As the marketplace of products targeted at the healthy aging segment matures, ingredient suppliers and manufacturers of cosmeceuticals are using functional ingredients with antioxidant and naturally power properties to meet their desires.
Consumers are willing to pay a premium for skin and hair care products that they perceive as high-performance in the battle against aging. That desire can breed illegal marketing that falls under the jurisdiction of federal regulatory agencies.
The distinctions between cosmetics and other classes of goods are quite plain under FDA regulations. Cosmetic manufacturers are requested to register their manufacturing operations, but are not required to follow GMPs (good manufacturing practices...
Healthy aging takes on a global context, as society’s response to population aging requires a vision to harness not only extra years of life, i.e., the lifespan, but to ensure that these years are spent in good health.