Valentine’s Day is a very polarizing holiday for most people. It’s either a blissful reminder of just how lucky you are to have found “the one” and therefore are excited at thought of celebrating this happiness…OR it’s one of the most irritating, eye-rolling days that you wish the world could skip all together. If you are part of the latter group, don’t feel discouraged. Everyone at some point in their life feels exactly how you do, and the tables can turn at any moment in the blink of an eye, and always when you least expect it.
Regardless of your attitude towards the big V-Day, why not do something different this year, and focus on doing something sweet for someone else. I am a big believer in the idea that whatever we put out there physically or energetically will come right back at us. In giving love, we will receive love. It’s the law of attraction. So this year I am thinking about my mom, sister and best friends, pulling together a list of pretty pink and red beauty finds that would make even the least romantic girl feel so special. I want everything on this list, and let’s be honest… you should too.
This is what I am giving to all the special girls in my life this Valentine’s Day. Big kiss everyone.
Zelens Plumping Lip Glaze, Rose and Pink: Because it’s the best effing lip plumper I have ever. Fully packed with amazing skincare components, it plumps while it treats.
How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Great tips for becoming more Parisian…because isn’t that always the goal?
Diptyque Rosafolia Candle: This limited edition candle looks as good as it smells. And once you are finished this glass jar will make the prettiest makeup brush holder. I just gave it to a friend for her birthday…the scent is unreal.
Tata Harper Lip and Cheek Tint, Charming: I use this every day. A few swipes on my cheeks and I’ve got the perfect pinky flush. I even recommended it on my latest feature on Chalkboard Magazine.
By Kilian Good Girl Gone Bad EDP: This smells like heaven. It’s one truly addicting scent that’s oh so sweet.
Smith & Cult Nail Polish, Plastic Beach: Obsessed with this line and all of its colors. (Did you read my latest review and interview with the company’s founder?!) This pink is perfect for the big day, yet totally wearable all year round.
Charlotte Tilbury Beach Stick, Las Salinas: Love Charlotte’s line so much and this multi-functioning stick is simply fun and bright.
Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar On the Go, Rebel Without A Cause: I am a sucker for this because who doesn’t want an eye cream and lip/ cheek tint in one. Both colors are perfect for en-route touchups.
Aurelia Probiotic Refine and Polish Miracle Balm: Aurelia is one line that is quickly becoming one of my favorites, and this skin perfecting face wash is so worth it. Actually, my skin has never looked better.
Stella McCartney Knickers of the Week Set of Seven Briefs: No explanation needed here. Simply cute.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera: Because it’s the kind of toy that once you have it, you will wonder how you ever lived without it. Instant fun. I was inspired to get my camera on by my sweet friend Amanda of The Fashionable Hostess.
Sugarfina Super Sour Hearts: Could these be any cuter or more delicious and healthy(ish) at the same time? These are also gelatin-free, so they’re perfect for vegans and vegetarians.
Fine and Raw Chocolates: This is my favorite chocolate in the world. Oh and did I mention that its raw? You wouldn’t even notice. Made in Brooklyn.