Posts Tagged ‘FDA’

Its About Time – FDA Releases Acne Medication Guidelines

OK we no longer blame the FDA on delaying their sunscreen regulations for over 9 months since they’ve apparently been verrrry busy. They recently released final guidelines for over-the-counter topical acne medication and classified benzoyl peroxide as a safe and effective ingredient. We know, we know…haven’t we all been using acne creams that have benzoyl peroxide since our puberty-miserable years in junior high?!? In addition to... 

NEW Sunscreen Laws by the FDA (finally!)

Now that its officially Summer, we know you’re stocking up on sunscreen and probably confused when looking at sunscreen brands all promising SPF 90 protection (which by the way doesn’t mean anything). After a 9-month delay, the FDA has finally announced some new regulations regarding the SUNSCREEN industry that will DEFINITELY affect your future sunscreen purchases: 1. ACCURATE SUNSCREEN LABELS: To protect consumers like us from false... 

Sunscreen 101: 5 Rules You Need to Know Before Buying Sunscreen

With Memorial Day weekend coming up, we all know that summer is just around the corner so its time for you to finally learn how to BUY and APPLY sunscreen the right away. Here’s are 5 rules on making SUNSCREEN SIMPLE: DON’T BUY ANYTHING OVER SPF50: With the FDA still deciding on sunscreen regulations (hello, its been a year already), they’ve at least admitted that there isn’t enough conclusive evidence that anything over... 

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