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last minute Christmas shopping guide

last minute Christmas shopping guide

So you realized it’s only 14 days until Christmas Day and you still need gifts for your cousin and your boyfriend’s great aunt?? Do not freak out… shop the links down below for budget friendly last minute gift ideas that will make people believe in...
Three things about me (part 5)

Three things about me (part 5)

I am addicted to polyvore and I’ve been a pretend stylist in my mind since I can remember. I remember going to church when I was about 7 and re-dressing all the ladies in church in my mind. I’m a night owl and it takes me more than an hour to fall asleep at night. I...
Skin Republic Bubble Mask Review

Skin Republic Bubble Mask Review

I am a bit of a beauty junkie (even though my skin is in such bad shape you would never tell). I love anything charcoal and when SKIN REPUBLIC added bubbles I had to have it 😉 I have been using this “bubble purifying face mask” for a while now and I love...
my ‘fav’ fragrances of the moment

my ‘fav’ fragrances of the moment

I love collecting and experimenting with different fragrances and I am very proud of my tiny collection (it even includes a bottle of men’s perfume that smells delicious and that I wear sometimes). In this post I’ll share my top three favorite perfumes...
TRAVEL: Kruger Trip Aug 2017

TRAVEL: Kruger Trip Aug 2017

We lived in the Lowveld for a year or two when I was about 4 or 5 years old so The Kruger National Park is a place I am “used” to and grew up with. However, I haven’t been there in a couples years and that is when I realized what a truly remarkable...
Three things about me (part 4)

Three things about me (part 4)

I am an art lover and do a bit of drawing and painting myself but I am no expert. It is in my 10-year plan to attend proper art classes because I would love to develop the skill as far as I can. I am a bit off a “shorty”, I am 1.59 m tall ( 5’22). I have a slight...
Book Club – Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

Book Club – Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

I am not a literary genius nor do I pretend to be an expert on the English language and it’s many incredible writers. However, I do enjoy a good read and while I mostly enjoy reading books set in the modern era Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen remains one of...
Skin Republic Eye Mask Review

Skin Republic Eye Mask Review

I love face masks and I enjoy trying out new products to see what works best for me. I am 29 years old and I’ve been using anti-wrinkle cream since high school but I love to laugh and smile a lot so unfortunately I have lines around my eyes (the ONLY downside to...
DIY: Wall Art

DIY: Wall Art

As I’ve mentioned before my sister and I moved into a new place recently so we’ve been in decorating-mode for the past couple of months. The house is a rental so we can’t hang a lot of art on the walls but we did hang all our paintings and art...
TRAVEL: Club Milos Airbnb

TRAVEL: Club Milos Airbnb

We rented this airbnb in June this year for a relaxing and secluded weekend getaway. It was this year’s Fathers’day Weekend so we especially looked for a place where our dad could escape his busy work-life and also enjoy a little bit of fishing. Club Milos...

About Me

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Hi there, my name is lucille and this is my blog. VELVETvirtue is a place where I share my life, style choices & travel pics. Come along as we discover new ways to introduce beauty into our everyday existence …

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