Cosmeceuticals- Drugs and therapies
Cosmetics are generally mixtures of chemical compounds and Cosmeceuticals is the mix of ‘cosmetic’ and a ‘pharmaceutical’. The word ‘cosmeceutical’ is now becoming more routine in the sphere of natural organic skincare. A cosmeceutical is basically a skincare product that is believed to have therapeutic effects on the skin and contains a biologically active compound. They are products with bioactive ingredients said to have medicinal or drug-like benefits. Nutricosmetics are nutritional supplements which support function and as well as structure of the skin. Dietary micronutrients helps in protection of the skin from ultraviolet light exposure, which leads to skin tan, skin aging and wrinkle formations.