February 10, 2022
Five Ways To Celebrate Galentine's Day
If you’re always looking for reasons to hang out with your girl gang, Galentine’s Day could be your new favourite day of the year. If you’re single and fabulous – or even if you’re not – 13th February (aka Galentine’s Day) is the chance to show your love and appreciation for your very best gal pals. Celebrate with a big night out, or a big night in. Either way, it promises to be anything but dull. Celebrate your female friendships in style: put the fizz on ice, perfect that cat eye flick and get ready to laugh. A lot.
How to celebrate Galentine’s Day in style
It doesn’t matter whether you see your besties face-to-face or virtually; wherever you are and whatever you do, Galentine’s Day is all about having a blast. What does matter is that you shower one another with even more love and affection than usual. From self-care and beauty hacks to dancing the night away, here are our favourite ways to make the most of your Galentine’s Day celebrations.
1. Host a Self-Care Party
What’s better than a big night out? A big night in, of course. So, why not host a relaxing self-care party this February? Self-care is something we should all be doing on a regular basis anyway, but sometimes you need an extra push. You might decide to create a spa-like experience, complete with mani-pedis, face masks and massages. You could organise an afternoon tea party, sipping from china teacups and nibbling on cucumber sandwiches. Or perhaps a grown-up pyjama party is more your vibe, baking cakes, watching films or practising a spot of yoga together. Taking care of yourself and your besties, what more do you need?
2. Experiment With A New Look
When it comes to makeup, it’s easy to fall into a rut. Make this Galentine’s Day the time you step out of your comfort zone and try a new look. Surround yourself with your favourite girl crew and experiment with some of 2022’s biggest beauty trends.
- Glazed lips: Use a lip-loving product like Code8’sGlazé Universal Lip Gloss to create your perfect pout. That’s right. Lip gloss has (finally) made a comeback and we couldn’t be happier. This one plumps, moisturises and emphasises the lips in seconds. Mwah.
- Blush draping: Still applying blusher just to the apples of your cheeks? It’s time to start draping (applying to your cheekbones and up towards the temples, too). UsingCode8’s Blush Palette, lightly apply the powder, building the application as you work upwards. You can either leave it at the temples, or connect the colour with your eyeshadow, blending the blusher into the crease of your eyes.
3. Share Your Best Beauty Hacks
Effortless beauty. A lit-from-within glow. A more streamlined makeup routine. We want it all, but with minimal fuss. Cue the beauty hacks. Get your friends together this February to share all your very best makeup and beauty shortcuts and timesavers. Take Code8’s5Secs Express Lip and Cheek Colour. This multitasking product acts as a hydrating lip balm, a long-wearing sheer lip colour, and a blusher that adds just a hint of colour to the cheeks, all in one neat package. A quick trawl of TikTok and you’ll be inundated with hacks – from faux freckles and colour correcting with blusher to contouring made easy.
4. Dance The Night Away
Struggling to remember the last time you put on a full face of makeup and went on a night out? Which is why 13th February is the time to throw on those heels, drink some cocktails and dance the night away with your gal pals. But first, you’ll need to get ready. Get your full-on glam for your night out.Code8’s Glazé Lip Lacquer will give you ludicrously luscious lips (and leave them beautifully hydrated). Iconoclast Eyeshadow Palette helps you create sophisticated smoky eyes. And perfect your look with theBlush Palette for radiance with serious staying power. We’re talking diva-level glam.
5. Stock Up On Your Beauty Must-Haves
If you love shopping, then what better than shopping with friends on Galentine’s Day? However you choose to indulge in your retail therapy – hitting the high street or online – this is your chance to stock up on all those must-have makeup and beauty products. Check out the Code8 range and treat yourselves to products you can’t help but fall in love with.
Code8: Helping you feel empowered on Galentine’s Day
Celebrate the power of female friendship this Galentine’s Day. Gather together your best pals and get ready to laugh until you cry. This special day is all about female positivity – precisely the philosophy behind the Code8 brand. Designed to make women feel confident and empowered, Code8 products are simple to use, leaving you more time to concentrate on the important things in life: like your girl crew. Find your perfect Code8 product this Galentine's Day.