Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Green Is the Colour

Well here we are in 2013.  Happy New Year to you all. 

Time stands still for no woman nor fashion and just to make sure you are up to the minute on the trends, did you know that the Colour of the Year 2013 is Emerald Green?  Pantone has declared it so, and therefore we must fall into line!  You will be seeing a lot of green in the shops and of course that stretches to make-up too. 

There is a shade of green that suits everyone, regardless of their colouring, but if the thought of green from head to toe doesn’t appeal, you can still be on trend by using it in your make-up.  Gone is the stripe of cream green eye shadow in a block across the eye 1970s-style and in its place is the use of green to accent your eyes, sometimes blended with other colours, sometimes on its own and something that can work whatever your eye colour. 

Some key products from the Helen É Cosmetics range to get the look are the Aqua Intense Eye Shadow (rrp £8), which blends beautifully without dragging and can accent the outer edge of your eyes.  
Aqua Green Intense Eye Shadow with Applicator
If you like a bit of shimmer with your green, don’t forget the Shimmer Eye Powders (rrp £5) in shade 8, 25 or 30, which can also be used wet for a more intense wash of colour.  These are always very popular at the shows.  
Shimmer Eye Powder
Shimmer Eye Powder

Coloured eye liners featured heavily in the runway shows for 2013 and are probably the easiest and quickest way of changing your look. The Helen É Cosmetics customer’s favourite Eye Pencil with Smudger (rrp £8) comes in four tones of green for the discerning fashionista - Green, Aqua, Sage Green and Moss.  
Green Eye Pencil with Smudger

For the party babes amongst you, we have our eternally popular Glitter Pots (rrp £5) in Emerald of course, as well as Pastel Green and Peacock.  
Emerald Glitter Pot

For more inspiration on a complete eye look that celebrates shades of green, look no further than the Green Eyed Envy (rrp £25) and Sage Green Eyes Beauty Cubes (rrp £19), both of which include all the products and a step-by-step DVD to show you how to achieve these beautiful on trend looks.

Green Eyed Envy Beauty Cube

So keep looking fabulous throughout 2013 and keep it Green!


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