Whether you’re planning a romantic meal with your loved one or opting for a ‘Galentines’ celebration with your favourite gal pals, February 14th calls for the perfect makeup look!


Well get ready to fall head over heels for the gorgeous new products from the essence and Catrice Spring/Summer 2020 collections which have just arrived in pharmacies and Penney’s nationwide.

With products that help accentuate your natural beauty and give a flawless finish, you’ll feel confident and beautiful either for your hot date or even just for yourself! What’s more, most of the products in both collections cost less than €6- what’s not to love?!


essence Stay 8h Matte Liquid Lipsticks €3.80

We never kiss and tell…but there’s no need to worry about smudged lipstick this February 14th as you can rely on essence Stay 8h Matte liquid lipsticks! The ultra-light texture and 8hr staying power will ensure your lipstick survives dinner, drinks and wherever the night takes you 😉! It doesn’t stop there…the Stay 8h Matte liquid lipsticks are available in 9 seductive shades so there’s sure to be the perfect Valentine’s Day shade for you!


essence 24ever ink liner €3.80

Why not take your makeup up a notch this Valentine’s Day and go for a sultry cat eye? It’s never been easier to achieve the perfect winged liner thanks to essence new 24ever ink liner pen. The intense deep black liner has an easy-to-use applicator with an indentation on the pen to allow for an easy grip and an accurate and precise tip to allow for the perfect liner application in just one stroke. Did we mention it also lasts up to 24hours? Our hearts are beating faster just thinking about it!



Catrice Instant Awake concealer €5.50

With Valentine’s Day falling on a Friday this year, it may have been a long day by the time you’re on your way for a romantic meal or drinks with the girls. Introducing your new beauty must-have – Catrice’ Instant Awake concealer. With medium coverage, a light buildable texture, nourishing and moisturizing ingredients, an anti-wrinkle effect and an easy-to-use sponge applicator, Catrice newest addition to the concealer family will have you looking fresh-faced and flawless this February 14th.



Catrice 5 in 1 Setting Powder €5.50

The perfect powder to keep your makeup looking flawless this Valentine’s date night, Catrice 5 in 1 Setting Powder contains 5 superpowers. Not only is it waterproof and sweatproof, it also mattifies and fixes your makeup in place AND contains SPF10. Additionally, it contains a handy mirror for any last-minute touch ups!


Catrice Pro ‘Next Gen nudes’ slim eyeshadow palette €11.45

Love is in the air with the Catrice Pro ‘Next Gen nudes’ slim eyeshadow palette. This new luxurious eyeshadow palette contains 14 rose to nude shades of highly pigmented, colour-intensive, easy to blend shadows so even if you want to go for a strong sultry smokey eye or a super soft glam eye this February 14th, Catrice Pro ‘Next Gen nudes’ slim eyeshadow palette is your perfect partner. With multiple shadow effects including matt, metallic shimmer or the new innovative flake formula shadows, all eyes will be on you this Valentine’s Day!


With value that good we wouldn’t blame you for running out and buying all 5 right now! Why not pick up a new pair of heels and a clutch bag in Penney’s along the way and hit the town in style. Time to celebrate V-day with that someone special or round up the girls for a fun ‘Galentines’.

Essence and Catrice want to experiment with makeup looks and not with animals. That’s why they are proudly cruelty-free. They even have an array of vegan products across the range with everything you would need to paint a full face (and nails too!).

Both essence and Catrice are available in Penney’s & pharmacies nationwide.


Article Author: Lara Haddaoui