Cosmetic is a word which attracts most of the ladies all over the world now a days. Women are so enamored by their cosmetics that they may forgot their lunch for it. since the cosmetic products have become an important commodity in our day to day life it is very necessary for the cosmetic users (Male/Female) to know about the various upcoming cosmetic products. apart from knowing the new cosmetic products its very essential to know about their nature. Cosmetic reviews will guide the consumers in this aspect. so it is advisable to use the cosmetic product only after getting a through knowledge about the product. in this article let us see some of the cosmetic products, guidelines to use them and the cosmetic review.
Cosmetic according to [FD&C Act, sec. 201(i)] is defined an articles intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled, or sprayed on, introduced in to, or otherwise applied to the human body or any part thereof for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance. Products included in this definition are skin moisturizers, perfumes, lipsticks, fingernail polishes, eye and facial makeup preparations, shampoos, permanent waves, hair colors, toothpastes, and deodorants, as well as any material intended for use as a component of a cosmetic product.
The product will be branded as cosmetic only if it consist of detergents, primarily of alkali salts of fatty acids and it should be intended not only for cleansing but also for other cosmetic uses, such as beautifying or moisturizing.
Now let us see some of the common cosmetic products :
- Nail polish and Remover
- Anti-aging creams
Soap is the simplest and regularly used cosmetic all over the world. It’s a cosmetic which is used by peoples from all walks of life. Soap has become a necessary commodity in day to day life.
If a product
- is intended solely for cleansing the human body and
- has the characteristics consumers generally associate with soap
- does not consist primarily of alkali salts of fatty acids
it may be identified in labeling as soap, but it is regulated as a cosmetic.
Guidelines for contact lens users :
- Additive free and pure soap should be uses before handling contact lenses.
- Avoid soaps that have moisturizers or antibacterial agents.
- Use soaps which are lanolin free, since it can damage your contact lenses.
- Preference can be given to bar soap or optical soap.
- After washing your, dry them thoroughly with a lint-free towel.
Lotion is a cheap, inexpensive lubricant used for jacking off. Selection of lotions should be such that it should protect the skin instead it should not affect the skin. some of the product review will guide the consumers to select the right product.
Guidelines for contact lens users :
- Use contact lenses only after putting on your contact lenses
- choose lanolin free and fragrance free products
- particular care should be taken while applying moisturizers, especially on and around the eyelids
Nail polish and Remover
Nail polish is commonly used by ladies to make the finger look beautiful. There are numerous brands of nail polishes in the market. Nail polish removers are used to remove the nail polish easily with out any difficulty such that different colors can be applied depending on the shade of the dress they wear.
Onychoschizia(splitting of the fingernails) is one of the problem noticed by dermatologist among those who use nail polish removers.
- Repetitive and prolonged wetting and drying of the fingernails is the single most common cause of splitting and ridging of the nails.
- Splitting of the nails is rarely caused by internal disease or vitamin deficiency.
- Nail polish remover causes onychoschizia.
- Trauma to the fingers contributes to onychoschizia
- Avoid repeated wetting and drying of the nails.
- Use nail polish removers as infrequently as possible because it dries out the nails
- Never peel or scrape off nail polish
Guidelines for contact lens users
- Put on your contact lenses before using nail care products
- Stay away from products that contain Acetone (Acetone will be present in nail polish remover)
- Many ingredients in nail care products cannot be removed by simply washing the hands.
Nowadays people doesn’t like to hear that they look old, so they use many methods to make them look young.
The name sounds that it will prevent aging (truly speaking it will hide aging). Main symptom of aging is wrinkling of the skin, these creams will prevent wrinkles.
Retinol Anti-Wrinkle treatment
Retinol Anti-Wrinkle Treatment releases pure and active vitamin a below the skin’s surface, reducing the signs of aging. as a result, skin renews itself and fine lines and wrinkles are visibly reduced.
Anti Aging Cream from Emusing Secrets
The environment can make your skin dry, rough and flaky causing lines and wrinkles. Daily use of this cream can aid your skin to visible recovery from signs of environmental exposure by improving skin appearance with replenishing and moisturizing effects of this exclusive formula, fortified with emu oil.
Recently there are many styling and setting products that comes in market that have little to do with the traditional product. The key component for these products are plastic resin that forms a thin layer over the hair fiber that, once you have styled your hair, sets and holds the style in shape. There may also be other ingredients in the formulation such as silicone to impart shine or perfume for a nice smell. There may be conditioning agents or ingredients with anti static action that improve hair manageability.
Over exposure of skin in sunlight will cause skin cancer. other effects caused are wrinkles, freckles, age spots, dilated blood vessels, changes in the texture of the skin that make skin look older, and skin cancers. Sunscreens are an important part of a sun protection regime and should be used in conjunction with other sun safety steps for optimal sun protection. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends to avoid deliberate sunbathing. if you must be in the sun certain precautions should be made like wearing a wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses, and protective clothing, use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15 even on cloudy days.
Sun tanning is one such lotion which is used to protect the skin from sunlight, it contain dihydroxyacetone which interacts with proteins in the skin to produce an orange/tan color that doesn’t wash off, but this is not sufficient so additional sunscreens should be used.
Hot talk nowadays is about the ozone hole, this is much related to skin cancer. The UV rays from the sun attacks the earth directly due to this hole. There are 2 types on invisible UV rays they are UV-A and UV-B both causes sun tan, sun burn and sun damages. Newer broad-spectrum sunscreens contain products to block UVA. these must be reapplied every 11/2 hours to keep working. because some ultraviolet light gets through sunscreens, they should not be used as a way of prolonging sun exposure – only to avoid sunburn.
Cosmetic reviews will help consumers to get a clear idea about the newly launched product, quality of the product, nature of the product, price of the product etc. Reviews will also be given by the people who has already used that particular cosmetic product, so that consumers can buy the product with confidence. The reviews can be searched either by brand name or by the panelist who wrote the review. The review sites also provide the facilities to order products online.
Cosmetic report newsletter brings unbiased information about cosmetic products so that the consumers can make educated buying decisions. straightforward beauty information and advices can be found here.
Hydroderm is a new revolutionary clinically tested fast acting wrinkle reducer. it is found to be an alternative to plastic surgery. This product is finally recommended by Dermatologist.
Action of Hydrodrem on the skin:
- Delivers a full collagen molecule directly to the skin – no injections!
- Repairs the skin
- Makes the skin wrinkle free
- Increase skin firmness
- Increase moisture level of skin
- Best result can be seen with in 21 days
The review articles on cosmetic products will not only point out its positive aspects, on the other hand they point out the negative points(side effects or allergies) caused by the cosmetic products
Beware of cosmetic causing allergies
Terms which are used for marketing will some time leads the customers to buy allergy causing cosmetics
Example for such terms are :
It means only that the manufactures feels that the product is less likely to cause on allergic reaction Maufacturers of these cosmetics are not liable to submit substantiation of their hypoallergenic claims to FDA
Products containing natural ingredients can cause allergic reactions. The term implies that ingredients are extracted directly from plants or animal products as opposed to being produced synthetically.
This term on the label only implies that the cosmetic product doesn’t contain ethyl or grain alcohol, however it may contain other fatty alcohols, such as cetyl, stearyl, cetearyl, or lanolin.
Fragrance free or Unscented
Fragrance is mainly added inorder to mask the odor of the other ingredients. Fragrance free label doesn’t mean that fragrance is not added but instead they imply that they have no perceptible odor.
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