Friday, April 20, 2012

Colour Trend: Tangerine Tango

Pantone recently announced Tangerine Tango as their 2012 Color of the Year. This deep vibrant apricot hue has been seen on the latest runways in fashion, makeup and accesories. From hot tangerine nail colours to bold deep coral jewellery and shoes to soft pastel peach fabrics are all hitting the runways. If you're obsessed with orange this season then check out our best Tangerine Tango beauty must-haves. 

Tango Toes

Myrta                                                   Jaffa 

ZOYA Nail Polish in Myrta
Best described as a warm medium orange coral with red undertone, gold and silver metallic  shimmer and a foil-like finish. The coral colour of Myrta is soft, but the finish gives it added warmth and glow. 

BUTTER LONDON 3 Free Nail Lacquer in Jaffa
This bright orange nail lacquer from Butter London is described as "a juicy orange colour but potent as hell."  Butter London's revolutionary nail lacquers are formulated without the use of harmful ingredients like Formaldehyde, Toluene, DBP or Parabens. Did you know - Butter London was the first company to sell non-toxic nail lacquers in the United States. 
USD $14.oo |

Coral Kisses 

                                          Peach Parfait                                      Atomic Orange

REVLON Colorburst Lip Butter in Peach Parfait
Revlon's brand new range of Lip Butters features beautiful coral shades such as Peach Parfait and Tutti FruttiRevlon Lip Butters are a buttery balm with beautiful shiny colour to give you baby soft, healthy glowing lips. The hydrating mango, shea and coconut butter formula boost lip moisture by 156%. Pampering gel formula provides super charged hydration and glides on lips buttery smooth. 
AUD $21.95 | 

BOBBI BROWN Lip Color in Atomic Orange 
Bobbi Brown's creamy semi-matte lipstick gives lips instant polish with rich, full coverage. Wear alone or pair with lip liner or lip gloss depending on your desired effect. Black lipstick cases feature metallic chrome detailing. The newest shade is Atomic Orange - an electric orange. The perfect colour choice if you want to rock bold, vibrant Tangerine Tango style lips.  
AUD $44.00 |

Peachy Keen Cheeks

Frisky                                                      Carrara Coral 

TARTE Amazonian Clay 12 Hour Shimmering Blush in Frisky
Tarte introduces it's best selling Amazonian clay 12-Hour Blush formula in brand new shimmering shades. Spiked with tiny, finely-milled specks of gold and silver, one swipe will add the perfect amount of sheen to your cheeks. This cruelty-free formula features a shimmery bright coral called Frisky which will give you a gorgeous peachy glow. 
US$ 25.00 |

MIRENESSE Marble Mineral Blush in Carrara Coral
Baked mineral technology ensures silky light velvety softness, natural colours and maximum wear. Easy to blend and apply gives cheeks a customised natural glow for a radiant youthful look. Infused with botanicals to hydrate and protect for skin that glows. 
Contains organic rose flower extract and free from parabens, sulphates and alcohols. 
AUD $59.50  |
Electric Eyes
Free Love                                                    Hot Orange

URBAN DECAY Single Eyeshadow in FreeLove
Urban Decay's new eyeshadow formula is richer and smoother with a soft velvety texture. Featuring their new Pigment Infusion System, a vehicle for colour that holds tightly to pigment and gives the formula it's glide. Every Urban Decay shade is silky, blendable and stays put. FreeLove is golden vibrant peach with a shimmery finish which perfectly compliments blue eyes. 
US $18.00 |

NYX Single Eyeshadow in Hot Orange
NYX Eyeshadow is highly pigmented to deliver intense colour and long-lasting wear. Finely milled glide on silky-smooth like a cream. Formulated to be used both wet and dry. This electric orange shade will really make blue eyes pop!  
US $5.00  |

The key to rocking a bold colour like Tangerine Tango is to choose just one feature - either lips, cheeks or eyes. Keeping the rest of your makeup simple with neutral colours will really emphasis the splash of tangerine. By focussing on one key facial feature this bright coral hue will have you looking fashion forward this season. 

Tangerine Tango Pantone's  2012 Colour of the Year

 This is a feature article from our April 2012 Eco Glamazine.