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FDA Warns Avon About Antiaging Creams

Posted on 10/25/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthMaybe the government can’t quite protect us against injections contaminated with deadly fungal meningitis, but beauty hype — that’s another story. The Food and Drug Administration has warned Avon that it must stop advertising its Anew skin-care products using language that makes them sound as if they have medical effects, Reuters reported. In a letter dated Oct. 5 and posted on the FDA website, the agency objected to antiaging claims made about Anew Clinical Advanced Wrinkle Corrector, Anew Reversalist Night …

Anti-Aging Skin Creams: FDA Warns About Label Claims

Posted on 09/12/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthIt’s a dark jar with a silvery top that holds a skimpy 1.7 ounces of Lancôme night cream for a hefty $98. If you use it on your face nightly, the label promises the cream will “boost the activity of your genes” and “stimulate cell regeneration to reconstruct skin to a denser quality.” The product even cites an in-vitro test that screened “over 4,000 genes” so Lancôme could create the cream’s skin-regenerating formula. Other Lancôme products mysteriously claim that they “improve …