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Valentine's Day makeup tutorials

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Beauty tips for Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is just a few weeks away. No matter where you are headed on this romantic holiday, you'll want your makeup to look picture perfect. Check out these makeup tutorials for Valentine's Day to look your best.

Woman applying purple eyeshadow

When using Sweet pink

Pink eyeshadow can be hard to pull off, but it's perfect for Valentine's Day. Use cool pinks with black liner for a look that really pops. This Valentine's Day makeup is fresh and beautiful -- it would work for a daytime date or a night out on the town.

Makeup used in the tutorial:

  • NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk
  • MAC crystal avalanche Eyeshadow
  • MAC Pigments in Cool Pink and Magenta Madness (both Pro) 
  • Nocturnelle Eyeshadow Blacktrack
  • Fluidline Plushlash Mascara
  • MAC Falsies #42 from Lash & Dash
  • NYX Round Lipstick in Louisiana
  • MAC Pretty Plush Plushglass

Watch the tutorial:

When using Sultry plums

Valentine's Day makeup doesn't have to be all about pink. For an evening out, create a smoky eye look but instead of using black and gray, use purple eye shadow instead. Check out this makeup tutorial video from Still Glamorous using sultry plum shades. This tutorial uses false lashes and slightly winged eye liner for a sexy look.

Still Glamorus Cosmetics used in the makeup tutorial:

  • Eye Primer
  • Carbon Cream Pot
  • Ex Girlfriend Mineral Pigment
  • Black Out Gel Liner
  • Cinnamon Rose Blush

MAC products used in the makeup tutorial:

  • Star Violet Eyeshadow:
  • Sketch Eyeshadow
  • Phloof Eyeshadow
  • Foundation Skin Base

Other makeup products used in the tutorial:

  • NYX Highlight Eyeshadow
  • Coastal Scents Highlight & Contour Palette
  • Revlon Photo Ready Foundation
  • Too Face Absolutely Invisible
  • Anastasia Brow Pen
  • L'Oreal Collagen Mascara

Watch the tutorial:

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