Think pink for 2016. Rose Quartz is officially the shade of the year, according to colour authority Pantone. And if you can’t carry off rose pink in your wardrobe, it looks pretty beautiful in your beauty cabinet.
Known as the stone of love, the pink crystal has comforting properties making it ideal for winter pampering.
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“Rose quartz is like a hug in a stone,” says Prismologie’s co-founder Fatima Alsabah. “Using gemstones in our beauty regime can add great benefits to our skin as well as our state of mind.”
If you're a crystal novice, rose quartz has a gentle but high vibration so it's effective at increasing blood and lymph flow. The boost to circulation results in a rosy-like radiance. Count us in!
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You can also expect a hint of glimmer from your new crystal beauty. "When it's powdered and used in a product, rose quartz can act as a natural exfoliator, but also has reflective properties to make the skin shimmer," explains BeautyMART's Anna-Marie Solowij.
More drawn to the crystal colour? Update your make-up bag instead. The cool pink hue is perfect for neutral lipsticks and glosses, or adding a classic English rose flush to cheeks.
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