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Top Valentine’s Day makeup tutorials 2020

From picnics in the park to midnight movie showings, these looks from our favourite beauty influencers will have you looking for love.

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, most people get overly preoccupied about what to wear – and we don’t blame you. The perfect Valentine's Day outfit can be hard to find, but you can't neglect what your face looks like. Your makeup can make or break an outfit: it can dress up it up if you’re rocking casual pieces or tone it down if you’ve dressed just that little bit extra.

These make-up tutorials from our favourite beauty YouTubers are guaranteed to impress. They will leave a lasting impact on your Valentine's Day date, and hopefully spark it into something a little bit more.


1. Dark cherry makeup tutorial for Valentine's Day - Carli Bybel

Valentine's Day doesn't always have to be soft and romantic. Carli Bybel teaches us how to embrace a vampy look this Valentine's Day. A dark eye and a dark lip are saved for a date night, rather than during the day.

This will sure to leave a lasting impression, and pair it with a sexy outfit to really knock your date's socks off! Whether you're going to the movies, to a bar or even just to dinner, it's got you covered.


2. Bold Valentine's Day makeup look - Christen Dominique

This Valentine's Day makeup look is all about soft glam. The dramatic wing is paired with a soft pink smokey eye, so it can be worn either day or night, with any outfit.

Embrace your sweeter side with this tutorial from Christen Dominique. She is known for her easy-to-follow tutorials, so you'll be impressing your date in no time.


3. Easy and affordable Valentine's Day makeup tutorial - Melly Sanchez

Are you the ultimate Valentine's Day princess? If "too much pink" just doesn't exist for you, you need to try this tutorial ASAP. This makeup tutorial embodies the colour pink and looking oh so extra.

Now this one's up to you – if you want to tone down the glam, opt for a neutral coloured outfit. If you want to go even more extra? Well, just wear a flirty pink or red dress.


4. Simple Valentine's Day makeup tutorial - Lupe Sujey Cuevas

Subtle is key for this Valentine's Day look by Lupey Sujey Cuevas. This makeup tutorial will make you look good and feel good. There is a focus on the eyes- with a soft winged out liner that looks really romantic.

Pair this look with anything from a vivid red slip dress through to a cute set of sweats to watch Netflix in.


5. Valentine's Day Fresh Glam - Desi Perkins

Desi Perkins teaches us how to really do Valentine's Day glam makeup. With an intense wing, flirty lashes and a subtle pop of colour in the inner corner, this look is unlike anything we have seen for Valentine's Day.

Pair this face with a flirty mini skirt and all eyes will be on you.


6. Easy but glam Valentine's Day makeup tutorial - Tina Halada

This type of glam is subtle and smokey. Tina Halada's tutorial will take you through the steps to recreate this soft glam look for your date that includes a matte eye with an intense highlight in the inner corner and on the cheekbones.

This kind of look can work with any outfit, but we love the idea of pairing this with a skirt and cami combo.


7. Soft and flirty Valentine's makeup tutorial - Jaclyn Hill

Let's be honest: Jaclyn Hill is the queen. Watching her apply makeup is so satisfying, as she easily takes you through tutorials that are sure to made head turns. This one for Valentine's Day is a classic smokey eye with a red lip, so what's not to love?

Pair this with a black jumpsuit or classic LBD so that your face can do all the talking.


8. Classic matte Valentine's Day makeup - NikkieTutorials

Nikke Tutorials is the master of flawless skin. This Valentine's Day inspired look features a bold lip with pore-less skin and we are obsessed. There is a focus on the intense highlight and smokey eyes that really knocks this look out of the park.

Pair this with dark jeans and a silk cami for an effortless glam style.


9. Soft and smokey Valentine's Day Look - Katy

Valentine's Day doesn't mean you have to go intense with your choice of makeup. If your plans for 14 February are a little more casual, this tutorial by Katy is perfect. The eyes are soft, smokey and oh so easy to recreate. She combines the look with a nude lip so anybody can rock this look.

Pair this makeup look with any day outfit - we're thinking a white sundress or even just a basic tee and jeans.


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