home while losing loved…

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INTERVIEWING: HEGIA DE BOER

Hegia de Boer is a content creator based in The Netherlands that has been sharing the most delicate and Parisian-styled content on Instagram for such a long time. She’s well known for her inspiring house decor, the most beautiful flower arrangements, vintage outfits and many gold jewellery. She has also just launched a new jewellery…

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HOW TO WORK FROM HOME SUCCESSFULLY

Morning lovelies! Since many of us are currently working from home, I thought it would be a good idea to share with you some of my top tips to be more efficient and get more work done in less time and with fewer headaches. These are all tips I personally follow and that really help…

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FEBRUARY IS FINALLY HERE

Am I the only one who thinks that January felt like ages? I’m usually a person that does not things that weeks go by so slowly but, this time I can definitely say that January felt like the longest month I’ve ever lived. I sound pretty dramatic, I know. Maybe that’s why many things have…

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HAPPY 5TH BLOG ANNIVERSARY!

It blew my mind when I realised that this year was the 5th anniversary of the blog. Oh wow, that’s a lot of time. Right? I still remember the very first day I started blogging here on The Gold Lipstick and how excited I was about it. I’m conscious of how much everything has changed…

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ALWAYS ON MY COMPUTER

Many of you already know but, for those who still don’t, I’m a part-time blogger and part-time university student. That means that I spend hours and hours working on my laptop, and I would have a heart attack if something happened to it. There I have all my uni things, all my projects, and also…

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BLOGGING 101: YOU SHOULD GET PAID

I’ve recently seen so many people complain about how many others work for free with brands. It is fine when you’re starting and you’re just seeing how everything works and still improving your content. But, you can’t be your whole life working for products in exchange. Clothes, makeup, and jewellery won’t pay your rent, food,…

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Q&A: MOST ASKED QUESTIONS

I’ve realized that it’s been so long since the last time I did a Q&A here on the blog. There’s nothing I enjoy more than talking with you and replying to all your questions about me so this way I feel more human, since all you know about me is what I wear and not…

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BLOGGING 101: IS IT A JOB?

You know the very usual and recurrent question “Which is your job?“. I’m asked this a lot when I meet new people, or when I have appointments to do my hair, nails, etc. I always get so scared when people ask me so, and I feel so weird saying “I’m a blogger“. I instantly start…

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