Once you’ve overcome the hurdle of deciphering the ingredients and cosmetic jargon on beauty labels to select the product that is right for your skin, you are then faced with the challenge of decoding the secret language that is cosmetic label symbols. The Beauty Geeks are here to help you out…

The BIO symbol

The EU’s BIO symbol signifies that the product contains a minimum of 95% natural ingredients. The BIO symbol stands for Biologique, the French word for organic and states that the products do not contain synthetic colouring, fragrances, preservatives or genetically modified ingredients.

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