Valentine’s Day Makeup Look

Valentine’s Day is a funny one. I can’t quite decide whether I like it as a bit of fun or completely loathe all the financial obligations of cards/flowers/jewellery/choc/etc. All the emphasis on relationships can also sometimes give off the implication that if you’re single there must be something wrong with you, which is absolutely, utterly, 100% not the case whether you’re on your own by choice or not. Still, I thought I’d demonstrate a little bit of romantic cheer by showing you the makeup I’d wear for a Valentine’s date with an S/O or the gals. Alternatively this lipstick also looks gorgeous wrapped around a ladle of Ben & Jerry’s, if that’s more your Valentine’s style…;)

BASE

Laura Mercier Radiance primer, L’Oreal Stay Fresh 24H Infallible foundation, Rimmel Wake Me Up concealer, Benefit Bo-ing concealer, Rimmel Stay Matte Powder, theBalm Mary Lou-Manizer highlighter (see below)

EYES

Rimmel Scandaleyes Shadow Stick in 011 Bluffing, Urban Decay Buck & Sidecar eyeshadows from Naked I, L’Oreal Superliner, Lancome Hypnose mascara

LIPS 

Clinique Pop Lip Colour + Primer in Cherry Pop

In the photo below i’ve tried to capture the gorgeous sheen of Mary Lou-Manizer on my cheekbones, but as ever highlighters are a nightmare to capture on camera!

Have a great Valentine’s Day!

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