Analytical Requirements of Cosmetics

For every cosmetic product that is placed on the market tests need to be carried out beforehand. These tests ensure the microbiological and chemical quality of the product in addition to its aesthetics, functionality and efficacy. Some tests are known and are well established for many years such us microbiological analysis, challenge test and others, some are changing overtime such us allergens and stability while others are completely new and have only been applied to cosmetics now such us DNA, microbiome and others.