By Lily Ryden


It’s a fact that Valentine’s Day isn’t for everyone. I mean, not every person can instantly couple off with someone for a night of intense passion (or even some brief hand-holding.) But no matter what, the last thing you should do is curl up on the couch with a gallon of ice cream and watch Titanic. Go out, have a blast, and make sure to have some of these sassy, instant classic cosmetics handy.

FRESH – Sugar Advanced Therapy Lip Treatment
This lip treatment is an absolute necessity! It goes on super smooth and leaves your lips feeling luxuriously silky for hours. But that’s not even the best part. This lip treatment actually repairs and nourishes your lips while tasting and feeling absolutely wonderful on your kisser. Whether you’re puckering up for a special someone or chowing down on candy hearts, it’s always good to be Fresh.

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LANCOME – Juicy Tubes Rose Fishnets
I’ve always had a crush on Lancome’s Juicy tubes. So when I spotted a Juicy Tube sporting fishnets I couldn’t help but fall in love! Given, a product can’t be judged solely on its packaging. So, I’m happy to say the inside lives up to the outside on this one. The shimmer it gives your lips is simply astounding, and the lovely light rose color is super versatile. And if there’s any guys reading this let me tell you this is a must have for your fine female friend. This is some lingerie she won’t mind you buying!

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NARS – Super Orgasm Illuminator
There’s so much that can be said about this. First, it is super, super light weight. If I didn’t know any better I’d swear I was just splashing some water on myself when using this. But with as lightweight as it is, it doesn’t just fade away into your face as some bronzers and illuminators have the tendency to do. It instead leaves a really lovely, long-lasting glow. This is by far one of the best orgasms you could ever have!

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Soap & Glory – Super-Colour Sexy Mother Pucker Lip Plumping Gloss
The name says it all here. The color is super, there’s definitely lip plumping action, and within seconds of wearing you’ll feel like a sexy mother.. oh, um, lady. There’s seriously so much to adore about these glosses. They’re not overly sticky and the colors are splendid. In addition, they taste awesome. Vanilla, chocolate, raspberry, yum yum yum! But the absolute best is when it tingles while the lip plumping kicks in. It’s almost like having tiny, cooling pop rocks on your mouth instead of in it – love!

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Too Faced – Leopard Bronzing Powder
Too Faced is just too cute with this product. Subtle yet audacious, this leopard bronzing powder is purrfect. It’s texture is silky both in the box and on your skin. What I love is that this is available in a pink and a peach color so anyone with any complexion can use this! Also, for those of you with super light skin, the pink will give you a nice rosy look while the peach will create a sun-kissed appearance. Regardless of which you choose, your cheeks will garner some attention for sure.

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Urban Decay – Naked2
What’s better than getting Naked once? Um, getting Naked twice – duh! In a follow up to the initial Naked palette, Urban Decay released the Naked2. And, if you can imagine such a thing, it’s just as awesome as the first! With a vast array of shimmery and matte, mainly neutral hues, most any sexy or sweet look can be achieved with these tones. With the palette you also receive a mini lip gloss in a neutral pink color which is perfect for any look you’re attempting to attain.

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benefit – BADgal Waterproof Mascara
This “bad” mascara is in fact good. Actually, I take that back. It’s great! Not only is this product smudge proof, it’s also tear proof. And for someone with delicate eyelashes (such as myself) it really can’t get much better than that. But then it does. It’s also super long lasting, like to the point where it looks like you just applied it but actually put it on five hours prior.

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WEI – The Royal Wave
You never know when a little lotion will come in handy, if you catch my drift. WEI has really outdone themselves with this product. It instantaneously leaves your hands soft and nourished after applying, minus any greasy, heavy, or sticky feelings. Though this is hand cream, it can generally be used on any spot that needs a little TLC. And the smell is just phenomenal, sort of like green tea.

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Originally published February 2012



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