Cosmetic, medicine or food?
How to meet the regulations

Cosmetic and Therapeutic Regulations

Products used on the skin have to tread a delicate path. The ingredients you use in a product and the claims you make about it affect whether it is classed as a cosmetic or as a medicine – and sometimes it may come down to a single word or illustration.

Some products which were considered medicines are now treated as cosmetics.

Get it wrong and there can be major cost implications for your product.

We know the intricacies of the legislation and can help you ensure that your products meet the cosmetic requirements and also your marketing needs.