Valentine’s Day Makeup: A Dewy, Slightly Smokey Look

Truth be told, I’ve never been a massive fan of Valentine’s Day. A forced holiday where there’s pressure to buy things (pretty soon after Christmas!), and, maybe feel left out if you don’t have a significant other. However, I love all the pink things, chocolates, and gorgeous makeup inspired by the occasion. Today I bring you my take on a V-Day makeup this year (and really, what I think is a pretty look for any day, any event) – it incorporates a slightly smokey (daytime smokey, if you will) golden-bronze eye, dewy pink cheeks, and, of course, a glossy pinky-nude lip. Please let me know what you think of the above look in the comments, and let me know what sort of makeup you’ll be wearing this Valentine’s Day!

Here’s the full product breakdown:


Spongelle Heart on a String; Glossier Super Bounce Serum; IT Cosmetics Secret Sauce Moisturizer


Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Foundation; Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer; Charlotte Tilbury Contour Wand; Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Light Wand; Tom Ford Bronzer; Le Metier de Beaute Creme Blush in Poppy


Charlotte Tilbury Cream Eyeshadow in Marie Antoinette; Nars Wanted Palette (bottom row, second shade in from the left – in the crease/outer v); Nars Eyeshadow Stick in Goddess (on inner corners); L’Oreal Liner Noir; L’Oreal Lash Paradise Mascara; Nudestix Eyebrow Stylus


Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat in Pillow Talk; Kat Von D Liquid Lipstick in Lovesick (applied a small amount onto lips, and blended in with a finger for a more natural look); Marc Jacobs Lip Gloss in French Tickler (applied small amount to the center of the lips)



  1. February 14, 2018 / 5:01 am

    You look so glowy and beautiful!

  2. February 18, 2018 / 8:53 am

    This look is so beautiful, I love the glow.

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