Described as a symbol of “experimentation and non-conformity”, the colour provokes a creative expression of individuality – which is what makeup is all about.
In case you haven’t heard, Pantone has announced the most trending colour of the year for 2018 and it’s this cool, galactic Ultra Violet (Pantone 18-3838). Described as a symbol of “experimentation and non-conformity”, the colour provokes an artistic expression of individuality – and that’s what makeup is all about.
“We are living in a time that requires inventiveness and imagination. It is this kind of creative inspiration that indigenous to Pantone 18-3838 Ultra Violet, a blue-based purple that takes our awareness and potential to a higher level,” Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, Leatrice Eiseman said.
With that in mind, here are some ultra violet-inspired makeup products and ideas to flaunt your unique makeup style this year.
Valentino Spring 2014
Chanel Ombre Première Longwear Powder Eyeshadow in Vibrant Violet
Bobbi Brown Eye Shadow in Heather
Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner in 82 Violet Femme
Shiseido Shimmering Cream Eye Color in Lavande
Lancome Hypnose Palette
Stella McCartney Fall 2012
YSL Beauty Mascara Volume Effect Faux Cils in Fascinating Violet
Dior Diorshow Lash Extension Effect Volume Mascara in 168 Pro Purple
Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick in Unicorn
Becca Skin Perfector® Pressed Highlighter Prismatic in Amethyst
Marchesa Spring 2014
Estee Lauder Pure Colour Envy Matte Lipstick in Shameless Violet
Kat Von D Everlasting Lip Liner in Roxy
M.A.C Cosmetics Metallic Lipstick in Royal Hour
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Images: Courtesy of respective brands and Pantone