Good enough to eat: Chocolate-inspired beauty products
Other than flowers and hearts, what comes to mind when you think about Valentine’s Day? If you said chocolate, you’re on the same page as we are, which is why we’re rounding up some of the best beauty products inspired by our favorite sweet treat.
Lush Chocolate Whipstick
Dry, cracked lips thanks to winter? Whip them into kissable shape with this ultra-tasty balm (lushusa.com, $7) that’s also great for your pout thanks to an infusion of oats and almond and wheat germ oils. Good for you and delicious (minus the calories)? Sign us up!
Sweet Sin Chocolate Face Mask
If your face has been feeling tight and dry lately or you’re just in need of a complexion boost, we suggest indulging in this rich, chocolaty mask (ulta.com, $10). The sweet skin treat works to cleanse, nourish and hydrate your face all without harmful chemicals or artificial fragrance or color.
Maybelline ColorSensational Lip Gloss, Iced Chocolate
Paint your pout in a high-shine shade of gloss inspired by chocolate — a perfect hue for Valentine’s Day (drugstore.com, $7). We love the creamy (never sticky) feel and the fact that the vibrant, stay-put formula is 100 percent wax-free.
Philip B. Chocolate Milk Body Wash & Bubble Bath
Showering never felt (or smelled) so good! Wake up your mornings with the help of this creamy, dreamy body wash and bubble bath scented with luscious chocolate (beauty.com, $35). Not only does it smell great, but it’s also packed with skin-softening ingredients such as cocoa butter, oat protein and aloe.
Giovanni Hot Chocolate Sugar Scrub
Get smooth, touchable skin just in time for Valentine’s Day by adding this delectable chocolate body scrub to your beauty routine (giovannicosmetics.com, $14). The exfoliating scrub warms up on contact with your skin, has a yummy chocolaty scent and leaves skin soft, buffed and polished.
Too Faced Milk Chocolate Soleil Matte Bronzing Powder
Even though we’re in the midst of winter, you can still create a subtle beachy glow with the help of this light matte bronzer infused with real cocoa powder (sephora.com, $37). Add a light dusting whenever you feel like brightening up your look.
100% Pure Yummy Ice Cream Body Cream, Mint Chocolate
Forgo the calories in ice cream and instead just enjoy the delicious scent of this all natural moisturizer that smells good enough to eat (beauty.com, $12). The lightweight cream absorbs quickly and hydrates without chemicals or artificial fragrance, which is great for anyone with sensitive skin.