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Last minute date ideas

Last minute date ideas

So you just realized that Valentines Day is tomorrow and you have nothing planned yet??? In today’s post you will find 5 date night ideas that you can pull off with just a day’s notice:   PICNIC – Throw a blanket on the grass in the backyard,...
Three things about me (part 6)

Three things about me (part 6)

I get really emotional when I see something beautiful or breathtaking, for example: a beautiful scenery, and especially anything related to fashion that takes my breath away!! (I cry when I see an amazing fashion show on social media, or that perfect and ethereal...
Last Minute Valentine’s Gift Ideas

Last Minute Valentine’s Gift Ideas

February is the month of love and next Wednesday is Valentine’s Day. Can’t think of a gift for you special someone?? Here’s a little HIS & HERS shopping guide just in time for V-Day!! <3 FOR HER: You can never go wrong with perfume on V-Day....
5 Simple ways to be healthier in 2018

5 Simple ways to be healthier in 2018

Every single year I (and probably most of you) make resolutions/decisions to be healthier/lose weight/get fit. Some succeed (congrats and respect) and some fail (like me). This year I decided to keep it simple: I decided on 5 easy and “small” things to do...
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...

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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