n South African Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Review - Questioning the cosmeceutical claim : editor's forum

Volume 40, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0257-2028



More and more skin care brands are launching cosmeceutical products in South Africa, and one wonders just how far a brand can go with its all-encompassing claims. It seems there is an increasing need for aesthetic cosmetic companies tobreak away from the ordinary channels within the cosmetics sector by using this term for new and 'groundbreaking' products. But are there products just an extension of everyday skin care, hair care and colour cosmetic products, or do they really deliver the restorative and preventative benefits in addition to the cosmetic ones?

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