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Since we’ve been together FOREVER, I’ll wear Chanel Dragon Rouge Allure Laque on lips with a neutral eye, maybe slightly smoked out with an antique gold, and gold or bronze eyeliner with a natural cheek color (think Korres Natural). He can wait to kiss me until I’ve removed all my makeup πŸ™‚

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Usually something to play up my eyes – shimmery taupe shadow makes my eyes look even greener, which he appreciates. Paired with natural blush and a nice-tasting lip balm for kissability (The Body Shop’s cocoa butter stick is a personal fave).

My date night look is a very simple face with a heavier hand with the neutral pink blush and a bronzer, a neutral/golden/bronze or grey/silver/blue/black smoked eye, extra coats of mascara and bold red lips or a light pink/golden lipgloss. Nails vary week to week and I rarely change them for a night out or date. Perfume is light but noticeable.

I’m huge on hair — I always blowdry with the shine serum or curl for some sexy volume. You never know when he will stroke your hair! πŸ˜‰ I go light and classy with the eye makeup — maybe some eyeliner and bronze eyeshadow, peachy blush, and shimmery sand peach lip gloss.

Lol @ “He can wait to kiss me..” xD My guy actually likes it when I do really dramatic makeup, false lashes, the whole bit. So generally either a very dark eye with a neutral lip, or a a neutral eye with a deep lip. I’m very fair with dark hair so I like the contrast. πŸ™‚

A bit of sparkly powder (Scott Barnes Diamond Dust or Laura Mercier Stardust are favourites) over my base, glowy pink or coral cheeks, a soft gold eye with a sweep of black liner and a soft rose or deep pink lipstick.

The “No Makeup” Makeup look. (i.e., MLBB, flushed cheeks, a little bit of bronzer, lengthening/defining mascara, anything along those lines). My approach is always the “natural” look when it comes to date night. I think you should look like yourself but better or more polished/put together. Also, lipgloss is a no-no on date night. It’ll probably get all over your significant other when you kiss. πŸ˜‰

Soft peachy cheeks, smokey eyes (Generally taupey or bronzey) and a bold pink or red lip, I like to make the effort =)

Normally I do a dirty gray smokey eye with subtle smudged eyeliner, a small dab of a my-lips-but-better colored lipstick, and glowy natural complextion πŸ™‚ I’m not really a hair person, but I will put in the extra effort for a date. Maybe an extra softening conditioner mask the night before, and quick curls/waves the morning after.

No eyeshadow, just some black liner, extra coats of mascara, a subtle pink/natural blush and just a hint of color and gloss on the lips. For dates I’d rather go for the polished look than heavy make up. Having said that, last time I had a date, I didn’t even wear any make up haha

Usually something soft and fresh. From my experience guys usually prefer that over what girls think are sexy (ie really dark, smokey eyes and red lips). I tend to play my eyes up, and I want them to look bright so I love lid shades that bring light to my eyes. I also make sure I paint my nails so my hands look nice πŸ™‚

While going through the comments I realized I might have been mistaken. I didn’t mean that girls cannot go on dates with smokey eyes and red lips if that’s what she feel comfortable and happy with. What I meant is that nowadays in the media, there is a lot of pressure on girls in terms of “looking sexy.” I think it’s misleading because girls are told that guys like “sexy smokey eyes” or “vampy lips” while this might not true for all guys/circumstances. I would be upset to see a girl going way out of her comfort zone on a date night just because she is led to believe she would be more “desirable” that way.

Also, when I answered the question I answered it in a generic way. I agree with another commenter down below that in the beginning I prefer to tone it down, just so that the guy would get to know the real me more easily. As time progresses (and in my case scenario I’m already living with the guy), I wear absolutely whatever I want.

My bottom line is that you should still feel like yourself whatever makeup you choose to wear (or not to wear). If you are comfortable and happy with the way you look, you’re good to go!

I usually go for a more neutral look but polished. Warm colors for the shadows to make my eyes look bluer and I always wear a light, neutral pink or a gloss for the lips. I think a lot of guys are intimidated by bright or dark lipsticks.

Depends on the sort of date, but I’ll usually do a pretty neutral-ish eye (always with liner and mascara though), a bit of bronzer and pink blush, lip balm (not huge on lipstick for date nights unless we go somewhere really fancy), and always, always perfume and nail polish πŸ™‚

I also want to say in response to the person above me… I dont really like how she said that girls wear red lips or smoky eyes because that’s what they think men find sexy. I wear it because its important for ME to feel beautiful. My boyfriend will think I look beautiful no matter what.

Sorry to rant, but that kind of upset me!!

I agree with your sentiment, though I think she was referring more to women who wear cosmetics a certain way because movies and magazines tell them it’s what men want rather than wearing it in a way that’s comfortable for them. (At least I hope so.)

If I wanted to wear something my husband would LOVE…then absolutely nothing. He hates when I wear makeup. Any kind of foundation is called “fake skin.” LOL!

But I don’t really have a go-to look or anything. We haven’t been on a proper date in forever it seems!

With other guys, I used to do a smoky eye, but my guy isn’t very into makeup. So lately I’ve been doing a more natural look inspired by MakeupGeek’s old valentine’s look- Naked pigment on the lid, UD Naked in the crease, Vanilla pigment to highlight, and a little UD Darkhorse smudged along the outer half of the upper and lower lashlines. Mascara and a soft pink gloss that isn’t sticky- he haates that.

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