Consumers may find information they need about cosmetics anywhere on FDA's Cosmetics Web pages. We've highlighted the items below because they are quick-reference resources that consumers often request.
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General Information on Cosmetics
- FDA Basics: Dr. Linda Katz Talks About Keeping Cosmetics and Colors Safe
- Cosmetics FAQs
- Using Cosmetics Safely
- Are Some Cosmetics Promising Too Much?
- Adverse Event Reporting--How to Report a Problem
- Consumer Updates--Cosmetics: Safety news and other health information for you and your family
Products and Ingredients Consumers Often Ask About
- Brazilian Blowout
- Hair Products: Dyes, relaxers, and more
- How Safe Are Color Additives? FDA Consumer Update
- Makeup: Eye products, lipstick, and more
- Tanning Products
- Tattoos and Permanent Makeup: Also includes temporary tattoos and henna (mehndi)
- More Resources on Product and Ingredient Safety
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Here you'll find the latest news and information from FDA's Office of Cosmetics.