Pantone colour(s) of the year: Rose Quartz & Serenity

TWO colours were announced this year!
Rose Quartz (Pantone 13-1520) and Serenity (Pantone 15-3919)

Interestingly, this is the first year Pantone has selected 2 colours, and both colours offer a host of possibilities in the cosmetics world.  I can imagine a gorgeous blush palette with various Rose Quartz-ish shades, and Serenity would make beautiful eye and nail products. 😀  In one of my TBT posts, I guessed that Pantone might choose either a yellow or a blue. I got 50% right! 😛

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What are your thoughts about the 2016 Pantone colours of the year?

TBT: Sephora + Pantone 2012 Colour of the Year – Tangerine Tango

This Throw Back Thursday doesn’t go back too far, but it features the colour  orange which is appropriate for Halloween coming up.  Just 3 years ago, Sephora partnered with Pantone (the universal colour authority) to promote the colour of the year.  In 2012, the colour was Tangerine Tango:

It’s a deep reddish orange that translates well into a variety of cosmetics products including blush, eye shadows, lipsticks and nail polish. Not being able to pass up anything limited edition, I bought this quad:
Sephora + Pantone Universe Color of the Year – Eyeshadow Quad

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