Looking for some new products to add to your beauty arsenal for Valentine’s Day or a special winter date night?
So excited for the big night that nerves kept you up all night? Fake a good night’s sleep with a Chantecaille Gold Energizing Eye Recovery Mask ($195, chantecaille.com). Leave a pair on for around 20 minutes, and let the natural seaweed based mask that’s infused with a luxurious 24 Karat Gold Serum do its magic, and in no time it’ll look like you got all your beauty sleep.
Prone to dry skin? Try the Yuni Wind-Down Wonder Warming Body Oil, ($35, www.yunibeauty.com), a sensory-focused dry body oil that warms gently as applied to your body, meaning it can definitely be broken out post date.
In need of some lock TLC? Try the Briogeo Rosarco Repair Travel Kit ($25, briogeohair.com) featuring a 2 oz. Rosarco™ Repair Shampoo, 2 oz. Rosarco™ Repair Conditioner, and 1.75 oz. Rosarco Milk™ Reparative Leave-In Conditioning Spray that will reinvigorate your strands – taking them from dry and brittle to luxurious and silky sheen in no time.
Available in nine shades – four of which are dye-free – the easy to apply VMV Hypoallergenics Boldly Glow Coconut Oil Skin Bloom Blush Stick ($60, www.vmvhypoallergenics.com) will give you the perfect glow, and the creamy formula – that contains organic virgin coconut oil – is ideal for winter.
Plan on wearing lipstick? Prepping your pout with Patchology Lip Service Gloss-to-Balm Treatment ($15, www.patchology.com) is a must. Its hydrating mix of hyaluronic acid, aloe and honey ensure that lips stay moisturized even after a lipstick reapplication or two.
For a serious statement pout that lasts all date night, try Smashbox Always On Metallic Matte Liquid Lipstick ($24, www.hsn.com). These beautiful, bold glittery shades will last at least eight hours and make a quick impact on your date night beauty – making it perfect for those who hate spending hours getting ready.
Don’t have time for a facial? Your date will think you spent the afternoon at the spa after just 15 minutes of wearing Korres Wild Rose Instant Brightening Mask ($48, www.hsn.com), which gives your complexion an instant radiance boost.
While you’re perfecting your skincare, might as well tend to your hair. In just five to ten minutes with the Blue Lagoon Cooling Hair Mask ($54, bluelagoon.com), which features the Blue Lagoon’s patented and powerful algae, you’ll look like you just had a treatment at the salon thanks to major, major shine.
The Aracona Polish Perfection ($24, www.arcona.com) features a Cranberry Toner and Gommage. After you’ve cleansed and toned, the Gommage exfoliates leaving you with a gorgeous glow.
If winter’s got your face seeking moisture 24/7, start your skincare routine with the Tumerica Natural Facial Repair Serum ($13.99, www.tumericanow.com), which encompasses just four ingredients, all of which are natural – including anti-inflammatory turmeric and coconut oil, that boast all day moisture.
Healthy hair starts with your scalp. Not only does Vitabrid Scalp Shampoo ($32, www.barneys.com) strengthen tresses, it also nourishes and soothes your scalp, which is probably not loving this winter weather.
If you’ve completed your skincare routine and you still need a little extra nourishing, cap it off with Golden Door Golden Face Oil ($60, goldendoor.com), which supremely moisturizes and as an added bonus, it also softens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and brightens skin.
A metallic lip too bold? Try ILIA Satin Cream Lip Crayons ($24, iliabeauty.com), a creamy lip crayon – available in six shades – that includes healing and organic botanicals that can be used on its own or layered underneath a lip color to create a custom blend.
For some more sparkle and instant eye drama, turn to the incredibly easy to apply (and remove) Too Faced Glitter Pop! Peel-Off Eyeliner ($17, www.hsn.com). The formula, which locks in glitter as it dries, is by far the easiest eyeliner to remove – all you have to do is peel it off, and since it’s got plenty of glitter, you really don’t have to worry about whether you’re putting it on perfectly.
A water-free cleanser… Intrigued? You should be. Retrouvé Luminous Cleansing Elixir ($75, www.retrouve.com), a luxurious cleansing balm, hydrates as it gets rid of dirt and makeup. After applied, you just wipe off with a damp washcloth or moist cotton pad.
Benefit They’re Real Mascara ($24, www.sephora.com), a tried and true fan favorite, will seriously have them wondering are your lashes real.