Let beauty insider Cynthia Gwebu help you find the right beauty look to match your Valentine’s Day date.

Prep & prime

Start each look with these four steps:

STEP 1 - PRIME

For flawless make-up, begin with a light layer of WBeauty Face Smoothing Primer.

STEP 2 – FOUNDATION

Follow this with Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Foundation.

STEP 3 – CONCEAL

Brighten your under eye area with Smashbox Studio Skin 24 Hour Concealer.

STEP 4 – SET

Set your foundation and concealer with the translucent WBeauty Compact Pressed Powder.



LOOK 1:

The date: Afternoon picnic

The look: A daytime date requires long-wearing make-up without too much fuss.

Top tip: The key to the no make-up look is keeping your cheeks defined and your lips understated.


STEP 5 – EYES

Use Stila Eyes Are the Window Shadow Palette in Mind: use perception to define the crease, then wit and understanding for the lids.

STEP 6 – HIGHLIGHT/BRONZE

Use WBeauty Face Bronzer on the high points of your cheekbones.

STEP 7 – LIPS

Go for a natural look with WBeauty Perfect Pout Lip Gloss in Apricot Smoothie.

STEP 8 – SET

Set your look with WBeauty Make-Up Finishing Spray.


LOOK 2:

The date: Rooftop drink overlooking the city

The look: To make a statement without saying a word always opt for bold lips.

Top tip: If your lips are the focus of your look, use a lip liner to make them appear fuller.

STEP 5 – EYES

For a classic winged eye use Smashbox Waterproof Liquid Liner Pen – the best product to perfect the look.

STEP 6 – LIPS

Use Revlon Lip Liner in Vixens to line your lips and Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Chianti to fill them in.

STEP 7 – SET

Set your look with WBeauty Make-Up Finishing Spray.


LOOK 3:

The date: Romantic dinner for two

The look: Flutter those lashes and embrace the romance of the day with smoky eyes.

Top tip: For sultry eyes remember to complement your winged liner by smudging liner along your lower lash line.

STEP 5 – EYES

Apply winged liner with Smashbox Waterproof Liquid Liner Pen.

Line your lower lash line with WBeauty Retractable Eyeliner in Black and smudge it for a smoky look.

STEP 6 – LIPS

Keeping it soft and matte with Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Patina.

STEP 7 – SET

Set your look with WBeauty Make-Up Finishing Spray.

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