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  • L’Oréal to start 3D printing human skin
  • L’Oréal to start 3D printing human skin
    James Theophane (2014) ©

L’Oréal to start 3D printing human skin

We all know L’Oréal makes shampoo and make-up, but human skin? It turns out this is one of the cosmetic giant’s lesser known product lines. Currently grown in laboratories, the skin is made using 3D bioprinting technology to improve the speed and efficiency of testing without the use of animals.



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