Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

See why this picture of a couple shopping is lighting up the internet

facebook couple.png

The latest viral social media post sending everyone so misty-eyed they're struggling to hide the Facebook screen when the boss walks round concerns the fun of make-up shopping – granted, not usually the source of a heart-warming tale.

The post in question was apparently submitted by a follower of the Love What Matters page, who described seeing an elderly couple shopping in the cosmetics section of what looks to be a supermarket.

When the wife started to have the minor panic we all know and love when faced with selecting the right shade from a rainbow of new options, the post reports the husband was “unbelievably helpful” in calming her down and pointing her in the right direction.

The page describes itself as dedicated to “inspiring personal stories of love, hope and what matters most […] We celebrate love in all forms.” Judging by the almost 1,200,000 likes and more than 433,000 shares the picture has had since it was posted just two days ago, seems that's a formula we're all very much into.

See the post in full below, and visit the page here.

"This husband was helping his wife choose a make-up that matched her skin tone. She was so concerned about finding the...

Posted by Love What Matters on Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Related

sophia.JPG

Student gymnast’s stunning hip hop routine goes viral

12592352_10153826035400406_1399462900220296826_n.jpg

Woman's message on how we dress and sexual harassment goes viral

megan naramore harris daughter facebook post.jpg

Sales assistant advises 13-year-old girl to wear Spanx

red hair.JPG

Woman's Facebook post to the boyfriend who destroyed her self-esteem

masika may photography dudeoir men boudoir4.png

Husband's birthday boudoir photo shoot for his wife goes viral

haka4.PNG

These newlyweds were blown away by an incredible surprise wedding haka

12438976_10153353545827544_15596632833642308_n.jpg

Intimate photo of woman 24 hours after giving birth goes viral

ThinkstockPhotos-502813506.jpg

“Do not be ashamed.” Women around the world hit back at period-shamers

depression.JPG

“I'm not faking it”: woman's mental illness selfie goes viral

Comments

More

How it feels to be a woman in America right now

"There is a sense of impending doom"

02 Dec 2016

Viewers slam Eamonn Holmes for ‘sexist’ treatment of GBBO's Candice

“He’s making me so uncomfortable – poor Candice”

by Kayleigh Dray
02 Dec 2016

The 12 surprising health benefits of mulled wine

Mulled wine, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways…

by Kayleigh Dray
02 Dec 2016

Pensioner, 89, offered bar job after "stop me dying from boredom" ad

We love a story with a happy ending

by Kayleigh Dray
02 Dec 2016

Bake Off fans, you can now apply to be on Channel 4’s GBBO

On your marks, get set, baaaaake…

by Kayleigh Dray
02 Dec 2016

Inventor of new £5 note brands vegans “stupid” over animal fat debate

"It's stupid. It's absolutely stupid."

by Sarah Biddlecombe
02 Dec 2016

Baby it’s Cold Outside has been given a feminist makeover

The troubling Christmas song has been transformed into an epic consent anthem

by Kayleigh Dray
02 Dec 2016

You’d be more productive if you could work from a café, study finds

Tell your boss.

by Moya Crockett
02 Dec 2016

The best low-alcohol swaps for your favourite beers, wines and spirits

Time for a booze-not-booze?

by Amy Swales
01 Dec 2016

Dorchester issues “disgusting” list of beauty demands to female staff

Women have been told to shave their legs and wear full make-up

by Sarah Biddlecombe
01 Dec 2016