Vivo is the new affordable cosmetics range exclusively available from Tesco. It may be old news to some but for me it’s a new discovery. We are spoilt for choice with more affordable make-up on the market, and the ‘cheaper’ ones are definitely giving the high-end established brands a run for their money. Why fork out £11 for an eyeshadow when you get an excellent dupe for no more than a couple of quid?
I picked up these two single eyeshadow shades on a wander round my nearest large Tesco. One is matte (Slate) and the other is pearl finish (Golden Leaf).
Slate, as its name suggests, is a dark, murky greyish shade although it looks like a sludge-like marshy green to me, which is why I teamed it with the olive greenness of Golden Leaf.
Vivo individual eyeshadows are an incredible £1.50 and the quality does pack a punch. Pigmentation is rich and the size and quantity of the product is generous. The picture above is how my make-up looked after a long night so not bad holding power for the shadows for what they’re worth. Have you given Vivo a shot?
To see Vivo’s selection online, you can visit their official site www.vivocosmetics.co.uk.
I’ve very nearly finished showing you all of the older photos in my collection. Well, the ones from this folder any way – I suspect there may be a load more lurking in the hard drive on my laptop, which I have to be honest, I haven’t gone anywhere near since I received an iPad for Christmas. Lucky me. In all seriousness though, I don’t know how I ever got anything done over the last few years. All I seem to have done is take endless photos of my hands.
This is a rather old OPI. It is one of those that looks utterly beautiful in the bottle but I don’t really think that the colour does very much for me personally.
I have an inkling that this one was a tad sheer and took a while to build. The finish is nice in that you can actually see the gold frosting that is so prominent in the bottle.
However, this is neither what I would term maniacal, or mauve. A classic case of OPI thinking up a name before creating the polish, perhaps?
Would this have room in your collection?