A Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients, 7th Edition

A Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients, 7th Edition

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Everything you need to know about the safety and efficacy of cosmetics and cosmeceuticals. Is it a cosmetic? A drug? A nutrient? Ita€™s becoming more and more difficult to tell the difference with the cosmetic companies combining the three. And unlike with food additives, the FDA has little control over what goes into the products that claim to make you look more beautifula€“even though cosmeceuticals (cosmetics that purport to have druglike benefits) have skyrocketed into a multibillion-dollar industry. So before you slather on that a€œwrinkle-reducinga€ cream or swallow a a€œskin-rejuvenatinga€vitamin, find out whata€™s in your health and beauty products with A Consumera€™s Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients. This updated and expanded edition gives you the facts you need to protect yourself and your family from possible irritants, confusing chemical names, and the exaggerated claims of gimmicky additives. With 800 new ingredients found in toiletries, cosmetics, and cosmeceuticalsa€“everything ranging from shampoo to shaving cream, bath lotions to Botoxa€“this alphabetically organized guide evaluates them all, and includes targeted information for children and for people of color. A Consumera€™s Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients is more indispensable than ever to anyone who cares about the health of themselves and their loved ones. From the Trade Paperback edition.FRAGRANCE Ad Any natural or synthetic substance or substances used solely to impart an odor to a cosmetic product. ... Moderate U\a#39;A-induced haemolysis (5-I l %) was found with benzyl alcohol. bergainot oil. costus root oil. lime oil. orange oil. alpha-amyl cinnamic aldehyde. and ... Products so labeled may still contain small amounts of fragrances to mask the fatty odor ofsoap or other unpleasant odors.

Title:A Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients, 7th Edition
Author:Ruth Winter
Publisher:Harmony - 2009-10-20


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