The F.D.A (Food and Drug Administration) has a very specific definition as to what qualifies as a cosmetic, and it might be very different than what you or I think of as a cosmetic.
There are usually 2 or 3 questions about Cosmetics on the State Board Exam; some are definitions, while others are more specific – such as the one below.
According the the F.D.A definition, which of the following is not a cosmetic:
c) Shaving cream
If you choose answer (d), you are correct.
All the other choices meet the F.D.A definition of a cosmetic.
This along with many other current (2015) State Board Exam questions are available in our study-guides.