The 17th annual CEW UK Beauty Awards kicked off with a product demonstration event that showcased more than 300 products from 175 brands across 33 categories in this year's awards. The event took place at the Business Design Centre in London.
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During the product demonstration, attendees connected with other industry executives while brand experts showcased its 2022 product entries. Every attendee received a product testing bag with a variety of products showcased at the event. The awards will reportedly see a significant increase in the number and variety of brand entries this year.
CEW’s Responsible Beauty Award includes two categories: the CEW Responsible Beauty Award for Excellence, which will recognize brands that are consistently performant in sustainability, and the CEW Responsible Beauty Award for Innovation, which will recognize substantial innovations in sustainability.
The Responsible Beauty Award is reviewed by an independent panel of expert judges including Jo Fairley, co-founder of Green & Black’s and Beauty Bible; Amarjit Sahota, founder and president of Ecovia Intelligence; Peter Price-Thomas, director of Sustenance Ltd. and Wren Holmes, head of development and consulting at Brands Botanic.
The voting process for the 2022 CEW UK Beauty Awards will take place from April 11 to May 25, 2022. The finalists will be announced on June 6 and winners will be announced on July 6.