Have you ever wondered what the difference is between cosmetic quality and professional (pharmaceutical) quality skin care products? Cosmetic quality is what department, drug and grocery stores sell. These include the big and expensive brands and the cheaper ones. 95% of the skincare industry is cosmetic quality and unregulated by the FDA. That’s why make-up packaging tells us to throw away any unused product after 90-180 days. Cosmetic companies are not required to register their products with the FDA.
Pharmaceutical grade skin care products are FDA regulated. The FDA requires that pharmaceutical grade products be 99.9% pure ingredients. Only 5% of the skin care industry is under the regulation established by the FDA and considered pharmaceutical grade skin care products.
We carry many top pharmaceutical grade brands including: