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"cosmeceuticals" combines two words: "cosmetics" and "pharmaceuticals"

cosmeceuticals combine properties of cosmetics and pharmaceuticals

cosmetics affect appearance:

pharmaceuticals affect health:

cosmeceuticals are designed to address appearance and health synergistically, as inseparable aspects of a whole person: health is beautiful! beauty is healthy!

"Skincare" is a sub-category of cosmetics.
Skincare can be divided into active skincare and passive skincare.
Skincare and passive skincare are often interchangeable terms.
Active skincare is synonymous with cosmeceuticals.
Active skincare products containing active ingredients with medicinal claims are pharmaceuticals.
Active skincare products containing active ingredients or active delivery vehicles without medicinal claims are cosmeceuticals.

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