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 strange looking hand pointing to a book

This hand denotes “refer to insert”, which means the label on the product is not sufficient and doesn’t contain all the information the manufacturer wants you to be aware of, so there will be an additional leaflet included with more in-depth instructions/information. You should keep hold of this, as you never know when it will be useful!

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