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Due to the escalating demand for cosmetics skincare products and a growing number of beauty products putting people’s health at risk by counterfeits or using chemical ingredients in order to give a better skincare result, people start to have more concerns about the quality of cosmetics and skincare products. Today, many companies strive to make the transparency of the ingredients by labeling on the packaging and knowledge their customers about the benefits of the ingredients they are using. However, the consumers unable to find out how does the product being produced by the original company, and being transferred to the department store or other retailer.

This study aims to use data and analysis from Environmental Working Group (EWG) and Get it Beauty Program, to provide comprehensive information on a skincare product from Production, Quality Inspection, Transportation to Marketing to assist consumers to determine whether the product is safe or not, also gathering consumers’ skin related information and skincare concerns to evaluate the product in particular for their skin type and provide recommendations.

This paper investigates why it is essential to show a product from choosing raw material to the production process, shipment and when they are buying from the (online) store with after-sales support. To achieve this, a blockchain system of products’ lifespan development that built-in many online websites to the spurious with the genuine and help users find safer products was discussed and evaluated based on the 52 users with different skin conditions background.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Cosmetics--Health aspects--Interactive multimedia--Design; Cosmetics--Additives--Interactive multimedia--Design; Skin--Care and hygiene--Interactive multimedia--Design; Blockchains (Databases)

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Visual Communication Design (MFA)

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School of Design (CAD)


Adam Smith

Advisor/Committee Member

Hye-Jin Nae


RIT – Main Campus

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