It’s been a while since a post has appeared on Personal Care Truth. I feel I need to provide some form of an explanation.
I was at the Lake Erie SCC meeting the other night and the talk was given by Dr Joe Schwarcz regarding cosmetics, chemicals and the public perception of product safety.
Did you know that in the United States it is not permitted by the FDA to just add any old ingredient into your cosmetic for the purposes of changing color?In
As a beginning chemist, one of the most frustrating things for me as I started my career was the product ingredient lists. While all the products had cosmetic ingredient listings,
The vast majority of cosmetic raw materials are based on hydrocarbons. Oils, polymers, waxes and more involve bonds of carbon and hydrogen. But a notable exception to this hydrocarbon dominance
When you are meeting with a cosmetic raw material supplier, they often talk about how their ingredient will penetrate the skin. Even cosmetic marketers use the phrase “skin penetration” when
I was reading some of my latest Twitter updates when I saw another claim about a beauty product being “chemical free.”
In August 2008 after I returned from my first trip to Washington D.C. with Indie Beauty Network president Donna Maria Coles Johnson and fellow IBN members Lela Barker, Anne-Maria Faiola
Yesterday, we asked what your sunscreen questions were. Here is the answer to one of the questions asked: Octocrylene has been evaluated by the FDA and is considered safe for