Quarantine Date Ideas

During this weird time, we’re all trying to adjust. And that means adjusting how you normally do dates! If you’re quarantined with your significant other, setting aside the time to still have date night (or day) is important. It helps create a sense of normal and gives you something to look forward to.

So I thought I would share what me and my significant other are doing for date nights during quarantine.

  1. Cook a favorite meal together- pick something you both love to love to eat. This can be a fun evening making a meal together and great quality time too!
  2. Watch a favorite or new show together and make it the coziest spot in town. We started watching Hanninal (we both love the movie Silence of the Lambs) and we watch maybe 1 or 2 episodes on certain days of the week. It gives us something to look forward to and lets us spend some quality time together.
  3. Pick a movie series to watch and only watch it on certain nights. Get all the supplies you need like blankets, snacks, and drinks. Put down the phone and cuddle up on the couch to watch the movie. Pretend like you’re in your own private movie theater. Currently we are watching all the Marvel movies in chronological order and it has been something to look forward to during the week!
  4. Order from your favorite takeout spot– this is a great way to support your favorite local spots and also create a date night at home! We’ve done this a few times and it always is a nice date!
  5. Have brunch together! We have been taking advantage of this while we’re both at home. Normally we can’t do brunch together because of our work schedules, but now we can. We’ve been cooking brunch ourselves, but you can also order from your favorite breakfast spot. Dedicate and hour or two for this one morning and enjoy!

Some pics from our date ideas are below! We made butternut squash risotto with poached eggs (a favorite meal of ours) and my avocado toast I shared a weeks ago for brunch one day!

I hope these ideas give you some inspiration for date night! And let me know if you have any other ideas too!

1 Fish, 2 Fish, Red Lip, Red Lip

I’m working with one of my best friend’s today to see how we both style a red lip for date night. These are also great options for the holidays. Enjoy!

Peyton’s look:

Base: E.L.F Poreless Face Primer, Fenty Concealer in 110

Contour: Anastasia Beverly Hills and Fenty Maple

Highlighter: Fenty Trippin

Lip liner: Changel Paris Lip Liner in Scarlett

Lipstick: Chanel Paris Rogue Coco

Eyes: Anastasisa Beverly Hills contour (base), Fenty galaxy Pallet in Cosmic Ocean and Midnight Bolt for the shimmer, Maybelline liner in brownish black (liner), and L’Oreal Voluminous Mascara in black

Brows: Glossier Boy Brow

Peyton’s Tip: Use the same shade of lipstick for the blush when doing a red lip

The final look, isn’t she gorgeous?

Kitty’s Look:

Base: Tarte Face Tape Foundation in Light Sand, MAC’s Studio Fix 24-Hour Smooth Wear Concealer in NW22

Contour: Morphe’s Brontour in Celebutante

Highlighter: NYX Born to Glow! in Gleam

Blush: Wet N Wild’s makeup stick blush in Hustle and Glow

Lip Liner: NYX Suede Liner in Alabama

Lipstick: Colour Pop’s On Repeat

Eyes: treStique eye pencil in Morimoto Pink Pearl (under the brow), treStique eye pencil in Kona coffee (outer corner and liner), E.L.F. Mineral Masacara in black

Brows: NYX Tame and Frame in Black

Kitty’s tip: I always apply a red lip before I do my base, makes for an easier clean up if you mess up.

Mine finished look

Side by side comparison

Kitty’s look- has very subtle eye makeup and a brighter red lip color
Peyton’s look- adds more shimmer to the eye and a slighty dark red color to her lips