A reliable source of information on cosmeceuticals

Cosmeceuticals represent a marriage between cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Like cosmetics, cosmeceuticals are topically applied, but they contain ingredients that influence the biological function of the skin. Cosmeceuticals improve appearance, but they do so by delivering nutrients necessary for healthy skin.

Interested in learning more?
Look for articles and books written by Dr. Zoe Draelos from the Department of Dermatology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

I just heard her speak at the American Academy of Dermatology Meeting.

She will be my first source of information about the science (and logic) of cosmeceuticals — the fastest-growing segment of the natural personal care industry.

2/6/07 10:18 JR

Hi, I’m JR

John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at www.Vicus.com, a complementary and alternative medicine website.