Flowers die and chocolate makes us fat, this year guys, give us what we really want–makeup! Valentine’s Day is sneaking up on us, here are some beauty ideas to add to your list or drop a hint
François Nars is realizing a dream come true and opening his first boutique store in New York City on February 10th. Located at 413 Bleecker Street in the trendy West Village neighborhood, the grand opening is sure to be colorful, with plenty of talented makeup artists to showcase the brand.
Blissis offering $20 off a $100 purchase just in time for Valentine’s Day, enter code 20FORME at checkout–expires 2/7/11.
Benefit’s newest kit, Finding Mr. Bright will have you glowing in no time flat. It includes some of my favorites–Posietint and High Beam and a few things I haven’t had the chance to try yet. The set retails for $36 and consists of:
- Erase Paste, brightening camouflage in medium, .11 oz (full size is .15 oz)
- Girl Meets Pearl, golden-pink liquid pearl, .25 fl. oz. (full size is .4 fl. oz.)
- Posietint, poppy-pink tinted lip & cheek stain, .13 fl. oz. (full size is .42 fl. oz.)
- High Beam, luminescent complexion enhancer, .08 fl. oz. (full size is .45 fl. oz.)
Available at Benefit.com with free shipping until 2/9/11, use code MRBRIGHT.
How adorable is this Stila Make Me Blush Set? For $20 you get the blush, a mix of pinks and corals, and Lip Glazes in Hugs (creamy rose) and Kisses (sparkling red). The blush is even embossed with conversation hearts. I think this makes a darling Valentine’s Gift–there I go channeling my Gift Whisperer and I don’t even have someone to give it to! Oh well, it’s cute anyway.
Too Faced Cosmetics is having a Red Hot Romance Contest. One winner will be chosen per day until February 14th and each will win Too Faced Romantic Eye Shadow Palette, Too Faced Glamour Gloss in Barely Legal, Too Faced Shadow Insurance Eye Shadow Primer and Jee Vice Red Hot Sunglasses in Deep Purple. Go to Red Hot Romance Contest for deets.
Tarte has a charming duo available for Valentine’s Day in lovely pinks–True Love Natural Cheek Stain and Charmed LipSurgence Lip Stain ($44). Both items are best sellers and will have your Valentine falling in ‘TrueLove’ in a heartbeat.
The holiday offerings from LUSH can always be relied upon to make both the gifter and the receipent to smile.
The Frog Prince Bath Bomb – $4.95- dissolves to reveal your very own Prince Charming while enveloping you in scents of jasmine, sandalwood, rose and neroli.
It’s Raining Men Shower Gel – $8.95 – $24.95 – Hallelujah! A divine shower gel scented with our best-selling Honey I Washed the Kids fragrance. Shower with this luxurious honey and tropical flower gel and your skin will be left deliciously soft, scented like crème brulée and extremely lickable.
Love Birds Soap $5.95 Something for all those lovers out there, this gorgeous new soap is scented with beautiful aphrodisiac essential oils to make this Valentine’s Day extra special! This sensual jasmine and vanilla fragranced soap leaves skin delicately scented while it softens and moisturizes.
EX Factor Bath Bomb - $4.95 Thislittle guy will cheer you up! He dissolves in the warm water in a swirl of ylang ylang and vanilla to reveal a small pink candy heart. The delectable mix of essential oils will leave you feeling happy, relaxed and ready to meet someone else.
Be Mine – $44.95 A sexy selection of six scrumptious treats that’s sure to secure the one you want this Valentine’s Day. Melt into a marshmallow bath and then seal the deal with a chocolate-scented massage. Packed up in a reusable box, they will always remember just how much you love them!
Contents:Melting Marshmallow Moment bath melt, It’s Raining Men shower gel, Sex Bomb bath bomb, Sugar Babe sugar scrub, Soft Coeur massage bar, Lust solid perfume.
If my dream man is out there–this is what I want for Valentine’s Day. Too bad he doesn’t read my blog
Get ready for Valentine’s Day with Elizabeth Arden’s newest Pretty Hot fragrance! This new fragrance exudes a mesmerizing confidence and gives you just the perfect touch to finish your flirtatious look!
Pretty Hot Elizabeth Arden is a fragrance of unmistakable sexy confidence. The floral scent has a woody depth with a blend of amber and sandalwood. Perfect for your Valentine’s Day night out, the fragrance is the ideal mix of red currant, red peony, Belle de Nuit and more!
The bottle is designed in a red tinted colored glass and the carton is beautifully designed with matte florals on a grenadine background.
This fragrance is available now for a limited time only so grab your coats, shop online or give your loved one a great tip for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift!
And finally, why not treat yourself on Valentine’s day? Your luscious locks have been hidden away under a cozy knit cap for far too long–we get it; it’s damn cold out there! But it’s time to reintroduce your tresses to the world, and Reserve has just the way to do it. Soho’s ridiculously chic Privé Salon (a favorite of the gorgeous-haired likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Julianne Moore) has paired up with R29 for a steal that will have you whipping your hair back and forth with the best of ‘em. Stop by the West Broadway digs for a blowout and bang trim and walk out with a bag full of Privé Formule Aux Herbes products, a $125 value for just $50. And we’re not talking measly mini-samples, either: think full-sized versions of the salon’s beloved daily shampoo and conditioner. Deets here.Pin It