• Products entered must be available for sale in the UK or Ireland (in retail outlets or by mail order from a UK- or Ireland-based store, including online) by the entry closing date of this year’s awards, 18th March 2018.
  • Products must comply with EU Cosmetic Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 and meet our Criteria for Entry.
  • Any entrant whose entry forms have not been received by the closing date of this year’s awards, 18th March 2018, will forfeit their entry.
  • Product entry samples must be received within one week of notification of acceptance into the awards, and must be production products on sale to the public, in the packaging in which they are sold, and in the elected size specified on the Product Entry Form. Pre-production or ‘tester’ samples are NOT acceptable. Six samples are required per product per entered category, without exception.
  • The organisers reserve the right to change organisational details without prior notice.
  • The organisers reserve the right to accept or reject entries..
  • The decisions of the judging panel are final and Skins Matter will not enter into any correspondence about them.
  • It is a condition of entry that all entrants agree to be bound by these rules.