Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The Latest in Beauty News: Pantone Release New Pantone Skintone Guide


Photo Credit: Pantone

Just about everyone has come across a pantone color, or two or three, or many in their lifetime. You will most often come across them when you decide to do a little painting in your home or work place. Well the go-to color directory is catering to the beauty, fashion, photography, product design, medical, and print/packaging/graphic design industries with their new Pantone Skintone Guide. The guide encompasses 110 true skin tne shades categorized by numbers.

The article states:

Just a few of the many uses The PANTONE SkinTone Guide...


BEAUTY

Matching and coordinating cosmetics to skin color.


FASHION

Bring skin color into the mix when developing colors and palettes for design and producing accessories, foundation garments and intimates.


PRODUCT DESIGN

Develop and control natural skin tones for toys and a variety of products and accessories.


PHOTOGRAPHY

Easily match skin tones for accurate photo editing and retouching.


PRINTING/PACKAGING/GRAPHIC DESIGN

Provides quality control standards for consistent and appealing skin tone reproduction.


MEDICAL

Useful for creating baseline color standards for restorative and cosmetic surgery and prosthesis manufacture.


I'm extremely excited about this new development by Pantone. I work in the cosmetics industry and this will very useful. Check out the rest of the article here.


Story Credit: Pantone



XO,
J.T.D


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