Now that Pantone has announced its Colour of the Year to be Ultraviolet, it’s time to figure out how best we can wear this dreamy and dramatic shade of purple. Thankfully, our favourite makeup brands are already on the job with a range of shades, shimmers and textures for you to choose between. Maybe you want to go dramatic on the lips with a purple to turn heads, or something more subtle on the eyes. Even more subtle would be a simple coat of nail polish, or just go all out with some ultraviolet eyeliner and shimmer.
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Here are some of our favourites that are out this season. Check out the various ways you can now wear Pantone’s Colour of the Year.
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NARS Audacious Lipstick in Angela - Pink Orchid
Stop traffic with this bold, saturated colour that will give you long-lasting moisture and drama all day.
YVES ROCHER Lilas Mauve Eau De Toilette 100ml
This delicate scent is all floral, powdery notes with a touch of romantic rose and cherry blossom.
BURBERRY BEAUTY Burberry Full Kisses in Lilac
For bold colour and fuller-looking lips, the new Burberry Kisses collection is super easy to use with a hydrating formula you’ll love the feel of.
SEPHORA COLLECTION Colorful 5 Eyeshadow Palette Flirty To Intense Purple
With strong pigments that perfect bring out Pantone’s Colour of the Year, this palette is easy to apply and blend and features added protection from pollution and sun damage.
BEAUTY BAKERIE Sprinkles Glitter in Purple
Go glitter with this little pot of sparkle that you can dab on your eyes or lips for some added shimmer.
FENTY BEAUTY Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick in Griselda
This high-intensity, unexpected shade is surprisingly wearable and feels great on, especially for a matte, with its creamy text that stays put.
CHANEL OMBRE PREMIÈRE Longwear powder eyeshadow
With an ultra soft texture, this eyeshadow is easy to blend with long-lasting colour. This particular purple is romantic and dramatic all at the same time.
Urban Decay HEAVY METALS Metallic Eyeshadow Palette $88.00
The metallic purple here is new and exclusive to the Heavy Metals palette.
MAC Pro Longwear Fluidline MACROVIOLET Deep smoked violet with red pearl
MAC’s cult favourite, long-wearing gel liner will add just a little bit of subtle drama to any day look.
KAT VON D BEAUTY Everlasting Lip Liner - Roxy Bright Grape
Kat Von D’s lip liners are for strong daring women who aren’t afraid of a little strong, daring colour.
Mina The Nail Polish 116
Just dab on British brand 3ina’s nail polish in 116 for a warmer version of ultraviolet.
NAILS INC. NailKale Nail Polish in Gloucester Walk
Or try this limited edition kale (that’s right, the vegetable) – infused polish by Nails Inc.
Laneige X YCH Two Tone Matte Lip Bar No.1 Burgundy Mood
You can also go for a warmer colour that’s closer to burgundy with Laneige.
MARC JACOBS BEAUTY O!Mega Lash Volumizing Mascara in Violet Incredible
And finally, layer on this dramatic mascara for a look that reveals its colour in the sun.