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SUMMER BLOG SALE

I've been meaning to do this for the longest time but better late than never, right? Please see below for the "rules". I like a bargain so of course, that's what I'd like to offer you too. If you have any questions about products or a specific photo...
by pretty.not.included on Jul 23, 2016

Gallinée Beauty | Prebiotic & Probiotic Skincare

Coupling French pharmacy with probiotic skincare is what first intrigued me about Gallinée Beauty. I then discovered that not only is this a range packed with probiotics but also prebiotics and lactic acid in their own patented complex added to each...
by pretty.not.included on Jul 15, 2016

Mid Year Beauty Favourites

I switched out my monthly favourites for a yearly round up but thought it would be interesting to share a mid-way update. Taking you through the lotions and potions that I've discovered and fancied in the last 6 months. The links below will take you...
by pretty.not.included on Jul 11, 2016

Summer City Skin Protection

Summer means evenings winding down outside with the sun, lunchtimes in the park and more time strolling down those city streets. There's nothing wrong with wanting to bask in a little sun and the land of the outdoors, soaking up those feel-good vibes...
by pretty.not.included on Jun 24, 2016

What’s In My Makeup Bag?

It has been years since I used a makeup bag on a daily basis. Now that might seem like a crazy statement for a beauty junkie like myself to make, but most of my previous set-ups have been around some kind of vanity that I poured over each morning p...
by Vivianna Does Makeup on Aug 31, 2015

What’s In My Small Bag?

So you know in my Handbag Collection video where I said I was really happy with all my bags and that I didn’t think I’d be adding to my bag family anytime soon? Well... say hello to the Aspinal of London Mini Shoulder Bucket Bag. Yeah. Th...
by Vivianna Does Makeup on May 26, 2015

The Best Foundation For…

This is another post that my weekly Facebook page Q&A’s gave me the idea for. Lots of you ask for foundation recommendations and despite only having one face, I’ve tried a rather large number of bases because if there’s one mak...
by Vivianna Does Makeup on May 21, 2015

The French Pharmacy Shelf

I'm not sure where it started. In regards to myself and other members of the general public. Was it Bioderma and our discovery of the micellar water? Either way, the injection of French products into the British skincare routine has certainly hit a h...
by pretty.not.included on Apr 26, 2015

Addicted To Base

If I get my base right then I feel like everything else in the look falls into place. Whether it's lipstick and some eye shadow blending or just a natural off to the office splash of colour: it's the base that makes it for me. I started wearing makeu...
by pretty.not.included on Apr 12, 2015

If There's One Thing I Crave in My Life is More Of Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) Style!

STYLE❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ Sometimes, let the title of the post be everything what you want to say. I like everything and nothing triggers my a...
by Shopping, Style and Us on Apr 3, 2015

Brilliant Skincare Under £20

Skincare comes in all shapes and sizes, textures and scents. I love it all. Honestly, I do! And so although my routines tend to run down the path of being rather lavish and with high priced products, I'm not one to turn down an inexpensive gem. On th...
by pretty.not.included on Mar 25, 2015

Top Drugstore Foundation Finds

Recently when I was riffling through my mid-to-full coverage foundation drawer (yes that exists, filed under primers and tinted moisturisers, I have a problem), I realised that there were a fair few drugstore offerings in there. I’m love a good...
by Vivianna Does Makeup on Mar 9, 2015

What’s In My Carry-On Bag?

Today is the day that #BeautyChatLIVE officially hits the road! Sidenote: thank you so much for all your support on this project. It means the world to Lily and I and I can hand on my heart say that we did not expect this big of a reaction to it all...
by Vivianna Does Makeup on Feb 3, 2015

The Winter Skincare Must-Haves for Juicy Skin

Ignoring the fact that this winter my lips have been the driest they’ve ever been in my entire existence, my skin has actually faired pretty well. No weird scaly patches or areas that require special attention, overall it’s been pretty st...
by Vivianna Does Makeup on Jan 6, 2015

My Highlighter Homies

I had to think long and hard about this one. What genre of beauty post would be apt to publish on just the second day of the New Year. Gone are the NYE look inspirations and the glittery nails of previous weeks and as we enter the New Year ‘Spr...
by Vivianna Does Makeup on Jan 2, 2015

Photo Love {Inspiration}: Bohemian and free via Sienna Miller for the Edit

“My true self is free. It cannot be contained.” – Marcus Aurelius The Edit Do you consider yourself to have a bohemian spirit? While I’d love to say I am free spirited and throw caution to the wind as I face the world, well, that just wou...
by Chic 'n Cheap Living on Dec 22, 2014

The Edit: I see spots !

You know when you close your eyes and rub them, you begin to see spots of light. Well, a few days ago on a "browsing not buying" trip to the boutiques,despite my eyes being open I kept seeing these so-called phospenes or at least it's a goo...

Lip Liners: The Must-Haves

2014 has really been a year of makeup revelations to me. Eyeshadow almost daily, finally getting the hang of feline flicks and seeing the worth in a really good lip pencil – I know, major life milestones reached over here. But when it comes to...
by Vivianna Does Makeup on Nov 14, 2014

Photo Love {Inspiration}: Love and reality via Lily Collins and Sam Claflin for the Edit

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” — Dr. Seuss The Edit Do you believe in the love that is showcased in movies? I’m always a sap and get sucked int...
by Chic 'n Cheap Living on Nov 10, 2014

The Powders for Non-Powder Lovers

My love/hate relationship with powders is a well documented one. I started off my makeup life loving them. Going through more MAC Mineralise Skinfinish Naturals than I care to count. Then two years ago or so I realised that making my face resemble th...
by Vivianna Does Makeup on Sep 15, 2014


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