Category Archives: cosmetics

Botulinum toxin – poison or drug?

Not so long ago it became known that the American biopharmaceutical company AbbVie became the lucky owner of the Irish manufacturer of drugs Allergan. According to the representative of AbbVie, this acquisition will allow the company to focus on the development of new drugs without compromising the business. Allergan’s portfolio includes drugs for the treatment of ophthalmic, neurological and gastrointestinal

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Triclosan in the composition of medical products

Not so long ago on our site there were published several articles devoted to the most sensational categories of substances, which are often included in cosmetics and medicines, as well as in medical devices and raise disputes among consumers, manufacturers, environmentalists and other communities. (Read more about this in the articles about parabens and silicons). Triclozan is also the subject

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Import of samples for declaration of perfumery and cosmetic products

Declaration of perfumery and cosmetic products on the territory of the customs union becomes a difficult task for foreign manufacturers. In particular, it is a question of import of samples to the territory of the Russian Federation. Just a few months ago, it was possible to use any samples on the hands for declaration purposes. However, everything has changed since

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Silicons in cosmetics, drugs and medical devices

Nowadays, we can often hear that certain cosmetic products do not contain parabens and silicones. About what parabens are, what they are used for and how dangerous they are, you can read here. As for silicones, they are widely used in pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food industries, as well as in medical practice. Since 2002, approximately 470,000 tons of silicones have

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Parabens in cosmetics and drugs

Parabens are widely used in the cosmetic, pharmaceutical and food industries as preservatives. Their use is not prohibited by the FDA of the USA and the Russian Federation, but in EU countries their content, for example, in cosmetic products has a maximum permissible concentration (MPC) — 0.4% for individual substances and 0.8% for mixtures of substances.  What are parabens? Is

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SPRS-therapy

Nowadays the market for biomedical cell products (BMCP or BCP) is a rapidly growing branch of the global economy. This is due to the fact that this type of product provides a fundamentally new approach to the treatment of many diseases: malignant neoplasms, cardiovascular diseases, diseases of the nervous system and musculoskeletal system, as well as diabetes mellitus. BMCP is

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PHOTOPROTECTION: HOW TO PRESERVE SKIN FROM THE AGGRESSIVE SUNLIGHT?

Sunscreens are an integral part of protection against aggressive solar radiation. The modern market of cosmetic products offers a wide range of different sunscreen products containing a set of components that help protect the skin from the harmful effects of solar radiation. It should be noted that there are two types of UV radiation: UFA and UVB. UVA radiation does

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IDEBENONE IN THE COMPOSITION OF COSMETICS

There are substances in our body that can destroy different cells and useful compounds. They are called free radicals. For example, two collagen molecules, which became free radicals, when collided with oxygen radicals, become so active that they can bind each other. Normal collagen cannot behave like that. Linked collagen is less elastic than normal one and holds water less

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