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The Beauty Bible: A Perfectly Pretty Valentines Wishlist for the Beauty Obsessive
Hello lovely ones, I do hope that you’re well and looking forward to a couple of days off? There’s no rest for the wicked however, as today and tomorrow we will be setting up for our spectacular wedding wonderful show at Ripon Cathedral, before we open the doors to lot’s of gorgeous brides and grooms at 11 tomorrow. Of course, we couldn’t forgo your weekly dose of bridal beauty so we arrive today with a Valentines post to get you inspired on all things make-up!
Dinner reservations? Check. The perfect gift? Check. A few spritzes of your favourite Eau De Parfum? Check, check, and check! In a dream world, right? Valentines is just around the corner and no matter whether you love or loathe it, there’s certainly no escaping it. So, whether you are winging it a home having a cosy meal for two, or treating yourselves to a delectable candle lit meal at your favourite restaurant- at least you will be looking the part with our top picks for Valentines beauty treats.
Pick the perfect make-up combination and you’re all set for the most romantic night of the year. Luckily, we’ve done the work for you and rounded up our insanely sexy, utterly romantic make-up brands for you to choose from. Date night has never looked so gorgeous.
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Pinklite Strobe Cream
If you read our ever-popular features, “The Beauty Bible” regularly then you will know that we absolutely rave about Mac Cosmetics Strobe Cream. Yes, this dainty tube of magic provides you with everything that you will ever need for a healthy glow. Seeking flawlessly applied make-up? Use this as a base before primer and it assures that your foundation will go on like a dream.
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K.I.S.S.I.N.G – Charlotte Tilbury
The perfect lippy to go with a glowing completion?
This more than pretty rose pink hue gives you irresistibly kissable lips in just seconds. “K.I.S.S.I.N.G“ by Charlotte Tilbury is enriched with nourishing 3D glowing pigments to give you a fuller, wider pout; this beautifully hydrating sixties-inspired lipstick contains soothing orchid and Lipstick Tree extracts. This lipstick is just what you need to keep your lips super hydrated on February the 14th.
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NARS – Sheer Glow Foundation
Get your gorgeous glow on with this foundation by NARS Cosmetics. A Valentines must for lovers of a top-quality foundation that offers perfect coverage without looking over-done. It’a almost like a second (but much more flawless!) skin.
Sheer Glow is a glowing, natural radiant finish foundation with a sheer, yet build able coverage. You can be sure that this foundation will immaculately even out skin tone. Replete with skincare benefits and the NARS Complexion Brightening Formula, it leaves skin super hydrated, more luminous, softer and smoother than ever. Used daily, Sheer Glow Foundation improves the skin’s brightness and texture. Can’t get much better than that can you?
Roller Lash, Benefit Cosmetics
It’s a roller, for lashes! For eyes that don’t need falsies, the iconic eye-opening Hook ‘n’ Roll brush is for amazing results every time – the brush grabs, separates, lifts and curls! Whilst the instant curve-setting formula holds for 12 hours (yes 12 hours!) it has never being simpler for dramatic, yet not clumpy lashes. The formula from Benefit Cosmetics contains provitamin B5 and serin, ingredients known for their lash-conditioning benefits.
Plus we couldn’t help but crush over that packaging, Bene’ babes!
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Anastasia Beverley Hills – The Modern Renaissance Palette
A set of eye-shadows that will last you literally forever, and probably the only eye-shadow palette you will ever use; The Anastasia Beverley Hills Modern Renaissance Palette truly is an essential eye shadow kit. A luxurious collection featuring 14 incredible shades, including neutral and rich berry tones.
Use Modern Renaissance to create endless looks for both daytime and evening. These highly pigmented, and easy to blend shadows are a must for February the 14th.
NARS, Orgasm Blush
Famed for the controversial names, and of course their AMAZING colours – “Orgasm” is the ultimate authority in blush, NARS offers the industry’s most iconic shades for cheeks. A natural, yet healthy-looking color that immediately enlivens the complexion this shade is a must for your Valentines date, or in fact 365 days of the year… Yes, we have a lot of love for this product here at The Wedding Affair. The lightest of application of even the highest-intensity hues delivers a natural-looking flush.
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Benefit Cosmetics – Soft & Natural Brows
We all know that Benefit Cosmetics products are always way too pretty and of course, provide us with some of the best make up going.
Looking to have expertly defined and simply stunning browns this Valentines? Get a completely natural-looking brow definition with Benefit Cosmetic’s goof-proof kit. It comes fully equipped with everything you need to fill, shape & set your brows. Includes their signature Tips & Tricks and special eyebrow stencils so any gal can create an expert, personalised brow shape.
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For the girls who are seeking statement, striking lip colours for Valentines, this could be the one for you! Mac Cosmetics have recently just launched their new shades for the retro matte collection that is currently selling-out worldwide. “Dance With Me” is described as a deep cranberry red, and its gorgeous. Don’t you agree?
It’s for those who prefer timeless glamour to all-out flash, Mac introduces a twist on this classic texture with robustly saturated shades of Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour. Whichever shade you choose, Mac promise one thing: a splash of colour in a liquid-suede finish that is impossible to forget.
We do hope you have loved today’s post and all of these amazing beauty products. What make-up will you be wearing on February the 14th, loves? Do let us know in the comments section below with your tips, tricks and recommendations. Have a wonderful weekend! x
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