Now that we've had time for the novelty to wear off, this week the Lipstick League wants your thoughts on the 2016 Pantone Colours of the Year, Rose Quartz (light pink) and Serenity (light blue).
Am I a bad person if I just admit baldly that I don't give a toss about them? The only Pantone colour I've been excited about thus far is Tangerine Tango, Pantone Colour of the Year in 2012. It was downright thrilling to see that juicy, sunshine-and-sass shade make a renewed splash in decor, and especially in lipstick – I still adore an orange lippie. Karen's been having fun with Rose Quartz and Serenity when it comes to nails, but as far as I'm concerned, when it comes to makeup or much else in those shades... meh. Just not my bag – unless I see them in a sunset. As in the sunset I snapped from the beach at El Mangroove in Liberia, Costa Rica, a couple of weeks ago. See above. *swoon*
lipstick league links of the week
Nouveau Cheap If you haven’t seen these new $2.99 liquid matte lipsticks at the drugstore yet, you must.
Olive & Ivy How gorgeous is this easy 1920’s Great Gatsby hairstyle?! It’s perfect for all of those themed parties!
Phyrra has the best 10 Organization Hacks for Beauty Lovers! See how to make the most of your storage.
Prime Beauty has discovered the magic of deep sea minerals in Youngblood Mineral Foundation–the perfect foundation for mature skin.
Beautygeeks Janine is thinking about chopping a bunch of inches off her hair and she blames this edgy yet soft textured-waves tutorial with celebrity hair/makeup pro Darrell Redleaf.
Blushing Noir So much beauty and nowhere to store it? Try one of these top beauty organizers!
Clumps of Mascara went to The Makeup Show Orlando again this year, and she's got the scoop behind this fabulous industry show.
EauMG shares her picks for Valentine’s Day. It’s really just her excuse to talk about roses, chocolate and champagne.
Gouldylox Could your air quality be affecting your skin (and the rest of your life)? It could be… more than you ever thought possible. Have you considered airwashing?
My Beauty Bunny Winter doing a number on your hair? The St Tropica Organic Coconut Hair Hot Oil Hair Mask with its arsenal of hair strengthening, volumizing and healing ingredients is here to help!
My Newest Addiction Too Faced just released 10 brand new shades of their La Creme Color Drenched Lipsticks. Laura happens to LOVE the shade Unicorn Tears.
(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)
Nouveau Cheap is Currently Craving the Sigma Dry’n Shape Towers. You know I love my gadgets and gimmicks, so it’s only natural that I can’t stop thinking about these!
(I think these things are genius. Years back I had holes drilled into the ends of my brush handles and string looped through so I could hang them to dry; if these had existed then... !)
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So. Rose Quartz and Serenity – ya got thoughts?