About Us

The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) is the leading national trade association representing cosmetic and personal care products companies and serving as the voice on scientific, legal, regulatory, legislative and international issues for the $488 billion global industry.

PCPC’s 600 member companies represent more than 90 percent of the U.S. beauty industry and are some of the most beloved brands in beauty and personal care today. They manufacture, distribute and supply the vast majority of personal care products marketed in the U.S. and are global leaders committed to product safety, quality and innovation.

Four strategic priorities guide the association’s work on behalf of its members:

In 2016, PCPC published its Economic and Social Contributions Report to provide insights into the collective work of member companies that supports the economy, contributes to social and environmental programs, and meets the needs of American families as these companies work to make communities better.