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Subject:  Cosmeceuticals growth, etc: Date:  7/13/2004  12:52 AM
Author:  MLD38 Number:  3 of 4

Cosmeceuticals growth, etc:

Baby boomers drive cosmeceuticals growth

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Newest Trend in Beauty Keeps an Eye on Science
..."Cosmeceuticals are a $1.9 billion industry and by 2006, $3.9 billion, which is about a 70 percent increase," says Linda Wells, editor in chief of Allure magazine. And according to some, it is the populace, the marketplace, that is going to drive the science."...

Q: What are cosmeceuticals?
A: While the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act does not recognize the term "cosmeceutical," the cosmetic industry has begun to use this word to refer to cosmetic products that have drug-like benefits. The Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act defines drugs as those products that cure, treat, mitigate or prevent dis