Swallowable Perfume

31st August 2011

With the growing importance and drive in the area of synthetic biology and the body as a new frontier for design as well as the importance of science and design, Lucy Mcrae’s latest project swallowable parfum suggests a future whereby we swallow our cosmetics which will in turn be emitted though our skin as our own personal cosmetic DNA.

Collaborating with synthetic biologist Sheref Mansy, Lucy has taken the theory one step closer to reality as well as releasing a teaser advert for the product.

Following In a similar vein to that of Nancy Tilbury’s Body Atmospheres both act as provocateurs to the cosmetics industry and offer a potential glimpse into the future of science, technology and the body.


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