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Can you tell me what cosmetics are? How are they different from over-the-counter (otc) drugs?
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Dr. Phillip Frist
Dentistry
In brief: Cosmetics?
Cosmetics are usually considers to be make up, like facial cream , mascara, etc.
Otc usually are considered to be drugs or medicine that don't require a prescription and can be bought over the counter.

In brief: Cosmetics?
Cosmetics are usually considers to be make up, like facial cream , mascara, etc.
Otc usually are considered to be drugs or medicine that don't require a prescription and can be bought over the counter.
Dr. Phillip Frist
Dr. Phillip Frist
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
In brief: Yes
I think you mean cosmeceuticals.
Cosmeceuticals are a higher grade of cosmetics than normal otc drugs. They may contain ingredients such as hydroquinone 4% which is available only thru a doctor's office because it requires a prescription.

In brief: Yes
I think you mean cosmeceuticals.
Cosmeceuticals are a higher grade of cosmetics than normal otc drugs. They may contain ingredients such as hydroquinone 4% which is available only thru a doctor's office because it requires a prescription.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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