Spring 2016 Pantone Snorkel Blue Peach Echo FOTD
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A Spring 2016 FOTD Feat. Pantone Snorkel Blue and Peach Echo

Remember last week I told you we were having the worst weather in months, because I had evoked an ancient curse? Well, the wrath of the gods is still in full swing, or, to put it plainly, the weather sucks.

Since apparently we’re not going to get spring out here this year, I thought I’d try to get into that springy mood by having a look at Pantone Fashion Color Report for Spring 2016. Alongside the omnipresent Serenity and Rose Quartz, Pantone selected eight other shades that best represent the upcoming season.

The color that most caught my attention was without a doubt Snorkel Blue. I don’t know if it was because it hinted at the beach vacation I was dreaming of while all I could see through my skylight was grey and rain, or because I just love these types of blues with a touch of green… but I immediately knew that I wanted to use it to create a spring look.

Since Carnival had already come and gone, the obvious choice was to use it on the eyes rather than on the lips, which I instead decided to paint peach. Peach Echo, to be precise!

Spring 2016 Pantone Snorkel Blue Peach Echo FOTDOn Pantone’s website, Snorkel Blue looks like it has a very light touch of green to it so, after a great deal of swatching, I found that the best product I owned to replicate it was this double-ended KIKO crayon from an old collection. By layering a tiny bit of the aqua teal on top of the cobalt on my hand, I got a pretty good match.

Unfortunately, though, using the cobalt on my eyes proved quite difficult, as it lifted whenever I tried to apply more product on top of what I had already applied. Going back in with the aqua teal was out of the question.

Spring 2016 Pantone Snorkel Blue Peach EchoCoincidentally enough, the only peach lip product I own is from the same KIKO collection. For some reason, peach is a color I never wear, but here I think it worked nicely: the final look is colorful, yet wearable. (Speaking of which… Did you read my post on Makeup and Beauty Blog on how to make crazy colors wearable?)

What shades do you tend to gravitate to in the spring? Are you going to use any of Pantone’s colors? And what do you usually pair blue with?


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38 Comments

  • Reply
    Candice
    March 9, 2016 at 8:08 am

    The blue eyeliner looks really pretty! Perfect pop of colour

    Beauty Candy Loves

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    Sarah
    March 9, 2016 at 9:45 am

    Gorgeous colour pop – puts me in such a good mood despite the dreary weather! x

    Viva Epernay

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    Purva
    March 9, 2016 at 10:23 am

    i love that blue eyeliner..so chic

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    Rachel Holliday
    March 9, 2016 at 11:59 am

    I am loving how you’ve incorporated Pantone’s key colours into a beauty look! Snorkel blue is my fave of their tones too and I am loving this eyeliner on you

    Rachel xx
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    Neha
    March 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    Wow..that Snorkel blue eyeliner looks so cool on you carol…Great Clicks… xoxo, Neha

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    Agata
    March 9, 2016 at 2:49 pm

    I love that blue on you. Such a simple look but yet so interesting and fun!

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    Soumya Midhun
    March 9, 2016 at 4:38 pm

    Totally loving your peach lippie Carol and I so wanna buy an affordable blue liner. Any suggestions from drugstore line? Maybelline maybe? And yes surprisingly it is raining here in Dubai today.

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    jessica
    March 9, 2016 at 5:57 pm

    I like the blue liner.

    That blue lippie they released was weird though, even by my standards.

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    Maria Garcia
    March 9, 2016 at 9:01 pm

    My favorite is blue eyeliner. Great looks.
    Thanks for sharing this color pop.

    Maria
    http://skincareof.com/

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    Ela
    March 9, 2016 at 9:03 pm

    I have a boring makeup routine, mostly neutrals! Rose quartz and peachy echo are the colours I’ll try to add into my spring makeup menu. I am not sure about blue, I am not that confident to wear it 🙂

    Ela BellaWorld

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    Shireen L. Platt
    March 9, 2016 at 10:35 pm

    I’m waiting to bring out all my crazy colour eye liners for Spring time! I have tons of them (can’t stop buying) but rarely use any. I hope to get out of my comfort zone this year so fingers crossed.

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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    Alina
    March 9, 2016 at 11:28 pm

    I had no idea about Snorkel Blue, but love the idea of using a blue shade like that to line the ideas for simple pop of colour. It really suits you x

    Beauty with charm

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    H A Parker
    March 10, 2016 at 2:13 am

    This liner looks so stunning on you Carol! It’s a shame that it wasn’t that great to re-apply, but you did a perfect job at making it look easy. I love how you’ve slightly smoked out the ends too, it looks more effortless. I tend to wear peachy tones in the Spring time. But I really want to change things up and wear some more brighter shades like you.:D

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    Rumela
    March 10, 2016 at 3:06 am

    Love this pop of blue perfect spring makeup look.
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    Trang Do
    March 10, 2016 at 6:31 am

    This blue eyeliner looks so pretty! Love it soo much!
    Hugs,
    Love from http://www.trangscorner.com {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

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    KaSonndra
    March 10, 2016 at 8:36 am

    Hi Carol… I like the snorkel blue and the peach echo too! LoL I think Pantone’s 2016 palette is awesome. Thanks for sharing these tips on how to use them in our makeup routine.

    Have a great day!
    KaSonndra
    http://livewellbefabulous.com

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    Perkymegs
    March 10, 2016 at 8:54 am

    You look so cute carol in that expression 🙂 Snorkel blue looks so amazing on your eyes 🙂 Love it !

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    wendee isaacs
    March 10, 2016 at 12:07 pm

    lovely makeup. you looking beautiful carol.
    wendeeisaacs.com

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    Gemma
    March 10, 2016 at 4:11 pm

    You are right it works perfectly the peach and the blue. Your make up here looks so pretty. I love the blue eye liner.
    Gemma x
    http://www.jacquardflower.uk

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    rakhshanda
    March 10, 2016 at 5:58 pm

    You look beautiful <3 Love the colours!!!

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    Darriyan
    March 10, 2016 at 6:43 pm

    I love the blue eye-liner! It suits you! Don’t think I could ever pull off a blue eye look though!

    Darriyan x | http://darriyancateland.blogspot.co.uk/

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    Becca
    March 10, 2016 at 7:29 pm

    Oooh I love this! That blue really pops on you x
    Becca | theBeautyInbox

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    Pisa
    March 10, 2016 at 10:41 pm

    Great post dear! The blue eyeliner suits you so good!
    Hugs, Pisa
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    whitney
    March 11, 2016 at 7:02 am

    You look super sophisticated, I love blue eyeliner for eyes! Ahh I want to get some kiko cosmetics!

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    Deevya
    March 11, 2016 at 7:12 am

    That eyeliner suits you really well. Great post. 🙂
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    Taislany Gomes
    March 11, 2016 at 10:10 am

    The blue one is gorgeous! Love it

    Happy Friday babe! Kisses,
    BLOG | Taislany

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    Joice J
    March 11, 2016 at 10:54 am

    Such a amazing look, that blue liner is so refreshing! xoxo

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    Sangeeta
    March 11, 2016 at 11:24 am

    I never thought of myself as a blue eye liner person, but I am falling in love with it after seeing your photos.

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    Rosanna
    March 11, 2016 at 3:35 pm

    Great eye makeup look!
    Have a lovely weekend 🙂
    Rosanna x

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    Nora Gouma
    March 11, 2016 at 4:22 pm

    Love your eye make up, you look very pretty, thank you for sharing!!!

    xxx

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    LindaLibraLoca
    March 11, 2016 at 5:51 pm

    I rarely wear blue, but I usually pair it with peach or nude colors to pull it off when I do. Your combo makes me long for summer vacations on the beach!

    Linda, Libra, Loca: Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

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    Uzo O
    March 11, 2016 at 8:11 pm

    The weather has been really tricky here too . I also got some KIKO lip pencils and they are really nice, the Rose Quartz colour for the year is very nice and i love your eye liner. . Hope you have a great weekend!

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    Laura
    March 11, 2016 at 8:49 pm

    I’m pretty sure you suit every single makeup colour! You look just gorgeous 🙂

    Love the blue pencil, I have been tempted to play with colour again – I used to be a fan of greens and blues however stopped for quite a while and opted for my warmer browns, reds, golds, pinks.

    Great picks!

    Laura xo

    http://www.shehearts.net

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    Lulle
    March 12, 2016 at 2:15 am

    Haha, I have that same double lip crayon from Kiko! I like it but I don’t use it often at all… I just have way too many things. The blue is so pretty on your brown eyes!
    Beaumiroir

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    idu
    March 12, 2016 at 3:35 am

    Great idea, I too have been wearing springy clothes, whites too since the sun is out anyways. The liner looks so pretty on you.

    http://fashionablyidu.blogspot.com/

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    Kay
    March 12, 2016 at 2:46 pm

    It’s a shame that it was a little difficult to apply, but honestly, this shade looks absolutely gorgeous for you! It really makes your eyes pop with colour. 🙂 <3

    Kay
    http://shoesandglitter.com

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    Makeup Martini
    March 25, 2016 at 7:27 pm

    Loving the blue liner!

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