February is fast approaching and it means Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. It’s our annual reminder to celebrate love — be it with a significant other, our family or friends, or with our much-deserving selves. Get ready to celebrate love through beauty with these 10 love-slash-Valentine-inspired makeup releases.
NARS The Love Affair Collection
NARS dressed up its popular Radiant Creamy Concealer (SGD46) in an exclusive ‘gold-and-red-hearts’ design to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2022. It also released a limited-edition Love Affair case for its Natural Radiant Longwear Cushion Foundation (SGD20). Join the love affair for these products by getting them here.
Kylie Cosmetics Valentine’s Collection
If you love Kylie Cosmetics, you’ll surely fall head over heels with the brand’s Valentine’s day collection which is launching on 3 February. You can complete a date night look with a new eyeshadow palette, new lip kits and lipsticks, multi-sticks, highlighters, and falsies, all clad in romantic, bold red packaging. Watch out for the collection through the brand’s website.
Colourpop Secret Admirer Collection
Colourpop released a variety of love-themed picks this year and we’re blushing in glee. There’s the gorgeous Secret Admirer eyeshadow palette (USD14), six Heart-Shaped Pressed Powder Blushes (USD10 each), and Fresh Kiss Lip Créme (USD8 each) available now on the brand’s website.
Ciate London Pretty Stix Lipstick in Sweetheart
Share a kiss with your loved ones this Valentine’s Day with this high-shine, high-pigment but non-sticky lippie from Ciate London. This pick will not only complete your makeup look but will also care for your lips thanks to murumuru butter and amino acid-rich ingredients. Plus, not only does the packaging invite you to pucker up for the occasion with its cute kiss mark accents, but it also makes for a cute gift idea. Get it here.
RMS Beauty Love Life Collection
This collection from RMS Beauty is your reminder to celebrate and love your life not just during Valentine’s day but every day. The Heart Pressed Blush and the Randy Wild With Desire Lipstick Mini included in the collection are the perfect flattering shades for a rosy look. A couple of best-selling Kora Organics products are included in the kit as well. Did we mention the reusable box it comes in looks oh-so-cute, too? Get it here.
Too Faced Love Flush Blush
You know what a beautiful bouquet, a meet-cute moment, and this Too Faced blush have in common? A flattering flush. This Too Faced product’s design will leave you falling in love at first sight for sure, but it’s the beautiful buildable pigment and soft-focused finish on the cheeks that will put you in a long-term relationship with this product. Add it to cart now.
Natasha Denona Love Eyeshadow Palette
You don’t need Cupid’s arrow to get lovestruck with this Natasha Denona palette. Its combination of reds and plums in matte, metallic, and shimmer finishes will definitely have you taking risks with your next bold look, much like a love that’s filled with passion and romance. Add it to your collection by getting it here.
Pat McGrath Love & Lust Lip Gloss Duo
Get ready to be seduced by this limited-edition lip gloss combo by Pat McGrath. The high-shine finish gives your lips the most kissable look. Its lightweight and non-sticky formula promise the most comfortable wear no matter what your plans are for the occasion. The best part? Its unique packaging would look great on any lippie lover’s collection. Don’t miss it when it goes back in stock here.
Benefit Cosmetics Lovetint Lip & Cheek Tint
The best kind of love is the one that feels most natural, much like Benefit Lovetint’s lightweight formula. This easy-to-blend lip and cheek tint will give you the most stunning flushed look minus the effort. Get it here.
MAC Cosmetics Love Me Liquid Lip Colour
Booked from morning to night on Valentine’s day meeting up with friends, family, and your S.O.? This product’s ColourCling Technology promises 12-hour non-feathering wear and its TLC Lip Complex made with shea butter, cucumber extract, and other lip-loving ingredients gives great comfort for wear, leaving you looking and feeling your best as you celebrate the day of love. P.S. It’s BLACKPINK Lisa’s current go-to lippie! Grab a shade (or two) here.
Guerlain Rouge G Legendary Reds
Three of Guerlain's most iconic reds (1830 Rouge du Tigre, 1870 Rouge Impérial, and 1925 Roi des Rouges, available in matte and satin finishes) give a touch of romance to any look. Match your pick with a gorgeous velvet case (SGD53) that can serve as a gift to your girlfriends (or yourself) for the occasion. Get it from Tangs at Tang Plaza, Takashimaya, Metro Paragon, and various Sephora branches islandwide.
Nudestix Magnetic Lip Plush Paint in Sweet Sangria
Get a sweet taste of sangria (with no alcohol involved) on V-day with this on your lips. This lightweight velvety matte tint will last you throughout the day until you decide to wipe it off. It can also work as a blush or eyeshadow for an effortless monochromatic look. Get it here.
YSL Beauty Valentines Desirable Velvet Collectors
Get a customised YSL beauty curation dressed in velvet red and black to serve as a gift for yourself and your best gals this Valentine's day. You'll definitely feel extra love with Rouge Pur Couture (SGD60), Libre Eau De Parfum (SGD245), Pure Shots Night Reboost Serum (SDG116), and more that can be packaged in a special box. Get it here.
Huda Beauty Valentine’s Day Liquid Matte Lipstick Mini Quad
Who said nothing comes good from a broken heart? In the case of this Lipstick Mini Quad's tearable packaging, a broken heart becomes great for sharing. It's the perfect way to give the gift of love and beauty to your bestie this Valentine's day. Each kit comes with four universal shades that are matte and long-lasting yet comfortable to wear. Get it here.
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