While many chemical names in the INCI seem arbitrary, there are some standard rules. The following will help you make heads or tails out of the ingredients on most LOIs.
How to properly label your products.
Is there a present consensus about what a Natural product is?
Every industry has acronyms which are supposed to make communication easier.
The use of the words “toxin” and “toxic” are being grossly misused in many cases, partly because most of the people using them don’t actually know what they mean.
The first thing to know about cosmetic ingredients is the ingredient list.
All cosmetic ingredient lists must use INCI (International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients) names for all cosmetic ingredients.
What Doug Schoon thinks about the recent Hair Smoothing controversy.
Doug Schoon Responds to Misleading Claims by Oregon OSHA That “Methylene Glycol” Is a Synonym For “Formaldehyde”
Methylene Glycol and Formaldehyde are very different, both chemically and physically.
Developing a cosmetic finished product is an extensive process that begins with the raw materials.