February 13th, 2015

Valentine’s Day Makeup Look


Whether you’ll be celebrating Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day, no matter what your current relationship status is, it’s surely fun to get dolled up for the day.


bourjois-rouge-edition-velvet-lipstick-grand-cru, bourjois-rouge-edition-velvet-lipstick-grand-cru-review, best-drugstore-red-lipsticksI am not so crazy about the Valentine’s Day but I am always down for celebrating love for one another any day of the year, just not feeling the craze for the moment. Nevertheless I jumped on the idea of creating a makeup look especially for the day. Or it was just an excuse to play with some new additions to my makeup collection.

 – Makeup Menu –

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– Base –

First I applied The Body Shop Radiant Highlighter all over my face to achieve the fresh and glowy looking skin as a base. Following, I applied the L’oreal True Match Foundation, which I absolutely love, love, love! For the eyes, I first use the Bobbi Brown Corrector to even out under eye area, and then apply
the Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer. Done with the base, on to the next step…

– Eyes – 

I wanted to create a gradient looking pinkish/bronze-y makeup that is easy to combine with bold lips. Using the Urban Decay Naked Eye Shadow Palette, I applied “Virgin” all over the lid and then followed it with “Side Car” by concentrating on the inner corner. As I was moving towards the outer corner, I first applied the “Sin” more on the centre, then the “Toasted”. Lastly I used the “Hustle” to give some dimension by applying it to the very outer corner and also to the lower lash line to create consistency. Next, I used the Maybelline Master Precise Liquid Eyeliner to on accentuate the lash line and create a “fuller look”. As a final step, I completed the look with the Lancome Hypnose Mascara. I also added two pieces of separate lashes to again achieve “fuller look”, first ever and I must say that I really liked it- minus the struggle to put them in though.

– Cheeks – 

Can I just say how much I’m in love with the Charlotte Tilbury’s Filmstar Bronze & Glow. Okay, I just did, so now I can move on… I just let this kit to do the all the job basically; applied the shading colour to the hollows of cheeks and the temples and blend, blend, blend… Also, just a dab of the Mac Blush in Peaches to give a subtle hint of colour. On top of all, I applied the highlighter on top of the cheek bones
and down the centre of nose. Et voila!

 – Lips –

Something matte and red is the card that I’d play for any special occasion. For that, I applied the Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Lipstick in Grand Cru.

What your plans for the day? Are you going with the valentine or the galentine?

I will be opting for the Galentine’s Day accompanied with pizza +couch +Netflix as the boyfriend is away for the weekend- boo!

  • Almu

    Gorgeous look Elif! You used so many products that I want to try like that Charlotte Tilbury palette, such a beauty! I hope you have a lovely V-day tomorrow 🙂 <3


    • Thank you Almu! That CT palette is everything, it absolutely was worth the wait and the spent! Hope you are having a lovely Valentine’s Day! 🙂 xxx

  • Love this look! You are gorgeous 🙂
    Happy Valentine’s Day!


    • Thank you so much Jessica, you are far too kind! 🙂 Happy Valentine’s Day!

  • Lys

    You look stunning! This would be perfect for a gala or fancy dinner too, love it. Have fun with your friends tomorrow!

    • Thank you Lys! Hope you are having a great weekend and happy Valentine’s Day! 🙂

  • You look gorgeous! Love how yo did your make up 🙂


    • Thank you so much Camilla, you are so sweet! 🙂 Have a lovely Sunday! xxx

  • Arianne

    I spent the day at the mall and library with a friend.. I vlogged it too! 🙂

    by the way, that’s a lovely lip shade. I’m not brave enough to wear it on myself though


    • Oh really? I will be checking your blog, curious! 😉

      If you like these shades, just go for it seriously… Took me a while to get use it as well, but once you are hooked, that’ll be life-long love affair! 😉 Sound a bit like a crazy-red-lipstick-lady here lol!

  • I actually spent my Valentines er…. eating pizza and playing Diablo III. With the boyfriend. Because there’s nothing more romantic than slaying demons together.

    Love the lips! And I’m totally lusting over the Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow. Everyone raves about it and I totally need it in my life, for reasons.

    • Well… That sounds like a badass V-Day, Carla! 😉

      CT is a genious, and this kit is life! Seriously, whenever you can you should totally go for it, I know, sadly it’s so not affordable but is worth every penny!

      Have a great week, dear! xxx

  • Thuy Pham

    love you make up! looking great on you:)

    PS: I would like to invite you to my giveaway on my blog, would be much appreciated if you can join:)

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