Cosmetic Executive Women Names Best Beauty Products of the Year
May 22, 2011 by admin
NEW YORK, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The beauty industry celebrated its finest today, as Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) recognized the most innovative beauty products of the year at the 17th Annual CEW Beauty Awards.
The CEW Beauty Awards is the only awards program where the winners are determined exclusively by more than 4,000 beauty insiders and professionals working in the industry. The Awards signify the industry’s highest recognition for manufacturers and brands, as well as a trusted guide to the most innovative new products for consumers.
“When it comes to buying beauty products, women are looking for proven performance and value. The CEW Beauty Awards make it easy to get insight on the best products in order to be able to make an informed decision when choosing and purchasing a product,” says Carlotta Jacobson, CEW President.
This year marks the first CEW Eco Beauty Award. Sponsored by Givaudan, the new Award was created in response to the growing consumer demand for products which are good for you and good for the planet. It recognizes products or product lines that have specifically moved toward the goal of sustainability. This year’s winner is Yves Rocher North America Inc Culture Bio.
Event highlights include:
Host: Mario Cantone, Comedian & Star of Sex and the City 2
Celebrity presenters :
La La Anthony
Nearly 600 entries
26 product categories honoring the mass and prestige markets
Guests encouraged to tweet throughout the luncheon using the hashtag: #CEWawards
CEW continues to help catalyze sales of the winning products by highlighting them through national retail partnerships with Beauty Bar, CVS/pharmacy, HauteLook and QVC. Throughout the year, the winners will display the Winners’ seal and will be showcased with custom promotions in-store, online and on TV. Upcoming media promotions include: TODAY Show, slated for May 24, 2011, and QVC, slated for July 13, 2011. For a complete list of product categories and winners, please visit www.cew.org. Winning products will be posted on the site throughout 2011.
For the first time, CEW has partnered with the social networking site, foursquare, to bring Beauty Award winning products directly to consumers at retail. Using this tool, consumers can visit the CEW foursquare page and “check in” to retail stores to discover where winning products are sold.
Event sponsors: Allure, Givaudan, CVS/pharmacy, Crest 3D White, Veet, Medicis, QVC, Beauty Inc, HauteLook, Arcade Marketing, The Royal Promotion Group, HBA, MaCher, Albea, Rpr Marketing Communications, Hydroxatone, Script to Screen, Wells Fargo Securities, Beauty Bar, KraftWorks, Consultancy Media, Suite K, Raw Media, LifeMinute.tv, Proof7. Categories are defined by NPD. Votes are tabulated by Ernst & Young.
Cosmetic Executive Women, Inc. (CEW) is a nonprofit professional organization with more than 4,000 executives in the beauty, cosmetics, fragrance and related industries. CEW advances the professional growth and leadership development of women in the cosmetic industry through professional development and networking, industry insights, access to leaders, recognition of achievement and innovation and its philanthropic foundation. CEW’s membership is multigenerational and equally representative of entry level, mid-career level and senior level executives. CEW is based in New York City; and it has associated organizations in France and the United Kingdom. The CEW Foundation supports Cancer and Careers, a resource for employees balancing work and cancer treatment. For more information, log on to www.cew.org.
SOURCE Cosmetic Executive Women