For the first time ever, Pantone announced two colors of the year, which means even more ways to stay on trend. Shop our makeup picks for working rose quartz and serenity into your 2016 beauty routine!
Before the start of each new year, Pantone picks their trending color that quickly pops up in everything from fashion and beauty to home decor. For 2016, the color experts decided to go for two soft hues; rose quartz, a pale pink shade, and serenity, a dusty blue. If you’re looking for ways to incorporate the pretty pastels into your beauty look, keep reading for our favorite makeup picks.
Rose Quartz: The soft pink color is definitely the easier of the two to wear, since you probably already have a similar shade for your lips and cheeks already in your arsenal. For new ways to incorporate the color into your routine, try the TRUE Isaac Mizrahi Illuminating Shimmer in Rose Quartz for an all-over subtle rosy glow or soft highlight. You can also try dusting the baby pink shade across eyelids with Merle Norman Eyeshadow in Rosewater, for an unexpected twist on the trend.
If you want to stick to the classic ways of wearing the shade, Benefit Cosmetics Powder Blush in Dandelion is the prettiest soft pink color for cheeks, and one of our favorite blushes ever. For a lip look, make the pastel pink matte with NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Roman Holiday, or keep it glossy with Anastasia Beverly Hills Lip Gloss in Pastel Pink. Or, paint your nails with the soft pink shade with Essie Nail Polish in Mademoiselle.
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Serenity: While baby blue might seem less wearable, you can still wear a hint of the color in a frosty finish with Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Color Eyeshadow in Sky, or take a bold risk with NYX Macaron Lippies in Earl Grey.
Of course, if blue makeup is out of your comfort zone, you can just wear it on your nails with Londontown Lakur in Chuffed To Bits, or keep the color strictly in your shower with Skintimate Baby Soft Shave Gel, which comes in a baby blue can.
Which Pantone shade are you most looking forward to trying out, HollywoodLifers?