Is Soap a Cosmetic?

I get this question all the time so it is worth my time to address this issue. Under the FDA Guidelines SOAP IS NOT A COSMETIC.  Below is the FDA’s stance on soap. A cosmetic is a product, except soap, intended to be applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the … More Is Soap a Cosmetic?

Botanical Glossary for Skin and Hair

Enjoy! I find this has been a great reference for me over the years. Quick Guide to Botanicals for Skin and Hair _________________ Alfalfa Extract – astringent, skin protectant, phyto-estrogenic herb Algae Extract – emollient Amla Extract – hair tonic Aloe Vera Extract – moisturizer, protects Althaea Extract – smoothes, softens Angelica Extract – soother … More Botanical Glossary for Skin and Hair

SDS Sheets (MSDS) vs. C of A Sheets

What is the difference between these two? Most always customers request SDS (MSDS) sheets versus a Certificate of Analysis Sheets. So what is the difference between these two? A safety data sheet (SDS), material safety data sheet (MSDS), or product safety data sheet (PSDS) is an important component of product stewardship and occupational safety and health. It is intended to provide workers and emergency … More SDS Sheets (MSDS) vs. C of A Sheets