Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity to experiment with a new look. Whether you want to achieve a soft romantic look or want more of a sexy seductive look here are a few products perfect for any Valentine's Day gathering whether you spend the night with on a romantic date at one of the delicious Hamptons restaurants or plan on having an Anti-Valentine's Day party with friends.
1. Femme Rouge Crème Lipstick:
For a standout lip color try Hourglass Classic Femme Rouge Crème Lipstick available at Sephora ($30.00, www.sephora.com
). If you are looking for a pretty pink pout pick up Fever or for a ravishing red try Raven.
Chubby Sitck in Big Blue, NP Set Eyeliner in La Paz Blue, TurboLash Mascara, Lip Bliss in Curiosity, Femme Rouge Crème Lipstick in Fever and NCLA Lacquer in West Hollywood It Girl. (Courtesy Photo)
2. Chubby Stick Shadow Tint for Eyes:
For those of you who are fans of Clinique Chubby Sticks available at Macy's ($16.00, 190 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, 631-728-5500, www.clinique.com
) they recently released a shadow tint for your eyes which you will love just as much. If you are going for showstopping lips Big Blue is a lighter shadow perfect for a more neutral eye but for some drama try Massive Midnight.
3. TurboLash All Effects Motion Mascara:
For full, lush lashes try Estée Lauder TurboLash Mascara available at White's Pharmacy
($32.00, 81 Main Street, East Hampton, 631-324-0082, www.whiteseasthampton.com
) has a vibrating brush that gives lashes volume, length, curl and separation all at once. The gently vibrating LashSonic Brush with micro-pulse bristles continuously separates and saturates lashes without clumping.
4. Supermodel On-the-Go Makeup Kit:
If you are planning a romantic weekend getaway to celebrate Valentine's Day, this kit from Victoria's Secret
($32, 2044 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, 631-537-3373, www.victoriassecret.com
) gives you endless options with four different pallets to choose from, Off Duty Supermodel, Sultry Angel, Bombshell Night Out or Sexy Little Flirt.
Supermodel On-the-Go Makeup Kit and Tom Ford Black Orchid. (Courtesy Photo)
5. Lip Bliss:
For glossy girls looking for silky smooth lips try Lip Bliss ($12.00, whatsyourvirtue.com
). For a sweet pink choose Curiosity or for a bronzed red shimmer try Wisdom. Hamptons.com readers will receive 20% off all orders through Valentine's Day with the code BLISSFUL20.
6. NP Set Day to Night Liner Duos:
NP Duos available at Target ($15.00, 1150 Old Country Road, Riverhead, 631-208-9424, www.target.com
) give you eyeliner options whether you want to use each side separately or you combine the two colors for a glamorous look. Available in La Paz Blue which has a deep blue and glittery blue, Las Vegas Silver which features a silver and black liner or Los Cabos Brown which has a golden and bronze liner.
Femme Rouge Crème Lipstick in Raven, Chubby Stick in Massive Midnight, NP Set Eyeliner in Los Cabos Brown, Lip Bliss in Wisdom, NP Set Eyeliner in Las Vegas Silver and NCLA Laquer in I'm With The Band. (Courtesy Photo)
7. NCLA Lacquer and Nail Wrap:
If you don't have time for a manicure before your big date, NCLA Nail Wraps ($18.00, www.shopncla.com
) has you covered. They come in a multitude of designs but for a sexy Valentine's Day shade try I Am Your Muse, a sophisticated lace design over red metallic. If lacquer is more your style then try West Hollywood It Girl ($16, www.shopncla.com
), a shimmery pink or I'm With The Band the bright coral shade Beyonce
rocked during the Presidential Inauguration.
8. Black Orchid or Bon Chic:
Tom Ford Black Orchid is the perfect sexy spicy scent for Valentine's Day with notes of bergamot, citrus accord, mandarin, gardenia, jasmine, ylang-ylang, lotus, orchid, patchouli, sandalwood and vanilla. Black Orchid is available at available at Neiman Marcus ($105 for 50 ml or $150 for 100 ml, www.neimanmarcus.com
). For a feminine and floral scent with notes of black raspberry, violet, soft woods and cashmere musk try BCBG Max Azria Bon Chic available at Macy's ($75 for 100 ml or $55 for 50 ml, 190 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, 631-728-5500, www.macys.com
Rembrandt Intense Stain Dissolving Strips, NCLA Nail Wrap in I Am Your Muse and BCBG Max Azria Bon Chic
9. Intense Stain Dissolving Strips:
Having pearly white teeth for Valentine's Day is essential. For easy whitening Rembrandt Intense Stain Dissolving Strips ($22.99, www.rembrandtboutique.com
) noticeably whiten teeth in just two weeks and dissolve within minutes of putting them on.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com