Skingredient Savvy: Sulfates

Shannon Johnson Uncategorized

Sulfates serve as surfactants in personal care products such as skin cleanser and shampoo. The word surfactant is a shortening of surface-active agent. Surfactants reduce surface tension in liquids, making them useful in removing oil and debris from skin and …

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Evaluating a Cosmetic Label: 101

Shannon Johnson Skin Insights

Cosmetic Labeling Law: Who and How The United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulates cosmetic labeling under the authority of both the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) and the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA). In …

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Situation Report: Cosmetic Safety for Humans in 2022

Shannon Johnson Skin Insights

Authored by Shannon L. Johnson, MSN, NP-C Cosmetics Defined Cosmetics are legally defined in the United States (U.S.) as, “articles intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled, or sprayed on, introduced into, or otherwise applied to the human body…for cleansing, beautifying, …

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