Cosmetics are products that cleanse, beautify or alter the appearance of skin, hair or nails. Globally, cosmetics are subject to regulatory requirements, such as the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act in the U.S., and the Cosmetic Products Regulation 1223/2009 across the EU.

If you are developing or preparing to commercialize a beauty product, makeup, fragrance, cleanser or any other cosmetic or personal care product, rely on RCTS for comprehensive safety testing and claims substantiation.

The following is a list of common cosmetic products, along with corresponding claims, tested by RCTS:

Facial and Body Skin Care Products

  • Dermatologist tested
  • Barrier enhancement
  • Cellulite reduction
  • Cleansing
  • Non-comedogenicity and non-acnegenicity
  • Elasticity and firmness
  • Facial and neck sagging improvements and contouring
  • Facial pores appearance, clogging, etc.
  • Itching
  • Moisturization and hydration
  • Oil/sebum production
  • Safe for sensitive skin
  • Skin clarity
  • Skin lightening or skin tone improvements
  • Stratum corneum turnover
  • Stretch marks
  • Textural changes
  • Wrinkles and fine line reduction
  • Skin pH
  • Reduction in redness

Hand Sanitizers

  • Bacterial removal

Foundations, Lip Products

  • Dermatologist tested
  • Coverage
  • Long-lasting
  • Moisturization
  • Plumping

Eye Area Cosmetics (mascara, eyebrow pencils)

  • Dermatologist tested
  • Lash lengthening
  • Safe for sensitive eye area
  • Safe for contact lens wearers
  • Ophthalmologist tested

Baby Care Products (shampoos, washes)

  • Gentle, safe for baby’s skin and eyes
  • Pediatrician tested

Feminine Care and Beauty Products

  • Gynecologist tested