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 symbols. The Beauty Geeks are here to help you out…

The Estimated “e” symbol

This ”e” symbol simply means that you are guaranteed to get the amount of the product that is advertised (if it says 100ml, you are guaranteed 100ml) so the packaging must prevent any alterations to its contents. The estimated symbol only applies to products shipped within the EU, but it is voluntary and manufacturers are not required to put it on their product labels!

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