Rachel Hayes, founder of Pretty Impressed, with husband Stuart Gayle

Valentine’s Day Beauty Guide

Valentine’s Day is coming up, which means tons of articles, posts, and ads pushing the bombshell thing. Do we want to look pretty and pulled together? Yes! But the sexy vixen thing may be overkill. That said, all the Valentine’s Day buzz does make you think a bit more about your date night beauty routine—and doing a very extra sweet and special things to spice up this love-fest. The benefits, besides just looking hot for your husband? You’ll get a great confidence boost. From lips, to nails, to hair and skin, here are some great makeup finds that’ll sex up your look, without screaming “trying too hard!”  And of course, we couldn’t resist a little chocolate for the kids.


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Topshop Nail Polish in High Voltage, $8
The easiest way to look VDay ready without being cheesy? Go for a hot pink nail polish, like this one we love from Topshop.

Urban Decay Naked Illuminated, $29
Look radiant in this head-to-toe baked shimmering powder for face and body. The powder is smooth and silky and the shimmer looks so natural that you’ll have an instant naked glow.

Laura Geller Beauty Baked Heart Blush, $28
This super cute Valentine’s Day inspired blush gives your cheeks a beautiful touch of pink and natural glow. Just apply the bright pink color to the apples of your cheeks and then sweep the highlighter over the top of your cheekbones.

Too Faced Lip Injection Color Bomb in Plump It Up Pink! $21
Create fuller luscious lips with this plumping lip tint. It is packed with vitamins A, C and D and to give lips moisture and softness. The bright hot pink lip color also gives a sexy stained and shiny pout. (FYI, it doesn’t look as bold on your lips as it does in the stick.)

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It’s a 10 Silk Express Collection Miracle Silk Leave-In, $22
This leave-in conditioner magically creates the best date night hair, we swear! Spray onto damp hair, comb through then blow-dry for instantly shiner, smoother and stronger locks from root to tip. Bonus: it smells amazing!

Sonia Kashuk Red Promisia Body Lotion, $9
This sexy floral scented all-day moisture body lotion will give you the soft and smooth skin you’ll need on this love appreciation-day.

Tuberose Soy Candle, $30
Dim the lights, fill the room with candles and cuddle up to your hubby. This Tuberose long-burning soy candle smells so fresh and natural, you will wish it was Valentines Day all month long.

Edward Marc Chocolatier 3pc Heart Cookies & Cream, $6
Don’t forget your kids! They’ll flip over these chocolate covered oreos. They’ll repay you 10 fold with the sweetest kisses.

One Response to “Valentine’s Day Beauty Guide”

  1. Valerie C. says:

    I love these picks! Time to shop!

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