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Color Theories

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Angelica Dass, a Brazilian artist and photographer, has made beauty professionals' jobs a whole lot easier. For her HUMANAE project, she took 11x11 photos of her subjects' faces and then used Pantone's color system to scientifically catalog all skin tones of the human race. We hope Crayola has fun naming them all. [Flavorwire]