Can a 3D printer revolutionize the cosmetics industry?

Have you all heard about the Harvard Business School grad everyone’s talking about today?

Meet Grace Choi. The college grad debuted a 3D printer that prints makeup in ANY COLOR you could possibly want.


A lot has changed about makeup since we were little girls. Back then, if we wanted to wear it, we’d have to sneak a little bit of lipstick when no one was looking or save up our allowance to buy a mascara. But now, everything is about to get way easier … and digital.

Grace Choi, a Harvard Business School grad (and our new favorite person on earth) debuted her new 3-D printer that not only PRINTS MAKEUP but does it in any color you could possibly want. Simply by grabbing the color code from a photo and hooking the small device up to your computer, you have an endless supply of lipsticks and eyeshadows in any shade.

Choi demonstrated how the printer works at a tech conference, and we have to admit, we’re pretty excited to get our hands on one. She plans on selling them for $300 each, but when you think about all the $10 eyeshadows you’ve purchased over the years, and the fact that you may never need to visit a Sephora again … it’s a not such a huge price to pay.

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May 10th, 2014 at 8:34 am

I saw this and think this is a GREAT move for the makeup industry.

May 10th, 2014 at 6:16 pm

3D printers seem to be all the rage these days, they’re capable of some amazing things!

May 11th, 2014 at 1:26 am

This sounds amazing, wow 3d printing is taking over isn’t it!

May 11th, 2014 at 11:36 am

It’s amazing the things we can do with technology! this is going to be a great advancement in the cosmetics industry.

May 12th, 2014 at 3:51 am

This how many years until this is in the shops.

May 12th, 2014 at 3:51 am

This guy online was printing 3D guns and that scared me, but make-up… hellz yeah. Chanel shoes too, maybe?

May 12th, 2014 at 12:24 pm

This is amazing, I can’t wait to see what else happened in the future for the cosmetic industry.

May 12th, 2014 at 11:02 pm

This is just trippy, but I can’t see how it would be anything of quality

May 12th, 2014 at 11:03 pm

Ultimately, this makeup will be overpriced. Mark my words.

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