Color of the Year 2014

Pantone's color of the year 2014 is "Radiant Orchid".  It is described as a captivating, magical, enigmatic purple!! I love this color because for me it represents royalty!

If you want to incorporate some "Radiant Orchid" into your makeup bag, my staples of this gorgeous color can be found below:  

MAKE UP FOR EVER #92 blended with #26 makes a great transient combination!

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MAC Stars and Rockets, now who doesn't have this!!  This color is permanent so don't worry it's here to stay at MAC.  Every skin tone can wear this color.

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MAC also brought back Heroine a beautiful purple, which I love.  Team it up with Currant Lip Pencil and --BOOM-- talk about seductive!

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Urban Decay has an array of purples.  I would recommend trying Uncut, Fishnet, Omen and Psychedelic Sister.

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For those who love gel polish, CND Vinylux has a gorgeous shade called Tinted Love.

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Every brand will incorporate "The Color of The Year", Radiant Orchid, and it will take days to do a write up on all brands!  I suggest you go to your local makeup store and try out this enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones.