Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

I confess that, up until writing this article, I used the terms “cosmeceutical” and “nutricosmetic” interchangeably, without giving it a second thought. Although there are no regulated definitions of the two terms, my understanding is that there is a difference between the two.Many foods contain ingredients that help maintain skin and hair health.

A cosmeceutical is a cosmetic product that is a combination of cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, or a cosmetic product with drug-like benefits. The product typically contains a biologically active ingr…

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Linda Milo Ohr is a food scientist and writer based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ([email protected]).
Linda Ohr