Recent Blog Posts

Consumer Safety
By Linda Loretz, PhD
December 16, 2019

A recent study published in the International Journal of Cancer has triggered a flurry of misguided media activity and possibly consumer

Consumer Safety
By Linda Loretz, PhD
October 30, 2019

Scent is an emotional sense.

Consumer Safety
By Leigh A. Farris, PhD, Mary Kay, Inc.
October 23, 2019

The development of new cosmetics products is an iterative, collaborative, and highly technical process.

Suncreen
By Alexandra Kowcz
May 23, 2019

With temperatures steadily rising across the United States, many people are adding this seasonal must-have to their daily skincare routines.

Ingredients
By Jay Ansell, Ph.D., DABT
October 25, 2018

By following these tips, you can stay worry-free about the products you use this Halloween

Counterfeits
By Thomas Myers
October 01, 2018

The proliferation of counterfeit products is a very real problem, posing potential health risks for consumers.

Shelf Life
By Alexandra Kowcz
April 25, 2018

It may seem small, but paying attention to the shelf life and expiration date of your cosmetic and personal care products is important.

Consumer Safety
By Alexandra Kowcz
April 18, 2018

Fortunately, you don’t have to be a chemist to understand the ingredients in your everyday products.

Preservatives
By Alexandra Kowcz
March 15, 2018

If you’ve washed your hands, put on mascara, or applied lotion today, you’ve likely used a product that contains preservatives.