Vivid Lip Colors for the Spring 2013 - Pantone Shades

All throughout the runway and streets are models donning some of the brightest and most visit lip colors for the Spring season. Pantone, the world authority on color trends discovered this Spring's hottest colors favored by females. Look familiar? Perhaps you've seen these popular shades throughout the runway. Incorporate these colors into your makeup look for the modern and seasonal look.

PANTONE 16-4120 Dusk Blue   #7DB6D4
PANTONE 14-6011 Grayed Jade   #97CEB7
PANTONE 12-1008 Linen   #F1D8C2
PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald  #00A78E
PANTONE 16-3520 African Violet   #b896c6
PANTONE 16-1360 Nectarine   #F68E51
PANTONE 17-1664 Poppy Red   #EF3131
PANTONE 13-0756 Lemon Zest   #FEE05C
PANTONE 14-0446 Tender Shoots   #BCD74C
PANTONE 19-3964 Monaco Blue   #154478

Of course these popular colors researched and surveyed to death won't help you if you don't suit the colors to your look and style. Look to some of these runway makeup looks for inspiration.

This model wears a fusion of the poppy red and nectarine on the lips. (via Harpers Bazaar)

Spring 2013 Makeup Trend
A bold red against pale features and minimal look is both classic and modern. (via Harpers Bazaar)

Popular Colors for 2013
Red works differently for every hair color and skin type, so play around until you find a color that suits you! (Images via Harpers Bazaar's makeup trends for Spring 2013)

Runway Makeup Shades Spring 2013
To achieve these makeup looks for minimal cost, I recommend looking into some of the following lip products. They're affordable, easily found at stores such as Target and come in many shades that will tailor to your unique vivid Spring look!

Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids Lipcolor
Be bright and gorgeous with Color Sensational Lipcolor's Vivids Collection.
Sonia Kashuk® Lip Color
Sonia Kashuk lip colors are affordable and will last throughout the day!
Maybelline Color Whisper
Get truly translucent gel color from Color Whisper by Color Sensational.

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It’s Time for Springtime.

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Target via Glam Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Target.


  1. Thanks for including the html for the colors! I can probably add these to my designs

  2. Yes, the Pantone color scheme is very useful!