I've said it once and I'll say it again: You don't have to be in a romantic relationship to celebrate Valentine's Day (!!!). Whether you're chilling with your friends, going on a Bumble date, or celebrating with your partner, there's no reason why you shouldn't have a little fun on February 14—and it all begins (IMHO) with the perfect Valentine's Day makeup look. Ahead, I rounded up 17 celeb-inspired looks that are pretty enough to even make V-Day haters celebrate. Plus, how you'll need to recreate 'em (you're welcome).
Valentine's Day Makeup: Margot Robbie's Crimson Lips
Who says Valentine's Day calls for soft reds and pale pinks? This year, pull a Margot Robbie and opt for something vampier, like a rich crimson lip. Pair the look with a few swipes of mascara, brushed-up brows, and soft blush.Continue reading below ↓
Valentine's Day Makeup: Jasmine Tookes' Glitter
Take note from Jasmine Tookes and swap out your go-to inner corner highlight for reflective silver glitter. The shimmery accent will take your smoky look from sultry to ~sexy~.
Valentine's Day Makeup: Bella Hadid's Cat Eye
Sometimes less is more. If you're going for a laid-back vibe, use Bella Hadid's subtle cat-eye as your inspo (just make sure you have a fine-tip eyeliner on hand) for your Valentine's Day makeup.Continue reading below ↓
Valentine's Day Makeup: Zendaya's Glowing Skin
Who doesn't want to look like Zendaya on Valentine's Day? The key to pulling off this glowy look lies in a combination of liquid highlighter, caramel eyeshadow, lots of black eyeliner, and a touch of lip gloss.Continue reading below ↓
Valentine's Day Makeup: Kerry Washington's Purple Liner
Kerry Washington's purple eyeliner makes for the perfect Valentine's Day makeup—it's a great example of making colorful liner look grownup AF. Add a swipe of sheer lip gloss and you're good to go.
Valentine's Day Makeup: Vanessa Hudgens' Glossy Lips
There's no better combination than a classic smokey eye and a shiny, glossy lip, as shown by Vanessa Hudgens. This look might not scream "Valentine's Day makeup," but it'll definitely look fire with whatever outfit you have planned.Continue reading below ↓
Valentine's Day Makeup: Emily Ratajkowski's All-Bronze Look
The most foolproof way to look put together? Stick to the same color everywhere. Emily Ratajkowski’s copper eye, metallic nude lips, and bronzed glow (not to mention gold dress) make for a 10/10 monochromatic look.Continue reading below ↓
Valentine's Day Makeup: Janelle Monáe's Neon Liner
Janelle Monáe's neon liner adds the perfect statement to any Valentine's Day makeup look. To keep the eyeliner soft and subtle, pair it with a little blush, pink lips, and natural brows.
Valentine's Day Makeup: Rita Ora's Glitter and Glam
Can you think of anything more V-Day worthy than pink and glitter? Combine equal parts pink eyeshadow and shimmer along your outer corner like Rita Ora for an elevated look.Continue reading below ↓
Valentine's Day Makeup: Gigi Hadid's Hot-Pink Lips
Want to take a more traditional route with your Valentine's Day makeup? Gigi Hadid's hot-pink lips are the perfect inspo. Follow the model's lead and swipe on bronzer and brush up your brows.Continue reading below ↓
Valentine's Day Makeup: Ciara's Monochromatic Tones
Ciara found a way to incorporate V-day’s signature color all over without looking like a walking candy heart. Her pink gloss, rosy flushed cheeks, and matching shimmery eyes are equal parts pretty and festive.
Valentine's Day Makeup: Rihanna's Sage Smokey Eye
Take it from Rihanna: A smokey eye can be any freaking color you want. Ditch the black and brown eyeshadow for Valentine's Day and try out a metallic sage tone like the singer.Continue reading below ↓
Valentine's Day Makeup: Soo Joo Park's Metallic Liner
Give your eyelids a break and allow your Valentine's Day makeup to draw attention to your bottom lash line instead. Run metallic shadow under your lower lashes, then blend it out for a soft, daytime smokey look like Soo Joo Park's.Continue reading below ↓
Valentine's Day Makeup: Kendall Jenner's Minimalist Look
Kendall Jenner proves that understated makeup doesn't have to be boring and blah. Play up your lashes (you can even throw on some falsies), then swipe on a clear gloss. You can't go wrong with this one.Continue reading below ↓
Valentine's Day Makeup: Priyanka Chopra's Purple Lips
PSA: You don't have to stick with pink or red palettes for your Valentine's Day makeup. Priyanka Chopra's violet lipstick is the perfect excuse to branch out.
Valentine's Day Makeup: Emma Stone's Peachy Look
Pop a soft peach blush on the apples of your cheeks and finish with a matching lipstick like Emma Stone's. The universally flattering color (really!) will warm up your winter vibe.Continue reading below ↓
Valentine's Day Makeup: Olivia Palermo's Lashes and Liner
Run carbon black liner all the way around both lash lines and add an extra coat of mascara. Lashy, defined eyes—à la Olivia Palermo—will make for some romantic eye contact on Valentine's Day (if that's what you're into).Continue reading below ↓
This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.