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Though none of the reported problem cases have involved using the drug for dermatological or cosmetic procedures, skin care professionals should note the newly Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-mandated warnings on Botox and other similar products.
Proposed regulation for medical spas in Massachusetts may require licenses from the state's Department of Public Health, as well as a physician or nurse with special training on staff.
New Jersey has backed down in its attempt to ban Brazilian waxing in the state.
According to the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology, body and machine work should not be done by estheticians.
Spas looking to add a unique treatment option to their menu may have to think again if they are considering the "fish pedicure."
Because spas and spa suppliers are becoming more and more concerned with determining true organic products, it is important to know that a new "Made with Organic Personal Care Products" label has been adoped as an American National Standard.
The Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Research Cure and Care Act (PPARCCA) of 2009 (H.R. 930) has been reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.
By: Imogen Matthews
Product claims sell skin care, yet increasingly savvy consumers are questioning whether these claims really stand up to scrutiny. What are the challenges facing beauty brands in making claims in various markets?
By: Carl Thornfeldt, MD
Knowing the difference between natural and organic can help you determine what's best for your clients.
Ignited by global growth in the use of topical anesthetics for cosmetic procedures, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a health warning after a study concluded that the drug lidocaine carries risks.