How To Get Ready For Your V-Day Date In Less Than 15 Minutes | Clozette

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With only a few days left before the 14th, we bet you’ve already got the outfit, makeup, and hair look all planned out for that special day. But because life is life, suddenly many things that require your immediate attention are taking up your time — it doesn’t help that the most romantic day of the year lands on a Tuesday this year — causing you to only have a few minutes left to spare before that romantic night out with your significant other.

So if you have to get “pretty in a jiffy” for Valentine’s Day, keep reading for five tips that will help you look polished and gorgeous in a short amount of time.


Use a wave or texturising spray

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No time for a shower? No problem. To get your tresses ready for date night, simply spray on a ton of wave or texturising hair spray. This will give your locks volume, grit, and texture for that sexy, effortless look.

Go for double-duty makeup

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Foundations that can be built up to conceal dark circles, lipsticks that can work as blush too, and an eyeshadow that will work as a contouring product — keep your makeup process quick and fast by sticking to double-duty makeup products. But of course, you should never forget your brows and lashes, too.


Put on a dress

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A dress is the easiest look to wear on Valentine’s Day as it styles itself. Whether you go for something bold and unique or something elegant and sophisticated, you’ll still look beautiful. And the best part: it’s only one item of clothing, so you don't need to spend minutes trying to piece together a complete ensemble.

Freshen up your perfume

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Spending eight hours or more at the office can completely erase any scent of your fragrance. So before heading out to your date, make sure to spritz on your go-to perfume. That way, you’ll feel and smell fresh all night long.


Switch from flats to chunky heels

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Thank goodness that chunky heels are having a moment right now because these trendy heels give you that extra height and glamour without hurting or pinching your feet. They will allow you to walk comfortably with your boo however long you like.


Need some Valentine's Day gift ideas? Then read here for gift options for both men and women.



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On the small screen, Shay Mitchell plays the character of Emily Fields — a “jock girl” who is struggling to come to terms with her sexuality. But in real life, the Pretty Little Liars star is the complete opposite of Emily, especially when it comes to style.

She loves to glam herself up wherever she goes, likes to rock amazing makeup looks, has a ton of awesome collaborations with makeup and fashion brands, does YouTube on the side, is one of our inspirations for achieving that bedhead hair look, and fights for causes such as sex trafficking, cyber bullying, and LGBT rights. In other words, she’s #goals for us.

So if you want to see which of Shay’s numerous looks are our faves, keep reading.


Perfect Beachy Waves

No one can do beachy waves better than Shay. She’s able to combine the effortless vibe with the sophisticated and sexy finish, making it look like she barely spent any time on it.

Bronze Goddess

Bronze eyeshadow looks amazing on everyone, but the way she pairs it with extra highlighted cheekbones and a nude glossy lip ups the ante of her motd (makeup of the day).


Monochrome Queen

Just one look at her slaying in her complete white ensemble and we’re already planning our own monochromatic outfits.


A lob with a textured, wavy look creates one fresh hairstyle. So now you know what to ask your stylist the next time you head into the salon!


Effortless Summer Look

You might be tired of the off-shoulder trend already, but the way Shay wears it will surely revive your love for the fashion piece. When paired with angular sunnies, slip-ons, denim shorts, and big hair, you get a summer look that you can wear to the beach or to parties.

Eyes to Kill

Thinking of rocking a smoky eye for your next night out with the girls? Then here’s a look you can easily cop. All you’ll need is black eyeshadow, kohl eyeliner, waterproof mascara, and a nude lippie. Sounds easy to do, no?


Boho Babe

Since we have tropical climate, this boho look is the perfect one to wear when running errands, heading down to lunch with your BFFs, or when you just want to explore the city.

Bedhead Hair

Perfectly messy, voluminous, and chic. Whenever we need a little inspo on how to rock and style bedhead hair, Shay’s our girl.


Sassy Yet Classy

Whenever it’s one of those days when you feel like you can’t deal with the world, this sassy and classy look by Shay should be your go-to. It’s stylish and easy to put together — perfect for lazy days.


Want more celebrity style inspiration? Then read here for the seven style tips we learned from Kendall Jenner.



Whether or not you're spending Valentine's Day with someone special, we're sure that if you're like us, who can't get enough of amazing beauty releases, then every month feels like a refreshing first date or an adventure to meet your soulmate. There's just something about the excitement that comes along reaching for a new product that resembles the feeling of a first love. 

So join us as we gush over and rekindle the feeling of love at first buy with these new releases that you'll surely fall head over heels for. 


Becca First Light Priming Filter

The secret to a flawless makeup look? It all starts with the primer. While we fell in love with Becca's amazing highlighters, it's no secret that their primers also work magic on our skin. This new violet-coloured primer melts into the skin in a sheer finish, fixing the appearance of dryness, dehydration, puffiness, and fine lines upon application. Definitely a great primer to reach for if you're aiming for an overall glowy look that's perfect for date night. 

CoverFX Custom Blot Drops

Have oily skin and prefer a more mattified finish? CoverFX has got you covered! Their new Custom Blot Drops are all about adding a mattifying effect to liquid skincare or cosmetic products, such as serum, moisturizer, primer, and foundation, eliminating shine at any step of the beauty routine. 
Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Skin Booster 

Heading out to a place where cameras will be flashing all day long? Take away the hassle of worrying how your complexion looks in the photo and even take all the selfies you want with this new addition to Make Up For Ever's Ultra HD line. The Ultra HD Skin Booster is a hydra-plumping serum that works to boost skin radiance and luminosity, making sure that you get a refreshed and smoother base before you put on your makeup. 

Chanel Beauty Rouge Coco Gloss

Developed in collaboration with Lucia Pica, Chanel Beauty introduces the Rouge Coco Gloss. Its delectable formula, which plays between the lines of transparent to intense, scintillating and tangy, luminous and saturated with pigments, makes your pout soft and kiss-ready at any time of the day.

Fresh Spring Sugar Lip Treatment 

Love to give your skin some lovin'? Don't forget to give your lips some, too! Why not give the new Sugar Lip Treatment a try? Gently buff your lips with this lip treatment for lips that are nourished, smooth, soft, and glowing. The moisture-preserving Sugar formula is also proven to increase hydration by 45% for six hours while providing a soft dewy finish, leaving your lips sweet, soft, and supple.

Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Botanical Cleansing Oil 

What more can we expect from one of the brands that has 'cult favourite' under their belt than an amazing cleansing oil that changes how your nighttime routine works? Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Botanical Cleansing Oil not only efficiently washes away skin impurities such as dirt and oil, but it is also effective on stubborn makeup, eliminating the need for double-cleansing. With active ingredients such as Squalane, Evening Primrose Oil, and Lavender Essential Oil, the formula provides an effective, soothing, sensorial experience, leaving the skin thoroughly cleansed and hydrated. 

Dr. Jart+ Rubber Masks

No time to fuss but still want to give your skin a much needed boosting? Dr. Jart+'s Rubber Masks are your best bet! Designed for simple but effective special care without any extra work, simply mix rubber mask powder with water in a bowl and slather it on your skin. The combination of an intensive ampoule and a mask, the Rubber Mask line is designed for four skin issues — lack of moisture, acne, lack of radiance, and sagging skin.


Want more beauty picks that will make you fall head over heels? Check out these amazing whimsical products that'll give you the fairytale feels!