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If the color prognosticators at Pantone say that "Tangerine Tango" is the shade of 2012, then you can bet that we'll all be wearing reddish-orange for the foreseeable future. Still, it's hard for the layperson to understand how tangerine might translate to a wearable eye palette, or a lip that's not too strong for daytime.
To educate the public, Sephora has been offering free makeovers at its Pantone pop-up in the Meatpacking District all week. Above, watch Sephora PRO lead artist Gilbert Soliz demonstrate three of the tangerine looks that you can get at the pop-up through tomorrow evening. Many thanks to the models, who we recruited straight off Ninth Avenue. (Ashley, the first model, is actually a fashion blogger; she runs a site called Ethel Elaine.)
· Sephora Is Launching a Tangerine Pop-Up on Ninth Avenue [Racked NY]
· Ethel Elaine [Official Site]