It’s coming up to the most romantic day of the year – Valentines day – although personally, I believe that nobody needs a certain day of the year to show their love for someone in their life.
Before we get into the makeup part of this blog post, I’d like to take this opportunity to share a little bit of love with you all.
Whether you’re following this blog, supporting this blog or just reading occasionally, I want you to know that I love you for it.
When I started this up just under two years ago, I never thought I’d keep it up for this long, never mind continue to find people discovering, loving and supporting the posts I create.
I absolutely adore the blogging community and I’ve never once felt disheartened, if anything the ever growing support has encouraged me to continue and really believe that one day, this whole making a lifestyle out of blogging could become a reality.
Although I’m still too much of a wuss to pluck up the courage to create YouTube videos, I feel safe in the knowledge that all of you amazing people would spur me on and leave some amazing comments about them – so who knows, maybe it’s something for me in 2018? If you do want to see it, then let me know – your encouragement is everything!
Now, onto the makeup..
I wanted to create a look for Valentines that you can wear on a romantic date or even out for lunch with the girls and it’ll take you from day to night.
The pretty pinks bring a fresh feminine vibe to the makeup and as no harsh techniques such as super smoky eyes or dark shadow were used, it allows your natural beauty to shine through!
I’d love to know what you’re doing for Valentines – so be sure to let me know in the comments below.
B A S E
Childs Farm Moisturiser (£4.50, Superdrug)
Wonderland Studio Finish Primer (£15, Wonderland)** dabbed into the T-Zone with the fingers
The Ordinary Serum Foundation in 2.0N Light Medium (£5.75, Beauty Bay)
Applied and blended with the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge (£5.99, Superdrug)
Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder in Translucent (£3.99, Boots)
Applied with the Real Techniques Buffing brush from the Flawless Base Set (£19.99,
Superdrug) to set everything into place
E Y E S
Makeup Academy Fire Vixen Eyeshadow palette (£5, Superdrug)
Taking the creamy matte shadow  all over the lid all the way upto the brow
Applied using the big fluffy brush from the Storybook Cosmetics Wand Collection ($55, Storybook Cosmetics)
To add colour to the eye and lower lash line, taking the shimmer cranberry toned shade 
Applied using the Zoeva Soft Definer brush (£9, Beauty Bay)
To deepen the outer corner and crease using the same brush, taking the shade  which is a matte rose toned brown
Defining the same area even further, taking  a warm toned matte brown
Packing this on with the Zoeva Luxe Smoky Shader brush (£9, Beauty Bay) and applying it under the eye. Then taking the Soft Definer to blend everything together
With the finger, taking shade  – a pink metallic shimmer shade – onto the centre of the lid
To highlight the inner corner and brow with the shade , a pearly shimmer champagne shadow
Applied using the Zoeva Luxe Petit Crease brush (£9, Beauty Bay)
Avon mark. Gel Pencil Eyeliner in Black (£6, AVON) applied in the upper and lower waterline
Bourjois Push Up Glamour Mascara (£8.99, Superdrug)* on the upper and lower lashes
B R O W S
Tanya Burr Perfect Brows kit (£6.99, Superdrug)
Mixing all three brow colours – Pebble, Charcoal and Hot Cocoa – to create mid brown shade
Applied with the ZOEVA Brow Line brush (£8, Beauty Bay)
Carved out with Bourjois Healthy Mix Concealer in 2 Medium (£8.99, Superdrug)*
Applied using the flat angled brush from the Morphe 12 Piece Sable set (£14, Beauty Bay)
F A C E
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Give Me Sun! (£24.50, MAC Cosmetics)
Applied using the Models Own blush brush from the Base Brush Collection (£16.99, Models Own)
Sleek Shimmer Blush in Suede (£4.99, Superdrug)
Applied using the Real Techniques Contour brush from the Flawless Base set (£19.99, Superdrug)
Makeup Revolution Liquid Highlighter in Lustre Gold (£6, Superdrug) applied with the dropper and then pat it in with the fingers onto the cheeks, nose and cupid’s bow
*I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.
**I was gifted these products.
N.B. All opinions on the products are my own.
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