Cosmetics are products designed for enhancing or altering one’s appearance, as well as for personal care and skincare purposes. They are composed of chemical compounds derived from natural or synthetic sources.

  • Makeup
    Products like lipstick, mascara, foundation, blush, etc. used to conceal blemishes, enhance features, add color, or change the appearance of the face.
  • Skincare
    Products like cleansers, toners, moisturizers, serums used to cleanse, exfoliate, protect, and nourish the skin.
  • Haircare
    Products like hair colors, hairsprays, permanent waves used for styling and treating hair.
  • Personal Care
    Products like shampoo, soap, body wash used for cleansing the body.

Legally, the FDA defines cosmetics as products “intended to be applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance without affecting the body’s structure or functions.”  

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