The 17th Annual Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) Beauty Awards recognized the most innovative beauty products of the year across 26 categories including cosmetics, hair care, skin care, sun care and more. The CEW Beauty Awards is the only awards program where the winners are determined exclusively by over 4,000 beauty insiders and professionals working in the beauty industry.
Beautyinthebag Founder/Editor in Chief Wendy Lewis is proud to have been an active CEW member in the US since 1990, and Beautyinthebag is a sponsor of CEW UK.
May we have a drumroll please…. Congratulations to the winner of the Indie Beauty Award for the brightest new beauty start-up – blow, the new york blow dry bar. New for this year was the CEW Eco Beauty Award recognizing brands products that are good for you and good for the planet. This year’s winner is Yves Rocher North America Inc. Culture Bio. Another newcomer for CEW this year is the First Annual Best Seller Award – given to Maybelline Falsies by Volum’Express for the Mass category, and to the uber popular Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector for the Prestige Category.
The 2011 CEW Beauty Awards winners are:
BATH AND BODY
Mass – Olay Total Effects 7-in-1 Advanced Anti-Aging Body Wash Deep Penetrating Moisture
Prestige – Fresh Brown Sugar Hand Cream
Acne – Zeno Corporation Heat Treat Blemish Prevention Treatment
Anti-Aging Mass – AVEENO® Ageless Vitality™ Elasticity Recharging System–Day SPF 30
Anti-Aging Prestige – Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector
Cleaner & Scrub – Shiseido Cosmetics America White Lucent Brightening Cleansing Foam
Eye Treatment Mass – RoC® Brilliance™ Eye Beautifier
Eye Treatment Prestige – Shiseido Cosmetics America Future Solution LX Eye and Lip Contour Regenerating Cream
Moisturizer Mass – Olay Regenerist Night Resurfacing Elixir
Moisturizer Prestige – Lancôme Génifique Repair Youth Activating Night Cream
Hair Care Product – Bumble and bumble Mending Masque
Hair Coloring Product – Samy Fat Foam Hair Color
Hair Styling Product – Ojon Volumizing Brush-On Mousse
Eye Product Mass – COVERGIRL Liquilineblast Eye Liner
Eye Product Prestige – Dior Beauty Diorshow Maximizer
Face Product Mass – mark Touch & Glow Shimmer Cream Cubes All Over Face Palette
Face Product Prestige – Clinique Redness Solutions Makeup SPF 15 with Probiotic Technology
Lip Product Mass – L’Oréal Paris Infallible Le Rouge
Lip Product Prestige – Fresh Sugar Plum Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15
Gillette Fusion ProSeries Thermal Scrub
Men’s – Chanel USA Bleu de Chanel
Women’s Scent Mass – Coty Beauty Beyoncé Heat
Women’s Scent Prestige – Gucci Fragrances Guilty
Shiseido Cosmetics America Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion SPF 60
CEW has partnered with foursquare to bring Beauty Award winning products right to consumers while they are in-store. Using this tool, consumers will have the option to “check in” from their mobile device to share their location with friends and also receive tips and recommendations about those products.