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Color Theory in the World of Makeup

By Marvin Westmore
Posted: May 19, 2008, from the June 2007 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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REFERENCES
1. JT Luke, The Munsell Color System: A Language for Color, Fairchild Publications, New York (1996)
2. AH Munsell, A Color Notation: Introduction by
RB Farnum, Munsell Color Company, New Windsor, NY (1905, 1946, 1971)

Recommended Reading
For a more comprehensive look at the world of color, its principles, psychology and the human response, the following texts are recommended.

The artist’s color wheel, available for purchase at any art store
The Color Compendium by Augustine Hope and Margaret Walch, published by Van Nostrand Reinhold
Color & Human Response by Faber Birren, published by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Color Power by Carlton Wagner, published by Color Communications Inc.
Color Psychology and Color Therapy by Faber Birren, published by McGraw-Hill
Color Response Report by Carlton Wagner, published by Color Communications Inc.
The New Munsell Student Color Set by Jim Long and Joy Turner Luke, published by Fairchild Books and Visuals
Principles of Color by Faber Birren, published by Van Nostrand Reinhold
Women’s Color Forecast from The Color Association of the United States