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Cosmetics is a wonderful and colorful world, where trends come and go. How to keep up? Get monthly insights through our Formulation of the Month, discover what is coming a year and half in advance through our Color Forecast and always keep on learning with our trends and stories.

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Powerful black will be one of the key stories for Autumn Winter beauties in 2019/20. Our latest Color Forecast provides even more inspiration with 4 color stories.

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Do you like mixing up your look with new colors, styles, and shapes? The Turning Heads beauty concept puts the power of style in your hands.

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MARCH: PANTONE® Living Coral, 2019's Color


60% Colorona® SynBerry Pink 30% Ronastar® Golden Lights 10% Colorona® Tangerine Orange

The Main Pigment

60% Colorona® Tibetan Ochre 20% Ronastar® Red Lights 20% Ronastar® Copper Jewel

The Main Pigment

Cosmetics Trends

Meet the Shining Royal Couple

Combine the glowing power of DHA with the sparkling effect of Ronastar® Golden Lights to create amazing glamourous experiences. This Shining Queen and King stand out of the crowd and leave no one indifferent.

DHA x Pigments

A Touch of Unbreakable

Whether it is your shipping service, your customers’ handbag or even naughty cat that likes to knock things down: your pressed powder needs to be “unbreakable” and provide good pay-off at the same time!

The power in your powder

Holographic Trend

Bring a holographic look to lips, cheeks, eyelids or nails by combining interference pigments with big particle sized color travel pigments to stand out of the crowd. Satisfy your customer's need for being exceptional.

Discover Holographic

Art of Aging

To encourage harmony with nature, our surroundings, and within ourselves, we’ve developed the Art of Aging ingredients to support every generation’s skincare needs.

Learn the art of aging

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Press Releases

Science and Skincare Industry Meet at 4th DermoCosmetics Forum at Merck KGaA ...

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany announced today that their successful DermoCosmetics Forum goes into the next round


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Next Level Cosmetics Experience: Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany at in-cosmetics ...

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany presented their concept for this year’s in-cosmetics trade show in Paris from April 2 to 4


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Surface Solutions Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Announces Price ...

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany today announced that its Surface Solutions business unit will raise the prices for its portfolio of effect pigments, cosmetic active ingredients and other functional materials.



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