Consumers wanting the best results at the best price have good reason to wonder if OTC products are good enough or if cosmeceuticals are really worth the investment. Although we can’t speak for all cosmeceutical brands, Hale Cosmeceuticals offers more than just beauty aids. Our skincare products are formulated to work at a deeper level for more visible and longer lasting results.
The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) clearly defines and distinguishes drugs and cosmetics. Drugs are “products that cure, treat, mitigate or prevent disease or that affect the structure or function of the human body.” Drugs are carefully regulated by the FDA, which requires an intensive (and costly) inspection and review process before products are released for public consumption. Cosmetics are not.
Under the FD&C Act, “cosmeceutical” has no recognized or official definition. However, this class of products is understood to bestow benefits that go beyond the purely cosmetic—i.e., OTC products. Cosmeceuticals (claim to) deliver medicinal benefits that enhance the health and/or function of the skin.
Cosmetics and cosmeceuticals often make similar claims about their performance, leaving consumers confused. But when compared side-by-side with OTC skincare products, cosmeceuticals are more likely to have:
In other words, OTC products typically work by masking skin imperfections. Cosmeceuticals, on the other hand, work below the skin’s surface to facilitate natural repair and/or to prevent skin imperfections like blemishes, hyperpigmentation, loss of tightness and tone.
Hale Cosmeceuticals is a true cosmeceutical company because our skincare products are formulated to a higher standard—i.e., higher quality ingredients and more effective performance.
We stand apart from other skincare companies because we:
Our product line includes all the most advanced skincare technologies—antioxidants, hydrogen infusion, etc. And you can try any product before buying. Contact us to request a free sample. When you’re ready to order, our friendly customer service representatives are ready to help!