Adding PANTONE’s Colour of The Year to Your Beauty Bag

We’ve put together some tips and this season’s dreamiest products to up your beauty game.


After an intense year of studying colour, colour institution PANTONE crown a shade their Colour of the Year. The colour you can expect to find absolutely everywhere. From fashion runways to brands to product visuals and art collections. For 2019, Pantone are hailing ‘Living Coral’ as their go to colour. An inviting shade of pink, PANTONE themselves described the shades as:

“Representing the fusion of modern life, PANTONE Living Coral is a nurturing colour that appears in our natural surroundings and at the same time, displays a lively presence within social media,”


So, given that it’s the year’s trendiest colour, it makes sense to add Pantone’s colour of the year to your beauty bag.

Charlotte Tilbury adddin PANTONE's colour of the year to your beauty bagComplimenting to All Skin Tones

First of all, one of the best things about Living Coral is that it’s inclusive to all skin tones. Without looking too bright, or washed out, living coral is a dreamy shade of pink. Also, it’s great for inbetween seasons- the right shade of pink is great for making a statement in a simpler Spring make up look.

Plus, pro celeb make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury- who is a legit fire starter for beauty trends- has our backs. Her ‘Hot Emily’ shade of lipstick is a bright warm coral and its hydrating formula is great for healthier lips.

Now available directly from Charlotte’s store:




PANTONE's colour of the year to your beauty blogCoral can be Applied Literally Anywhere

Another plus point about adding PANTONE’S colour of the year to your beauty bag- it’s incredibly versatile. The shade can be incredibly natural looking- great for days when you want to give the impression you didn’t wake up 15 minutes after your alarm went off.

Growing cult brand ELF’s blush product has a creamy formula, making application super quick and easy. Recommended by users for having the texture and long-lasting wear of a luxury brand. Plus, the little pot can be used as blush, eyeshadow and a lip tint. Here’s to making a sustainable make up bag in 2019 ladies.

Elf powder to cream blush




PANTONE's colour of the year to your beauty bagCoral is Complimentary to Glam Shades

Next, limiting yourself exclusively to coral shades can be intimidating- and unnecessary. Because coral is a relatively neutral shade, when you’re adding PANTONE’s colour of the year to your beauty bag, don’t be afraid to mix and match!

So, we’re thinking autumnal shades of shimmery gold, browns and mustards. Just like this HUDA Beauty Obsessions Palette. Featuring a range of easy to blend, highly pigmented shades to layer, giving you a twist on a classic smoky eye.

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Still can’t get enough Living Coral? Check out our previous blog post on how to add some dashes into your home.