Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Coming together for an enchanting collaboration, SEPHORA + PANTONE UNIVERSE take this fall’s most exciting shades and have turned them into colors you can wear in a new collection: The Alchemy of Color. Colors are inspired by precious prisms and gemstones that become even more luminous when paired with moody darks. This newest collaboration takes fall’s color forecast to the next level by creating shades that embody a powerful, modern magic stemming from color and texture.


They began with a sentiment expressed by Arthur C. Clarke, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” This created the desire to take the concept of ancient rituals and magic and combine them with the latest advances in technology. There is an interplay of color and texture: glowing jeweled tones that are lush and sumptuous paired with lavish sparkle, a metallic and glossy sheen, and new effects. Alchemy of Color gives you the ability to play with the feel and attitude of your look with a myriad of color and textural options. It can be modern, mysterious, or entrancing–every look exudes radiance as you play with light and shadow in dynamic, luminous tones of this fall’s radiant jewels.

Tone on Tangerine Tango

Take inspiration from warm, rich tones that will bring fall’s most beautiful hues to the forefront with a lip in tangerine tango, Pantone’s color of the year, that takes center stage! Begin by blending a golden shadow from lash lines to creases for a smooth base. Next, swoosh a mahogany shade into the creases, gently blending from the inner to the outer edges for dimension. To finish the eyes, curl lashes and apply mascara to the upper lashes. For a luminous cheek, apply a luminizing bronzer over forehead and cheeks using circular motions and then swirl a pink blush over the apples of the cheek. Now, for the key part of the look, apply a glowing tangerine lipstick over the lips.

Chiseled Bronze

Opt for a luminous, defined face with a hint of warmth and looks natural and effortless. Begin by illuminating the skin with a pearlescent primer, concentrating the coverage on the highest planes of the cheekbones and forehead, as well as on the bridge of the nose. Brush a soft wash of bronzer in circular motions into the hollows of the cheeks, then blend up towards the hairline. Sweep a highlighter over cheekbones and along the bridge of the nose for added luminosity. Lightly dab blush onto the apples of the cheeks, temples, tip of the nose, and chin to add warmth to the skin. Swirl a golden shadow over lids, blending up toward the creases to further enhance the sculpted bronze look. Polish lips with a touch of pink gloss for a soft finish.

Visit the Swatch Gallery so you can check out the new collection’s products and then come back here to tell us which one you’re most looking forward to and enter to win the Alchemy of Color collection ($282 value!).

a Rafflecopter giveaway

To enter & read official rules… 

The approximate value of the grand prize is $282.00. This prize is non-transferable. There are no cash or other substitutes of prizes by winner. Temptalia reserves the right to substitute similar prizes of equal or greater value in the event the above prize is unavailable for any reason. Individual, parent, or legal guardian of the winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes with respect to the grand prize. Prize will be mailed to the winner’s physical mailing address. Please allow six (6) to eight (8) weeks for delivery.

By entering or accepting the prize in this contest, winner agrees  to be bound by these Official Rules, Terms, and Conditions and to conform to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.

No purchase necessary to enter or win. This contest runs from August 22nd, 2012 through September 10th, 2012 at 12:01AM EST.


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686 thoughts on “NEW SEPHORA + PANTONE UNIVERSE Fall Collection and Giveaway!

  1. DJ

    Sephora + Pantone Universe Alchemy of Color Eye Shadow Palette

  2. Chele

    I’m really excited for the Illuminating Face Primer!

  3. OMG I have no idea what I’m most excired about! this is huge in itself, but even more huge cause these products will never ger to our sephoras!


  4. MiMi

    I’m most excited about the Sephora + Pantone Universe Alchemy of Color Eye Shadow Palette!! It will rock my world!! gaaaaah!

  5. Emily King

    I’m most excited for the eyeshadow palette!

  6. I’m excited for the face palette :)

  7. helene

    I think I am most looking forward to the lipstick, the tone in in tangerine tango looks fantstic

  8. DEFINITELY excited for the nail polish and the lipstick! The Pantone colors for this fall are ones I really like and would wear the snot out of 😀

  9. Sarah

    Excited for the lip products!

  10. i am most excited for the alchemy of color face palette!

  11. Gabby T

    The duochrome nail polishes look AMAZING!

  12. Im most excited for the Sephora Alchemy of Color Eye Shadow Palette! :)))

  13. lia

    I’m most excited for the eyeshadow palette!

  14. MMzz

    Dazzling lip gloss set

  15. Leslie

    Sephora + Pantone Universe Jewel Lacquers

  16. lauren

    the black magic waterproof eyeliner set. i always love trying new eyeliners

  17. Kimberly Terrazas

    The Alchemy of Color palette!

  18. aclearcutsign

    Sephora + Pantone Universe Lip Luster Lipsticks

  19. The rose dawn nail polish looks so pretty. My rose gold fever is still raging. Thanks for the giveaway!

  20. I’m excited about the Alchemy of Color palette!

  21. Krista Nano

    I am most excited for SEPHORA+PANTONE UNIVERSE Lip Luster Lipstick in Tangerine Tango. I think it is such a fun colour to wear! And I am really digging lipstick these days :)

  22. Patricia Couto

    I am most excite for the Sephora + Pantone Universe Lip Luster Lipsticks x5!!

  23. The nail polish in Evergreen is what I am most excited about!

  24. Sophie

    I’m most excited about the lacquers! Thanks for the giveaway!!

  25. Kafka

    The raspberry part of the Dazzling set looks cool but the navy blue nail varnish (Reflecting Pond) is really lovely.

  26. Oh no, more SEPHORA+PANTONE Universe! I still regret not buying Shades of Nature palette when I was in NY. Hope I can win this giveaway!

    I’m in love with the lipgloss colors! So pretty! Also, I would love to try Alchemy of Color Face Palette and Illuminating Face Primer *-* Ok, the eyeshadows are gorgeous too, but not the fav+ of this collection.


  27. Anjali

    The Jewel Lacquers look so pretty!

  28. Stephanie C

    The dazzling lip gloss set looks amazing!!

  29. Danielle

    Wow! Everything looks amazing, but those nail polishes have me super excited!

  30. Kristin Nichols

    Im dying for the lip luster lipsticks!

  31. Tiffany

    Tangerine Tango looks amazing!!

  32. marg

    I’m most excited to try the nail polishes

  33. As an eyeliner addict, I can’t wait to try the Sephora + Pantone Universe Black Magic Waterproof Eyeliner Set!

  34. CatherineM

    The Eyeliner and Lipgloss sets!

  35. Crickett

    The jewel lacquers sound amazing. : )

  36. emily


  37. Stephanie Carvalho

    Sephora + Pantone Universe Alchemy of Color Eye Shadow Palette!

    OMG! Another awesome giveaway! Thaaaanks!

  38. Jennifer

    Sephora + Pantone Universe Alchemy of Color Face Palette!

  39. Erika E

    Most excited for that gorgeous eyeshadow palette!

  40. Aida

    Mostly excited about the eye shadow palette :). Thanks, Christine!

  41. Amanda

    Illuminating Face Primer

  42. Ali

    I’m most excited for the Jewel Lacquers!

  43. Debra Chow

    most excited about the the face palette!

  44. The lip lusters really intrigue me. :)

  45. the eyeshadow palette :)

  46. aaminahs mom

    I am the most excited the nail polishes and lip glosses

  47. Mishelle

    The Eyeshadow Palette looks really awesome!

  48. Sephora + Pantone Universe Lip Luster Lipsticks x5 or the Sephora + Pantone Universe Jewel Lacquers x6. I just can’t pick one over the other.

    Nothing but Twitter options eh.

  49. I would love to try out the polishes.

  50. Stefanie

    I would love to try the lipsticks!

  51. Stéphanie B.

    please enter me

  52. I’d have to say that I’m most excited about the eye shadow palette…of course 😉

  53. Heidi

    Eyeshadow palette! :)

  54. Jennifer

    I really like the lacquers :)

  55. Kayla

    Claret Red for sure!

  56. I honestly have a rrrreally hard time choosing a favorite, but what struck me immediately was the nail lacquer in Evergeen. What a beautiful color!

  57. Agata

    I am most excited for the Sephora + Pantone Universe Alchemy of Color Face Palette.

  58. Alexandra

    Jewel lacquers, they look gorgeous!!!

  59. Ivy

    I’m most excited for the Tangerine Tango lipstick! I love orange. :)

  60. Lannet Samson

    I’m really excited for the Alchemy of Color Eyeshadow palette!

  61. Jackie

    I’m most excited for the Sephora + Pantone Universe Alchemy of Color Eye Shadow Palette!

  62. K8

    I love the look of everything but especially the tangerine lip luster!

  63. I’ve heard raves about Tangerine and I’m loving the color, even into fall. SO I’m excited for that!

  64. Jenny P

    Love the look of the lipsticks – Raspberry Radiance would be my pick of the shades

  65. Jill

    i’d say the tangerine shade! have been loving it all summer!

  66. Heather (@aitch77)

    I’m most excited by the Dazzling Lip Gloss Set! OMG gorgeous!

  67. Celia

    Sephora + Pantone Universe Jewel Lacquer in “Evergreen”. Such an amazing hue for Autumn !!!

  68. I am most excited/ like the most is the face pallete! So pretty!! xoxoxo

  69. KAM

    Jewel Lacquers!

  70. Monica

    I’m most excited for the eyeshadow palette, the taupey colour is lovely, as is the darker purple!

  71. Rosieposie811

    The eyeshadow palette!

  72. GUSnail

    I’m loving the Reflecting Pond nail color!

  73. Laurence

    I think I’m most excited for the Alchemy Of Color Face palette :)

  74. Miriam

    I love those orange lips!

  75. Melanie

    the lustre lipsticks!

  76. Heather L

    Rose Dawn

  77. MLB

    oooh, Reflecting Pond is gorgeous! Very excited for that, along with the eyeshadow palette!

  78. Dini

    Definitely the Lip Lustre Lipsticks…especially the Raspberry looks amazing!

  79. Ursula

    I am super-excited for the Alchemy of Color eye palette! These Pantone eyeshadow palettes have been really amazing, so I’m sure that one will be as well.

  80. Nell

    Wow! Excited for everything but most excited for the eyeshadow pallette!

  81. Nadia

    Most excited for the Tangerine Tango Lip Luster!

  82. Sienna

    Any of the nail polishes look pretty amazing to me!

  83. gina

    Pantone Universe Alchemy of Color Eye Shadow Palette looks gorgeous!

  84. Silvana

    I love Tangerine!

  85. Andrea Darst

    Definitely the Raspberry!

  86. Rhonda

    The Pantone lip gloss set is do pretty. There’s that lighter brown nude shade I really want.

  87. Bri

    Couldn’t find a shade name for this, but I’m most excited for the glittery, berry-ish “dazzling lip gloss” (third in photo)! Looks like a great color for fall :)

  88. Sigournee

    I’m most excited for Sephora + Pantone Universe Lip Luster Lipsticks x5! I can’t wait! I hope I win!

  89. Dominique

    Definitely the lacquers.

  90. Courtney

    Tangerine Tango lipstick!

  91. Olivia

    I’m excited for the eyeshadow palette and the lipsticks!!

  92. Elizabeth

    Alchemy of color face palette!

  93. Zoey

    I like the lipsticks.

  94. I’m excited for the eye shadow palette. Great colors!

  95. Neha

    Sephora+Pantone Universe Illuminating Face Primer, Luster Lipsticks and the Alchemy of Color Face Palette are the ones I am most excited for. Great for Fall. Thanks

  96. Nicole M.

    I’m really liking the Chiseled Bronze best. Have a soft spot for bronze, golds & coppers

  97. Amanda

    Sephora + Pantone Universe Dazzling Lip Gloss Set. I was looking at this the other day when I was placing my sephora order.

  98. Yellowlantern

    The nailpolish in Reflecting Pond!

  99. I love almost apricot and the “pond” color. Definitely two shades I’ll be trying.

  100. Loving the Alchemy Of Color Eye Shadow Palette. It’s a great travel size in essential shade combinations (day, night, going out). I’m also a huge sucker for purple.