FAQs

General Topics

Where can I buy Bobbi Brown products?

Bobbi Brown products are available at selected locations across the UK and around the world. To find a Bobbi Brown Studio near you in the UK, visit our Store Locator. And of course, if you are a UK resident, you can shop online right here at bobbibrown.co.uk.

Do you accept international orders?

We're sorry, at this time we are unable to ship internationally or accept credit cards issued by international banks. We apologise for any inconvenience. Click here to learn more about regulations.

Why is my favourite product discontinued? What can I use now?

Decisions to discontinue or introduce a product or size are made in response to consumer preferences and purchasing patterns throughout the country. If your favourite product has been discontinued please visit your nearest Bobbi Brown Studio where a Makeup Artist will be happy to provide alternative recommendations. Alternatively, please Click Here to email our Online Makeup Artist.

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTON
For assistance with locating a Bobbi Brown product that has been discontinued, please contact our Corporate Headquarters via telephone at 08700342709 between 8.30am and 4.30pm, Monday through Friday and ask to speak with the Gone But Not Forgotten representative.

Please note that a search may only be initiated for any discontinued products within Bobbi Brown product line. If we are able to locate the product you have requested, you may purchase up to 6 units (depending on availability). Gone But Not Forgotten items are available for shipment to locations within the UK and Northern Ireland.

What is your return policy?

If you are not satisfied with any product you receive from your online order, you can return it. Please click here for instructions on returning your order.

How can I apply to be a Bobbi Brown Makeup Artist?

We are always interested in bright, energetic individuals to represent Bobbi Brown. If you are interested in applying for a position with Bobbi Brown, click here to visit our careers site.

Why do the product shades look different on my computer?

Please keep in mind that monitors display colours differently. Try setting your monitor to a resolution of at least 1024x768 or higher. Check your computer documentation for the optimum setting for your particular monitor. Our site looks best on the following browsers:

For Windows:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, 7 or 8
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 and above
  • Google Chrome 3.0 and above

For Mac:

  • Safari 4.0 and above
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 and above

Please feel free to email us with questions about specific colours.

Do you have a catalogue?

Bobbi Brown UK does not produce a catalogue, however if you would like to be added to our mailing list please email us.

How can I get Bobbi Brown samples?

Bobbi Brown does not mail out samples by request. When you shop with us online we provide samples with our orders (when available). Also, samples are available at Bobbi Brown Counters, from time to time.

How does Bobbi Brown conduct product safety testing?

Consumer safety has always been top priority at Bobbi Brown. Therefore, our product safety testing requires collaboration of experts across several sciences, including toxicology, microbiology, environmental chemistry, manufacturing, and engineering. To ensure the safety of all products brought to market by Bobbi Brown, formulations and their packaging must meet the high Company standards for ingredient preservation and stability, product efficacy, and package compatibility.

Bobbi Brown employs extensive Research and Development teams at its state-of-the-art laboratories. Primarily responsible for continuous exploration of new technologies in advanced skin care and makeup development, Research and Development works with suppliers and leading universities where research is conducted in dermatology, skin ageing, and cellular biology.

All Bobbi Brown products are tested for irritants and allergens using biological assays and human volunteers. We do not test our products on animals, nor do we ask others to conduct animal testing on our behalf, except when required by law.

We are proud of the enviable safety record The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. has sustained since our company was founded in 1946, and of our continued commitment to producing quality products.

I'm not receiving my email newsletters, or my Internet Service Provider filters unwanted email and spam. Could these filters block email that I wish to receive?

Yes, they may. Spam filters can restrict wanted email as well as unwanted email. If you believe this is happening, please consult the help section of your email program or contact your ISP directly to see how to relax or remove the settings that filter or block email.

Many programs allow you to designate specific senders as legitimate email providers, ensuring that all future correspondence will be accepted. If you have further questions, please contact us at 0800 054 2988.

Some helpful tips:

IF YOU USE AOL:
1. Open the email message.
2. Click "Add to Address" icon.
3. The name and email address from email are pre-populated in the Add Contact pop-up. Verify that the information in these fields is correct.
4. Click "Save".

IF YOU USE YAHOO:
1. Open the email message
2. Click the "Add to Address Book" link on the far right.
3. The address will be automatically entered into your Yahoo! Address Book.

IF YOU USE HOTMAIL:
1. Open the email message.
2. Click "Save Address(es)" at the top of the message header.

IF YOU USE MSN:
1. Open the email message.
2. Click "Save Addresses" on the right.
3. Select the check box next to the address you want to save. You can also make changes to the contact information.
4. Click "Save."

I am changing my email address. How can I begin receiving special offers at my new email address?

If you are a registered member of bobbibrown.co.uk, you can easily change any of your personal information on bobbibrown.co.uk by signing in, clicking on "My Account" and following the onscreen instructions.

Click here to change your email address now.

If you are not yet a registered member, we recommend that you sign up for our free email newsletters. You'll hear about free samples and other special offers. And you'll be among the first to know about the latest launches and looks. It's free, fun and absolutely fabulous - click here to sign up today.

When will I receive my order?

For information on a specific order you've already placed, click here for your Order Status. Otherwise, read below for general details:

Standard Delivery
Delivery within 2-5 working days from the order's dispatch date. Please note: orders are dispatched and delivered on business days only (Monday through Friday, except major holidays).

Named Day Delivery
Delivery within 2-5 working days, on the day selected by the customer. Please note: orders are dispatched and delivered on business days only (Monday to Friday, except major holidays).

Next Day Delivery
Delivery the following working day from the order date. Please note: orders must be placed before 12 noon for next day delivery. Orders are dispatched and delivered on business days only (Monday to Friday, except major holidays).

Next Day Delivery AM
Delivery by 12 noon the following working day. Please note: orders must be placed before 12 noon for next day delivery. Orders are dispatched and delivered on business days only (Monday to Friday, except major holidays).

Saturday AM Delivery
Delivery Saturday by 12 noon. Please note: orders must be placed by 12 noon on a "working Friday" to guarantee Saturday AM delivery. If the order is placed after 12 noon, it will be delivered the following Saturday.

How do I check on an order I have placed?

For questions regarding the status of your order, registered members with an account may click here to view your Order Status. If you do not have an account set up, then please contact our customer service representatives by emailing us or calling 0800 054 2988. Please include your order number with all inquiries. If you are registered and have set up an account, you can sign in and check your Order Status page.

What do the symbols on your packaging mean?

We know that reading cosmetic labels can be confusing. That's why we've created a guide to help you decipher many of the symbols and statements that may appear on our labels. For more information, click here.

What is Bobbi Brown doing about REACH, the new EU chemicals regulation?

Click here to learn more about REACH - for Consumer, Web Site, and Media Responses.

Where can I learn the facts about product ingredients?

To learn more about what product ingredients contain, terminologies, allergies, animal testing, cosmetic claims and counterfeiting, please visit the CTPA Website: www.thefactsabout.co.uk. The CPTA (Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association) is made up of senior representatives from the cosmetics industry in the UK and works to promote good working practises across the industry.

Do you test on animals?

At Bobbi Brown, the safety of our consumers is our highest priority. We utilize the latest advances in non-animal safety testing and human volunteer testing to deliver products of the highest safety and quality to our consumers. We do not test our products or ingredients on animals, or ask others to test on our behalf, except where required by law. Learn more.

Do you offer makeup or bridal lessons?

Click here to view our range of Beauty Lessons that are available at all our counters with a Bobbi Brown Makeup Artist. Click here to find details of your nearest store and book your appointment.

How can I learn about product use/application?

Click here to email our Online Makeup Artist and get all your beauty questions answered, together with tips and advice on how to create your perfect look.

Is it safe to use my credit card?

At bobbibrown.co.uk, we understand how important security is to you. When you order online with us, we use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology. This is the most advanced consumer online security technique to date. You can be assured that your order will be placed safely and securely.

In order for encryption to take place, your browser must have the SSL protocol. The following browsers have this software:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, 7 or 8
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 and above
  • Google Chrome 3.0 and above

For Mac:

  • Safari 4.0 and above
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 and above

Bobbibrown.co.uk has been certified with Internet Shopping Is Safe (ISIS) & Internet Delivery Is Safe (IDIS) accreditations. Consumers can shop online with confidence wherever they see the ISIS & IDIS logos.

Does anyone else see the information that I provide to Bobbi Brown?

We respect your privacy. The information you provide will not be given to any third party. For more on our Privacy Policy, please click here.

How do I unsubscribe from email?

If you are a Registered Member of Bobbi Online, go to My Account, and click on 'View' or 'View Account Profile' under 'Account Profile'.

If you have an account with Bobbi Online, you may click on the link provided on the monthly newsletter to be removed from the mailing list.

Bobbi Brown UK Online Returns Policy & Procedure

We hope that you are delighted with your order. However, if for any reason you are not entirely satisfied or you otherwise wish to cancel your order, you may return any item in its original condition for a refund within 14 working days from delivery.

Within the order packaging, you will find a Returns Note with details of your order together with details of our returns process. Alternatively, you can use the Cancellation Form to cancel an order. If the items listed on the dispatch note do not match those contained in your delivery, please notify us immediately by calling our Customer Services Team on: 0800 054 2988 (Monday - Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm, excluding public holidays).

If you return items for reasons other than defects in the goods, or incomplete, or incorrect delivery, you will be required to arrange and pay for the return of the items to us (but please see the Collect+ option below). Please ensure you obtain a Proof of Postage when you return the goods to us. You should retain your Proof of Postage in order to provide proof to us that you have returned the goods, in the unlikely event that we do not receive the returned parcel.

If you require a refund we will refund the price paid by you for the goods (including the initial standard delivery charge, but not the additional cost of any premium delivery option that was chosen) within fourteen (14) days of receiving your returned goods, provided that you have returned the goods to us at our distribution centre within 14 working days of delivery to you or your notifying us of cancellation.

Refunds will only be made against the original credit/debit card used.

If you cancel your order but do not return such goods to us within 14 working days of notifying us of cancellation, we shall be entitled to withhold payment of any refund.

Please Note: We will not provide a full refund if goods show signs of unreasonable use. In such circumstances, we will notify you that a reduced refund amount will be available or you can choose to arrange for such goods to be returned to you within 28 days of our notification.

Damaged/Faulty/Incorrect items

If the goods you receive are damaged or faulty in any way, or not what you originally ordered we will be happy to exchange the items or offer you a refund.

Please notify us immediately by calling our Customer Service Team on 0800 054 2988 (Monday - Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm, excluding public holidays).

To ensure prompt resolution, please provide the order number and keep the box, packing materials and the damaged items for inspection by the carrier.

This policy is only applicable to purchases made online; we are unable to process returns for purchases made within a partnered retail location.

Returns for purchases made online will not be accepted for return or exchange at a Bobbi Brown Counter.

Your statutory rights remain unaffected.

The Returns Process

You can now choose to return your order for free via Collect+. There are over 4500 locations nationwide offering Collect+, most of which are open early until late, 7 days a week, making returns more convenient for you.

To return your order:

STEP 1. – Completing the Necessary Documentation
Complete the Cancellation Form or Returns Note enclosed in your order with all required information. If you have not received this document, please contact Customer Services on 0800 054 2988 (Monday - Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm, excluding public holidays) or by emailing us at infobb@bobbi-brown.co.uk with your order details.

You can now return your parcel for free by using Collect+. Visit www.collectplus.co.uk/bobbibrown to find your nearest store and print your returns label. You will need your order number and an email address. Simply print and attach your label to your parcel. Carriage and charges for parcels not sent via Collect+ are the responsibility of the customer.

STEP 2. – Returning the Product
Please note that a full refund will not be provided for returned goods that show signs of unreasonable use. Goods must be returned to us at our distribution centre within 14 working days of delivery to you or your notifying us of cancellation. Please ensure that the returned parcel is properly sealed.

If you return your parcel via Collect+ you will receive proof of postage and a code to track your return online (track at wwww.collectplus.co.uk/track/new).

However you return your parcel, please retain your Proof of Postage in order to provide proof to us that you have returned the goods, in the unlikely event that we do not receive the returned parcel. We cannot accept liability for returned goods lost in transit.

STEP 3. – Processing the Refund
If you have chosen a refund for your returned product, we will process the calculated refund within fourteen (14) days of receiving your returned goods provided that you have returned the goods to us at our distribution centre within 14 working days from delivery to you or your notifying us of cancellation. You will receive email notification of your refund from our Customer Service Team.

If you have requested an exchange or replacement on your Returns note, this will be processed within 7 working days of receiving your returned goods and will be delivered via standard delivery. Free Delivery & Returns on Foundations, Concealers, Correctors and Powders Not happy with your shade? For a limited period you can return your Bobbi Brown Foundations, Concealers, Correctors and Powders to get a refund or exchange and we’ll cover the cost of delivering you a replacement even if you’ve tried the products.*

If for any reason you are not happy with your Foundation, Concealer, Corrector or Powder purchase on Bobbibrown.co.uk, you may return the unused portion to us , and, if you use Collect Plus, you will be able to return your parcel for free.

  • If your purchase is eligible for free replacement delivery, please fill out the Returns Note enclosed in your original order (indicating whether you want a refund or a replacement product) and place it inside the return package and follow the Returns Process detailed above.
  • If you choose to order a replacement item which is the same price as the item you originally ordered, then we will send you your replacement item without any additional delivery cost. If you choose to order a replacement item which is a different price to the item you originally ordered, we will contact you to confirm that your order has been refunded and to arrange payment for the replacement product.

*Offer is only available on bobbibrown.co.uk orders placed between 01/08/12 and 01/12/14 and returned before 21/12/14. This offer is intended to permit a customer to use a small amount of a product to establish if they are happy with the shade, we reserve the right to cancel any order that in our reasonable opinion demonstrates an abuse or ineligible use of this offer. Offer is subject to availability. Please note Pro Members are not eligible for promotional offers. This promotion does not affect your rights under applicable law or