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Aegeia Skin Care

FDA takes aim at health claims that are just skin deep.

Aegeia touts that its skin care products bring out the “the beautiful side of healthy.” But a recent FDA warning letter to the company suggests that the company’s marketing claims are only skin deep.

The agency’s letter cited four products currently making Only drugs can be marketed as having the ability to diagnose, cure, treat, prevent or mitigate a disease, and the only way for a product to gain legit drug status is by getting FDA approval, which means any product that doesn’t get FDA approval can’t say it has the ability to diagnose, cure, treat, prevent or mitigate a disease. on the company’s website. They include Aegeia’s Purifying Facial Cleanser, which claims to stimulate circulation, promote cellular generation and combat eczema, among other conditions. The other items are facial toner, clay mask and body butter.

Remember, readers, marketing products as having the ability to treat, cure, alleviate the symptoms of, or prevent developing diseases and disorders is simply not permitted by law without FDA approval.

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