Your Ultimate Valentine's Day Beauty Prep Guide | Clozette

Whether you're going on a date or spending the night with your gals, Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity to bring out the most glam version of you. You can't deny that pampering yourself for the occasion gives you a boost of confidence like no other. So prepare for V-day as early as now to make sure that you're ready for the loveliest night of the year. Your hair, makeup, and outfit may be all set, but you may be forgetting these equally important steps in your beauty prep.


Pick a sensual fragrance


Maison Francis Kurkdjian A La Rose Scented Hair Mist, SGD100 (70ml)


Set the romantic mood by wearing a sensual fragrance, not just on your body but also on your hair. If you don't know which scent to pick, perfumes infused with floral notes never fail. Rose scents are a particular favourite during Valentine's because of their fresh and seductive scent. 


Achieve smooth, hair-free skin

Philips Satinelle Prestige Wet & Dry Epilator BRE652/00, SGD209


If you prefer having hair-free skin for V-Day, your options include booking a waxing session or using mechanical ways like epilators and shaving. Since waxing may take some downtime, shaving or using epilators are your best bets for last-minute preps. That being said, it's also totally okay to just let your hair be. It's just a matter of choice. 


Hydrate your skin


Bio-Bounce Collagen Essence Cream, SGD36.90 (50g)


A good moisturiser is always a must no matter the occasion. For that extra bouncy skin, you can try collagen-infused essence creams to replenish skin's hydration. Don't just slather cream on the face, give your décolletage some lovin' too!


Get a mani-pedi


(Photo from: paradeoflove)


This year's Valentine's day falls in the middle of a busy working week, so it's gonna be really tempting to skip the little things in your prep. However, think about the impression you'd leave if you showed up with dirty nails, with chipped polished and jagged edges. Not so good, right? You don't have to do a fancy French manicure, just a little trim and a fresh coat of plain polish are already enough.



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We've got that Friday feeling! We're sure you do, too. But, just like us, we're sure you're eager to bring fun pieces of news with you through the weekend. Below, the latest and hottest in the worlds of fashion and beauty.


Nike Pro Hijab




You've probably already heard of Nike's Pro Hijab line, but now you can get your hands on it. The athletic headwear designed for Muslim female athletes will be available at ZALORA Singapore and Malaysia starting 15 February and in Indonesia starting 22 February.


FENDI Kiosk




Experience a touch of Italian luxury inspired by vintage Roman newsstands when you pay a visit to the FENDI Kiosk, a pop-up store featuring FENDI's women's and men's collections, at ION Orchard. Head to the pop-up today until 18 February.


Soft glam



Right on time for Valentine's Day, Anastasia Beverly Hills is releasing their Soft Glam eyeshadow palette. The colours are on the soft, warm side that are perfect for a romantic look.


Freckle tattoos?



Would you tattoo freckles on your skin? Well, this woman did it and says she has no regrets.



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We’re all about the base, and we’re sure you are, too. Our base make-up can make or break any type of beauty look. Put too much on and it might look cakey. Apply too little and you might not cover all the unflattering spots. It can be quite tricky to strike that perfect balance, but with the right products, you can achieve a flawless foundation for your makeup look with ease. You don’t even need many — just two that work great together and you’re good to go. Watch the video above, then keep reading to find out how you can stand a chance to win this killer duo!




Get a flawless look with a base that will keep you looking fresh and perfect all day. The CLIO Kill Cover Founwear Cushion XP has the Ultimate Covering formula made with various sizes of covering powder to ensure high coverage without the heavy feel. It’s super light that it won’t clump even if you layer it on several times. It also gives the skin a smoothening effect for a truly flawless finish.


After getting the base on lock, you’d, of course, want it to last a long time. We’re happy to report that this will get you covered for 48 hours. You can also expect it to look as pristine as when you first applied it — no darkening, no oiliness — for however long you wear it with the help of its Skin Binder powder.

Despite the full coverage, your skin will still look like skin because of the Non Wearing Network and Non Sticky Film former in this foundation. Plus, you’ll be worry-free when it comes to smudging and stickiness because it has a water crush system that makes the skin look and feel matte.




After perfecting the foundation, it’s time to zero in on the concealer. What do you look for in a concealer? Do you want something that’s lightweight but has great coverage? Should it also be moisturising and not emphasise your dry spots? If your answer to those two questions is yes, you’ll definitely enjoy the CLIO Kill Cover Airy Fit Concealer.

It has an incredibly easy-to-blend texture, and it also doesn’t cling on to dry patches and fine lines. It has great coverage for any and all types of blemishes, and the best part is, you won’t need to use a lot of it. With just a small amount, it can cover perfectly as it adheres to the skin closely. The applicator also helps make the product perform perfectly. The flexible 3mm tip can be applied precisely to spots but can also be used to spread the product easily on flat areas. Ready to #GetCovered? These are your perfect duo.


Stand to win one of five sets containing these two killer base products by joining our Facebook giveaway here!


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