Ever wonder about the ingredients in your makeup and personal care products? You may read the labels on your food, but what about the labels on your shampoo? Who is responsible for testing these ingredients and most importantly, are they safe?

We are interested in the attitudes and patterns of cosmetics and personal care use among 14-24 year olds, including makeup, skin and hair products, and cleansing products.

All information collected will be kept entirely confidential, and your personal identifiers will not be connected to your answers.

1. To start off, how old are you? *

 

2. What are your favorite cosmetics or personal care products brands? For this survey, we're thinking about personal care products as anything you put on or in your body, like hair products, lotion, soap, etc. *

 

3. Are there websites or blogs you visit to learn about personal care products and cosmetics?

 

4. How often do you use each of the following products?

DailyA Few Times Per WeekWeeklyMonthlyRarelyNever
Shampoo
Conditioner
Bar Soap
Body Wash
Shaving Cream, Foam or Gel
Toothpaste or Whitener
Mouthwash
Deodorant / Anti-Perspirant
Facial Cleanser / Exfoliant
Fragrance, Perfume or Cologne
Body Spray
Body Lotion / Moisturizer
Facial Lotion / Moisturizer
Sunscreen
Lip Moisturizer / Lip Balm
 

5. How often do you use each of the following products?

DailyA Few Times Per WeekWeeklyMonthlyRarelyNever
Hair Gel / Mousse
Hair Spray
Hair Straightener
Permanent or Temporary Hair Dye
Hair Perm
Depilatory Cream / Hair Remover
Lipstick
Lip Liner
Blush
Concealer
Foundation / Powder
Eye Shadow
Mascara
Eye Liner
Nail Polish
Nail Polish Remover
 

6. Which specific product names and brands do you use for each category below? If you use more than one type of product, such as two types of body lotion, list all of them in the box provided.

Please be as specific as possible. For example, "Degree Women's Motionsense Dry Spray" is more specific than "Degree." If you aren't sure of the details, just write what you remember.
 

Product / Brand Name
Shampoo
Conditioner
Bar Soap
Body Wash
Shaving Cream, Foam or Gel
Toothpaste or Whitener
Mouthwash
Deodorant / Anti-Perspirant
Facial Cleanser / Exfoliant
Fragrance, Perfume or Cologne
Body Spray
Body Lotion / Moisturizer
Facial Lotion / Moisturizer
Sunscreen
Lip Moisturizer / Lip Balm
Hair Gel / Mousse
Hair Spray
Hair Straightener
Permanent or Temporary Hair Dye
Hair Perm
Depilatory Cream / Hair Remover
Lipstick
Lip Liner
Blush
Concealer
Foundation / Powder
Eye Shadow
Mascara
Eye Liner
Nail Polish
Nail Polish Remover
 

7. Where do you usually purchase the following products? If you buy from an online retailer that also has physical stores, please select the type of store. For example, if you purchase from Walgreens.com, please select the Drug Store category. *

Purchase Location
Hair Care Products
hair gel or mousse, hair spray, hair straightener, permanent or temporary hair dye, hair perm, depilatory cream and hair remover
Skin Care Products
deodorant or anti-perspirant, facial cleanser or exfoliant, fragrance, perfume or cologne, body spray, body lotion, facial lotion, sunscreen and lip moisturizer
Makeup
lipstick, lip liner, blush, concealer, foundation, powder, eye shadow, mascara, eye liner, nail polish and nail polish remover
Cleansing Products
shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, body wash, shaving cream, foam or gel, toothpaste or whitener, and mouthwash
 

8. Regardless of the type of retailer, do you purchase personal care products online? *

 

9. Are there any other products you use? Please list the product and brand name, how often you use it, and where you typically purchase the product.