What is Galentines Day?
The 13th of February, otherwise known as Galentines Day, is all about having fun with your mates and celebrating the kick-ass girls who’ve had your back all year!
So, this Galentines Day, will you opt for a cosy catch-up with your mates, in the comfort of your own flat? Or will you be breaking in a sexy LBD and partying the night away with your squad? The choice is yours; but in this 2-part series I’ll be sharing some top tips to ensure that whichever you choose, you’ll be having the. B.E.S.T Galentines Day E.V.E.R.
Part 1. A pink pyjama party
So, you’ve decided to save your coppers by hosting a glamorous Galentines night in. Here’s some tips to impress even the finickiest of flatmates and convince you that staying in is anything but boring!
1.Wear your pyjamas to the party
You’ll feel like a Fresher again. And the best bit? No sore ankles from your stilettos the next day!
2.The delight is in the detail
It’s all about the fairy lights, the scented candles, the balloons! Channel your inner interior designer and transform your flat into a girly paradise.
3.Buy some glamazing snacks… or make your own!
Think yummy homemade pizza (it’s easier to make than you’d think), and beautiful pink cupcakes. Let your imagination run wild!
4. Roses are red, violets are blue, the food is pink and the booze is too!
–Edinburgh Gin’s Rhubarb and Ginger Gin– Pair it with your favourite tonic water for a drink which is sweet and spicy; just like you!
[Available at John Lewis- £18.00 for 50cl- It might be expensive, but it’s worth every penny!]
–Fentimans Rose Lemonade- With a shot of vodka (or two!) this is a classy new take on a weekend classic. And for a handy hack; use the empty bottle as a vase!
[Available at Tesco- £2.75 for 750 ml]
-Channel your inner mixologist and make your own fancy cocktails. Try a pretty-in-pink Raspberry Mojito and a Strawberry Daiquiri for starters.
5.Primp and pamper
Think manicures, pedicures and homemade facemasks. Soon you’ll be saying “deadlines? What deadlines?”, as all worry washes away with the soap studs.
6.Watch a film your squad loves
Stuck in a movie rut? Try my top picks!
–The tear-jerker: One Day 
– The historical one: Brooklyn 
-The funny one: The Pill 
7.Have a blast!
Galentines Day only comes around once a year, so make the most out of spending some quality time with your mates.
Getting ready for Galentines
Have you been inspired to host a glamazing Galentines night in? Or do you have any suggestions for the perfect girly get-together? Don’t be shy, let me know in the comments!
(Supported by Soap & Glory)