FDA Provides a New Link for Product Ingredient Information

By |November 5th, 2014|Dermatologist, Skin Care|

As a dermatologist, I get a lot of questions from my Miami patients about ingredients in many commonly used products. Most times, the ingredient list is on the packaging and not on the bottle. Of course, none of us save the packaging and are left with a bottle without ingredients.

It is important to know what ingredients are in your products, not only in the case of allergies, but also for those who are trying to become or are already pregnant. I also like to see the ingredients that my patients are using in order to give them the most comprehensive regimen without doubling up on potentially irritating ingredients, such as glycolic acid or retinol.

Use this new FDA link to search for your products:

This resource also offers consumers product guides addressing which products have which ingredients. So, for example, for everything you need to know about phthalates, including which products have the ingredient and which don’t, go to this helpful guide:

This is a great resource to educate yourself about the products you use or are considering using.

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