Love is in the air – even for those with no Valentine’s dates!
This Valentine’s, most people may be waiting for their significant others to give them that beauty product they covet.
On the other hand, you have the freedom and the power to buy all these products you want without having to drop subtle (or not) hints to your other half. After all, the best person to love you is yourself!
If you are a makeup junkie:
HERA Sensual Tint
No oppa to star in a romantic K-drama with this Valentine’s? That’s okay, you can still look as beautiful and awe-inspiring as a Korean goddess with HERA’s new lip tint.
The highly-pigmented lip tint comes with a creamy texture, and promises a long-lasting intense colour without feeling sticky on the lips. We bet you will look every bit as stunning as the brand ambassador, Jun Ji-hyun.
HERA Sensual Tint is available at SGD43 from all HERA boutiques and counters.
shu uemura Rouge Unlimited RD163
Being single doesn’t mean you are any less beautiful. Unlock the full potential of your beauty with shu uemura’s Rouge Unlimited RD163, the ultimate red lipstick that claims to fit all Asian women.
This shade is said to be a fine balance of yellow and blue tones, made to flatter and enhance every Asian complexion. One swipe is all it takes for you to feel like the strong, independent woman that you are.
shu uemura Rouge Unlimited RD163 is available at SGD38 from all shu uemura counters.
Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Refillable Lipstick – Limited Edition Valentine’s Day Set
This beautiful limited edition set from Hourglass consists of two new Confession lipstick shades in exclusively decorated gold applicators for Valentine’s Day. One is called “All of me”, and the other is called “Loves all of you”, put them together and you have the lyrics to one of John Legend’s most iconic songs.
Each ultra slim refillable lipstick delivers saturated, long-wearing color with a satin finish. You’ll also love that the sleek gold applicator is designed to be used interchangeably with the entire collection of Confession Ultra!
Hourglass Confession Ultra Satin Slim High Intensity Refillable Lipstick – Limited Edition Valentine’s Day set retails at SGD120 and is available at Tangs Orchard and Sephora.
If you love everything cute and quirky:
Lush Valentine’s 2019: Cheeky Limited Edition Delight
Enough of swiping left and right on Tinder: it’s time to pamper yourself and indulge in some cheeky emoji-inspired treats. Take a long,slow bath in the prettiest of colours and uplifting scents, and forget about all your troubles. That sounds much better than struggling to doll up for a dinner date, doesn’t it?
Lush Peachy Bath Bomb is available at SGD12, and Ambergine Bath Bomb at SGD10 from all Lush shops and sg.lush.com from 1 February onwards.
L’OCCITANE X Rifle Paper Co. Gift Collection
The best part about being single? You can get your favourite skincare products in the most gorgeous packaging, and keep them for yourself without feeling guilty!
This cute collaboration is inspired by nature, which is what cult stationery brand Riffle Paper Co, and L’OCCITANE are both passionate about.
Remember to take a photo of your loots and post them on Instagram, because even those with partners will be jealous of how well you treat yourself!
L’OCCITANE X Rifle Paper Co. Ultimate Love Box is available at SGD110; Sweet Love Set at SGD45; True Love Set at SGD45; Hand Cream Trio at SGD45. All are available from loccitane.com.sg.
If you make sure you always smell good
BYREDO La Sélection Valentine
Treat yourself to not just one, but six of BYREDO’s most iconic scents when you buy this exclusive limited-edition set. Featuring Blanche, Gypsy Water, Mojave Ghost, Bal D’Afrique, Rose Of No Man’s Land and Black Saffron, this is a comprehensive combination of scents that are catered for different moods and occasions. Change your scent as often as your moods change, and no one will be able to stop you.
BYREDO La Sélection Valentine is available at SGD250 (6x12ML) from escentials Paragon and escentials.com.
Dolce&Gabbana Beauty The Only One 2
We love a good fragrance that celebrates girl power. With notes of red roses at its heart, this new fragrance from Dolce&Gabbana Beauty celebrates The Only One woman who is empowered and irresistible. She is the center of attention, knows what she wants, and how to get it. The bottle’s packaging also encapsulates the hue and lustre of a faceted ruby, reflecting how precious every woman is.
Dolce&Gabbana Beauty The Only One 2 is available at SGD218 (100ml), SGD157 (50ml), and SGD112 (30ml) from major departmental stores from 14 February 2019 onwards.
Burberry Her Eau de Parfum
This is for the women who are always game to explore the world, and hold a bold, never-say-die attitude.
Burberry’s Her Eau de Parfum is a vibrant, fruity and floral fragrance created by master perfumer Francis Kurkdjian. It opens with a burst of red and dark berries, features floral notes of jasmine and violet at the heart, and is supported by a base of dry amber and musk – just like a sophisticated woman.
Burberry Her Eau de Parfume is available at SGD90 (30ml), SGD140 (50ml), and SGD215 (100ml).
If you care for your crowning glory
Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer Gift Edition with Gold Case
Don’t listen to the naysayers who say that you shouldn’t splurge on yourself. Why? Because the iconic Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer, which dries hair quickly without all the heat damage to preserve natural shine, is now available in the most luxurious and classy packaging!
We totally understand why you are secretly happy that you get to keep this for yourself, instead of having to give it to a loved one.
Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer Gift Edition with Gold Case is available at SGD599 from shop.dyson.com.sg and major departmental and electrical stores.
IGK Amaro Ombre Highlighting Spray
There’s no need to be jealous of all the couples having a beach holiday during Valentine’s, because you can look like you just came back from one too!
Inspired by the Amaro Instagram filter, this temporary colour highlight spray creates the perfect sun-kissed ombre effect by adding subtle dimension, highlights and pigment exactly where you want them. The coconut extract present in the spray also strengthens and nourishes your hair, so that you can have healthy locks that are more enviable than a holiday in Bali.
IGK Amaro Ombre Highlighting Spray is available at SGD43 from all Sephora stores and sephora.sg.