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The Beauty Vault - Aug
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Five Reasons To Embrace Autumn - Are You Feeling It?

2 May, 2018 - 06:51pm by - Head Pixie | 19 Comments

By BR Tabatha

Bye bye bikinis! See you later jandals!

The cooler months are coming - and we're ready for them!

We're done with watching our carefully applied makeup slide off our faces. Tired of our straightened hair rebelling. Done with all things light and bright. 

Sure. summer's great, but Autumn? Autumn's got a charm all of its own - and here's why we're here for it.

When your hair gets it frizz on during high humidity in summer there's no hiding the fact that it's a hot mess. But in Autumn you can rock a messy bun with a few strands of hair framing your face and it's stylish. Chic. Purposefully windblown. And super easy to pull together when you've missed your morning alarm because you've snuggled under the blankets a little too long.

In summer flushed cheeks are usually paired with sweat beading your forehead. In autumn flushed cheeks make you look like you've just enjoyed a brisk healthful walk around the park. Best of all? You can fake it with a good blush.

No. More. Shaving. Tuck the razor away. Hide the wax strips. Cover your legs and pits in cloth of some kind and let things run wild! 

When summer comes we are quick to kick off our shoes, trim our toe-nails and either apply nail polish ourselves or head to a salon to have it done for us. But hands up who, over the course of summer, get lazier and lazier at trimming or removing polish, or reapplying, and by the end of the season you're rocking gnarled patchy-coloured toes? Best bit about Autumn? You can cover those toesies up and forget about em for a good six to eight months. Maybe more if New Zealand decides spring's only showing up in the form of showers and chilly winds.

The last reason to love Autumn? Makeup, of course! Yes you can wear whatever colours you want anytime you want - but there's something delicious and cosy and ever so embracing of the season about pulling out a vampy purple nail polish, swiping a rich berry tone over your lips, or smoking up your eyes with darker shades to match the mood of the darker months.

Pass the hot chocolate. Load us up with Whittakers. Hit us up with binge-worth tv shows. We're ready...

Autumn. Bring it on!

So, are you a fan of all things autumnal? What do you love? What do you hate? And we're not joking when we say we want your tv recommendations...

Chat away!

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I'm liking the shade of that lip color and the sound of Whittakers.

The fire! And falling leaves that crunch underboot. But i hate mowing them up. Santa clarita diet!

Autumn colours yay! I haven't dyed my hair in years, but this autumn/winter could be the year. I also agree that deep tones in lipstick are super lush in autumn.

I really enjoy autumn especially when it comes to wearing dark lippy shades. Browns, reds, purples. I rock a messy bun everyday so no change there and I wear all different shades of nail polish because I can. What more excuse do you need then that :)

I wear those colours all year round lol

3rd May, 2018 at 2:59 pm

I tend to wear the darker shades in autumn/winter but do wear them off and on in the summer for some contrast :)

3rd May, 2018 at 3:12 pm

I like the colours of autumn but not the cold and dark!

I love Autumn! I love digging out all my gorgeous boots and jackets and retiring my trusty jandals lol. Parking up and watching movies in the weekend, chilling with the fire cranked. I love not being a sweaty mess lol I hate the heat.

I love the heat but like you also enjoy my boots and jackets and lovely warm fires.

3rd May, 2018 at 7:27 am

I love boots especially ugg boots.

3rd May, 2018 at 2:51 pm

I love the purples and berry tones and warmer colours . We are lucky to have 4 distinct seasons as each season has a special feel with makeup and clothing.

I love autumn - the cozy winter clothes, chunky jumpers and jeans! The brisk morning walk in the sunshine with the dog... My office is next door to the Whittakers factory - the whiff of cocoa in autumn/winter is lovely!! TV - I just started watching Alias Grace and loved The Sinner, The Americans, and re-watching Las Vegas....

Exactly. I just finished watching The Sinner, thought it was fabulous, such a well written and well acted story.

3rd May, 2018 at 7:09 pm

It's so good isn't it! I love those kind of series' :-)

4th May, 2018 at 9:51 am

OMG that smell from the Whittakers factory!!!! Love it!

9th May, 2018 at 11:13 pm

I love the change in season.. hate the cold but the switch in makeup and hair is a fun change. Darker hair and more autumnal tones for autumn winter then come spring a switch to lighter locks and fun colours. Loving khaki and red tones at the moment. The letdown on Netflix was a quick and funny watch btw.

I quit straightening because of that dreaded humidity. Yay no more shaving lol I can be lazy .

I love Autumn/winter fashion where you can be all warm and snug in the latest cosy thick jumpers and coats in the rich deep colours that are out.I also love spending at least one weekend day lazing on the couch with a snuggle blanket binge watching netflix and the like.


3rd May, 2018 at 7:08 pm

I love autumn simply because I think I dress better when I can layer up. I feel my autumn/winter look is more interesting and in the summer I just look awkward. I actually did bronze, coppery eyes today and orange lipstick! I'm feeling it!

I guess what I love about autumn is having a real reason to have my electric blanket on (FYI it's on regardless of the season).

Haha me too Koni! I hate getting into a cold bed. Last summer was the first one that I didn't still put my blanket on lol.

9th May, 2018 at 11:16 pm

Love the not shaving and messy buns. My go to hairstyle.

I like early autumn. I get hayfever in all three seasons of the year except autumn. I love when the weather cools down a bit and you can sit or be comfortable after some days in summer where it's sooo hot you don't know what to do with yourself to cool down and get work done.


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