Pantone’s 2018 Color Of The Year: Ultra Violet

And the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year is….. Ultra Violet!

Inventive and imaginative, Ultra Violet lights the way to what is yet to come”

I love drawing inspiration from Pantone’s yearly choice, and this is one of my favorite colors so far! Usually we can expect a few upcoming Ultra Violet inspired collections, but until then here are some purple products to help you wait!

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Tatcha Violet-C Radiance Mask $68.00

This radiance mask from Tatcha was the first thing I thought of when I saw this year’s color. Purple face products tend to have a vibrant effect on tired skin, and this mask is no exception. Containing AHAs and Vitamin C, this mask will gently exfoliate and brighten up your complexion.

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Becca First Light Priming Filter $38.00

Another vibrancy boosting purple product, this super popular face primer from Becca is perfect for the winter months. I love using this primer when my face is looking dull and sallow, it gives me just the boost I need without making me look oily or greasy.

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Inglot AMC Eyeliner Gel in 82 $16.00

Inglot is a brand built on insane color selections, and their gel liner line has a few stunning purple’s to choose from. This blue based cool toned beauty is perfect for a interesting take on the classic black winged liner.

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Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayon in (Grape)vine $25.00

I have green eyes, so purple liner is my secret weapon when I really want to make them stand out. Smudge a tiny bit of this on your lower lash line for a fun pop of color.

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Make Up For Ever Smoky Lash Mascara in Plum $23.00

If purple liner is a little too much for you, try incorporating some plum mascara into a neutral look. You can even put black mascara on your upper lashes and just a touch of this on the lower lashes for a hint of purple in your everyday look.

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Morphe Single Shadow in Aphrodite $2.50

While shimmering purple is beautiful, I for one love a matte purple eye look, and this grape shade from Morphe is a perfect purple centerpiece. Pat this all over the lid for a daring ultra violet eye look.

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Julep Eyeshadow 101 Creme to Powder Eyeshadow Stick in Violet Shimmer $18.00

If you prefer a cream shadow or shimmery purple look, try this shadow stick from Julep. With products like this, I prefer to apply it directly to my lid and then blend using either my finger or a synthetic fiber brush.

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Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Roxy $20.00

If purple eyes just aren’t your thing, try adding a bold violet lip to your look! These liquid lipsticks from Kat Von D are insanely long lasting, so you don’t have to worry about and smudging or cracking.

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NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick in Amethyst $6.99

If 20 bucks a bit too steep to pay for such a crazy lip color, try out this cheaper alternative from the drug store! These lipsticks from NYX are super comfortable on the lips and long lasting as well.

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Maybelline Color Sensational The Loaded Bolds Lipstick in Sapphire Siren $7.49

I have a few shades from the Loaded Bold’s line from Maybelline, and I will most likely be adding this purple to my collection soon! If you hate the way liquid lipsticks make your lips feel, try out this classic bullet formula with a perfect drugstore price tag!

Let me know your favorite Ultra Violet products and how you wear them!

Glowingly yours,

Jess

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