BGM: Beauty Color Forecast

This season’s beauty trends include bright colors on eyes and lips, rich brick-browns and lots of smudged black eye liner.

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What’s Next in Retail and Luxury?

The upcoming US Retail & Luxury Futures Forum, presented by trend forecasting leader The Future Laboratory, will uncover how virtual opulence, sensory search, whole-chain thinking, home-tail and place-making will impact the beauty sector (and your vocabulary) over the next three to five years.

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What Does The Future Of Beauty Look Like?

Fulfilling consumers’ needs for instant gratification has resulted in several innovations from BB creams to at-home laser devices, but this age of now will be short lived according to trend forecasting agency, The Future Laboratory.

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Orange You Glad You Didn’t Say Banana?

With the onslaught of orange colored clothing last year, one would’ve thought we’d be oranged out. Not true. At least not according to cosmetic companies who are betting their spring and summer color wheels that orange will remain on our lips, cheeks and nails.

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Cosmoprof Bologna: The Trends You Missed

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, the world’s largest beauty expo, grew even bigger this year. Held between March 8 and March 11, Cosmoprof saw a 14% increase in overall visitor attendance to 193,842 this year. That’s a lot of traffic. Moreover, Cosmoprof, which is organized by SoGeCos, featured 2,390 exhibitors, including 1,500 from abroad with new entries by Japan, India, Indonesia, Pakistan and Colombia. This year the show kicked off with a new event, Beauty in Vogue, a partnership with Vogue Italia that looked to generate shopping excitement with proceeds from sales of limited-edition beauty bags going to help those affected by the Emilia-Romagna region’s 2012 earthquakes. Here, some of the trends you missed:

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