General Information

Consumer Awareness

Understanding your cosmetic label

For centuries, cosmetic products have brought enjoyment and beauty to millions of people worldwide. Today, a wide range of make-up, skincare, hair care, and fragrance products are available to help you look and feel good. There are many products to choose from--each with a different purpose, benefit and range of ingredients that make it unique, effective and pleasant to use.

Consumer Awareness Sample

We know that reading cosmetic labels can sometimes be confusing. That's why we've created this Guide to help you understand the various symbols and statements that may appear on your favorite products.

These include:

Other symbols and statements you might see on our label:

Facts you should know:

Privacy Policy

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Terms & Conditions

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Contact Information For Corporate Inquiries


Corporate Headquarters
110 East 59th Street
11th Floor
New York, NY 10022


All inquiries of this nature must be in writing on your company letterhead.

For U.S. distribution please address to:


Attn: Gwen O'Hanlon
110 East 59th Street
11th Floor
New York, NY 10022

For non-U.S. distribution please address to:


Attn: Sales
Place Vendome - 356, rue St-Honore
75001 Paris France

Store Locator

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Gone But Not Forgotten

Let us help you find your favorite product! To learn more about how our Gone But Not Forgotten team might help you locate your product, please visit us at You may also Chat Live with our online Beauty Advisors for suggestions on similar alternatives.

Please note that a search may only be initiated for products within Darphin's basic product line. We regret that we are unable to conduct searches for seasonal, limited edition, or promotional products.

If we are able to locate the product your have requested, you may purchase up to 6 units (depending upon availability). Gone But Not Forgotten items are available for shipment to locations within the U.S. To initiate a search for a discontinued product, please call us at 1-800-216-7173 between 9am and 5pm EST, Monday through Friday.


Darphin joined The Estée Lauder Companies' family of brands in 2003. The brand is sold in more than 50 countries and territories. The Paris-based brand, started in 1958, offers prestige personalized skincare based upon the 3-D program, body care and unique massage techniques inspired by its founder Pierre Darphin. All products are created from the finest plant extracts, botanical aromas and latest cosmetic technology. The brand is sold in independent European pharmacies, beauty salons and spas worldwide.

At Darphin, there are several different types of job opportunities available. For more information, please click here. We are an equal opportunity employer.