The Evolution of Color
No animal testing, no harsh chemicals — just beautiful color from nourishing ingredients that aregentle enough for every skin type.Feel the silky wash of natural color. When cosmetics get their color from natural flowers andmineral pigments, getting a subtle, natural look without looking "made up" is easy. We feature aselection of foundations, face powders, and color cosmetics made with natural pigments to flatter all skin tones and conditions for lasting moisture and rich color. And you'll feel good while lookinggood because these products are less likely to cause skin reactions.
Glossary of Cosmetic Ingredient Functions
Body care and cosmetic ingredients can serve many different functions. This glossary provides ahelpful tool for understanding the common definitions of the various functional categories of cosmetic ingredients.
Substances which are added to cosmetic products to remove materials from the skin and other parts of the body (e.g., teeth).
Substances, which are added to cosmetic products to take up water- and/or oil-soluble, dissolvedor finely dispersed substances.
Substances which are added to cosmetic products, often in relatively small amounts, to create or improve desirable properties or suppress (or minimize) undesirable properties.
Substances which are added to cosmetic products to avoid corrosion of the packaging.
Substances which are added to hair care products to control dandruff. Anti-dandruff products areregulated as over the counter drugs in the United States.
Substances which are added to cosmetic products either to suppress foam during manufacturingor to reduce the tendency of finished products to generate foam.
Substances which are added to cosmetic products to help reduce the activities of microorganismson the skin or body. Examples include methyl and propyl paraben.
Substances, which are added to cosmetic products to inhibit reactions, promoted by oxygen, thusavoiding oxidation and rancidity.
Substances which are added to cosmetic formulation to reduce perspiration.