Valentines Lippys

Valentines day is a fab excuse to get girly and glam!

Here are Sandra and Aleysha’s top 6 Valentines lipstick picks!


For an orangey red pout, we love Mac – Lady Danger. It’s a bright, firey colour that brightens up the face. Best paired with eyes more on the natural side, maybe a flick liner and lashes. It’s matte and stays put!


For a pink that’s not too bright, not too dark, we love Inglot 419 from the matte collection. Would look great on Valentines day with a light smokey eye and pink blush.

Tip: For more control over the shape of your lips, forget using the lipstick. Use a brush to take colour of the lipstick and brush on to lips. No need for lip liner!


A pastel baby pink is fresh and girly and goes great with any colour on the eyes! We love a dark purple eye with this! This one is Mac Saint Germain.


A classic red is always a good way to go. Try Limecrime gloss to matte in red velvet. It sticks like glue and doesn’t come off until you scrub with makeup remover! Definitely a great one for a vintage look. Try a vintage wave in the hair or hair up with a vintage roll.

Tip:For the perfect shape, go around lips with concealer using a thin brush.


This is the brightest of pinks and we love it! Mac – Candy yumyum. Also matte and best with tamed eye make up. Be fun with your hair though! Big curls would look fab.


For something a little different to the norm, try a light purple. This one is inglot 420. Looks amazing with a glow in the skin, so use some bronzer and highlighter with this look.

So whether you have  a date with Mr.Grey and some popcorn, or the other half has something romantical planned, we hope you look glam with these lippy ideas and tips! And if you love the ideas but don’t know how to go about it, pop in to Athena – 20% off glam on Valentines day! (and a glass of fizz and heart shaped lollies) xx

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