As a mom, taking care of your little ones often comes first, meaning date nights are placed on the back burner. As important as it can be to set some time aside to escape with your man, it isn’t as easy as it once was. At least in my case, that is. My husband and I were lucky to sneak in a date night at the end of January. Prior to that our last date night was at the end of September. Why such a gap? Well, we don’t live close to our family and with 3 young children it isn’t necessarily easy to convince one of the in-laws to watch all the kids so we can escape for a few hours. It probably doesn’t help that the second last time I went on a date night, my (at the time) 6 month old cried for pretty much the whole 8 hours we were gone out of sheer refusal to take a bottle.
So as you can gather when a date night pops up… We savour it like a fine wine!
Date night doesn’t have to just be about going out though. My husband and I have made a point to have weekly date nights at home. Sometimes these date nights find me getting dolled up. Other times not so much. It is still nice to allot that time to reconnect with my husband.
I have some awesome tips from Pantene Pro-V, COVERGIRL and Crest to help you achieve a date night look that leaves you looking and feeling your best. Whether you are planning to head out on the town sometime soon or in the future, you can tuck these tips away in your back pocket.
Want to “wow!” a crowd with fantastic hair? The Pantene Pro-V Full & Strong Collection will help you get high intensity strength and natural fullness. The shampoo features anti-oxidant technology and is damage defying, while the conditioner helps reinforce strands at the core of the hair, leaving you with a full and sexy do. Pair that with the Pantene Pro-V PowerFULL Body Booster Spray which will help you boost your hair’s natural fullness and vibrant shine, ensuring an eye-catching look. Finally, be sure to use Pantene Pro-V Power Up Daily Treatment to secure a long-lasting look, past date night.
Stylist Tip: Pantene Consulting Stylist, Justin German, recommends using the whole collection in order to maintain the full-haired look every day. When using the PowerFull Body Booster Spray, he suggests separating your hair to apply at the root, pulling the product through the ends. Follow these directions and you will look like you’ve just stepped out of the salon in time for date night!
Before you step out the door, be sure to apply the new COVEGIRL Colorlicious Lipstick. With 36 shades to choose from, you will be sure to find your perfect match! With its Shea, Avocado and Aloe butter enriched formula, your lips will feel gorgeous and smooth.
Pro Tip: COVERGIRL Makeup Pro, Veronica Chu suggests creating a defined lip shape by using the pointed tip of the lipstick in an “X” motion at the Cupid’s bow for enhanced precision. After this, fill in the rest of your lip with your Colorlicious shade for a bold pout!
Finally, to make your new lip shade of choice pop, brighten up your pearly whites with the newest edition to the Crest Whitestrips collection,Crest 3D White Whitestrips Luxe Supreme FlexFit. These Whitestrips are sure to do the trick with their advanced FlexFit technology for the perfect fit.
How would you like to create your own date night look? Well, here’s your chance! I have a Pantene Full & Strong, COVERGIRL Colourlicious and Crest 3D White prize pack ($72 ARV) up for grabs, which includes:
- Pantene Pro-V Full & Strong Shampoo
- Pantene Pro-V Full & Strong Conditioner
- Pantene Pro-V PowerFULL Body Booster Spray
- Pantene Pro-V Power Up Daily Treatment
- COVERGIRL Colorlicious Lipstick (Enchantress)
- COVERGIRL Colorlicious Lipstick (Tantalize)
- COVERGIRL Colorlicious Lipstick (Succulent Cherry)
- COVERGIRL Colorlicious Lipstick (Caramel Kiss)
- Crest 3D White Whitstrips Luxe Supreme FlexFit
To enter complete the form below, and leave a comment telling me what your favourite date to date has been or what your dream date would entail.
*This giveaway is open to residents of Canada only (excluding Quebec). Giveaway ends on March 8, 2015 at 11:59PM EST.
Disclosure: By entering the following contest, you are accepting that if you win your contact information will be shared with a P&G PR and shipping agency for the purpose of mailing your prize. Please allow 4-6 weeks from the contest closure date to receive your prize.
This giveaway may appear on other blogs as part of the #PGmom program. However, to be fair, you can only win once per giveaway. If your name is chosen more than once, another winner will be selected. All winners must be from within Canada.
(Photo Credit: Raising My Boys)