I still haven’t made plans for Valentine’s Day… The closest I came to thinking about it was last week, when my classmate interviewed me for a Valentine’s Day story he was writing for the school newspaper.
Classmate: What’s your idea of the perfect Valentine’s Day date?
Karen: The perfect date would start with my husband cleaning the house without me having to ask him to!
Karen: Yeah, really. Then we’d go to a restaurant that served really garlic-y food. I’d order shrimp scampi with hella garlic and then ask him to make out with me as a test of his devotion. Ideally, he’d say yes.
This morning, to get myself in the Valentine’s spirit, I ate a few candy hearts for breakfast (Mmm) and tried on these pink and red Photo Finish Lipsticks ($22) and Lip Enhancing Glosses ($18) from Smashbox Cosmetics.
Valentine’s Day Lip Looks by Smashbox
If you want to shine for your V-Date, consider a shimmery lip look using Electrify (pictured up top), a hot pink with silver sparkles.
Scoop’s a subtle pink with shimmer and has a casual feel to me, like something I’d wear with browns and taupes on a lunch date.
Pop, a creamy, peachy pink, looks like something I’d wear with smokey eyes to dinner.
If you and your date plan to hit the red carpet, give Starlit (a shimmery deep red) try.
Sweet, a creamy pale pink, is a jill of all trades. She’ll look good on all sorts of dates.
Stunning, a bright bluish pink, would look fantastic paired with pink cheeks, black cat eyeliner and some false lashes.
If you’re single and ready to mingle this V-Day, get your vixen on with Flirty, a cute hot pink.
Your date will want to have you for dinner when he (or she) sees you in Ravishing, a reddish brown.
Pair Lovely, a pinkish red with a touch of brown, with neutral eyes for a romantic dinner date.
Valentine’s Day 2009: What are your plans?
Do you have any yet? I have a sneaking suspicion mine will involve eating See’s candy in my stretchy pants while El Hub watches sci-fi and falls asleep on the couch, LOL!
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,