a close-up of woman's eye with a romantic soft pink, peach and brown makeup look for valentine's day

Valentine's Day, also known as the Day of Love and Friendship, is just around the corner. Many people around the world will be celebrating this day with their loved ones. If you're looking for a simple and romantic Valentine's Day makeup look, this tutorial is for you. You'll only need a few basic makeup products and 10 minutes of your time. Are you ready to begin?

What Will You Need for This Makeup?

• eyeshadow primer;
• white matte eyeshadow;
• rose-gold shimmer eyeshadow color;
• matte nude or grayish-brown eyeshadow;
• liquid, cream, or gel eyeliner (the one you like the most);
• black eye kohl for tightlighting;
• eyebrow pencil or pomade;
• mascara;
• natural-looking false eyelashes.

beauty collage with a step-by-step makeup tutorial showing how to create a subtle romantic eye makeup for valentine's day

How to Do a Beautiful and Romantic Valentine’s Day Look?

  • Step 1: Prepare Your Canvas

Begin by ensuring your makeup lasts throughout the night. To do this, it's crucial to prepare your skin properly. Start by applying a makeup primer, focusing on your face and eyelids. This will create a smooth, even base for your makeup. Give the primer a few minutes to settle into your skin, allowing it to do its job effectively.

  • Step 2: Frame Your Face

Next, enhance your eyebrows to frame your eyes beautifully. Use a natural-looking eyebrow pencil or eyeshadow to fill in your brows. This will add definition to your face, making your eyes pop. Additionally, apply a white or beige satin eyeshadow to the corners of your eyes and brow bone to create a subtle highlight. To ease the blending process, introduce some matte nude eyeshadow to your cut crease.

  • Step 3: Soft and Romantic Eyeshadow

Now, focus on your eyelids. Apply a combination of soft peach and blush pink eyeshadow to the eyelid, and then add a touch of shimmer eyeshadow to the top. Gently blend these colors to achieve a romantic, dreamy look.

  • Step 4: Intensify the Outer Corner

To intensify your gaze, use a soft matte brown eyeshadow on the outer corner of your eyelid. Employ a soft blending brush to seamlessly blend it out. You can always add more brown eyeshadow if needed for the desired effect. For a more dramatic touch, use a black matte eyeshadow on the top to accentuate your eyes.

  • Step 5: Define Your Eyes

One of the most important steps in this makeup routine is eyeliner. Create a subtle eyeliner wing using waterproof eyeliner. These useful winged eyeliner hacks will help you along the way. The key here is not to go overly dramatic; a slight wing will enhance your eyes without being too overpowering.

beauty collage with a step-by-step makeup tutorial showing how to create a subtle romantic eye makeup for valentine's day


Try to keep your contouring and blush routine soft and subtle, instead of dramatic contouring you should play around with liquid and powder highlighters, this will make your skin look fresh and glowing. For the lips use matte pink lipstick or go for a sexy and classic red variant.

Basically, you can use any eyeshadow color that will match your Valentine’s Day outfit or mood, using this easy makeup tutorial as a guide. I wish you all a wonderful day celebrating love with your family, friends, and your significant other. Hugs & kisses!

Lots of love,