The label “Recommended by L’Observatoire des Cosmétiques” is granted to products selected by L’Observatoire des Cosmétiques experts. It indicates to consumers that these products, after evaluation by the jury of professional experts of L’Observatoire des Cosmétiques, have obtained an overall mean mark greater than or equal to 15/20 and meet a high level of the following six criteria:
• Effectiveness and consistency of the formula
• Skin tolerance
• Toxic and/or polluting potential
• Compliance with labelling regulations and quality of the sales points
• Pleasure and comfort of use
• Value for money
In order to integrate the selection processes of L’Observatoire des Cosmétiques, no financial participation is requested from the brands. Only the sending of two sales copies of each product, the indication of its recommended price including VAT and its distribution network are requested, as well as the supply of its visuals.
The logo “Recommended by L’Observatoire des Cosmétiques” is not free of rights. It may only be affixed to a product or reproduced, including on websites, once the rights of use have been acquired and in compliance with its reproduction conditions.