Pantone Colour of the year 2017

With much anticipation the Pantone colour of the year has been announced for 2017, in turn setting trends in interiors, furniture, clothing and makeup. The shade aptly named ‘Greenery’ is a lovely forest green and is described by Pantone as “A fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew.”

The pantone colour of the year always seeps into modern day culture and trends, as it did this year with the two shades of 2016, rose quartz and serenity. These colours did in turn impact the 2016 colour palette, with the soft pink colour rose quartz especially being a big influence in homewares, clothing and makeup.

With that being said we have had a little look around to find some of the most gorgeous green shades of makeup to get you into the spirit of the Pantone colour of the year, which you will be sure to see lots of in 2017.

Kat Von dee liner in Bukowski (Hunter green) $28 available at Sephora

Why not spice up your usual black eyeliner and go for a beautiful hunter green shade? The rich formula provides a bold, striking colour, and felt tip design insures a smooth texture.

Burberry beauty complete eye palette in sage green number 15. $85 available on Net-a-porter

This sophisticated palette from Burberry includes beautiful complementary hues of greens and browns. The soft, bendable shades create an earthy look which is perfect for your chance to bask in the concept of the Pantone colour of the year, greenery.

Nars dual-intensity eyeshadow in Tarvos. $41 available at Mecca.

Nars has a beautiful range of eyeshadows and this is one that is definitely worth the buy. The shimmery green shade is divine, and can be worn either as a dry or wet formula depending on the intensity that you are going for.

Urban Decay Moondust eyeshadow in zodiac. $34 available at Sephora

Urban Decay’s moondust eyeshadows are what you want if you are looking for an iridescent eyeshadow with a wide range of hues. The colour Zodiac is a beautiful green which is sure to impress any makeup lover.

NYX wicked lippies in trickery. $12.95 available at Priceline

Why not go full Rihanna and wear a green lipstick like the goddess did in her video clip for work? This metallic finished lipstick is in a beautiful shade of green which would look perfect matched with some gold eyes for a party look.

Nyx colour mascara in mint julep. $12.95 available at Priceline.

Gone are the days of Spice Girls, flatforms and Cheez TV but fear not, you can still recreate the 90’s with this vibrant green coloured mascara. A perfect way to add a pop of green to any makeup look. 

We hope this has given you some inspiration to add a bit of green into your life in 2017, because you’re sure to see beautiful shades of green everywhere you turn!