CEW (UK) unveils its 2011 Beauty Awards Winners


Liz Earle, Chanel and Lanolips scoop multi awards

The winners of the 2011 CEW (UK) Beauty Awards were announced on Friday with Chanel, Liz Earle, Dr Organic and Lanolips all scooping multiple awards. A total of 304 products in 24 categories were entered this year and were voted for by over 600 CEW (UK) members.

Chanel picked up honours in the Best Men’s Fragrance (Prestige) for Chanel Bleu and Best New Make-up Product for Lips (Prestige) with Rouge Coco Hydrating Crème Lip Colour. Botanical beauty brand Liz Earle, meanwhile scooped Best British Brand and Best New Haircare/Styling Product (Prestige) for its Botanical Shine Shampoo.

The popularity of natural brands continued with Dr. Organic winning Best New Everyday Facial Skincare Product (Mass) and sharing top honours with Lanolips for the Best New Brand (Mass) award. Lanolips’ 101 Ointment also picked up award for Best New Skincare Treatment (Mass).

This year the awards were sponsored by Superdrug, which will carry a selection of winning products in store and on a specially created online CEW (UK) Beauty Awards shop, which can be accessed through Superdrug’s website.

Further exposure will take place at Harrods, which is running displays and promotions for the winning prestige products to coincide with its Beauty Month, and World Duty Free will be running airport promotions across the country throughout June.

The awards were also promoted on QVC: the home shopping channel dedicated an evening programme to the winning and finalist products it sells, and Latestinbeauty.com is offering its members a limited edition Beauty Insiders Choice box of samples, containing a selection of winning samples.

“The awards were established to recognise innovation in the beauty industry and are highly significant,” commented CEW (UK) president, Caroline Neville. “Having third party endorsement from CEW adds authenticity to the product.”

Here is the full list of this year\'s winners:

Mass Categories:

Best New Bath and Body Product - Mass

The Sanctuary - Ultra Rich Body Butter

Best New Haircare/Styling/Colouring Product – Mass

Batiste - Dry Shampoo Fresh

Best New Everyday Facial Skincare Product – Mass

Dr Organic - Organic Rose Otto Facial Serum

Best New Skincare Treatment Product – Mass

Lanolips - 101 Ointment

Best New Make-up Product – Mass

RapidLash – RapidLash Eyelash Enhancing Serum

Best Classic Beauty Product – Mass

Bio-Oil - Bio-Oil

Best New Men’s Grooming Product – Mass

NIVEA FOR MEN - Q10 Revitalising Gel

Best New Brand – Mass

Dr Organic


Prestige Categories:

Best New Bath and Body Product – Prestige

Balance Me - Rose Otto Body Wash

Best New Haircare/Styling Product –Prestige

Liz Earle Naturally Active Haircare - Botanical Shine Shampoo

Best New Everyday Facial Skincare Product – Prestige

Clarins - Multi-Active Day Early Wrinkle Correction Cream

Best New Skincare Treatment Product – Prestige

Estée Lauder - Advanced Night Repair Eye Synchronized Complex

Best New Make-up Product – Face - Prestige

NARS Cosmetics - Orgasm Illuminator

Best New Make-up Product – Eyes or Lips - Prestige

Chanel - Rouge Coco Hydrating Crème Lip Colour

Best Classic Beauty Product – Prestige

Eve Lom – Cleanser

Best New Women’s Fragrance – Prestige

Chloé - Love, Chloé

Best New Men’s Fragrance - Prestige

Chanel - Bleu de Chanel Eau de Toilette

Best New Men’s Grooming Product – Prestige

Shiseido - For Men Skin Empowering Cream

Best New Brand – Prestige

Emma Hardie Amazing Face

Mass or Prestige Categories:

Best New Certified Organic Skincare Product – Mass or Prestige

Balance Me - Super Oil with Juniper and Bergamot

Best New Self Tan or Sun Care Product – Mass or Prestige

Elizabeth Arden - Eight Hour Cream Sun Defense for Face SPF 50

Best New Hand and Nail Care Product - Mass or Prestige

All for Eve - Swarovski Crystal Nail File

Best British Brand – Mass or Prestige

Liz Earle Naturally Active Skincare

Best Iconic Beauty Product – Mass or Prestige

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Elizabeth Arden - Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant