Cosmetics

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Discover the range of services we offer to assure the quality, safety and efficacy of cosmetic products, from foundation to eyeshadow, to lipstick and hair dyes.

Find in-depth information in Consumer Compact, where you find articles written by SGS experts and links to the relevant services across our website.

We test many products, here are just a few to discover. >

Face Cream

Face creams

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Lipstick

Lipsticks

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Sunscreen

Sunscreens

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Face Creams

Makes no difference if you have dry, sensitive or oily skin, if its formula is cocoa butter or botanical oil, if it’s for daily use or just for spa day, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and efficacy testing, including:
    • In-vitro (alternative to animal testing)
    • Substance of concern (heavy metals, allergens, formaldehyde…)
    • Microbial contamination
    • Preservative Efficacy testing
    • Skin irritation (Patch test)
    • Efficacy testing under medical supervision
  • Consumer panels (home use tests, expert grading)
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control – product and packaging monitoring and quality control
  • Sustainability services (Ecolabel & Natrue certifications)
  • Safety and risk assessments

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Lipsticks

Makes no difference if it’s matte or glossy, bright red or natural skin-tone, for a date or an interview, if it marks your coffee cup or leaves a kiss on your napkin, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and efficacy testing, including:
    • In-vitro (alternative to animal testing)
    • Substance of concern (heavy metals, allergens, formaldehyde…)
    • Microbial contamination
    • Preservative Efficacy testing
    • Skin irritation (Patch test)
    • Efficacy testing under medical supervision
  • Consumer panels (home use tests, expert grading)
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control – product and packaging monitoring and quality control
  • Sustainability services (Ecolabel & Natrue certifications)
  • Safety and risk assessments

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Sunscreens

Makes no difference if you’re surfing or having a picnic, if it’s scented or natural, in a fancy jar or a giant bottle, if it’s for you or your baby, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and efficacy testing, including:
    • In-vitro (alternative to animal testing)
    • Substance of concern (heavy metals, allergens, formaldehyde…)
    • Microbial contamination
    • Preservative Efficacy testing
    • Skin irritation (Patch test)
    • SPF – UVA determination
    • Broad-spectrum & critical wavelength determination
    • Water resistance
  • Consumer panels (home use tests, expert grading)
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control – product and packaging monitoring and quality control
  • Sustainability services (Ecotoxicity)
  • Safety and risk assessments

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To find out more, visit our website.

www.sgs.com/cosmetics