Research Article| Volume 19, ISSUE 4, P478-482, July 2001

Mineral waters: instead of cosmetics or better than cosmetics?

      Cosmetics are regarded as products, other than soaps, intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled or sprayed on, or otherwise applied to, the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance of the skin.

      Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Title 21, Part 1, Section 201, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Food and Drug Administration. FDC Act and Part 1 Regulations, 1964.

      This definition includes such products as skin creams, lotions, perfumes, cleansers, lipsticks, deodorants, and face makeup.
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