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5 Romantic Makeup Looks for Valentine's Day

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Valentine's Day thankfully comes on the same date every year, February 14. This means as soon as February 1, rolls around you know it is crunch time to get yourself together for the most romantic day of year. Aside from planning the details for your date, you need to plan for your look.

You probably have many things to do to prepare for Valentine's Day. However, this list concerns your makeup look for the day of love. Your looks should be romantic foremost. It can also be sexy or sweet. It depends on your personal style and the message you want to communicate to your love interest that night.

Regardless of which romantic makeup look you choose for Valentine's Day, you will need to practice it. You want everything to be perfect for this night and "practice makes perfect" so get started now. Just to help you with some inspiration here are five romantic makeup looks for Valentine's Day you can practice now.

Classic Romantic Makeup
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Classic Romantic Makeup

Red lips are the standard for Valentine's Day makeup. Create a classic romantic look by choosing neutral makeup for eyes and cheeks. Lightly define eyes with a thin line of black eyeliner and a sweep or two of black mascara.  With all of the color focused on your lips, your lover won't be able to wait to kiss you.

Natural-Looking Romantic Makeup
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Natural-Looking Romantic Makeup

Natural-looking romantic makeup for Valentine's Day is not devoid of color. On the contrary, the color is soft, pretty much mimicking the soft flush your face gets when your lover is near. Lips are colored in a soft nude shade, cheeks take on a slight blush, and eyes are lined along the upper lash line with black liner and winged out. The look is soft, pretty, and natural-looking.

Sultry Romantic Makeup that Glows
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Sultry Romantic Makeup that Glows

Let your eyes smolder with this sultry makeup look. Dark smoldering shades around the eyes highlighted with golden shimmer make for sultry eyes. The rest of the makeup is natural simply perfecting your beauty. Add golden bronzer to highlight forehead, cheeks, nose, and chin to give your face a golden glow for Valentine's Day.

Soft and Sexy Romantic Makeup
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Soft and Sexy Romantic Makeup

The soft and sexy romantic look is very feminine and flirty. Eyes carry the sexiness of subdued smoke, while lips pop softly in demure shades of pink. Cheeks can be bare, barely pink, or softly contoured with bronzer. Bat those pretty lashes and blow your lover soft kisses with this look on Valentine's Day.

Romantic Gothic Makeup
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Romantic Gothic Makeup

The dark beauty of romantic gothic makeup is the perfect accent to complete a Valentine's Day look that screams sexy sensuality. Dark wine lips, heavily rimmed eyes with dark shadow, and deep blush are the essentials. Add on false eyelashes to make your lover swoon when you give that "come hither" look.

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