With Valentine’s day around the corner, a little makeup pick-me-up might just be what cupid ordered. These romantic comedies not only have the most nostalgic storylines we’re all after, but they also have the most incredible makeup looks perfect for the occasion. Although we can’t promise you that Ryan Gosling will sweep you away with one glance at you, it will surely make you fall in love with these movies and makeup looks all over again.
Just My Luck (2006)
Who can forget Lindsay Lohan in Just My Luck (2006)? The queen of the 2000s worked that signature pink lip, paired with thick lashes and eyeliner. This classic look is something we still fall in love with. Let’s not forget those iconic freckles! To get this look, we recommend using Pseudo Labs PHreckles in shade 01. The gingered-tones of shade 01 add to a light, fresh-faced look that would be Lindsay approved. You can recreate this look using a lip and cheek stain, voluminous mascara, and a smudgy brown liner. You’ll be ready for the perfect day date with your gals or partner!
Pretty Woman (1990)
The most iconic rom-com, Pretty Woman (1990), features the beautiful Julia Roberts. Her smokey eye looks and bold red lips make this a V-Day look we can’t wait to recreate. We recommend a subtle dash of faux freckles in shade 02 along the bridge of the nose, paired with feathered brows. For eyes, a smokey eyeshadow pallet will bolden this look for nighttime. Top it off with a deep red lip and you’re ready for the perfect Valentine’s day!
27 Dresses (2008)
Katherine Heigl has never been more memorable than in 27 Dresses (2008). The simplicity of this look is what makes it such a perfect, rosy look. Use Pseudo Labs PHreckles in shade 01 to match the light and fun energy of 27 Dresses. For this makeup moment, you want to go for a flirty, neutral pink lip and thick liner for the eyes. Dotting a few faux freckles across the cheeks will pull it all together for a perfect day date!
The Wedding Planner (2001)
Can we talk about Jennifer Lopez in The Wedding Planner (2001)? She is such a natural beauty using neutral browns and reds to make her looks really stand out. To recreate this look, defined brows, bronzer, and a shimmery gold eye look will bring it all to life. Adding a few dabs of PHreckles in shade 03 will add a bold pigment to finish the look! It’s all about neutral tones for this rom-com inspired moment, perfect for nighttime!
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
I think that Kate Hudson wearing this gold dress will never be forgotten. This timeless look requires shade 02 of PHreckles as the star of the show. Dusting faux freckles on the bridge of the nose, paired with a good highlight is the key to recreating this look. A smokey eyeliner and a mauve lip color bring it all home. You’ll basically turn into Kate Hudson by the end of it, or at least close to it!
Dionne, played by Stacey Dash, is absolutely legendary because of her looks in Clueless (1995). This iconic look needs can be recreated using a black liner, rosy eyeshadow, and a dash of color using a red lip. Finalize the look with a few sweeps of faux freckles in shade 03 and you’ve got this gorgeous makeup moment on lock.
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Julia Stiles in 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) is truly where the no-makeup makeup look was brought to light. All you really need for this look is a pink, flesh-toned blush, brushed up brows, and soft lip color. Let’s not forget a sweep of faux freckles in shade 01 and you’ve got the no-makeup makeup to make anyone fall in love.
Pretty in Pink (1986)
Yes, Molly Ringwald technically starred in Pretty In Pink (1986), but we all know Annie Potts’ looks were why we watched that movie. She really did have the original cut-crease that is circling back in style. Creating a dark fox-eye with deep, pigmented shadows will set you up for success for this makeup moment. Of course, it wouldn’t be the 80’s without a bright blush and hot pink lip. Finish this look with Pseudo Labs PHreckles in shade 03 for a few dotted on beauty marks to complete this ode to the ‘80s look.
13 Going On 30 (2004)
The looks in this movie trigger 2000s nostalgia. Naturally, any excuse to recreate Jeniffer Garner’s makeup look from this movie is a must. To get this look, think pink. Pink lips, blush, and a sweep of mascara will get you there. Adding a few fake freckles in shade 01 is guaranteed to make you look 30, flirty, and thriving this V-Day.
Last Holiday (2006)
If you were not obsessed with this movie in the 2000s, you really need to catch up! Queen Latifah is stunning in Last Holiday (2006). She has a signature minimalist makeup look with a pop of lip color that is classic. Going with a clean winged eyeliner, contour and blush will get you ready for romance. Add a dusting of shade 02 to complete the full transformation and you’re good to go!
The Notebook (2004)
The famous tear-inducing rom-com is saved for last. Can we ever really recreate the beauty that is Rachel McAdams? We can definitely try. Using PHreckles in shade 03 will help to perfectly mimic those iconic beauty marks she has. Pairing a deep lip color and a matching blush will tie everything together. Adding a simple winged liner will give it that ‘30s-inspired flare. Who could resist such an incredible look?