Cosmetic Executive Women Name Best Beauty Products Of The Year - Announcing 2009 CEW Beauty Awards Winners
NEW YORK, May 1, 2009 - The beauty industry came out to celebrate its finest today, as Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) honored the most innovative beauty products of the year. The CEW Beauty Awards are determined by those in the know-over 4,000 professionals working in the field.
For manufacturers, the Awards represent the industry's highest honor. For consumers, they serve as a trusted guide to top product performers.
"Women don't want to make buying mistakes. They're looking for performance and value. With the CEW Beauty Awards, consumers have the advice of more than 4,000 beauty experts to lead them to the best products the industry has to offer," says Carlotta Jacobson, CEW President.
This year's prestigious list of CEW Beauty Award Winners was announced this afternoon at a gala event at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
o Hosted by: Mario Cantone, star of Sex and the City
o Presented by:
• Bravo's Real Housewives of New York City: Jill Zarin, Alex McCord, Ramona Singe, Countess LuAnn de Lesseps
• Simon Doonan, Creative Director of Barneys
• Shontelle, Spokesmodel and Popstar
o Nearly 550 entries
o 28 categories, ranging from Makeup to Hair Care, Sun to Scent
In addition to recognizing product innovation, the CEW Beauty Awards announced the winner of the Indie Beauty Award for the brightest new start-up in the world of beauty. This year's winner is NIA 24®.
Want to get your hands on this year's best? CEW has launched the Awards' biggest retail program to date, collaborating with 6 national partners in 2009. Consumers are given instant shopping access on www.cew.org with "buy now" links to CVS/pharmacy, Beauty.com, Sephora, ULTA, Bloomingdale's and drugstore.com. This formidable list of retail royalty will also showcase the 2009 Beauty Award Winners with custom promotions online and in stores.
Identify CEW Beauty Award winning products with the pink CEW Seal
To view the Winners and download a ready-to-use shopping list, please visit www.cew.org.
The 2009 CEW Beauty Awards winners are:
BATH AND BODY
Body Treatment - Mass
Body Treatment - Prestige
Scented Bath & Body - Mass
Scented Bath & Body - Prestige
Anti-Aging - Mass
Anti-Aging - Prestige
Cleanser & Scrub - Mass
Cleanser & Scrub - Prestige
Eye Treatment - Mass
Eye Treatment - Prestige
Moisturizer - Mass
Moisturizer - Prestige
Hair Care, Style & Coloring - Mass
Hair Care, Style & Coloring - Prestige
Eye Product - Mass
Eye Product - Prestige
Face Product - Mass
Face Product - Prestige
Lip Product - Mass
Lip Product - Prestige
Fragrance Supplier: GIVAUDAN
Women's Scent - Mass
Fragrance Supplier: FIRMENICH
Women's Scent - Prestige
Fragrance Supplier: FRAGRANCE RESOURCES
Sun Product - Mass
Sun Product - Prestige
INDIE BEAUTY AWARD
More About The CEW Awards
The 2009 CEW Beauty Awards are sponsored by Allure, Givaudan, CVS/pharmacy, Crest Whitestrips Advanced Seal, ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses, Medicis, VEET, WWD Beauty Biz, Arcade Marketing, The Royal Promotion Group, Suite K, KraftWorks, HBA Global Expo, Beilis Development, MaCher, Rpr Marketing Communications, Alcan Packaging Beauty, Beauty.com, Raw Media, Digital Plus, VIDICOM. Categories defined by NPD Group. Ballots tabulated by Ernst & Young.
Cosmetic Executive Women, Inc. (CEW) is a nonprofit professional organization with over 4,000 executives in the beauty, cosmetics, fragrance, and related industries. CEW is based in NYC, and it has associated organizations in France and the United Kingdom. For more information about the 2009 CEW Beauty Awards program, its product entries and sponsors, log on to www.cew.org.
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