Valentine’s Day Beauty Trends

Switch up the traditional Valentine’s Day celebrations this year and opt for a different kind of “date night.” Spend a night in with your girlfriends for a spa-day at home with fun, yet effective beauty care essentials that’ll leave you all looking selfie ready in no time.

Hairdo French Braid Band

Keep your hair out of your face while looking chic and glamorous, with the Hairdo French Braid Band! Simply slide on the braid band as you would with any elasticized headband. It’s the perfect and easy way to add an extra wow-factor to a simple hairstyle! ($10; Ulta and

lip plumper

Get a sexy pout– without the needles with Violent Lips’ newest innovation – the InstaPlumper. Created by sisters Isabella and Sophia Haddad (19 and 15 years old), the InstaPlumper by Violent Lips is a safe, new alternative to lip fillers, and the first-ever lip plumping appliqué. It lasts up to 8 hours and will leave you with lips that rival the look of professional injections. ($18 for 8 applications;

charcoal peel off mask

Get selfie worthy skin as you detox impurities with a skincare favorite ingredient – Charcoal! The Spa @ Home by Masque Bar Luminizing Charcoal Peel Off Mask helps to detoxify, purify and deep cleanse. Its deep cleansing ingredients draw out dirt and oil. It contains key ingredients like charcoal powder, bergamot extract and lotus root extract to purify and cleanse your complexion. ($9.99; Walgreens and Duane Reade)


Moisturize from head to toe with the Lavanila Laboratories The Healthy Vanilla Bean Creamy Body Oil. Patent pending natural technology spins pure Madagascar vanilla bean, argan, and coconut oils into a uniquely greaseless formula that instantly absorbs to rescue skin with intense 24-hour hydration and nourishment. With the lightweight texture of a lotion, it transforms dry, dull skin into hydrated, soft, supple skin. ($39;

korres brightening cream

Before you head to bed, make sure to use the KORRES Wild Rose + Vitamin C Advanced Brightening Sleeping Facial to wake up with brighter and refreshed skin. This overnight Wild Rose facial-in-a-jar is a breakthrough in beauty sleep. More than a mask, more than a night cream, it contains a generous dose of wild rose oil, boosted with super C for powerful brightening and antiaging. This product’s weightless, whipped texture melts instantly into skin and works while you sleep to re-texturize and address visible signs of premature aging. ($48; Sephora and