Welcoming a host of beauty industry attendees, the CEW named the winners of the 2012 Beauty Insiders’ Choice Awards at its Beauty Awards luncheon on Friday, May 18, at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York and hosted by Sex and the City actor Mario Cantone.
The CEW Beauty Insiders’ Choice Awards were created to promoted innovation in the beauty industry to consumers by recognizing the best beauty products of the year, and this year’s winners are being offered at and promoted by mass and prestige retailers, as well as QVC.
The winners of the 2012 Beauty Insiders’ Choice Awards include:
- Acne Treatment: Kate Somerville Skin Care 24-hour Pimple Punisher
- Anti-Aging, Mass: L’Oréal Paris Youth Code Serum Intense
- Anti-Aging, Prestige: Shiseido Cosmetics America Future Solution LX Ultimate Regenerating Serum
- Bath and Body, Mass: Burt’s Bees Richly Replenishing Cocoa & Cupuaçu Butters Body Lotion
- Bath and Body, Prestige: Shiseido Cosmetics America Replenishing Body Cream
- Cleanser & Scrub: Fresh Sugar Lip Polish
- Eco Beauty Award: Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Facial Cleanser
- Eye Product, Mass: L’Oréal Paris Voluminous False Fiber Lashes Mascara
- Eye Product, Prestige: Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara
- Eye Treatment, Mass: Garnier Ultra-lift Anti-wrinkle Eye Roller
- Eye Treatment, Prestige: Estée Lauder Idealist Cooling Eye Illuminator
- Face Product, Mass: Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles Treatment Concealer
- Face Product, Prestige: Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Hydrating Foundation Primer
- Hair Care Product: Ojon Instant Restorative Hair Serum
- Hair Coloring Product: Rita Hazan New York Temporary Color Root Concealer
- Hair Styling Product: Bumble and Bumble Bb. Texture
- Indie Beauty Award: Supergoop!
- Lip Product, Mass: CoverGirl Blast FlipStick
- Lip Product, Prestige: Fresh Sugar Passion Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15
- Men’s Grooming: Lab Series Skincare for Men Max LS Overnight Renewal Serum
- Men’s Scent: John Varvatos Star USA
- Moisturizer, Mass: RoC Multi Correxion Lift Anti-gravity Day Moisturizer with SPF 30
- Moisturizer, Prestige: StriVectin TL Tightening Neck Cream
- Nail Product: Sally Hansen Salon Effects Real Nail Polish Strips
- Sun Product: Neutrogena Wet Skin Sunblock Spray SPF 50
- Women’s Scent, Mass: Coty Beauty Heidi Klum Shine
- Women’s Scent, Prestige: Prada Candy Eau de Parfum Spray
- Best Seller, Mass: Sally Hansen Salon Effects Real Nail Polish Strips
- Best Seller, Department Store: Lancôme Visionnaire (LR2412) Advanced Skin Corrector
Visit the CEW website for more information on the awards, and peruse all this year’s award nominees in each category. Also, check out the winners from the CEW (UK) 2012 Beauty Awards.