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CEW (UK) Anoints Finalists for 2012 Beauty Awards

CEW (UK) announced the finalists of the CEW (UK) 2012 Beauty Awards. Following the organization's product demonstration evening, nearly 600 members voted online for their favorite product in each of 25 categories. The ballot was hosted by NSM Research and independently reviewed by Ernst & Young. also, the CEW(UK) Eco Beauty Award finalists were chosen by an independent panel of experts. The finalists are as follows:

Best New Bath and Body Product—Mass

  • Burt's Bees Honey & Shea Sugar Scrub
  • Dr.Organic Rose Otto Bath Oil
  • The Sanctuary Spa Spa Therapies Sleep 4 In 1 Restoring Body Elixir

Best New Hair Care/Styling/Coloring Product—Mass

  • Batiste Dry Shampoo XXL Volume
  • Charles Worthington Salon at Home Straight and Smooth
  • John Frieda Frizz-Ease 3-Day Straight

Best New Everyday Facial Skin Care Product—Mass

  • Dr.Organic Organic Manuka Honey Rescue Cream
  • Olay Regenerist Night Renewal Elixir
  • The Sanctuary Spa Ultimate Facial Cleansing Oil

Best New Skin Care Treatment Product—Mass

  • Carmex Moisture Plus
  • Good Things Five Minute Facial
  • Lanolips Lovely Lanolin Golden Ointment

Best New Makeup Product—Face, Mass

  • Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum
  • Gosh Velvet Touch Foundation Primer Cream
  • Max Factor Ageless Elixir 2-in-1 Foundation + Serum

Best New Makeup Product—Eyes or Lips, Mass

  • Bourjois Intense Eyeshadow
  • Gosh Brow Kit
  • Pixi Succulent Lip Twin

Best Classic Beauty Product—Mass

  • Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Reconstructor
  • Batiste Dry Shampoo Original Dry Shampoo
  • Bio-Oil

Best New Men’s Grooming Product—Mass

  • The Real Shaving Company Advanced SPF15 Moisturiser
  • Toni&Guy Men's Styling Pomade
  • Wilkinson Sword Hydro 5

Best New Brand—Mass

  • Manuka Doctor
  • Nelsons Pure & Clear
  • Une

Best New Bath and Body Product—Prestige

  • Balance Me Rose Otto Body Cream
  • Elemis Ltd Pro-Collagen Body Cream
  • This Works Perfect Legs Skin Miracle

Best New Hair Care/Styling Product—Prestige

  • Frederic Fekkai Advanced Brilliant Glossing Cream
  • GHD Style Heat Protect Spray
  • Kérastase Elixir Ultime
  • Percy & Reed No-Fuss Flawlessness Dry Conditioner

Best New Everyday Facial Skin Care Product—Prestige

  • Clarins Daily Energizer Cream
  • Estée Lauder Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator
  • Eve Lom Eye Cream

Best New Skin Care Treatment Product—Prestige

  • Balance Me Radiance Face Oil
  • Clarins Vital Light Serum
  • Eve Lom Hydration Serum

Best New Makeup Product—Face, Prestige

  • Benefit Cosmetics Porefessional
  • Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus All-Smooth Makeup SPF15
  • Stila One Step Correct

Best New Makeup Product—Eyes or Lips, Prestige

  • Chanel Illusion d'Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow
  • Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm
  • Urban Decay Naked Palette

Best Classic Beauty Product—Prestige

  • Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant
  • Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex
  • Eve Lom Cleanser

Best New Women’s Fragrance—Prestige

  • Elie Saab Elie Saab Le Parfum
  • Gucci Guilty Intense
  • Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh EDT

Best New Men’s Fragrance—Prestige

  • Hugo Boss Boss Orange Man
  • Mont Blanc Legend
  • Sisley Cosmetics Eau d'Ikar

Best New Men’s Grooming Product—Prestige

  • ClarinsMen Super Moisture Balm
  • Sebastian Professional Microweb Fiber
  • Sisley Cosmetics Sisleÿum

Best New Brand—Prestige

  • Bloom and Blossom
  • Gazelli
  • Melvita

Best New Certified Organic Skin Care Product—Mass or Prestige

  • Melvita Naturalift Youthful Skin Cream
  • Neal's Yard Remedies Beauty Sleep Concentrate
  • Pai Skincare Comfrey & Calendula Calming Body Cream

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

  • Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Targeted Sun Defense Stick SPF 50
  • Fake Bake Flawless Self Tan Liquid
  • St.Tropez Naturals Self Tan Lotion

Best New Hand, Foot and Nail Care Product—Mass or Prestige

  • L'Occitane Immortelle Brightening Hand Care SPF 15
  • Leighton Denny Expert Nails Miracle Mist Speed-Drying Spray for Nail Polish
  • This Works Perfect Heels Rescue Balm

Best British Brand—Mass or Prestige

  • Balance Me
  • Molton Brown
  • Nails Inc.

The Most Revolutionary Beauty Product of the Last 20 Years–Mass or Prestige

  • BareMinerals Original SPF15 Foundation
  • Liz Earle Naturally Active Skincare Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser
  • Nars Cosmetics Orgasm Multiple

And an independent expert panel of judges selected the following three finalists for:

The Eco Beauty Award (sponsored by Givaudan)

  • Aveda Invati Exfoliating Shampoo
  • Melvita Apicosma Body
  • Weleda Pomegranate Firming Facial Skin Care

The winners announcement lunch for the 2012 CEW(UK) Beauty Awards is on Friday, April 27, 2012, and you can find more information at the CEW (UK) website.

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