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Beauty Trend: Emerald City

2013’s Pantone Colour of the Year is emerald green. This elegant and rich shade is a favourite amongst make-up artists and celebrities alike, giving a luxurious pop of colour to any smokey eye. Check out our favourites of these verdant hues…

Butter London Nail Polish – Slapper

Make a statement with a beautiful yet unsung shade by Butter London. Just as outrageous as its title, this luxurious lacquer gives amazing colour payoff!

£10.00, www.butterlondon.com

Dolce & Gabbana Makeup Intense Khol Eye Pencil – Peacock

The bold blue-green pigment of this soft and creamy eye crayon will really make eyes stand out, as seen at Moschino Cheap and Chic and Michael Kors this season. Try using it in the waterline for daytime wear, and smudge into the upper lashline for evening impact.

£18.00, www.harrods.com

LAURA MERCIER Crème eyeliner – Canard

Steer away from traditional black with this gorgeous teal shade! This smooth and creamy waterproof eyeliner is great for adding a subtle flick to the eye.

£18.50, www.houseoffraser.co.uk

Estee Lauder Pure Color Stay-on Shadow Paint, Extreme Emerald

This long-lasting formula is a godsend for those of us with oily eyelids – this stuff stays put. But the best thing? The colour! A gorgeous deep green that can be rivaled by no other, and flattering on all eyes.

£19.00, www.esteelauder.co.uk

LANCOME Hypnôse Doll Eyes Palette – Menthe a l’Or

The perfect collection of colours to create a dynamic emerald smokey looks with lighter and darker tones for contouring, shading and highlighting.

£37.00, www.lancome.co.uk

Feature: Fiona Ward