17 Valentine's Day Makeup Ideas Worth Trying Immediately

Wearable and super pretty!
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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).

  1. 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.

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  2. 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~.

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  3. 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.

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  4. 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 highlightercaramel eyeshadow, lots of black eyeliner, and a touch of lip gloss.

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  5. 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.

     

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  6. 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.

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  7. 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.

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  8. 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.

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  9. 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.

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  10. 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.

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  11. 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.

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  12. Valentine's Day Makeup: Rihanna's Sage Smokey Eye

    Take it from RihannaA 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.

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  13. 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.

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  14. 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.

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  15. 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.

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  16. 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.

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  17. 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 eyesà la Olivia Palermo—will make for some romantic eye contact on Valentine's Day (if that's what you're into).

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This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.

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