To obtain CFDA registration of special use cosmetics is far more complicated than non-special use registration, as the safety and functional claims must be proven through extensive testing.
Special use cosmetics include：
1. Hair growth, dyes, perm, removal products
2. Breast beauty,
3. Body beauty,
Foreign companies wishing to obtain a CFDA registration of special use cosmetics must first perform an ingredient screening to ensure that the ingredients and content levels are compliant with CFDA regulations. Secondly, the products must undergo various testings performed at CFDA appointed laboratories. Finally, the filing application should be submitted to CFDA for final approval. Special-use cosmetics takes 8-12 months to register.