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Just because you happen to have romantic plans on an evening that happens to be Valentine's Day doesn't mean you need to go all-out on the pink-and-red makeup front. In fact, we think it's more fun to liberate ourselves from the Hallmark palette. After all, why smell like roses when you can smell like lavender? Why do a classic black cat-eye when there's a shimmery blue liner at hand? We see no reason to limit our looks to a predetermined theme.
So, click through for some of our favorite unconventional products that are perfect for whatever you end up doing on V-Day — because you don't need a fancy dinner reservation to look awesome.
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