Friday Flick – Val’s and Gal’s Edition

Today is Galentine’s Day and tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, so we are all in store for a very loving, yet heart-shaped obsessed, chocolate craving, rose receiving time, all wrapped up in red, white and pink!

For some, having a relaxing night in with your loved ones or friends makes for a perfect Valentine’s Day (and in the case of today, Galentine’s Day). What will make your evening better? A good old rom-com movie or a pure mushy gushy romantic flick! Here are some of The Domestic Peach’s picks for this year’s most romantic, loving holiday:

 Some Romantic-Comedy Suggestions…

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For the Mushy Side in all of us…

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Whatever you are in the mood for, night out on the town or a night in with a movie, wishing you a great weekend!

DIY Romantic Things for V-Day

Valentine’s Day may only be two days away, but there is still time for you to express your love and appreciation for your family, friends and main squeezes with some quick and easy DIY projects. To help show your cupid’s spirit to others this year, The Domestic Peach has discovered the following simple ways to spread the love this V-Day:

Heart Shaped Cupcakes (all you need to do is make a side dent and you got hearts)

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Valentine’s Day Banner made from old book pages or newspaper, construction paper, buttons, and strings (Grab a pair of scissors for this)

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Covered in Love Notebook (an inexpensive notebook covered with heart stickers or patterned tape)

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Valentine’s Day themed Wine Labels (You can create them on the computer and print them out OR take paper, create a drawing and tape it on)

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Pair any of these DIY projects with a store-bought or self-made Valentine’s Day card and you got something cute to give to your loved ones!

Got any other great DIY projects for V-Day? Please do share!

Peach Beauty Pick – Best Bronzers

It’s been almost two months since I returned from being away in paradise. When I mean paradise, I am referring to the week-long Caribbean cruise that my fiancée and I took over the holiday season in December. Enjoying the hot weather and long periods of sunshine for a week was a vital in rejuvenating myself for what has been one of my most busy quarters at work. Even though it has been almost 60 days since my lovely trip (not to mention being back in winter weather with a small amount of daylight), keeping up my vacation glow and appearing more energized is important – especially during these long winters and with my already fair complexion. This is where one of my important makeup items comes in – BRONZER!

Whether you were away over the holidays, were away this month, off on a mid-winter vacation or staying in town all season, here are The Domestic Peach’s favourites for making you glow:

Brush On Beads, The Body Shop, $22

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This product has been my go-to since high school. Light, airy, and a gorgeous combination of bronze and blush beads, Body Shop’s Brush On Beads gives the face a touch of radiance with light-diffusing particles and pearl pigments.

Undetectable Creme Bronzer, Sonia Kashuk®, $10.99

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I got into cream-based bronzers two years ago and I have to say that products like this are key to your makeup collection. This bronzer by Sonia Kashuk transforms from cream to powder and blends beautifully into the skin, while nourishing it with Vitamin E.

Sun On The Run, Too Faced Cosmetics, $20

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A wonderful compact duo that you can keep on your bathroom counter or take with you for constant glowing coverage.  This Too Faced portable bronzer is half golden bronze, half-light bronze with a pink hue, along with a handy Flatbuki Brush.

All Over Bronzing Gel – SPF 15, Bobbi Brown, $34

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A double message on sun protection here – fake the bake and protect your skin from the sun, all at the same time! Bobbi Brown has created a unique bronzing gel that enhances the shade of your skin with a tanned look, all while giving you a dose of SPF 15.

Got any staple bronzers in your makeup collection? Please share them with us on The Domestic Peach!

To see the previous Peach Beauty Pick post on KISS InstaWave, CLICK HERE