Patient Risks in Non-surgical Cosmetic Procedures

Everyone knows, or should know, that there is risk inherent in any surgical procedure. It seems that fewer people are aware of the risks in non-surgical cosmetic procedures like Botulinum Toxin (Botox) injections or laser treatments. People who wouldn’t consider a traditional face lift – which can leave patients with permanent scarring and damage, and… Learn More »

Skin Deep: An Online Guide to Safety Ratings for Cosmetics and Other Personal Care Products

Did you know that the government presently has no authority to require companies to test personal care products for safety before they reach the store shelf? That is, personal care items such as cosmetics, shampoos, deodorants, etc. are not subject to FDA premarket approval authority. The Environmental Working Group has sought to remedy the absence… Learn More »