February 8, 2021
The Perfect Way to Spend
Spending Valentine’s Day in style this year might require some careful planning and extra effort. To make your day at home special, we have gathered some ideas to help elevate your celebration, from quality restaurant dinner delivery, to makeup looks to wow and some quality activities to do together—all of which are guaranteed to make your day memorable.
Dining-In in style is effortless with a selection of restaurants that offer upscale meal deliveries. No need to worry about preparing the perfect spread, saving you more time to enjoy each other's company. Who needs to fret about cooking or washing up when you’re too busy celebrating?!
Valentine’s Day Makeup Look
Valentine’s Day provides the perfect opportunity to get dressed up and rediscover your slightly neglected makeup bag. Whether you’re looking to quickly create a natural makeup look with some full coverage concealer and tinted lip balm or something more dramatic with a luxury eyeshadow palette and red lips, we have you all covered.
Day to Night Foundation (optional)
Create your perfectly flawless base with the Day to Night long wear liquid Foundation which is enriched with Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin E to keep your skin looking glowy all day long. Simply apply it onto your face with the applicator wand and blend using either your fingertips or a makeup tool, such as a foundation brush or a damp sponge.
Seamless Cover Concealer
For the areas that require extra coverage, you will love the Seamless Cover Concealer. It’s a medium-to-full coverage concealer containing Glucan Biopolymer to add a smoothing and hydrating effect, while also blurring imperfections and hiding tired eyes. Perfect to use on its own or alongside the foundation for a more flawless look.
Iconoclast Eyeshadow Palette (optional)
Introducing an award-winning luxury eyeshadow palette to create hypnotising eyes. Choose from four colour edits to suit your eyes colour and moods. The eyeshadow has been created using revolutionary Knead Technology which gives a silky smooth texture and vivid colour payoff. Learn how to apply eyeshadow for beginners here.
Using the Iconoclast Eyeshadow Palette to achieve the Natural Look, apply the base shade all over the lids. Then use the highlight shade in the outer eye corner to create dimension.
To create a Polished look with the Iconoclast Eyeshadow Palette, use a fluffy brush to apply the prime shade all over the lids, then use one of the highlight shades across the lids and blend both colours together using the base shade.
Use the base shade from any of the Iconoclast Eyeshadow Palette all over the lids all the way up to the brow bone. Add additional highlight shade across the lid and intensify the look with the smoke shade and blend with a fluffy brush.
Contour Eye Pencil
To intensify your eyeshadow look or to frame your eyes, the Contour Kajal Eye Pencil is the perfect tool for the job. Enriched with an antioxidant blend to fight free radicals and help slow down the skin ageing’s process. It’s super easy to use as it doesn’t require a precise application and can be blended out with the attached sponge tip for an effortlessly cool smokey look. Choose between Mocha (a deep, classic brown) or Classic Black.
Lash Sophisticate High Definition Mascara
Finesse your eye look with our buildable, lengthening mascara, it works to define your lashes while lengthening and volumising them. The formula contains Vitamins E and A to help restructure the lashes and build their defence against environmental damage. Also, feel good about your repeat purchase as our mascara comes in a glass vessel which works towards helping you reduce your plastic footprint.
AM/PM Tinted Lip Balm
Prep your lips for smooching with these award-winning luxury tinted lip balms. Containing cotton butter to soothe, treat and soften your lips, and packed with a powerful blend of antioxidants, Ceramides, and Vitamins A, E, F to protect against environmental stressors and early signs of ageing. Wear it on its own for a sheer wash of colour or to nourish your lips before applying your lipstick of choice. Choose from three shades: Chameleon (a pH reactive pink), At The Barre (a true nude), and Spin City (a nude, pink-beige).
Red lipstick (optional)
Wearing red lipstick can make you feel powerful, sexy and confident. Finding your perfect red isn’t always the easiest task. If you want some inspiration, our Code8 team shares their perfect red lipsticks over here. Or if you are looking for something a little more ‘bespoke’ our Virtual Colour ID Lab is also available for you to create your ultimate red lipstick.
Board Game to Play Together This Valentine's
The perfect way to spend time together and get to know each other. Entertain yourself and your other half with this game based on the hit TV show All Star Mr & Mrs. Simply by answering in-depth and funny questions about each other. How well do you really know each other?!
Live the secret agent fantasy together! Play by using a one word clue to help each other identify all of the agents, while avoiding the assassin and innocent bystanders. Can you uncover all the agents together?
The perfect game of cat lovers—enjoy the cute card illustrations by The Oatmeal. The gameplay is based on a highly strategic version of Russian Roulette which is quite easy to grasp, so you won’t have to spend a lot of time learning the rules. The aim of the game? To avoid getting exploded, of course.
Missed out on travelling this past year? Enjoy this board game that takes you on a journey to cross the “East Sea Road” in Japan. On your journey, you can meet people, collect souvenirs and see new views. At the end of the game, the most well-travelled player wins!
Movies to Watch This Valentine's
A heartfelt story about a married couple, opening up their home to foster kids and changing their seemingly perfect life for the better. You will laugh and cry, so get the tissues ready.
To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
Following the story of Lara Jean who wrote five love letters to her crushes. One day, the letters were mysteriously sent and she has to face the recipients in this cute romantic comedy.
What would you do if you had the ability to travel in time? Following his father’s advice, Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) uses the special ability to get the love of his life, Mary (Rachel McAdams). It’s a heartwarming story about love and family.
10 Things I Hate About You
The nostalgic teen flick that you probably have seen a thousand times—this movie adaption of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew can make you feel all giddy about love. It might also be the reason why you love a bad boy protagonist.
La La Land
The singing and dancing story about life in Los Angeles with Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Sometimes the incredible love story doesn’t have to have a happy ending and what’s important is chasing your dream.