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A cosmetic that has or is purported to have medicinal properties.

cos′me·ceu′ti·cal adj.


a cosmetic that has, or is claimed to have, pharmaceutical properties
relating to cosmeceuticals
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The US also leads in cosmeceutical haircare, with Spain also experiencing notably high growth 7
The global cosmeceutical market will witness the emergence of various new trends around the world.
3% from 2007-2012 with 90% of the foreign cosmeceutical products prevailing in the country.
Nearly one in five (1S%) American women have undergone one or more nonsurgical cosmetic treatments, an increase of four percentage points in two years, according to Multi-sponsor Surveys' 2013 Cosmeceutical Update.
An international group of researchers in various sciences addresses the biological activities of different marine sources and the class of cosmeceutical agents they might deliver; the chemical properties of marine cosmeceuticals, with emphasis on chitosan as an agent; the biological properties and bioactive promise of the ocean for cosmetology, with a focus on marine fish and sponge-derived collagens and alternatives to existing cosmeceuticals for skin whitening, antiwrinkling, photo protection, tissue repair, antiacne, and hair growth; different strategies for enhanced cosmeceutical production through biotechnology; and industrial applications, including aquatic and marine bioactive antimicrobial peptides.
According to Joerg Gruenewald of Analyze & Realize, the European cosmeceutical market--predicted by Datamonitor to be worth more than $4.
The title will be published six times a year for purchasing, marketing and formulating executives at mass market, natural product, multi-level marketing and spa-oriented cosmeceutical manufacturers.
Demand for cosmeceutical products is expected to increase 8.
A Midlands business is taking men's fashion to a higher level by developing the UK's first male cosmeceutical brand.
Unigen and Inca Health will work closely together with indigenous tribes to collect native plants from the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest and Andes Mountains that have a history of ethnomedicinal use in order to identify lead compounds for the development of pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmeceutical and functional food products.
s image-conscious consumers are being seduced by the benefits that cosmeceutical products have to offer, according to a report from Euromonitor.