Flavor (Aroma)

Under trade secret law, manufacturers have the right not to disclose what exactly went into the flavor and use the unspecific word 'flavor' instead. Flavor is added to products that have the potential to be consumed, such as lipsticks.
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Flavor (Aroma)

Overview

Flavor is a general ingredient name that covers a wide range of different compounds. Many of the ingredients used to flavor cosmetic products are considered proprietary information to the companies that create them.

Therefore, cosmetic regulatory bodies have determined that these compounds do not have to be listed by their specific names. Rather they can be described on the ingredient list as simply being a flavor.

These flavoring ingredients generally apply to products that have the potential to be consumed, such as lip sticks, balms, and glosses.