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The Beauty Awards 2013 Winners are announced!


Beauty Magazine is excited to reveal the results from this year’s Beauty Awards. The ceremony took place on 14 November at a star-studded black tie event held in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Classical musician, presenter and business entrepreneur Myleene Klass hosted the glamorous evening, which saw the best beauty advisors in the country gain recognition for their hard work, while 36 awards were given to the top classic and new beauty products as voted for by Beauty Magazine readers.

All the news, pictures and information from this year’s Beauty Awards will be featured in a special edition Beauty Awards supplement out in December, but in the meantime here is the list of all of our product winners.

Thank you very much from Beauty Magazine and the Beauty Awards to everyone who voted this year and many congratulations to the 2013 winners!

The Winners

Best Overall Launch of the Year

Winner - Lynx Apollo

In the brand’s most epic launch to date, Lynx Apollo became the first variant to be available across the entire portfolio of body spray, antiperspirant deodorant, shampoo, styling and shower gel. The launch was also supported by a ground-breaking marketing campaign, which will see the brand send one lucky fan into space.

Highly commended - Unilever UK Compressed Deodorants

These compressed deodorant packs have the same protection and care and last just as long as bigger cans, but contain half the gas volume, using up to 28 per cent less packaging. They also offer greater delivery as they use less propellant and the spray feels softer, less cold and drier when applied.


Best Overall Classic Product

Winner - Bio-Oil

The Bio-Oil formulation combines powerful skincare ingredients, including vitamin A and E, essential oils, plus unique to Bio-Oil, Purcellin Oil, to ensure easy-absorption into the skin for targeted treatment. The dry oil helps to improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks, dehydrated skin, uneven skin tone and ageing skin.

Highly commended - Batiste Original Dry Shampoo

Batiste Original Dry Shampoo with a clean and classic fragrance quickly became a girl’s best friend. Now a cult product, launched in the 70’s, it’s the ultimate quick fix. A quick burst revitalises dull, lifeless hair banishing oily roots. It adds body and texture leaving hair feeling clean and fresh.


Best New Body Care Product

Winner - Nivea In-Shower Body Moisturiser

Nivea In-Shower Body Moisturiser makes body moisturising easy and convenient. It’s a body moisturiser that you apply in the shower and rinse off, just like you would a hair conditioner. No waiting for the moisture to sink in – you can get dressed straightaway.

Highly commended - Burt's Bees Ultimate Care Body Lotion

Clinically proven to moisturise extremely dry skin all day long, Burt’s Bees Ultimate Care Body Lotion is developed with baobab oil, nutrient-rich pumpkin seed oil and has the delicate aroma of green tea extract to leave skin feeling soft and conditioned.


Best Classic Body Care Product

Winner - Bio-Oil

The Bio-Oil formulation combines powerful skincare ingredients, including vitamin A and E, essential oils, plus unique to Bio-Oil, Purcellin Oil, to ensure easy absorption into the skin for targeted treatment. The dry oil helps to improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks, dehydrated skin, uneven skin tone and ageing skin.

Highly commended - Aveeno Daily Moisturising Lotion

Aveeno Daily Moisturising Lotion is formulated with naturally active oats to leave skin feeling soft, smooth and healthy. Its fast-absorbing, non-greasy formula moisturises dry skin for 24 hours and helps to improve the condition of dry skin over a number of weeks.


Best New Bath and Shower Product

Winner - Dr Organic Moroccan Argan Oil Body Wash

With vitamins, antioxidants and essential fatty acids this moisturising, rich daily bath and shower gel is restoring, hydrating, anti-ageing and nourishing. By combining argan oil, a natural ingredient, with a proprietary blend of bioactive and organic ingredients it leaves the body feeling regenerated, hydrated and invigorated.

Highly commended - Radox Citrus Fragranced Range

Available in three variants – Uplifting with pink grapefruit and basil, Revive with mandarin and lemongrass and Energise with key lime and peppermint – the range features exotic citrus fruit scents with a herb twist to deliver a punchy fragrance.


Best New Tanning Product

Winner - Fake Bake Flawless Darker Self-Tan Liquid

Flawless Darker Self-Tan Liquid is the new self-tan from Fake Bake that combines the tropical scent and ease of application of the company’s best seller, with new ingredients that not only deepen your colour, but also help your tan to last even longer.

Highly commended - St Moriz Instant Body Tan Off

Perfect for a tan in a hurry, St. Moriz Body Tan Wash Off is easy to apply and smells fabulous, creating an instant, non-transferable flawless tan that simply washes off. St. Moriz is a beautifully affordable quality British brand, developed, manufactured and bottled in the UK.


Best New Suncare Product

Winner – Piz Buin Wet Skin

Piz Buin Wet Skin is the UK’s first transparent sun spray to offer instant sun protection on wet or dry skin. This groundbreaking technology means there is no need for towel drying or waiting to dry after leaving the water before reapplying.

Highly commended – Nivea Sun Protect & Refresh Invisible Cooling Mist

The first aerosol sunscreen from Nivea that gives skin immediate sun protection and provides a wonderful refreshing cooling sensation. Spritzed on in a fine mist that helps cool hot bodies, this innovative formula contains menthol, giving a natural cooling sensation when sprayed onto skin.


Best Classic Suncare Product

Winner - Nivea Sun Moisturising Sun Spray

This spray-on protection is so light in consistency and is easily absorbed. With Hydramine and Vitamin E, combined with the usual UVA and UVB filters, Nivea Sun Moisturising Sun Spray leaves skin hydrated without any residue.

Highly commended - Piz Buin Tan & Protect Tan Accelerating Oil Spray

The Piz Buin Tan & Protect Tan Accelerating Oil Spray helps you to get a safe, gorgeous colour quickly. The fast-absorbing, non-greasy oil combines effective UVA and UVB protection with Melitane, an innovative ingredient that speeds up your skin’s natural tanning process.


Best New Oral Care Product

Winner - Colgate MaxWhite One Toothpaste

Colgate MaxWhite One toothpaste contains White Accelerator micro-crystals. As you brush, the formula releases ingredients similar to those used by dentists, helping to recharge the natural whiteness of your teeth, with a dual action designed to safely remove stains and prevent tartar build-up.

Highly commended - Pearl Drops With 4D Whitening System

Pearl Drops with 4D Whitening System is a new whitening tooth polish range, offering four specific actions that combine together to create a unique whitening experience: stain removal, shinier teeth, stain prevention and plaque removal. In consumer trials, 81 per cent of people said Pearl Drops with 4D System made their teeth visibly whiter.


Best New Natural Product

Winner - Neal's Yard Remedies Beauty Sleep Body Butter

A creamy luxurious body butter that combines the aromatherapeutic benefits of calming essential oils with the nourishing properties of organic butters. Soil Association-certified and 85% organic, the butter rejuvenates skin leaving it feeling soft, smooth and nourished, while the aroma helps calm the mind for a peaceful night’s sleep.

Highly commended - Trilogy Very Gentle Calming Serum.

Soothing and hydrating, Very Gentle Calming Serum is a NATRUE-certified natural SOS treatment for fragile, irritated or intolerant skin. Breakthrough botanical complex SyriCalm, natural spring water, anti-inflammatory calendula and camomile are teamed with antioxidant-rich green tea to strengthen and protect the weakened barrier of sensitive skin, a natural solution to extra sensitive skin.


Best New Feet and Legs Product

Winner - Gillette Venus & Olay Razor

Designed for Venus’ best-ever razor performance it combines Olay Moisture-Boost shave gel bars with Venus’ five-blade technology for an incredible close shave, leaving skin irresistibly smooth. The shave gel bars combine key moisturising ingredients, a glossing agent for a gorgeous post-shave glow and there’s no need for a separate shave gel.

Highly commended - Footner Exfoliating Socks

Footner Exfoliating Socks are an innovative cosmetic peel for the feet, getting rid of callus, hard and cracked skin in one easy treatment. Put your feet up for an hour and let the socks work their magic. Feet will start to peel five days later, revealing baby soft, sandal-ready skin underneath.


Best Classic Legs and Feet Product

Winner - Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Heel Repair

Specifically formulated to relax callused and hardened skin on feet, this solid balm contains naturally smoothing and calming ingredients such as cocoa and shea butters and peppermint oil to help keep weary feet in tip-top condition and pain free all day long.

Highly commended - Eucerin Dry Skin Intensive Foot Cream

The clinically tested intensive formula is developed with skin expertise from the brand recommended by dermatologists. It can tackle extreme cases of rough, dry and even cracked feet. It gives both instant and long-lasting hydration, while protecting the skin against future dryness and improving skin regeneration.


Best New Hands and Nails Product

Winner - Burt's Bees Ultimate Care Hand Cream

Burt’s Bees Ultimate Care Hand Cream is clinically proven to moisturise extremely dry skin. The quick-absorbing formula features the highly moisturising ingredient of Baobab Oil combined with the nourishing benefits of watermelon seed oil and a gently exfoliating natural fruit acid complex, to help keep the driest hands feeling soft and smooth all day.

Highly commended - Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Eventone Age Spot Hand Cream

Palmer’s hand cream helps reduce the appearance of dark spots, while helping to minimise the risk of further skin damage thanks to the built-in sunscreen. Coupled with Palmer’s cocoa butter and vitamin E hands feel soft and look smoother.


Best Classic Hands and Nails Product

Winner - Aveeno Hand Cream

Aveeno Hand Cream moisturises dry skin for 24 hours, forming a “protective glove” that lasts through hand washing. Its non-greasy formula containing naturally active oats absorbs quickly to leave dry hands looking and feeling soft, smooth and healthy.

Highly commended - Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Intensive Moisturizing Hand Treatment

Suitable for all skin types, this fast-absorbing, non-greasy cream moisturises for up to eight hours to smooth rough, weather-exposed skin, reverse signs of dryness and leave hands soft once more.


Best New Premium Skincare Product

Winner - Elizabeth Arden Prevage Anti-Ageing Daily Serum

Re-engineered to help maintain a reserve within the skin to protect and correct skin’s appearance when and where it is needed the most. Elizabeth Arden Prevage Anti-Ageing Daily Serum helps diminish the appearance of lines, wrinkles, minor scars, redness, age spots and sun damage, so skin looks younger than ever.

Highly commended - Lumiere De Vie Serum Concentrate

This is next-generation skincare that utilises nature and science with effective brighteners, powerful antioxidants and the power of the sea. Potent extracts promote healthy skin collagen for firmer looking skin, while reducing the appearance of fine lines, delivering extreme radiance, clarity and skin renewal.


Best Classic Premium Skincare Product

Winner - Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream

This award-winning anti-ageing moisturiser with marine extract padina pavonica is clinically proven to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by up to 78 per cent and increase hydration in the skin up to 45 per cent in two weeks. The scent is as iconic as the formulation and one sells every minute around the world.

Highly commended - Olay Regenerist 3 Point Treatment Cream

Olay’s luxury super-cream, an anti-ageing facial moisturiser, targets the three hardest to-treat areas – the eye, jaw line and neck. The formula combines Olay’s highest level of amino-peptide complex with super-hydrating power – a combination of super hydrator hyaluronic acid and highly charged levels of moisturisers – with a unique scent.


Best New Facial Skincare Product

Winner - Vichy Idéalia Life Serum

The first skin idealiser, the formula of this serum from Vichy helps transform the appearance of the skin, the quality of which is affected by our environment and regular excesses: fatigue, stress, overexposure to the sun, pollution, cigarette smoke or an unbalanced diet. It gives a fresh complexion by illuminating and correcting the skin tone and refining pores.

Highly commended - Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Eventone Dark Spot Corrector

Palmer’s Eventone Dark Spot Corrector will visibly reduce age and dark spots, as well as help to fade unwanted discolouration from acne or sun damage, with regular use. The concentrated formula also helps to illuminate the skin tone, thanks to light-reflecting particles.


Best Classic Facial Skincare Product

Winner - Nivea Visage Q10 Plus Anti-Wrinkle Day Cream

Packed full of hero ingredients and powerful antioxidants, the formulation contains Coenzyme Q10 and Creatine, active ingredients found naturally in the skin that decrease with age. The two ingredients work together to help support the skin’s natural renewal process and keep the appearance of wrinkles at bay.

Highly commended - Simple Kind to Skin Cleansing Facial Wipes

Simple relaunched its Kind To Skin Cleansing Facial Wipes to include a new formulation, filled with multi-vitamin goodness, for a softer feel. The new texture wipes help remove make-up more gently and effectively than ever. Formulated with pro-vitamin B5 and vitamin E, the wipes help improve skin texture, leaving skin feeling refreshed, soft and smooth.


Best New Eye Product

Winner - Bourjois Khol Kajal

Famous for intensifying and beautifying the eyes, the Queen Attitude Khol Kajal gives a smooth and perfect line every time. It is cone-shaped for precision, to create an intense black line on both the inner and outer rim of the eye. Enriched with pigments and natural waxes for a blendable, soft and ultra-easy application.

Highly commended - Lashfibres.

Looking up through your lashes is now more dramatic and effective with Lashfibres Eyelash Enhancement System. You will be amazed by the instantaneous transformation to wide-eyed and flirty.


Best New Face Product

Winner - Nivea Daily Essentials BB Cream

This five-in-one beautifying moisturiser evens, covers, illuminates, moisturises and protects skin all in one easy application. The formula contains shea butter, which is rich in vitamins A, E and F, and pro-vitamin B5, which optimises the skin’s ability to absorb and retain moisture.

Highly commended - Elizabeth Arden Visible Difference Multi-Targeted BB Cream SPF30

This protective daytime BB Cream provides high protection from sun and pollution as it instantly hydrates and brightens skin. It imparts a smooth, even-toned look and a soft, translucent glow, removing the need for heavy make-up. With continued use, it nourishes skin, improving its tone and texture.


Best New Lip Product

Winner - Nivea Lip Butter

Available in Raspberry Rose, Caramel Cream and Original, the trio’s rich buttery balm melts instantly into lips leaving them feeling soft and smooth. Shea butter and almond oil work together to help intensively nourish, providing long-lasting moisture to leave lips healthy looking.

Highly commended - Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Intensive Lip Repair Balm

Since the sensitive skin on your lips has trouble retaining moisture, this deeply hydrating balm helps heal dry, chapped lips with intensive moisture. Its conditioning formula is scientifically shown to strengthen lip’s delicate moisture barrier. For healthier-looking and more beautiful lips with continued use.


Best Classic Cosmetic Product

Winner - Skin Doctors Instant Eyelift

Skin Doctors Instant Eyelift dramatically smoothes away the appearance of wrinkles, bags and puffiness in minutes. In just a single application, Instant Eyelift offers visible results that can last up to eight hours.

Highly commended - Vichy Dermablend, Ultra Corrective Foundation Cream Stick

Ensures high cohesion and pigment hold with ultra-high coverage, improving the quality of life for many people. Available in five shades with SPF30 for all skin types and all skin conditions the Ultra Corrective Foundation Cream Stick is a camouflage treatment that spreads easily onto the skin with up to a 14-hour hold.


Best New Health and Wellbeing Product

Winner – Deep Heat Muscle Rescue Neck And Shoulder Cream

A lightly fragranced, warming, cream with a unique combination of rosemary oil and vanilla extract, providing soothing, comforting warmth to help ease tense, stressed muscles. The soft sponge applicator delivers cream to the affected area and enhances the massaging action.

Highly commended - Listerine Advanced Defence Sensitive

Listerine Advance Defence Sensitive provides long-lasting sensitivity relief when used twice-daily. To shield against sensitivity, Listerine blocks open tubules by depositing stable crystals both on the surface of the dentine and deep inside the tubules. The crystals inhibit the movement of fluid, which stops nerve stimulation and prevents pain.


Best Classic Health and Wellbeing Product

Winner - Bio-Oil

Bio-Oil contains a combination of plant extracts, vitamins and breakthrough ingredient, Purcellin Oil, which changes the formulation’s overall consistency, making it light and non-greasy. The dry oil helps to improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks, dehydrated skin, uneven skin tone and ageing skin and has won numerous skincare awards.

Highly commended - Neal's Yard Remedies Beautiful Skin Tea

Neal's Yard Remedies Beautiful Skin Tea is formulated to help boost skin’s natural radiance, with the addition of carefully selected antioxidant rich goji berry, rosehip, hibiscus, bilberry and sweet orange.


Best New Hair Colourant

Winner - nice 'n easy No Ammonia

From the brand that invented no ammonia, nice’n easy No Ammonia is a gentler home hair colour with improved conditioner containing aloe vera and oils. Available in both eight and 24 washes, it is a demipermanent hair dye that delivers natural-looking multidimensional tones.

Highly commended - L'Oreal Paris Mousse Absolué by Préferénce

L’Oréal Paris has produced the first reusable, ready to use, permanent at-home hair colour. The colour is blended automatically via a unique delivery system that freshly combines colour into a rich, non-drip mousse for precise and easy application. Available in 14 shades, the colour result is intense, flawless and provides perfect grey coverage.


Best New Haircare Product

Winner - TRESemmé Platinum Strength

The Platinum Strength range promises to visibly repair up to two years’ of damage after just five uses, by using a revolutionary Renewing Complex, which reinforces the hair’s natural protective barrier. The new range includes five products: a shampoo, conditioner, concentrated treatment, leave in treatment and a 60 second shot.

Highly commended - Dr Organic Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Treatment Serum

Produced with the finest Moroccan Argan Oil, this hair treatment is instantly absorbed for a silky smooth finish with brilliant shine. With the scent of Patchouli, Cinnamon, Rosewood and African organic extracts, including Kukui, Moringa and Sacha Inchi Seed Oils, this bioactive formulation leaves hair beautifully conditioned.


Best Classic Haircare Product

Winner - Batiste Blush Dry Shampoo

Batiste Blush Dry Shampoo is fragranced with an aromatic mix of Freesia, Tuberose, Orange Blossom, Peony and Lily. Quick and easy to use, Batiste Blush Dry Shampoo refreshes and revitalises hair between washes, without any water, leaving it revived, energized and enhanced with a floral, flirty fragrance.

Highly commended - Neutrogena T/Gel Therapeutic Shampoo

This fragranced medicated shampoo contains Neutar solubilised coal tar extract, which helps to effectively treat itchy, flaky scalp disorders such as dandruff, psoriasis and seborrhoeic dermatitis.


Best New Male Grooming Product

Winner - Dove Men+Care Face Care Range

All the products in the Dove Men+Care Face range are designed to fit men’s daily routines and improve the quality of their skin across four grooming areas: cleansing, shave, post-shave and face care. The range uses innovative technology to improve the quality of skin and replenish skin moisture.

Highly commended - Nivea Men Active Age

Each product in the Nivea Men Active Age range contains six benefits to combat signs of ageing due to the hardworking ingredients creatine and caffeine, which helps to support the cell renewal process. Wrinkles are plumped and smoothed away; the skin appears younger and more even in tone.


Best Classic Male Grooming Product

Winner - Gillette Fusion Proglide Silver Touch

The Gillette Fusion ProGlide Silver Touch is the result of years of extensive research, bringing together scientific insights, specific consumer needs and Gillette’s most advanced technology for men with sensitive skin.

Highly commended - Nivea For Men Sensitive Post Shave Balm

A star in its own right, this is a favourite within the Nivea For Men range. This quick absorbing post shave balm is formulated to meet the needs of easily irritated skin with a light, non-greasy and quickly absorbing fluid.


Best New Female Fragrance

Winner - Boss Jour Pour Femme

Inspired by the first light of day, Boss Jour is using this unique moment to encourage women to seize all opportunities and create their own stories. With an elegant composition, the scent reflects three female facets – light, inspiration and elegance – brought together in a blend of white florals with citrus.

Highly commended - Untold Eau De Parfum Spray by Elizabeth Arden

A luxurious and modern floral composition, Untold celebrates the sophistication and intrigue of the multi-faceted modern woman. From her vibrant optimism and refined femininity to her mysterious aura and magnetic sensuality. With its sparkling and fruity introduction, radiant floral heart and mysterious addictive warmth, Untold captures all that a woman is.


Best New Male Fragrance

Winner - Hugo Red

Hugo Red is a dynamic fragrance that features an unexpected blend of contrasting ingredients and inspires men to break with convention and unleash their unique creativity. It is built around two contrasting accords: ‘solid chill’ and ‘liquid heat’, which reflect the different facets of cold and hot metal.

Highly commended - Jean Paul Gaultier Le Beau Male

A new interpretation of the original, the freshness of Le Beau Male is as powerful as it is addictive. The redefinition of lavender that characterises Le Male remains, but the oriental facet has been toned down in Le Beau Male to make room for a skin-caressing sensuality.


Best New Electrical Product

Winner - Remington Silk Straightener

Remington’s hottest and fastest straightener, ready to use in 10 seconds, it has variable temperature settings, turbo boost, advanced silk ceramic coating and a silky 3D effect design. Its personalised styling function also “remembers” your favourite temperature setting.

Highly commended - BaByliss Pro Perfect Curl

The new BaByliss Pro Perfect Curl is unlike any hair tool you will ever have used. This revolution in hair styling offers a completely unique and effortless way to achieve longlasting, perfect curls. Gentle, quick and easy, hair is automatically drawn into the ceramic curl chamber where it is softly held and heated from all directions.


Best New Beauty Accessory

Winner - Philips VisaPure

VisaPure, a gentle, easy-to-use skin cleansing device, is 10 times more effective than hand cleansing at removing dirt, dead skin cells and make-up. The fully waterproof product is the only cleansing device that rotates and vibrates, improving microcirculation to reveal youthful, radiant skin.

Highly commended - The Vintage Cosmetic Company Cream Brush Roll

The gorgeous cream brush roll launched on QVC in July and caused an influx of orders. The luxurious cream brush roll, with The Vintage Cosmetic Company brushes, is the perfect accessory to keep your brushes organised. The pink brushes include bronzer, foundation, concealer, powder, blusher, brow and brush, angled shadow, shadow, precision tip shadow, fantail, eyeliner and retractable lip.


Best Advertising Campaign of the Year

Winner - Lynx Apollo

Lynx Apollo is the brand’s most ambitious marketing campaign so far. The campaign, which was launched in January 2013, involves sending someone to the moon. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin announced the brand’s plan on TV and online. The Lynx Apollo website then went live for consumers to enter. The 250 shortlisted competitors took part in a grueling one-day test of physical and mental stamina and the contenders were then whittled down to four following the launch of new Lynx Deep Space Shower Gel. They will be sent to a space camp in Florida for more challenges and next year one of them will travel into space.

Highly commended - Boss Jour Pour Femme

The Boss Jour Pour Femme campaign features Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow with the tagline ‘this will be your day’. She returns following the success of Boss Nuit Pour Femme last year. Paltrow wears a beautiful white dress in the campaign, which emphasises the link between Boss Nuit, which is an evening-inspired scent and Boss Jour, which highlights the vibrancy of the beginning of the day. The shot is set against the backdrop of a city skyline at the break of dawn, which reinforces that the fragrance is like the first light of day and full of endless possibilities.


Best Beauty Innovation of the Year

Winner - Nivea In-Shower Body Moisturiser

Nivea In-Shower Body Moisturiser makes body moisturising so easy and convenient. It’s a body moisturiser that you apply in the shower and then rinse off, just like you would a hair conditioner. There’s no waiting for the moisture to sink in, so you can get dressed straight away.

Highly commended - BlanX White Shock LED

BlanX White Shock LED is the only daily whitening toothpaste with an LED accelerator, to boost the light reactive ActiluX formula every time you brush your teeth. ActiluX also reacts to daylight to help restore teeth to their natural whiteness.


Best Packaging of the Year

Winner - Unilever Compressed Deodorants

These compressed deodorant packs have the same protection and care and last just as long as bigger cans, but contain half the gas volume, using up to 28 per cent less packaging. They also offer greater delivery as they use less propellant and the spray feels softer, less cold and drier when applied.

Highly commended - Patisserie De Bain Range from Rose & Co.

Inspired by the pastel hues of Parisian patisseries, Caroline Rose has created a collection of delectable gifts in pretty pinks and pastels, alongside beautifully sweet and floral fragrances that are blended with a touch of vintage decadence to create the collection. Available in four signature fragrances, these beautifully packaged gifts are made in the UK.