Incredible Valentine’s Day Make-Up To Inspire Your Look This Year

From bold red lips to pops of blusher, take inspiration from these looks.

Valentine's day

by Sameeha Shaikh |
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We're big believers in celebrating Valentine’s Day – because part of a couple or otherwise, what better excuse to get out of our tracksuits, apply way more make-up than usual and pop open a bottle of fizz?

If you're stuck for V-Day make-up inspiration, then worry not because we've put together a gallery of our most-wanted and romantic celebrity beauty looks for your perusal. If you want to go classic and natural, we've got just the thing. If you fancy something more dramatic and catwalk-ready, there's plenty to choose from there too. And if you just want something seriously fun for a glam girls' night in? Well, then all of the above apply.

For Valentine’s Day make-up the 2024 way, take note from Grazia's Annie Vischer below:

For more Valentine's Day make-up inspiration, scroll on through our gallery...


Valentine's Day Make-Up

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Rihanna's fuchsia lip is the perfect romantic switch-up on your everyday look. Shop the exact lippy here.

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Jasmine Tookes

A glow-y, fresh-faced look that's perfect for V-day and every other day of the year.

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Emily Ratajkowski

Accentuate your eyes like Emily for a soft way to glam up.

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Anya Taylor-Joy

Lashings of mascara, poppy red lips and Hollywood waves make for the perfect V-day combo.

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Leomie Anderson

Pile on the mascara and up your brow game to perfect your look of love.

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Smoulder with sexy, defined eyes and glossy lips a la Lizzo.

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

A natural pretty look with plenty of peachy blush and a rosy pink pout.

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Taylor Swift

Swifty's trademark red lip has never been more appropriate. Team with heaps of mascara for a doe-eyed look.

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Selena Gomez

Take inspiration from someone who knows it very, very well. Founder of Rare Beauty Selena Gomez has a penchant for wearing kaleidoscopic looks, including everything from dramatic cat eyes to this sultry, icy number which errs on the cool side – perfect for those who want an alternative V-Day style.

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Jennifer Lopez

JLo is already gearing up for Valentine's Day with a messy, 'I woke up like this' bun, subtly bronzed lids and nude lips – AKA the JLo glow.

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Shay Mitchell

The ultimate sultry soft glam. Make-up artist to the stars Ash Kolm created this look on Shay Mitchell using natural-looking wispy false lashes, cool toned browns on the lids and plenty of warm definition.

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Available in matte, shimmer and jewel finishes, VB's line of eyeliners are bullet-proof thank to their high-performing, creamy yet budge-proof formula.

Featuring 125 different bristle lengths, 360 micro-bristles and a white tea enriched formula, this comfortable-feeling mascara will help to create drama-filled curvy, lengthy and alluring lashes instantly.

Arguable one of Glossier's most cult-iest products, this brow pomade thickens and feathers brows while keeping them held in place all day.

Made with a 90% skincare base of 98% natural origin ingredients, this skin enhancing make-up buy helps support skin hydration with a lightweight, brightening, plumping formula that gives the skin a believable glow.

An icon in the Charlotte Tilbury franchise, this liner boasts the signature, suits-all colour Charlotte Tilbury is famed for: Pillow Talk. The smooth, velvety liner will create fuller, more defined lips instantly and the nude-pink hue is as romantic as it gets.

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