Valentines day makeup

A soft yet bold valentines day makeup for all the women in love 🙂

Valentine’s day is generally associated with roses, balloons, teddy bears, greeting cards and cakes! This valentine’s day makeup is inspired by all these things. I wanted the focus to be on the lips, as the bright pink is a fun color and is perfect for this occasion 🙂

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The following are the products used:-

For the face:

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For the eyes:

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For the lips:

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First, I applied the BB cream with my fingers and blended it evenly all over the face. Next, I contoured my cheeks and chin and followed it up with some pink blush. Finally I stroked a silvery highlighter on the cheekbones. And this is what I did on to the eyes and the lips-

Step 1: Since I wanted my eyes to look toned down and not shimmery, I began by using a matte eye shadow base all over the eyelid.

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Step 2: Then with a blending brush I picked a shiny brown shade (shade no.1) and blended it along the crease to add some depth.

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Step 3: Then with a flat eye shadow brush I packed a matte pink shade (shade no.2) and applied it all across the lid until below the crease line and blended.

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Step 4: Next, with my ring finger I applied a shimmery white color (shade no.3) on the brow bone (click here if you want the perfect eyebrow shape) as a highlighter and blended with a blending brush after.

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Step 5: Instead of lining my eyes with a black kajal, I chose to use a brown for a more soft and subtle look. Then with a pencil brush I packed the brown shade (shade no.1) and applied it just below the waterline.

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Step 6: To highlight the eyes even further, using the same brush I applied the shimmery silver color (shade no.3) in the inner corner of both the eyes.

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Step 7: Next I applied the brown kajal pencil as an eyeliner and smudged it with an angled brush for a softer smokey look.

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Step 8: We all know the next step by now, don’t we? Yep! Curling those lovely lashes 🙂

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Step 9: And then it was mascara time! I applied mascara on the upper and lower lashes to get a doll kinda look. Feel free to throw on some faux lashes!

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Step 10: The final step – THE PINK LIPSTICK! I made sure that my lips were not chapped by applying my holy grail scrub and then applied the lipstick directly from the bullet and then with the help of a lip brush to fix the corners and edges.

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“Happy Valentine’s Day to those who have found love, in whatever shape or form, and to those who are still hunting, don’t give up. If you feel bad, send yourself a card. You must be worth it.”— Jeanette Winterson

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