The Makeup: Valentines Day

When it comes to a night out/in with the boy, I tend to wear my makeup very differently to a night out with friends. Josh is one of those boys that doesn’t even notice if I wear makeup – bless him – so I tend to keep things effortless and simple when it comes to date nights.

I recently repurchased the Laura Mercier Oil Free Tinted Moitsutiser in the shade Bisque, in the summer I love nothing more than buffing in a load of the shade Fawn, but at the moment that would leave me looking like I belong in a chocolate factory. A nice pea sized amount of this leaves me with a super glowy skin with a nice light coverage. I then go over my dark circles with the Origins Plantscription Concealer in shade 2 – another product I had to repurchase in a lighter shade – damn you winter!

I then pop on a quick dash of the Kevyn Aucoin Sculpting Powder and following it up by blending my Soiel Tan De Chanel  on my cheeks and up to my temples – if you can’t crack out the Chanel on Valentines Day, when can you!? I then give my cheeks a little lift using the Jemma Kidd Dewy Glow All Over Radiance Cream. What. A. Mouthful.

For eyes, I keep it simples – A light wash of Arena by MAC (my new favourite), a swipe of the Rimmel Scandaleyes Liner in Nude and lashings of mascara. I’m currently using Revlon Grow Luscious as I’ve lost a fair few eyelashes recently and this baby just seems to make lashes appear out of nowhere!?

Josh hates the thought of lipstick loaded kisses, so a little bit of lip balm thrown is on for good measure and I’m good to go. Regardless of what we end up doing tonight this look works with everything and leaves more room to play with my outfit. I tend to make at least three outfit changes before I’m ready to leave the house so,  sorry Josh, I might be a while…

18 Comments

  1. 14 Feb 2013 / 1:59 pm

    those flowers are gorgeous, i much prefer lip balm for kisses too 🙂

  2. 14 Feb 2013 / 2:04 pm

    I want to try Soiel Tan De Chanel so much! Lovely photo Suzie 🙂 xx

    seeking–serendipity.blogspot.com

  3. 14 Feb 2013 / 2:10 pm

    I am yet to find a lip product my boyfriend doesn't mind kissing, it's a shame my lips get so dry because he doesn't even like lipbalm!

    www.gleepface.com

  4. 14 Feb 2013 / 2:10 pm

    I really want to try the Chanel Bronzer, it looks so great! xxx
    http://unstitchedd.blogspot.co.uk

  5. 14 Feb 2013 / 2:21 pm

    what pretty flowers; love the colour!
    taylorpluslife.blogspot.co.uk x

  6. 14 Feb 2013 / 2:47 pm

    Sounds like a good look. 🙂 Have a nice night xx

  7. 14 Feb 2013 / 3:06 pm

    I'm glad it's not only my boyf who doesn't love my lipsticks and lipglosses!

    Hope you have a lovely Valentines whatever you get up to.

    Hannah www.cagneyandlace.com

  8. 14 Feb 2013 / 3:41 pm

    Cute! Happy Valentine's Day!
    xx

    http://floral-fatigue.blogspot.co.uk

  9. 14 Feb 2013 / 3:53 pm

    Gorgeous flowers 🙂

    http://wwwclairabelle.blogspot.co.uk/

  10. 14 Feb 2013 / 6:46 pm

    My boyfriend is EXACTLY the same – Red lipstick is a big no no! Lovely post Suzie. X

  11. 14 Feb 2013 / 6:57 pm

    well you looked super pretty when I saw you so Josh better appreciate it! x

  12. 14 Feb 2013 / 8:38 pm

    Aww this was so cute, hope you enjoyed your night with Josh!

    A little bit Unique

    x

    Oh and I'm running a giveaway, if you want to pop over and have a nosey! Giveaway here

  13. 14 Feb 2013 / 10:03 pm

    Thank you for sharing, lovely tutorialxx

  14. 15 Feb 2013 / 2:19 am

    "If you can't crack out the Chanel on Valentines Day, when can you!?"
    Best. Sentence. Ever. Written.
    Okay, maybe that's a bit of a stretch, but I actually laughed aloud reading that. Hope you had a wonderful Valentine's Day 🙂

    Allie
    http://ordinaryallie.blogspot.ca

  15. 15 Feb 2013 / 8:35 pm

    wanted MAC Arena for ages.. want it even more if it's a fav of yours! Always love your makeup 🙂 x

    http://thebeautyvisual.blogspot.co.uk

  16. 17 Feb 2013 / 4:09 pm

    Such a pretty photo!

    – Tabitha at scaredtoast.com x

  17. 23 Feb 2013 / 6:04 am

    Its a amazing blog with great ideas make me charge for my tour.

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