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Can you tell me what cosmeceuticals are?

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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology
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In brief: Non-FDA skin creams

Cosmeceuticals generally refers to a class of creams containing non-fda controlled active ingredients that "reduces the appearance of .
.." wrinkles, pores, brown spots, stretch marks, scars, etc... There is no regulation regarding the claims that these products make. They may have laboratory data demonstrating benefits like antioxidants effect, but often not demonstrated in human skin.

In brief: Non-FDA skin creams

Cosmeceuticals generally refers to a class of creams containing non-fda controlled active ingredients that "reduces the appearance of .
.." wrinkles, pores, brown spots, stretch marks, scars, etc... There is no regulation regarding the claims that these products make. They may have laboratory data demonstrating benefits like antioxidants effect, but often not demonstrated in human skin.
Dr. Karen Han
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Cosmetic + drug

Cosmeceuticals are products that combine the effects of cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
They are cosmetic products with biologically active ingredients purporting to have medical or drug-like benefits. Some do, some don't.

In brief: Cosmetic + drug

Cosmeceuticals are products that combine the effects of cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
They are cosmetic products with biologically active ingredients purporting to have medical or drug-like benefits. Some do, some don't.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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