Frequently Asked Questions

Cosmetic Regulation

Are cosmetics regulated more strictly in Europe than in the U.S.?

How are cosmetics regulated in Europe?

How are cosmetics regulated in the United States?

Does the FDA have the authority to regulate cosmetic safety?

Cosmetic Information & Safety

Is the safety of a cosmetic product evaluated once it hits the market?

Do independent experts research and evaluate cosmetic safety?

Special Cosmetic Oversight

What voluntary steps are cosmetic manufacturers taking to provide cosmetic safety and protect consumers?

What actions can the FDA take against manufacturers that produce and market unsafe cosmetics?

Do all cosmetic manufacturers include ingredient labels on their products?