Pantone color of the year 2016 in beauty & fragrance world

color of the year

For the first time in history Pantone picked two colors of the year 2016!

These are Rose Quarts and Serenity. The combination of these two colors show the balance between a warm rose shade and a cold blue shade. The two colors look perfect when put together in your outfits, makeup, home design and we can see them reflected in the design of perfumes and beauty needs as well. 

Last time when a pastel color was picked a color of the year was 10 years ago and so it is a nice comeback now.

Makeup using the Pantone colors of the year

Rose Quartz and Serenity will look pretty in your makeup. Compared to Marsala, the color of 2015 which is perfectly suitable for evening makeup, the pastels are amazing for both day and night makeup. This spring and summer season hightlight your cheeks and lips with a rose blush or a highlighter. Blue is the color for your eye makeup this year. Pastel blue eyeshadow with the hint of rosy shadows and a contrasting black line will give you a fresh trendy look.


color of the year makeup

Our model is wearing:

  1. face - Kripa Total Revive Long - Lasting Liquid Foundation

  2. shadows - Lancome Hypnose Doll Eyes Eye Shadow (color Menthe à l’Ô) and Yves Saint Laurent Very YSL

  3. eyeliner - theBalm Schwing Liquid Eyeliner

  4. mascara -  theBalm What's Your Type? Mascara For Length

  5. blush - Kripa True Brilliance Blush (color 01 Silver Pink)

  6. lip gloss - Kripa Volume Intense (02 Playful Pink)

Finish your look with a pretty nail polish

Get inspired by the colors of the year for your manicure too. Try out the following OPI nail polish colors:

blue - OPI Infinite Shine 2, colors To Infinity & Blue-Yond

rose - OPI Soft Shades Collection, e.g. color Sweet Memories

color of the year nails

Colors of the year 2016 in the fragrance world

In 2015 Marsala, the color of Sicilian wine projected into the fragrance world in the form of Oriental scents - heavier and sweet. Everything has changed.

The light Rose Quarts shades are reflected in floral scents with dominating notes of rose, peony, iris, lily of the valley, cherry blossom. All is perfected with a dash of spices, such as rose pepper, and refreshed with citruses.

Our pick: Lancôme La Vie Est Belle

lancome ma vie est belle

Serenity blue calls for fresh fruity-floral scents with the dominant accords of fruits and flowers. 2016 favourite perfumes include floral-aquatic scents composed of water flowers, herbs, watermelon and soft white flowers.

The colors of the year 2016 - Rose Quarts and Serenity give us a nice inspiration when looking for gifts, trendy fashion pieces or beauty stuff.

Make sure to check out the hottest Beautyspin picks which reflect the colors of the year 2016!

us color of the year products

  1. Payot Les Démaquillantes

  2. Roger & Gallet Rose Soap

  3. Jericho Body Care Bath Salts

  4. Jericho Face Care

  5. Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream

  6. Versace Bright Crystal

  7. Curaprox 1560 Soft Toothbrushes

  8. OPI Soft Shades Collection, color Sweet Memories

  9. OPI Infinite Shine 2, colors To Infinity & Blue-Yond

Prepared by: Priscilla Eslo beauty editor