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This Cosmetics Company Is Making Its Own Human Skin Now

The future is here.

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The company just linked up with a bioprinting startup called Organovo to produce the fake skin.

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Organovo already produces kidney and liver tissue for Merck, and will use its technology to automate and speed up the production process.

Ultimately, it'll make it a lot cheaper and easier to safely test products.

How do they do it? Well ...

"We create an environment that's as close as possible to being inside someone's body," explained Guive Balooch, global vice president of L’Oreal’s tech incubator. The whole process takes around a week "because the skin has different layers and you have to grow them in succession."