Whether you’re fawning over creative dates and roses, gearing up for the ultimate Galentine’s Day brunch or just counting down the minutes until all the chocolate goes on sale (#guilty), we’re sharing our favorite ways to elevate your everyday makeup routine. We’ll leave it up to you to decide if love is in the air, but there’s no question that with these tips, you’ll be a Valentine’s Day bombshell 24/7/365. Eat your heart out, Cupid.


1. Get Luscious Lashes: It all begins with the eyes. Whether you’re sending someone a loving glance or an I’m-single-and-ready-to-mingle signal, you best be sure those doe eyes are working it for you. (via Brit + Co)


2. Add Classic Red Lips: We’ve got two words for you: red lips. Grab your brightest lipstick and get ready to start blowing kisses. (via Her Campus)


3. Show Off Glowing Skin: Sure, there might be snow for days outside, but with just a few tricks, you can have glowing, sun-kissed skin. (via Brit + Co)


4. Sport a Heart to Heart Mani: Nail art is no joke, and we think there’s never a bad day for a great mani tutorial. Wear your heart on your nails this V-Day. (via Brit + Co)

5. Rock Purple-Colored Lids: You’re bonkers for Valentine’s Day, and you’re not afraid to show it. Grab a few eye shadows in fun, bright colors, and get ready for all eyes to be on you. (via MakeupD0LL)


6. Lock in Your Lip Color: Kiss smeared lips goodbye with this tried and true way to make sure you keep that red on lock down. (via Byrdie)

7. Add a Smokey Eye: Sometimes it’s all about flashing those hungry eyes. Dirty Dancing fans know what we’re talking about. Here’s how to get ’em. (via Easy Neon)

8. Let Your Makeup be Flirty: It’s no secret that we’re huge Bethany Mota fans, so of course, we’re turning to her for a glam date-night look. Wanna know how to look all romantical as quickly as possible? Done and done. (via Bethany Mota)

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9. Crown Yourself With Flowers: Valentine’s Day bombshells can come in many styles. For the ultimate accessory, add a sweet, au natural flower girl look. (via Ruffled)


10. Glittering Eyes: How can a gal have a night full of wooey eyes without an eyelid full of glitter? Add on the shine with this easy tutorial. (via Keiko Lynn)

What’s your favorite Valentine’s bombshell look? Share your tips below!