If you’re going out for Valentine’s Day (or hell, even staying in!), part of the fun is glamming up your beauty routine a bit. From red lipstick to creamy blush to luscious lashes, here are five of our favorite beauty products that were practically invented for candle-lit dinners…
Obviously, it’s perfectly fine to wear any color you want on your Valentine’s Day date – pink, yellow, black, blue, whatever! — but sometimes, it’s fun to take your fashion cues a bit more literally. Grab one of these sexy red dresses and watch your date’s jaw drop when you make your entrance…
Whether you’re currently single or coupled up, it’s always interesting to ponder how different your life might look if you’d made different relationship choices along the way. What if you’d stayed with the wrong guy, settled for the good-enough guy, gone on one date instead of another, or said “yes” instead of “no” (or vice versa) at a crucial romantic juncture? In honor of this month’s lovey-dovey holiday, we’re taking you on a tour or our Ghosts Of Valentine’s Day Past — exploring the strange, sad, and silly possibilities of our romantic lives that, for whatever reason, weren’t meant to be. Here’s Winona’s story… Keep reading »
In Japan, the women don’t mess around on Valentine’s Day. They give handmade chocolates known honmei choco, or true feelings chocolate, to the boy they want to be their Valentine. How artisan. But not so sanitary considering that some girls to add secret ingredients to their confections: period blood, spit or pubic hair. A “spell” trending on Twitter suggests that this year, girls “mix [their] blood” or other DNA-rich ingredients “into the Valentine’s Day chocolates” to ensure that their “love will be returned.” OH YUMMY. Japan Crush did us the great favor of translating some of the honmei choco “spell” tweets. After the jump, some baking confessions that just might put you off chocolate forever. Keep reading »
Valentine’s Day sex: you’re not doing it right if one of you doesn’t end up in in the hospital, or with a minor injury at the very least. Not that we want anyone dead, but according to every Lady Mag, any respectable V-Day session ends with a house-rattling orgasm and the battle scars to match. Regular, old oral sex and vanilla lovemaking in the missionary position just doesn’t cut it for sexiest holiday of the year. It doesn’t matter if that’s how you and your partner usually get off. That’s totally irrelevant. On Valentine’s Day, there must be lingerie, there must be vibrating sex toys, there must be gourmet chocolate in every body orifice, there must be experimentation with gravity-defying positions. Think of it as an opportunity to use your most extreme skills, like you are competing in the sexual olympics. This year, with a little help, you could take the gold. Here are some DO’s and DON’Ts for the wild, V-Day sex that Cosmo insists you should be having. Keep reading »
Cupid is a-comin’, and we’re counting down the days ‘til that fat, little cherub arrives. But until then, kick your relationship up a notch with these unique date ideas for you and your boo (or your friends…we don’t discriminate). A date a day, and your romance shall stay!
Adventure Level: 3 out of 5
Step out of your comfort zone and get to line dancing, y’all! There are saloons all over the country where you can hang out, throw back some beers and try your hand at getting down like the cowboys do. In all seriousness, you’ll probably look like a couple of asses, but that’s the best part (trust me, I’ve tried it). Instructors will lead the way while you swing your partner ‘round and ‘round, giving you breaks in between to dance how you please. If you’re in Nashville, you should most definitely head to the Wild Horse Saloon for some serious two-steppin’. You can thank us later. Keep reading »