WHAT THE FDA KNOWS ABOUT COSMETICS

Prohibited & Restricted Ingredients     The following is straight from the FDA’s” mouth”. You will find in my Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients( Crown Publishers), there are still harmful ingredients in what we put on our skin and a number of chemicals that should be banned. But the information below is appreciated.   What ingredients are…

FDA Warns Cosmetic Companies About Unproven Claims

Are you still convinced that a cosmetic can whisk away your wrinkles? In 2013, I wrote: “As I have been reporting through seven editions of my Consumer’s Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients, the definition of cosmetic, according to the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, is that a cosmetic improves appearance, whereas a drug diagnoses, relieves or cures a disease….

SOMETHING IS FISHY WITH MICROBEADS

Take a bite of fish and you may swallow plastic micro-beads used in your anti-aging cosmetics, body washes, soaps,toothpastes, pillows, clothes and other products. There is alarm among environmentalists because micro-beads are being flushed down the drain and they are eternal. The International Pellet Watch, led by Professor Shige Takada at the University of Tokyo,…

GOD AND 3-D PRINTERS

The Bible says it took God seven days to create the universe but a kid in a classroom today might create a workable arm or leg with a 3D printer within hours. Unlike common printers, a 3D printer prints a three dimensional object layer by layer. Therefore the whole process is called rapid prototyping, additive printing or…

ELECTRIFYING NEWS! ANTI-AGING COSMETICS THROUGH SKIN?

Can a battery powered patch more effectively deliver cosmetics through the skin? A wearable SoftBattery-Enfucell device has been developed by Spanish and Finnish researchers. It is a paper- thin patch with electronic sensors; the developers claim it will emit micro-currents to increase permeability and faster absorption of applied cosmetics and medications. You can bet you…

USE YOUR MOBILE PHONE FOR REMOTE DOCTOR VISIT

      When you have a question about your health, take out your mobile phone. Don’t just look it up the answer with a search engine, use an app that puts you remotely face-to face in real-time with your own medical professional. You can show that professional the area that you about which you…