12 April 2012
Beauty Shortlist Awards
Shortlisted brands revealed for 2012 Beauty Shortlist Awards
Inaugural Awards spotlight “Best of British”, winners to be announced 17 April
The first ever Beauty Shortlist Awards will honour the “Best of British Beauty” next week, with the winners to be announced on 17 April. The Awards will recognise the top names in the British beauty industry alongside international as well as smaller “niche” brands, with a strong focus on natural and organic products.
Categories include Best British Skincare Brand, Best Natural/Organic Brand, Best Value Natural/Organic Brand, Best “Give Back” Brand, Best “Bee” Beauty Brand and Best Beauty Breakthrough. Three brands or products will be shortlisted in each category.
Four “People’s Choice” categories will be open for voting this week (details to be announced). These are Best Luxury Beauty Brand, Best Natural/Organic Beauty Retail Site, Best Men’s Grooming Site and Best Natural Baby Brand.
Brands shortlisted in the main categories include:
Best British Skincare Brand – Oskia, Elemis, Sarah Chapman
Best Natural/Organic Brand – Neals Yard Remedies, Dr. Alkaitis, Weleda
Best Value Natural/Organic Brand - Dr Organic, Purity Skincare, Lavera
The shortlisted brands are:
Abahna, ApiVita, Apodea Organics, Aromatherapy Associates, Aveda, Badger, Benefit, Betty Hula, Bobbi Brown, Bodhi, Body Shop, Burt’s Bees, Caudalie, Cetuem, Clarins, Clinique, Connock London, Conran, Dermalogica, Dr Alkaitis, Dr Hauschka, Dr Organic, Elemental Herbology, Elemis, Emma Hardie, Figs and Rouge, Fresh Therapies, Green People UK, Green & Spring, Guerlain, Herbfarmacy, ILIA, Imedeen, Jane Scrivner, Jo Loves, John Masters Organics, Karora, Korres, Laura Mercier, Lavera, Liz Earle, L’Occitane, Lubatti, MAC, Mama Mio, Maybelline, Napiers, Natural Wisdom, NATorigin, Neals Yard Remedies, NewGen, Nude Skincare, Ogario London, Organic Burst, Organic Monkey, the Organic Pharmacy, Oskia, Pai Skincare, PHAdvantage, Priti NYC, Purity Skincare, REN, Rituals, Sante, Sarah Chapman, Scotch Naturals, Sisley, Stella McCartney, Suki, Suti, TerraNova Health, Terre d’Oc, Trilogy, Unbeelievable, Versace, Victoria Health, Weleda, Wildwood Groves, Zelens, Zoya.
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NOTES TO EDITORS:
London-based health and beauty journalist Fiona Klonarides founded The Beauty Shortlist in 2009 to highlight the best of beauty with an emphasis on natural, organic and eco-luxury brands. The Beauty Shortlist is featured in the 2012 Natural Beauty Yearbook and was nominated in Marie Claire’s Best Beauty Blog Awards earlier this year.
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