It’s time to tuck away your tangerine tango products and embrace the new hue in town for 2013: Pantone has declared emerald green is the colour of the new year.

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Green is a colour said to attract prosperity and is a colour that is sure to add a bit of luxury to your look. There are so many reasons we love this colour: emerald complements roses, pinks, ruby reds, peaches and aubergines so finding a pretty matching lipstick or blush is no trouble at all.

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And as a nail colour, green adds a bit of modern elegance to any outfit. However, it isn’t only for accenting eyes and showing off nails. It’s a colour corrector, perfect for diminishing redness and concealing blemishes.

Here are 10 emerald picks for the year ahead so you can sport this hue and often as you like!

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  • Butter London Nail Lacquer in British Racing Green

    Let your nails set the tone in 2013 with this rich green colour from Butter London.
 <em>$17. Available at The Bay, Holt Renfrew, butterlondon.ca</em>

  • Lancôme Colour Design 5 Shadow Palette In Emerald Boudoir

    Lancôme lets you contour, highlight, and intensify your eyes with this five-in-one palette.
 <em>$54. Available at lancome.ca</em>

  • Lancôme Colour Design Eyeshadow Mono In Montage

    Don’t want to commit to a five-shadow palette? Add a single pop of green to your kit, and you’re set.
 <em>$22. Available at lancome.ca</em>

  • Make Up For Ever Aqua Shadow In 8E Matte Green

    Make Up For Ever’s Aqua Shadow is the perfect tool for an effortless smoky eye. <em>$23. Available at sephora.ca</em>

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Make Up For Ever Smoky Lash Mascara In 04-Green

    Let your eyes smolder with Make Up For Ever’s Smoky Lash Mascara, remember to apply evenly in sections (first inner lashes, then middle, then outer) for the best results. <em>$25. Available at sephora.ca</em>

  • Nars Duo Eyeshadow In Misfit

    These crease proof, longwear shades are great together or on their own. They can be applied light and sheer for the day or put on heavier and darker for a dramatic night look.
 <em>$39. Available at narscosmetics.ca</em>

  • Nars Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner In Rue De Rivoli

    Try using a neutral eyeshadow then Rue de Rivoli to line your lower lid for a pop of colour that brings focus to your eyes. Keep the rest of your look natural so your eyes don’t have to compete with your other beautiful features.
 <em>$25. Available at narscosmetics.ca</em>

  • Sally Hansen Magnetic Nail Colour In Electric Emerald

    Nail colour and nail art in one bottle? It’s true. Just apply one coat, hold the magnetic cap over your wet nail and — like magic — a pattern appears, in the colour of the year no less.
 <em>$10. Available at select drugstores, mass retailers across Canada</em>

  • Stila One Step Correct

    Brighten, colour-correct, and prime your skin all in one step. Who said it wasn’t easy being green? <em>$47. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart Beauty Boutiques, Murale</em>

  • Maybelline Eye Studio Color Plush Silk Eyeshadow

    Create a number of looks with this palette that gives you green colours for defining your crease and highlighting the brow bone. <em>$12. Available at Well.ca</em>

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  • PANTONE 17-1664 Poppy Red

  • PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald

  • PANTONE 16-4120 Dusk Blue

  • PANTONE 13-0756 Lemon Zest

  • PANTONE 14-6011 Grayed Jade

  • PANTONE 19-3964 Monaco Blue

  • PANTONE 14-0446 Tender Shoots

  • PANTONE 16-3520 African Violet

  • PANTONE 16-1360 Nectarine

  • PANTONE 12-1008 Linen