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The CIR comprises of world-renowned scientists, including dermatologists, pathologists, toxicologists, and chemists. These experts are independent of the cosmetics industry and must adhere to a strict conflict of interest policy. Learn more about our ratings.
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Our ratings are based on assessments from the Cosmetic Ingredient Review , which is an independent panel of experts that publish peer-reviewed research on the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics.