Purple Reign

Here’s a look at how Pantone’s Color of the Year is finding its way into beauty formulas.

By Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 03.24.14

Pantone revealed that Pantone 18-3224 Radiant Orchid—billed as a "captivating, magical, enigmatic purple"—is the color of the year for 2014. According to Pantone, a modern and surprisingly versatile shade, Radiant Orchid enlivens the skin, making all who wear it feel more healthy and energetic. Here’s a glimpse of how this exotic hue is making its way into household and personal care this season.