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  Natural cosmetics and mineral cosmetics including natural mineral foundation
Natural cosmetics and mineral cosmetics including natural mineral foundation
Afterglow Cosmetics bridges the gap between natural and high-fashion cosmetics to bring you a truly natural blend of pure mineral make-up with the fabulous, organic infused, highly pigmented color palette you crave.
This attention to ingredients and detail make Afterglow Cosmetics the natural choice for all women and are especially ideal for women with sensitive skin, rosacea, acne and other skin issues.
www.afterglowcosmetics.com   (128 words)

  
  eMedicine - Cosmetics : Article by Zoe Diana Draelos, MD
The antioxidant effect of tetrahydrocurcumin is reported by cosmetic chemists to be greater than vitamin E. Resveratrol, a chemical related to curcumin, is found in red wine, accounting for the antioxidant effect of this beverage.
Camouflaging facial cosmetics are designed to minimize contour and color irregularities or abnormalities of the face based on the same principles used by an artist in painting a picture.
Following this drying period, the cosmetic must be set with an unpigmented, finely ground, talc-based powder to prevent smudging, to improve wearability, to provide waterproof characteristics, and to impart a matte finish.
www.emedicine.com /derm/topic502.htm   (8036 words)

  
 Cosmetics - Introduction
Cosmetic products are also important consumer products: apart from "traditional" cosmetic products, such as make-up and perfumes, it also includes products for personal hygiene, for example tooth-care products, shampoos and soaps.
The main regulatory framework which aims at ensuring the free circulation of cosmetic products in the internal market and safeguarding the safety of cosmetic products placed on the EU-market is the Council Directive 76/768 of 27 July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to cosmetic products ("Cosmetics Directive").
The unit Cosmetics and Medical Devices, at the European Commission/ Directorate General Enterprise and Industry is in charge not only of competitiveness issues of the European industry but also of administering the Cosmetics Directive and supervising its correct implementation.
ec.europa.eu /enterprise/cosmetics/index_en.htm   (193 words)

  
 ACSH > Publications >
Cosmetics are health and beauty products such as toothpaste, antiperspirant, lipstick, eyeliner, and hand lotion.
By law, any cosmetic that has not been adequately tested prior to marketing must bear the label "Warning: The safety of this product has not been determined." If a product does not have such a label, this indicates that the company has evaluated the product and certifies its safety.
Cosmetics have a long history of safe use by millions of people, and most of the recent claims of health hazards are overstated or unfounded.
www.acsh.org /publications/pubID.1226/pub_detail.asp   (1482 words)

  
 Clearing Up Cosmetic Confusion (FDA Consumer Reprint)
Cosmetics that make therapeutic claims are regulated as drugs and cosmetics, and must meet the labeling requirements for both.
Cosmetic samples and products used exclusively by beauticians in salons and labeled "For Professional Use Only" are not required to include the ingredient declaration.
Fragrance ingredients may be added to a fragrance-free cosmetic to mask any offensive odor originating from the raw materials used, but in a smaller amount than is needed to impart a noticeable scent.
www.pueblo.gsa.gov /cic_text/health/cosmetic-confusion/398_cosm.html   (2031 words)

  
 Makeup Tips, Beauty Tips, Hair & Skin Care, Cosmetics Advice
Cosmetics are substances applied to a person's body to cleanse, promote attractiveness, or alter the appearance.
Cosmetics include underarm deodorants, face powder, lipstick, nail polish, perfume, skin creams, most shampoos, and some toothpastes.
but ultimate cosmetics is one of it's kind this is the site that 'i feel home here'.
www.ultimate-cosmetics.com   (1033 words)

  
 Acne and using Cosmetics
The woman with cosmetic acne is in a vicious cycle; the more she breaks out, the more make-up she uses to cover it up...
Many cosmetic manufacturers are substituting chemicals which, legally speaking, are not considered oil free simply because they come from synthetic sources rather than from natural sources, i.e., animal, vegetable or mineral.
As we shall see, many cosmetics also contain these acids; but worse, cosmetics contain esters of fatty acids such as isopropyl mystrate or butyl stearate which are more potent even than our own fatty acids in the production of some acne lesions.
www.bodyfixer.com /cosmetic1.htm   (1901 words)

  
  Cosmetics makers under fire on nail polish chemicals   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Proponents of DBP use in cosmetics are correct that nail polishes that include the ingredient have not been conclusively proven to be toxic to humans.
In January 2003, the European Union amended the Cosmetics Directive to ban the use of chemicals known or strongly suspected to cause cancer, mutation or birth defects.
The Campaign's "Compact for Safe Cosmetics" encourages cosmetics companies to sign a pledge "to not use chemicals that are known or strongly suspected of causing cancer, mutation or birth defects in their products and to implement substitution plans that replace hazardous materials with safer alternatives in every market they serve."
www.post-gazette.com /pg/06199/706529-314.stm   (1500 words)

  
  Cosmetics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cosmetics or makeup are substances to enhance the beauty of the human body, apart from simple cleaning.
The manufacture of cosmetics is currently dominated by a small number of multinational corporations that orginated in the early 20th century, but the distribution and sale of cosmetics is spread among a wide range of different businesses.
As of 2005, the cosmetics manufacturing industry is dominated by a small number of multinationals that all originated in the early 20th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cosmetics   (995 words)

  
 Cosmetics - Introduction
Cosmetic products are also important consumer products: apart from "traditional" cosmetic products, such as make-up and perfumes, it also includes products for personal hygiene, for example tooth-care products, shampoos and soaps.
The main regulatory framework which aims at ensuring the free circulation of cosmetic products in the internal market and safeguarding the safety of cosmetic products placed on the EU-market is the Council Directive 76/768 of 27 July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to cosmetic products ("Cosmetics Directive").
The unit Cosmetics and Medical Devices, at the European Commission/ Directorate General Enterprise and Industry is in charge not only of competitiveness issues of the European industry but also of administering the Cosmetics Directive and supervising its correct implementation.
europa.eu.int /comm/enterprise/cosmetics/index_en.htm   (193 words)

  
 Cosmetics
A cosmetic is an article (except soap) intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled, sprayed on, introduced into, or otherwise applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance without affecting the body's structure or function.
The FDA does not require cosmetics be tested before they reach the consumer, or require a disclosure of their formulas and safety data.
The FDA has a great responsibility to assure cosmetics are safe and effective, but with a small budget and staff, and a huge marketplace, they may not be able to function in a manner that is in our best interest.
www.healthgoods.com /Education/Health_Information/Personal_Care_Short_Course/cosmetics.htm   (944 words)

  
 Ingredient Dictionary
An ester is a compound formed from an alcohol and an acid with the elimination of water, and are common among cosmetic ingredients.
In cosmetics, algae are used as thickening agents, water-binding agents, and antioxidants.
Moreover, most cosmetics companies don't use arbutin in their products because there are Shiseido-owned patents controlling its use in skin-care products for skin lightening.
www.cosmeticscop.com /learn/dictionary.asp?TYPE=MAIN   (5178 words)

  
 Shop Eyes Lips Face
cosmetics is the first to put SPF in their lip gloss.
cosmetics at her birthday party as party favors Jamie Lynn Discala from the Sopranos picked up e.l.f in New York before it was available in stores.
If you are looking for cheap cosmetics but you refuse to sacrifice quality, elf is for you!Eyes, lips face cosmetics (aka e.l.f.) sell for the inexpensive price of $1.00 because we feel that you should be able to get prestigious cosmetics without sacrificing your budget.
www.eyeslipsface.com /elfshop/default.asp   (1823 words)

  
 cosmetics — Infoplease.com
Many cosmetics originated in Asia, but their ingredients and use are first recorded in Egypt; ancient tombs have yielded cosmetic jars (called kohl pots) and applicators (called cosmetic spoons).
cosmetic surgery - cosmetic surgery cosmetic surgery, plastic surgeryfor cosmetic purposes, such as the improvement of...
Cosmetics sales sparkle, but margins remain strained; rising raw material prices squeeze suppliers.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/society/A0813701.html   (500 words)

  
 US FDA/CFSAN Cosmetics - Table of Contents
Final Rule: BSE Recordkeeping Requirements for Food and Cosmetics October 11, 2006
What cosmetic labels can say and what they must say; what label claims mean
U.S. consumers purchase cosmetics from around the world.
vm.cfsan.fda.gov /~dms/cos-toc.html   (169 words)

  
 Campaign For Safe Cosmetics: Compact for Safe Cosmetics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cosmetics companies whose products meet or exceed current EU formulation standards are encouraged to sign the Compact for Safe Cosmetics (below).
That all of the cosmetics and personal care products made by our company anywhere in the world meet the formulation standards and deadlines set by the European Union Directive 76/768/EEC to be free of chemicals that are known or strongly suspected of causing cancer, mutation or birth defects.
Note: Only cosmetics companies who manufacture their own line of cosmetics products are allowed to sign the Compact.
www.safecosmetics.org /companies/compact_with_america.cfm   (252 words)

  
 Cosmetics
At a WEN workshop 80% of boys aged 9-14 reported using deodorant every day; hair gel was their favourite cosmetic, perfume was the favourite among the girls.
Due to the latest fashion trends for nail extensions and the increasing number of nail salons, whilst consumers themselves are being exposed to this toxic cocktail, workers (usually female) can be exposed to it for hours at a time in working environments with less than adequate ventilation and often no protection.
In January 2003 an amendment to the EC Cosmetics Directive was approved, banning chemicals classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction from use in cosmetic products.
www.wen.org.uk /cosmetics/facts.htm   (1050 words)

  
 Cosmetics Stores Online - Comparison Shop at BizRate
Bare Escentuals Cosmetics Bare Escentuals makeup is made with pure mineral ingredients to treat your skin gently.
Dior Cosmetics Dior cosmetics are known for quality and luxury.
MAC Cosmetics MAC cosmetics are hot in the world of fashion.
www.bizrate.com /cosmetics   (437 words)

  
 Cosmetics
COSMETICS HANDBOOK This handbook contains valuable information on FDA's requirements and policies for safe production and accurate labeling of cosmetics.
Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association (CTFA) is the leading U.S. trade association for the personal care products industry, with more than 500 member companies.
Independent Manufacturers and Distributors of Cosmetics (ICMAD): ICMAD is a trade association of 690 entrepreneurial companies, representing virtually all segments of the cosmetic and beauty industry.
www.itds.treas.gov /cosmetics.html   (203 words)

  
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Modern cosmetics contain a host of dubious ingredients thatwould be more at home in a test tube than on our faces.
So many things are put into cosmetics now that are carcinogenic and it is allowed because cosmetics are not considered to be as serious as drugs or food.
Perhaps one of the major contributing factors is the fact that women tend to use cosmetics and men don't.
www.mercola.com /2002/apr/24/makeup_cancer.htm   (760 words)

  
 Cosmetics
Company founded in Minneapolis, creating cosmetics, skin care and hair care that were made from organically grown materials.
Famous cosmetics house with a range that also includes hair care and colour and skin care.
Handmade cosmetics made from fresh fruit and vegetables, the finest essential oils and safe synthetics, without animal ingredients.
www.rivers.com.au /links/Cosmetics.htm   (1044 words)

  
 Cosmetics Information | Business.com
Cosmetics manufacturer specializes in all kinds of cosmetics products such as face and body essences, lotions, whitening tonics, shaping gels, and more.
Cosmetic container manufacturer in producing plastic and metal containers.
Cosmetics manufacturer, with more than 36 years experience, offers a complete range of make-ups, such as lipstick, lip gloss, eyeshadow, and more.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Cosmetics&bdcr=1&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/retail_and_consumer_services/beauty_and_personal_care/cosmetics/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdct=20071202130745&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-6B9298EC-13CC-602B-E832-627EAE268A84-ym   (793 words)

  
 Cosmetics Information at Business.com
Cosmetic container manufacturer in producing plastic and metal containers.
Manufacturer of hypoallergenic skin care and cosmetic product line for sensitive skin; Dermo-Corrective specialist with Color Corrective products and coverage makeup for minor imperfections, acne, slightly reddish skin, and dark-under eye circle...
Cosmetics manufacturer, with more than 36 years experience, offers a complete range of make-ups, such as lipstick, lip gloss, eyeshadow, and more.
www.business.com /directory/retail_and_consumer_services/beauty_and_personal_care/cosmetics/index.asp?partner=2662601   (722 words)

  
 US FDA/CFSAN Cosmetics - Table of Contents
Final Rule: BSE Recordkeeping Requirements for Food and Cosmetics October 11, 2006
What cosmetic labels can say and what they must say; what label claims mean
U.S. consumers purchase cosmetics from around the world.
www.cfsan.fda.gov /~dms/cos-toc.html   (186 words)

  
 Cosmetics Design Europe - Cosmetics Packaging, Industry, Manufacturers - Cosmetics Ingredients, Supply
L'Oreal comes top in WWF's appraisal of the environmental and social records of the world's leading luxury retail brands, but the French luxury cosmetics giant scoring only a C+ on the A-F scale, suggesting there is still much room for improvement.
Mintel lifts the lid on cosmetics trends for 2008
Eco-friendly and more ethically produced personal care products are likely to prove one of the biggest worldwide trends for the industry in 2008, market research experts reveal.
www.cosmeticsdesign-europe.com   (400 words)

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