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Nano-Cosmetics: Beyond Skin Deep

Law360 (February 15, 2011, 2:24 PM EST) -- It is not news to cosmetic companies that nanotechnology is the way of the future. The Food and Drug Administration has hailed nanotechnology, the manipulation of particles on the nanoscale engineered to exhibit special qualities or functions, as the next industrial revolution. Cosmetic manufacturers use nanoscale versions of ingredients to provide better UV protection, deeper skin penetration, longer-lasting effects, and increased color and finish quality, among other benefits. The global market for cosmetics using nanotechnology is projected to reach an estimated $155.8 million in 2012.[1]...
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