Whoever said Valentine’s Day was a day meant only to celebrate couples clearly never enjoyed their own company. With this day of love right around the corner, it’s the perfect occasion to show yourself some love. If you’re like me, I pick a few days each year when I decide to indulge myself instead of waiting around for my significant other to pamper me. It’s empowering and keeps me motivated and reminds me to put my own needs first. Now while you can definitely save up for that Gucci bag and those Louboutin shoes, here’s a comprehensive list of everything you need in beauty and skincare. Why not promise yourself to look, feel and smell like your very best for the rest of the year?
PS: I warn you, if you have a thing for cutesy stuff, the adorable packaging on some of these products is definitely going to take your money.
Can we really ever have too many lipsticks? This drop-dead-gorgeous gift set has a full sized lip liner, a mini liquid matte lipstick and a stunning holographic lip topper. The entire package comes wrapped up in a plush lip shaped tin that’s going to look stunning sitting on your dresser!
This adorable pouch comes with a bunch of fun sized products. A lip tint, a few sheet masks, a hand cream and some trial sized products from The Face Shop’s Chia Seed Line. It’s K-beauty at it’s cutesy best!
Dressing table candy, this stunning stiletto shaped perfume is everything your bad-ass alter-ego smells like. Sexy, seductive, mysterious and floral- this perfume is everything you want in a fragrance and more. Cheekily called good girl, this fragrance has a unique blend of notes to make you turn heads as soon as you walk into a room. If you’re a perfume lover, this is definitely a collector’s edition that you will end up repurchasing over and over!
Sit down and smell the roses. We don’t wait around for men to give us a handful of roses now, do we? This set is going to be a sensory overload for anybody who loves the delicate, floral aroma of roses. Body butter, shower gel and bath bubbles and the hand cream in this are scented like roses. Soft, fragrant skin is definitely going to make you look and smell, irresistible.
All those valentines day gifts from you to you and nowhere to stash them? This adorable pouch is perfectly shaped and sized to house all of your makeup essentials. Toss it into your purse or take it with you when you travel, we bet everyone's going to have their eye on your stash.
We all remember to religiously moisturise our body and our face but our hands often take a backseat. Why not pick up this adorable set of hand creams. They’re available at Innisfree stores and you get 3 at the price of one! Silky, soft hands are always a bonus. What if you run into Mr. Right and have to shake his hand, right?
Wake up with nourished, plump skin and lips day after day! This lip and face sleeping mask duo from Laneige is going to hydrate your lips and skin while you snooze. Chapped lips, dull and flaky skin will heal overnight with the ingredients present in these. Your skin is going to be left with a glow that’s identical to when you’re in love!
Kiko Milano has an entire sorbet pink range designed for Valentine's Day. Everything is in cutesy pink packages with an overload of hearts. If you're looking to give your kit a quick upgrade, this is the perfect collection to gift yourself. The collection is available at all Kiko Milano stores across India.
This facial oil is made with pumpkin seed oil and 6 other essential oils that heal, moisturise and nourish your skin. It also has 24karat gold flakes in it that boost your skins natural radiance! Use it during the day or night, you can even mix it with your foundation to get a dewy look.
This is the perfect planner to have by your side. On days you're feeling low, let it be your reminder that you're okay and you've got everything covered. Use it to write down your daily chores or beauty affirmations, in style of course!
No-plans-kind-of-plans on Valentine’s Day? This luxurious sheet mask is the perfect companion for your Netflix and Chill night. It’s infidel with cold-pressed Amazonian Oil to give your skin a boost of moisture and an unparalleled glow. Everybody’s going to think you’re beaming in love come Feb 15. *Wink*
If lipsticks are your Achilles heel, this lip kit from M.A.C has all of its best selling lip colours. A combination of M.A.C’s iconic matte and retro matte collections, this lip kit contains all the red, nude, pink and vampy lippies you’re ever going to need.
Summer heat is right around the corner and this is the perfect set of face mists to pick up. These tiny travel sized bottles fit perfectly into your purse without being a burden. The mists soothe, tone and refresh your skin while leaving behind a relaxing fragrance. You could also use these as makeup setting sprays!
A 3D heart shaped blush, bronzer and highlight! It can’t get cuter, can it? This is actually more than just cute packaging. The blush is highly pigmented and blends like a dream! Use it to give your skin a radiant, dewy glow.
What’s better than some sparkle and shine? Heart shaped glitter! This breathtaking bottle of glitter can be used on the hair, skin and nails to create some really gorgeous Valentine's day makeup looks. If you’re attending a music festival, you could even make some heart-glitter freckles!
If you love pinks, you’re going to love this nail polish set. It’s got 3 bottles of hues all in line with the colour of love. Give your manicure an upgrade just in time for Valentine’s Day!
This gift box has everything rose and everything herbal that’s going to boost your skin's natural glow! The face mist, face pack and a shower gel in this kit have rose-essential oil to help your skin heal and calm your senses.
Maybelline just launched an entire collection of red lipsticks for Valentine's Day and I bet you can't pick just one. The creamy matte lipsticks are available online and at stores and a special edition features a red lipstick with a black marble finish that's definitely coming home with me!
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