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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Valentines Day Makeup




As Valentines is just around the corner I thought I would give you some inspiration on what to do makeup wise. Even if you're snuggled up with Ben and Jerrys and a good chick flick, this is still a pretty, feminine look wearable for most occasions.

I wanted to keep the base nice and fresh so I went with my trusty Liz Earle Signature Foundation (£21.00, 25ml). This gives a natural finish and blends into the skin like a dream, it's definitely one of my favourites. I then reached for my Maybelline Dream Lumi Touch Concealer (£6.99, 9g) to conceal and brighten under my eyes, then set it all in place with some powder. I used the MAC MSF Natural (£22.00, 10g) but a great one from the drugstore is the Bourjois Healthy Balance Powder (£8.99) which gives the same weightless, cake-free effect.

On my cheeks I bronzed up with The Body Shop Honey Bronzer (£13.00, 11.5g) which is really lovely, matte bronzer. I then added some Laura Mercier Lush Nectarine Blush (£20.50, 3.6g) to my cheeks to inject some colour into my face. I love this blush, is a beautiful coral pink shade and it gives off such a natural and pretty glow.

For my eyes I kept it fairly simple but wanted to use a champagne shade to keep the look oh so romantic. I swept MAC Bare Study Paint Pot (£15.50) over my lids. This is such an old favourite of mine and I love the sheen it gives, very appropriate for Valentines! I blended it out with a matte brown shadow then did my eyeliner using the Soap and Glory Supercat Liner (£6.00), which is an excellent drugstore liquid liner. I then curled my lashes (a must on Valentines) and used the MAX Factor False Lash Effect Mascara (£10.99, 13ml) to coat my top and bottom lashes.

I definitely wanted to do pink lips as I thought it was rather fitting for the occasion. I went for the NARS Yu Satin Lip Pencil (£17.50) which can be quite intense, so I just patted it in and went a bit blotting crazy to tone it down. I think this is such a pretty colour and the formula is really nice and moisturising.

11 comments:

  1. I knew that was Yu! That color has been on my list. It looks so pretty on everyone x

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  2. Oooh Yu looks fab on you, I must crack out this colour myself :)
    xxx Claire
    http://wwwclairabelle.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. Beautiful look, I love the lip colour! x

    Under Blue Lights

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  4. Such a beautiful look, the pink lips and eyeliner go so nicely together! x

    http://prettythingsbeautyblog.blogspot.com

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  5. The Mac Paint pot looks so good! I love it!

    http://arnellavanilla.com/category/home/

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  6. lovely make up :)

    http://allornothing-blog.blogspot.co.uk/

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  7. Gorgeous! Love your lip colour <3

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  8. Your makeup looks fab! Love your eye makeup xx

    Abi | abistreetx.blogspot.co.uk - don't forget to enter my giveaway

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  9. I love this look, you look stunning :) I really need to try this bronzer from The Body Shop cause everyone seems to love it! Great blog, so glad I discovered it x

    alexandraabeauty.blogspot.com

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  10. Thank you so much for posting this! I'll go on a date with my boyfriend tomorrow and I've been looking for Valentine's Day makeup posts and videos just in case I want to spice up my look tomorrow. xx

    Roxanne ♥ | Awkward Turtle

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