MyShowcase and Tropic Skin Care noted for start-up success


The two beauty industry companies have made the final of the Startups Awards 2015

The finalists have been announced for the UK’s Startups Awards’ Product Business of the Year and the Retail Business of the Year categories.

In both categories, beauty is represented with Tropic Skin Care being named a finalist in the Product sector and MyShowcase in the running for the Retail award. Both Tropic Skin Care and MyShowcase are up against non-beauty companies.

The winners will be selected by a panel of 24 entrepreneurs and businesspeople; judges include Dragon’s Den investor Touker Suleyman, British Designer Cath Kidston and LOVEFiLM Co-founder Simon Franks, among others.

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The awards will be announced on 27 November. David Lester, founder of, said: “Congratulations to all the businesses on being named as finalists at the Startups Awards 2015 – that is no mean feat! The start-up talent in the UK at the moment is of exceptionally high quality. I am proud that the Startups Awards gives these outstanding businesses a platform to grow from, and I look forward to celebrating their successes in November.”