“The joy of discovery is certainly the liveliest that the mind of man can ever feel.” So said the French physiologist Claude Bernard in the 1800s, and although he wasn’t around to witness the wonders of the modern-day beauty business, he would doubtless be thrilled with the brisk pace of innovation brought to bear in our industry today. We’ve gone behind the scenes to discover some of the latest developments. Prepare to be wowed.
This story first appeared in the October 14, 2011 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.