3D printing has stepped further into the world of fashion!By Sj.Cliff
The word on all tech heads lips has been 3D printing. It’s been used for everything from fake hips to choccies!
Some designers have been dabbling with the new equipment to create daring pieces for a fraction of the cost they’d usually be. We’ve seen shoes and even certain cloths created via a computer, so obviously now it’s makeups turn.
Grace Choi spotted a gap in the beauty industry.
"The makeup industry makes a whole lot of money on a whole lot of bullshit, they charge a huge premium on something that tech provides for free. That one thing is colour."
In short, the more unique the colour you want on your face, the more you will have to pay – less people are buying it so the cost to make it increases. But the thing that colours products is ink… just like a printer.
The Minx allows you to print cosmetics (currently just powders) in any colour you want, simply by getting a hex code off an image. Hex codes are the ID cards of the colour world, once you have that you’re away! Check it out in the video.
Set to go on sale for around $300 this accessible product looks like the future of cosmetics.
Get it on your wish-list guys!