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2012 Trend Forecast

By: Topline Products
Posted: November 29, 2011, from the December 2011 issue of GCI Magazine.

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Beauty school redefined for today’s self educated, technically savvy consumer.


  • The desire for knowledge and to become self-taught experts.
  • 24/7 world where people are always on the go.
  • The need to find customized solutions that recognize our unique differences.
  • Light, iridescence and transparency.

Fashion Interpretation

  • Suits that power an iPod.
  • Dresses programmed to self adjust and fit perfectly.
  • Color change fabrics
  • LED clothing.

Beauty Interpretation

  • Intuitive/self adapting formulations.
  • Educational make-up kits.
  • Performance enhanced packaging and specially designed applicators that improve application performance.

Digital Divas

A new language of digital graphics and pluri-dimensional imagery made possible by today's latest technologies


A celebration of the visual senses.

  • Macroscopic shapes.
  • Digital flora.
  • Pixilated patterns.
  • 3D reliefs and surfaces.
  • Fantastic and artificial visions.

Fashion Interpretation

  • A strong print story.
  • Graphic patterns.
  • Digital shading.
  • Spots and shading.
  • 3D shapes and patterns.

Beauty Interpretation

  • 3D patterns on creams and powders.
  • Graphically printed components and packaging.
  • Pixilated pressing designs with subliminal messages.

Technologically Beautiful

High tech formulations and gadgets that make it easier to look beautiful.


  • Nature under a microscope
  • Botanical engineering
  • Scientific & virtual elaboration of nature
  • DNA
  • Gadgets and high tech.

Fashion Interpretation

  • Organic textile accessories.
  • Botanic transfers.
  • Macroscopic structures and networks of sequins.

Beauty Interpretation

  • High performance formula stories.
  • Botanical & high tech actives.
  • DNA swirls and patterns.
  • Packaging with scientific visual design.