Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

Valentine’s Day doesnt have to suck.

Who cares if you have a Significant Other? This day is about love. Whether that be love for your boy/girlfriend, love for your besties, or love for yourself.

Today is a day to celebrate how amazing you and the incredible people in your life are.

And what better way to show someone how much you love them?!

Presents of course.

 

*Sidenote: you don’t have to buy someone something to show you love them, some of us just have a shopping problem*

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Valentines Day Makeup Look

Happy Valentines Day loves!

No matter your relationship status, I believe that today is the perfect excuse for you to dish out the looove. Whether that’s to your significant other, your friends, or yourself, everyone needs some TLC.

That being said, one of my favorite ways to feel good is to have a kick-butt makeup look.

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This look is easily transferred from day to-night, so no matter the activity you’ll look great!

I started off with my Estee Lauder Double Wear foundation, Makeup Forever concealer, and Rimmel Stay Matte powder to get good coverage to last all day. Once you have a great lasting base on, its time to dress it up!

Pull the brows together with an angled brush and a dark brown powder, then get ready for the eyes! My favorite palette to use for dramatic eyes is the Naked 3 palette. I use the color Limit to cover the eyelid using the MAC 217 brush. Next, I layer the shimmer shade Burnout in the crease using the same brush. The way to take it from day to-night is to add a little darkness. I have been loving using the Real Techniques Bold Metals 201 brush. For this look I used the colors Mugshot and Factory to add depth in the crease and underneath the eyes.

I used the Loreal Infallible Super Slim liquid eyeliner to create a dramatic cat eye layered with the Urban Decay Perversion mascara.

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Now for Valentines Day, I wanted my look to feel fresh, dewy, and flirty. To achieve this I used one of my new staple products- MAC cream blend blush in Ladyblush. This gorgeous muted rose color gives the perfect pinched coloring to the cheeks and by using a creme blush with a slightly damp brush can create a dewy and fresh look on the cheeks.

Polish your look off with your favorite power color lipstick- mines MACs All Fired Up.

And really, that’s all there is to it! So remember, whether or not you’re going on a date, staying in with friends, or pampering yourself with a lovely bubble bath, you deserve to hear that I love you 🙂

-xobrendykins