Two pharmacists who worked in a hospital founded Pharmaceutical Specialties, Inc. (PSI), in 1975. The founders worked closely with dermatologists who suggested that they start a company to make skin-care products for people with sensitive skin. Vanicream is one of several product ... Read More s distributed by the company; it's available at Walgreens, CVS, Target, and other mass-market retailers. All the products in the Vanicream line -- moisturizer, sunscreen, cleanser. and shaving cream -- are free of ingredients than can irritate skin, including fragrance, masking fragrance, dyes, lanolin, parabens, formaldehyde, and other chemicals. Most of PSI's products are classified as cosmetics by the FDA, but the company chooses to manufacture to drug-quality standards, which means that it is regularly inspected by the FDA and its formulas meet or exceed the FDA's current Good Manufacturing Practice regulations.