With the Pantone colors of the year, glamorous Ultimate Gray, and chic Illuminating Yellow, we welcome this marriage of a practical, rock-solid gray with a warm and optimistic yellow. They both speak to the resilience, optimism, and hope that our world needs as we reset and renew with the start of 2021, according to our beauty expert, Ana Bribiesca Hoff.

AUGUSTINE BADER

BLOWOUT DRAMA

Developed in partnership with Drybar, the It Cosmetics Lash Blow Out mascara brings the benefits of a top hair salon blowout to your lashes, giving an instant lift for blowout volume that lasts.

$25. At Sephora.com.

BRIGHT & CHEERFUL

This multipurpose color concealer for face, eyes, and lips will illuminate your complexion for a vibrant look. Wrinkles are faded, pores reduced, and lips feel extra smooth! Try Dior Fix It 2-in-1 Prime & Color Correct in Yellow.

$36. At Neiman Marcus.com.

STILA
elixir serum

STRONG, MEET SHINY

Drybar’s Sake Bomb is a luxurious shampoo and conditioner that cleanses and hydrates dry strands, leaving them soft, strong and shiny. Watercress extract strengthens and softens hair while keratin reinforces and prevents damage. Sake Bomb duo.

$26 each. At Nordstrom.com.

POWDERED WITH SUNSHINE

A unique pale yellow loose powder that is 100% oil-free, oil-absorbing, and infused with vitamin E, sets and protects the foundation for a smooth, flawless finish. Bobbi Brown Loose Powder, Sheer Finish in Pale Yellow.

$44. At BergdorfGoodman.com.  

GUERLIAN EYE
KOSAS EYESHADOW

ULTIMATE ILLUMINATION

This decadent, rich creme is enriched with the illuminating molecule, Lumidose, which goes beyond nourishing skin with deep moisture to reveal the extraordinary beauty of your eyes. La Prairie White Caviar Eye Extraordinaire.

$550. At NeimanMarcus.com.

BOTTLED SUNNY DAY

Vitamin C from pure pineapple juice, pure ascorbic acid, and stable 3-O ethyl ascorbic acid combine their powers to create a lightweight, brightening serum that targets problem areas. Glow Recipe Pineapple Vitamin C Serum.

$49. At Sephora.com.  

CHRISTIAN LABOUTIN
URBAN DECAY

SILVER LINING

Let 2021’s resilient gray hue serve as a reminder that every situation has a silver lining. Embrace its strength by swapping your classic black eyeliner for an Ultimate Gray for equal drama. Laura Mercier Longwear Crème Eye Pencil in Slate.

$25. At NeimanMarcus.com.

BURSTS OF LIGHT

Extraordinary yellow light, pure as sunlight, is captured in John Masters roll-on aromatherapy scents. Not only are the fragrances fabulous, but they also help to balance, de-stress and uplift. Choose from Balance and Harmony scents.

$34. At JohnMasters.com.

GIVENCHY
TOM FORD

RESILIENT SHINE

For luminous locks, try Miriam Quevedo’s Platinum & Diamonds Luxurious Drops, an exquisite finishing spray with platinum and diamond powder. It revitalizes hair for magnificent volume and superb shine while its exotic extracts protect against aging.

$60. At NeimanMarcus.com.

UPLIFTINGLY BRIGHT

How about applying a bright and vivid yellow liquid eyeshadow all over your eyelids for a graphic eye look? Huda Beauty Matte & Metal Melted Double Ended Liquid Eyeshadow in Limelight.

$25. At Sephora.com.

GIVENCHY
TOM FORD

NAILING IT

OPI’s take on 2021’s gray is the perfect steely gray hue that channels composure, steadiness, and resilience. The yellow shade captures the optimism of a sunshine-filled day. OPI Suzi Talks with Her Hands and Don’t Tell a Sol. each 

$13 each. At OPI.com.