Is cosmeceutical or makeup?
Cosmetology Knowledge Literacy
The term “medicine makeup” is appearing more and more in life, but few really understand what “medicine makeup” is.
The following editors will introduce to you what is cosmeceutical.
Cosmeceuticals have been favored by consumers since they entered the Chinese market, but as a foreign product, MMs will inevitably have many questions when buying cosmeceuticals: What is cosmeceutical and cosmeceutical is medicine?, How is it different from medicine and cosmetics, how to choose cosmeceuticals . don’t worry, put away your little question mark, follow Xiaobian, and come to cosmeceutical knowledge “big literacy”!
Cosmeceutical literacy The first question: What is cosmeceutical?
Cosmeceuticals refer to cosmetics sold only in pharmacies. The Chinese cosmeceutical market began in 1998. L’Oreal Cosmetics began to position its brand Vizi as a “sale only in pharmacies”. In fact, before that, pharmacies already hadSales of products with makeup brand names, such as skin mite spirit cream, are single varieties, which are both promoted by the concept of “cosmetic makeup”; the same is only used in pharmacies.The acne product “AcneNet” opened the market of cosmeceuticals, and subsequently launched sensitive skin series and whitening products.
Cosmeceutical literacy Second question: Is cosmeceutical or cosmeceutical?
中国目前并无‘药妆’的批准文号，即使在国外，也没有药妆的专门批准文号，只是分管的部门有所区别;国产品牌是“卫妆准”字，如果是国外品牌则The “Wei Zhuang Jin” brand name is needed; now that it belongs to the “Makeup” brand name, of course, it is makeup without medicine!
Cosmeceutical literacy The third question: What is the difference between cosmeceuticals and cosmetics?
Drug makeup literacyFourth question: What is the difference between drug makeup and medicine?
Drugs: the highest concentration of active ingredients; suitable for patients with severe skin; for the purpose of treatment, it will directly change the skin state of the patient, such as: oily muscles to neutral muscles, the effect is rapid and obvious, but sometimes there are complications; usually prescribed by a doctorAfter prescription, go to the hospital or pharmacy to buy.
Cosmeceuticals: The active ingredients are inferior to the medicines: sensitive, damaged, mild dermatitis, can be used by the general public; between the two, it has the effect of repairing and assisting medicine; if the medicine is irritating, it will slightly change the skin surface condition, butStill mild; sold in hospitals, pharmacies, drug stores, professional doctors, pharmacists are on hand to guide the use.
Drug makeup literacy Fifth question: What are the characteristics of drug makeup?
1 The formula must be completely public, all active ingredients and safety must be proven in medical literature and clinical tests in dermatology, and recognized allergens are excluded.
2 Streamlined formula without pigments, fragrances, preservatives and surfactants.
3 The content of active ingredients is relatively high, with strong pertinence, which is more effective than ordinary skin care products.
Cosmeceutical Literacy Q6: What are the functions of cosmeceuticals?
1Functional activation: Contains high concentrations of vitamin C, fruit acid, antioxidants, bactericidal and anti-inflammatory ingredients.
2Auxiliary medicine: it can resist sebum, inhibit ulcer, sterilization, anti-bacteria, etc.
3 Repair and maintenance: mild repair and maintenance products suitable for patients with poorly tolerated skin or skin problems.
4 initial care: microdermabrasion, repair after laser surgery or skin peeling, sunscreen, whitening or concealer care products.
Cosmeceutical literacyQ.7: Does cosmeceutical make skin resistant?
According to beauty expert Nick, cosmeceuticals are not exactly medicines, so there is no resistance.
Cosmeceutical ingredients have a higher professional ratio than ordinary counter products. There are too many latest high-tech ingredients that have been clinically proven to be effective. Therefore, some cosmeceuticals are recommended to be used under guidance, and depending on the specific product, the dosage and usemethod.
In fact, in addition to the necessary normal ingredients, cosmetics are usually added with various medicines, such as vitamins, amino acids, antihistamines, ultraviolet absorbers, astringents, antiperspirants, stimulants, etc., according to special uses and purposes.
This has both the role of cosmetics and some preventive and therapeutic effects.
However, dermatological skin care products are not medicines. Their main purpose is to moisturize the skin and protect the skin. It can also lead to some adjuvant treatments for certain skin diseases.
Cosmeceutical Literacy Q8: How to choose cosmeceuticals?
At present, there is no clear definition of cosmeceutical products in the world, so many consumers’ concepts of cosmeceutical products are obtained through media advertisements.
Cosmeceuticals are generally considered to be medicated cosmetics. In the United States, cosmetics that are considered by the FDA to be considered medicinal ingredients rather than cosmetic ingredients are considered cosmeceuticals.
Cosmeceutical products face many objects, such as whitening, acne, anti-aging, poor skin tolerance are just one of them. Its advantage is that there is a professional medical research laboratory behind it, not a simple cosmetic research experiment.room.
When buying cosmeceuticals, you must first understand that the brand is best at better problems. At the same time, it depends on whether it is likely to cause induction and do induction testing. You also need to listen to word of mouth from all walks of life, and then according to your ownChoose the actual situation.