Cosmeceuticals are basically 'hope in a jar'

September 1, 2002

New Orleans - Before solid research establishes their validity, "cosmeceuticals" should be considered "hope in a jar," according to Leslie Baumann, M.D. In discussing the burgeoning field, where cosmetic products are reputed to have biologic effects, Dr. Baumann separated myth from fact at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting.