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Pantone Reveals Two Colors for 2016: Serenity, Rose Quartz

Pantone 15-3919 Serenity and Pantone 13-1520 Rose Quartz are both the Pantone Color of the Year for 2016, as announced by Pantone, an X-Rite company and the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries. The two colors are considered a harmonious pairing of inviting shades that embody a mindset of tranquility and inner peace.

Four Beauty Trends With Global Impact by 2025

Looking ahead to 2025, Mintel Beauty and Personal Care has announced four key trends set to impact global beauty markets over the next decade, including implications for both consumers and brands.

In a future where the line between human and technological device blurs, water becomes a protected resource, energy concerns ring true and natural ingredients take centre stage, beauty brands must innovate to stay relevant.

NPD Highlights: Beauty Holiday 2015 Outlook

The U.S. prestige beauty industry has entered a phase of renewed growth, which has put the industry in a healthy position heading into the 2015 holiday season. Overall dollar sales are up 8% (January through September) compared to this time in 2014 (according to the NPD Group's "U.S. Prestige Beauty Total Measured Market"); and more consumers plan on purchasing beauty products this holiday season compared to last year (according to NPD Group's "Holiday Purchase Intentions Survey 2015").