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Impact Colors announces cosmetic color trends for 2016

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Cosmetics and beauty sectors eagerly anticipate seventh annual color and beauty trend forecast.

Conshohocken, PA—Impact Colors Inc. announces Color Trends 2016+, an exciting and inspiring  original forecast of the trends in personal care and cosmetic solutions.

This long-range trend and color forecast presentation, now in its seventh consecutive year, was exclusively developed by noted industry trends and market development expert, Sunny Maffeo of Sunny Maffeo Partners, LLC.

Color Trends 2016+ features 20 astonishing pigment samples, formulated for special effects applications. Become inspired by four distinct color, lifestyle, and influence trends.

“Color, fashion, and beauty trends are more global now than ever before. From exotic textiles to the mesh of art and pop culture, the influences on every regional market are international,” says Impact Colors chief executive officer Doug Thornley. “Sunny Maffeo has traveled the globe to create an expression of trends that will cause even the most innovative people in our industry to catch their breath.”


Color Trends 2016+ will be released simultaneously around the world this September, 2014. In preparation, Impact Colors is hosting a series of in depth training events to prepare its international team of distribution partners to bring Color Trends 2016+ to their markets.

One look at the Color Trends 2016+ vision and presentation and forward thinking marketing teams, brand managers, and chemists will be impatiently inspired to begin creating eye-catching and innovative products for 2016 and beyond.

Impact Colors, headquartered in Conshohocken, PA with an application laboratory in Newark, DE, provides an extensive variety of high quality effect pigments and visual delivery systems to cosmetics and personal care markets worldwide.

Its Special Effect pigments offer intense and dramatic colors with a broad variety of pearlescent, iridescent, shimmering, and complex effects. Impact Colors’ effect pigments can be used in a variety of applications, ranging from color cosmetics for eyes, lips, and face, to nail polish, and solutions for personal care.

The company’s Vision Beads and Nature XFol products provide a visually distinctive delivery, of active materials and natural exfoliation, in applications such as personal cleansing and oral care.

The company has an international distribution network of thirty-two partners and is considered to be an expert in color trends.

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