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Cosmetic Testing in 2000 and Beyond
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, Uniqema
Posted: May 6, 2003, from the January 2000 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries.
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- From Cosmetics & Toiletries
- January 2000 issue, pg 37
- 5 pages
- safety testing
- efficacy testing
- claim substantiation
- in vitro
- in vivo
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As a child, my confidence in the advice given by fortune-tellers at fairs was so limited that I refused to visit these ladies. So, it is with mixed feelings that I write about the future of cosmetic testing in 2000 and beyond. After all, I could be the fortune-teller at the Vanity Fair of Cosmetics!
But in contrast to fortune-tellers, who used only their vivid imaginations, as far as I am concerned, I am basing my predictions on three different souces. My first source is the cosmetic scientific literature; second, some trend spotting from attending trade fairs; and lastly, technology forecasting borrowed from some of the newer technologies used in the pharmaceutical industry.
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