As 2021 is still loading people are desperately hoping for a better year. Many of us have documented 2020 to be the worst year of our lives. Some have experienced pain, depression, loneliness and a state of shock. 2020 was such a mix bag of emotions. The Pantone colors of the year embodies all of these emotional states and at the same time illuminates our desire for a better 2021. The Pantone Color of the year selection process is huge. They take into account the emotion of color, color psychology, socio economic conditions, travel, fashion, art and more. After much thought and research the 2021 colors (yes colors, they have 2 this year), represents truth, the acknowledgment that 2020 was a rough year, and optimism, the hope for 2021. The 2021 Pantone Colors of the year are Illuminating (vibrant yellow) and Ultimate Gray! Let's see how the world, especially make-up, celebrates these colors!