Spring 2016 Pantones: Serenity and Rose Quartz

The products reviewed on this website have been sponsored. However, the thoughts and opinions are entirely my own.

Every year, the great folks at the Pantone Color Institute come together to release the color of the. How it's all decide you can read about here, but for now, I wanna get into some makeup! Serenity and Rose Quartz are the 2 colors chosen for the year and they could not be more angelic. The institute states that, "As consumers seek mindfulness and well-being as an antidote to modern day stresses, welcoming colors that psychologically fulfill our yearning for reassurance and security are becoming more prominent". Ain't that the truth. Stepping away from darker hue of last year's Marsala, the pale blue and pink hues are a breath of fresh air. 

So which beauty brands are satisfying our lust for pink and blue? Here's a list that's good for any budget:

Beautiful Color Eye Shadow, $18.50, ElizabethArden.com

Beautiful Color Eye Shadow has a luxurious texture that is silky smooth.  This buildable, long-lasting, crease-free formula brightens and lifts the look of eyes. Beautiful Color Eye Shadows are available as Singles and Duos and are featured in the new iconic gold and silver mirrored compacts.  (Innocence and Sky)


Revlon Ultra HD Lip Lacquer in Rose Quartz, $8.99


Revlon Super Lustrous Lip gloss in Sky Pink, $7.99

These beautiful and silky lip hues are the perfect addition to your beauty regimen and, of course, result in kissable lips.


Revlon PhotoReady Eye Art Lid + Line + Lash in Cobalt Crystal or Fuchsia Flash, $8.99


Revlon Illuminance Crème Shadow in Wild Orchid, $6.99


Red Carpet Nails, $8, Ulta, and Ulta.com

Many more brands have jumped on the Serenity and Rose Quartz trend and you kind these and more at you local drugstore and/or department store. Don't be afraid to try these colors out. At the very least, you can say you were trending in 2016 ;-) 

Dionne Dean