If you are in love and in a happy relationship, you’ll have every reason to feel oh-so-positively-overwhelmed this February 14th. Although Valentine’s Day is all about love clichés, we still can’t help but gush over every single detail about it! Honestly, what other dates in a year should be as important and heart-warming as Valentine’s Day, the day dedicated to love itself and those you love?
Since feeling wonderful on Valentine’s is just one segment of the entire holiday’s vibe, this time around, we’ll be talking about its other very important segment – looking synched with your mood (read: looking spectacular!). Read through our lines to get inspired for your big V night.
PICK SOME PLACE FABULOUS
The place you are going to sets the tone of the entire evening and what better spot to choose than a winery! Surprise your bae with a super romantic wine tasting tour and get tipsy on delicious wine together, enjoy the food (many wineries have menus), laughter, the fantastic atmosphere and the fact you are spending this day together!
START PREPPING ON TIME
The most important thing about looking great on Valentine’s is your personal hygiene; no amount of makeup will manage to cover bad skin on the face nor will your branded clothes mask your natural, odor! Before you start getting ready, shave/vax, indulge in a long, hot bath, and make sure your hair is clean and face clear of blackheads. Get yourself all pampered before you start choosing outfits.
FOLLOW THE LINGERIE TRADITION
No self-respecting woman believes that red lingerie brings sex and love luck, but we still like to follow the tradition when we can, right? What! It’s super cute, it looks sexy and your man can’t help but salivate each time he sees you in red lace and halters. So, either treat yourself to a new red number or go with the one you already have, one that makes you feel like a bombshell. If you want to heat things up from the start, hint at your darling something like “I’m wearing your favorite number underneath this dress” when he picks you up or wait for the end of the night to drop your dress on the floor and let him see the lingerie for himself.
GO WITH A ROMANTIC DO
Our favorite Valentine’s hairdo choice definitely falls on either side-swept waves or a messy textured side braid. Both styles are incredibly romantic, adorable, dreamy and look cute on every face – plus, both styles are super easy to make!
To create side-swept waves, create a deep side part. Pin one side of your hair with bobby pins and hair gel. Then, give the other side of your hair volume by teasing the locks with a comb and some hairspray. Once you’ve given the other side texture, let it flow over your shoulder. Voila! Messy textured side braid has the same starting point as creating side-swept waves, with a focus on the braid this time around. Braid the volumized side of the hair and there you go – easy! If your hair is currently too short to pull this hairstyle off, there’s nothing to worry about, honestly. With quality clip in human hair extensions, you’ll get the length and volume you need in a jiffy and be the queen of your favorite hairstyle.
BE ELEGANT AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING
Although revealing too much can sometimes be very tempting, the best way to go about your Valentine’s Day outfit is to keep things covered and elegant, yet body-hugging enough to spark the imagination. For a jaw-dropping effect, opt for a sexy bodycon in your favorite color; to achieve an effortlessly chic vibe, go with a pair of pleated trousers and a tight crop top or a chunkier sweater. For a more sophisticated approach, choose a red wrap dress that’s both sensual and very flattering for all figures. A tight jean and a barely tucked in white shirt go a long way if you want things to stay on the more casual side of things.
PICK THE RIGHT SHOE
Unless you are working in the fashion industry, it is highly unlikely you are voluntarily wearing heels on a daily basis (no one’s THAT crazy, right?). So – this Valentine’s – put that heel on and wear it like there’s no tomorrow. Make sure you match it with the type of outfit you are wearing for a cohesive vibe and don’t go “too summery” on your shoe, no matter how warm it may seem outside. It’s February, after all – you don’t want to look out of place.
Darling, we have no doubt you’ll look smashing! Enjoy your night, stay in love and tell your partner how much you care!