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Scientific documents on ingredients

Allergies and preservatives

  • Research by the European Union,
    September 1999, English,
    (PDF, Acrobat Reader)

    On page 22 you will find: “Fragrance ingredients have to be considered a leading cause of contact allergy. Further, SCCNFP is of the opinion that information should be provided to consumers about the known presence in cosmetic products of fragrance ingredients with a well-recognised potential to cause contact allergy. It is up to the legislator to consider the best way to provide the information to the consumers".

    SCCNFP: Scientific Committee on Cosmetic and Non-Food-Products intended for Consumers. 
  • Danish Consumer Council,
    English, (PDF, Acrobat Reader)

    Danish consumer protection union: "And, now we are talking about fragrances, all known fragrance allergens should be banned in cosmetics". 
  • Dermatology manual from 2001,
    Danish, (PDF, Acrobat Reader)

    Page 40: The main problem ingredients in cosmetics are chemical colour pigments and preservatives, fragrances, lanoline and various chemical UV-filters.
  • SCCNFP: Evaluation and opinion on: Methyldibromo glutaronitrile,     
    "The data show a clear rise in the incidence of contact allergy to methyldibromo glutaronitrile throughout Europe. This indicates that the current usage of the preservative – concentration and product types – is ... a risk to the consumer."

Liposomes and vitamin E

  • In the journal of Cosmetic Science,
    2001, University of Basel, Switzerland, English,
    (PDF, Acrobat Reader)

    Vitamin E is best transported into the skin by liposomes and nanosomes.

Biotin (Vitamin H)

  • University of Halle-Wittenberg
    Huschka, Dissertation, University of Halle-Wittenberg,
    1998, German, (PDF, Acrobat Reader)

    Page 59: "Heading 6-5: Penetration of biotin from liposomes in human skin ex vivo in comparison with the O/W-Standard"

    Page 78: "The application of liposomes delivered the highest deposits in absolute measures”

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