In Sight: Color Cosmetics On the Move

Sep 1, 2007 | Contact Author | By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
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Title: In Sight: Color Cosmetics On the Move
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Pigments are important in personal care products but vital in the creation of cosmetics. Foundation specifically is a challenge in terms of pigment selection since there are innumerable skin tones around the world. Although the formulator may have a tough time determining the right amount of pigment, the consumer, perhaps, has it tougher trying to choose a foundation that suits them.

The Hewlett-Packard Company (HP), known for its computer, printer and digital imaging technology, is using what it knows about pigments and applying it to color cosmetics, specifically foundation. The company recently announced it has created a mobile imaging technology to assist consumers in choosing the correct shade of foundation—via a camera phone.

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