CEW Announces Insiders' Choice Beauty Awards

Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) celebrated this year’s breakthrough beauty products today at the 21st Annual CEW  Insiders’ Choice Beauty Awards. CEW awarded 38 products across 37 categories, including cosmetics, haircare, bath and bodycare, skincare, lip products, and more. The  Insiders’ Choice Beauty Awards winners are determined by beauty  industry professionals. CEW’s more than 6,000 U.S. members selected 210 finalists from more than 750 entries.  The ultimate winners were chosen by CEW’s Board of Governors and a select group of industry experts. New this year is the launch of the CEW Insiders’ Choice Digital Beauty Guide, the ultimate guide for consumers for what’s best in beauty. This interactive digital magazine includes winning and finalist products, expert tips from beauty industry insiders, trend forecasts and clickable icons to purchase products from retailers. An online version of the guide is available on CEW.org and an app version on the Apple App Store and Google Play by searching “CEW Beauty Awards Insiders’ Choice Guide”.

“Every year there are countless innovations and advancements in the industry and we rely on these Beauty Awards to feature the very best,” says Carlotta Jacobson, president of CEW. “Our list of winners represents the most groundbreaking products, perfectly curated by CEW experts.” For the first time in award history, there was a tie in the Eco Beauty Award category, between COOLA Suncare and Marula | Pure Beauty Oil. This Award, sponsored by Givaudan, is given to a brand that has moved further toward the goal of sustainability. CEW awarded T3 Whirl Trio Interchangeable Barrel Styling Wand in the new Hair Tools category. The category highlighted any tools that aid the preparation and styling of hair, such as blow dryers, curling irons, flat irons, brushes and other like products.


The 2015 CEW Beauty Award winners are:

  • Acne Treatment: Estée Lauder - Clear Difference Targeted Blemish Treatment
  • Anti-Aging Mass: La Roche-Posay - Pigmentclar Dark Spot Correcting Serum
  • Anti-Aging Prestige: Shiseido Cosmetics America- Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate
  • Bath and Body Mass: Jergens - BB Body Perfecting Skin Cream
  • Bath and Body Prestige: Urban Decay - Naked Skin Body Beauty Balm
  • Best Seller Award Mass: Coty Inc. - Sally Hansen Miracle Gel
  • Best Seller Award Prestige: MAC Cosmetics - Mineralize Skinfinish Natural
  • Cleanser & Scrub: GLAMGLOW - Powermud Dualcleanse Treatment
  • Eco Beauty Awards presented by Givaudan: COOLA Suncare, Marula | Pure Beauty Oil
  • Eye Product Mass: FLOWER - Eye 2 Eye Eye Marker & Volumizing Mascara
  • Eye Product Prestige: Lancôme - Grandiôse Mascara
  • Eye Treatment Mass: L'Oréal Paris - Revitalift Miracle Blur Instant Eye Smoother
  • Eye Treatment Prestige: Shiseido Cosmetics America - Benefiance Wrinkleresist24 Pure Retinol Express Smoothing Eye Mask
  • Face Product Mass : Laneige - BB Cushion
  • Face Product Prestige: Charlotte Tilbury - Wonderglow Instant Soft-Focus Beauty Flash Primer
  • Hair Coloring Product: L'Oréal Paris - Superior Preference Mousse Absolue
  • Hair Shampoo/Hair Conditioner: Living Proof - Curl Conditioning Wash
  • Hair Style/Hair Care: Living Proof - Instant Texture Mist
  • Hair Tools: T3 - Whirl Trio Interchangeable Barrel Styling Wand
  • Iconic Beauty Award Mass: Crest - 3D White Whitestrips
  • Iconic Beauty Award Prestige: Estée Lauder - Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex
  • Indie Brand Beauty Award presented by Piper Jaffray & Co.: Nudestix
  • Lip Product Mass: Sonia Kashuk - Dewy Luxe Lip & Cheek Balm
  • Lip Product Prestige: Dior - Addict Fluid Stick
  • Lip Treatment: Fresh - Sugar Lip Serum Advanced Therapy
  • Men's Grooming: LAB SERIES Skincare for Men - Age Rescue+ Water-Charged Gel Cream
  • Men's Scent: Dior - Homme Eau for Men
  • Perfumer for Men’s Scent: Parfums Christian Dior
  • Moisturizer Mass: Laneige - Water Sleeping Mask
  • Moisturizer Prestige: GLAMGLOW - Thirstymud Hydrating Treatment
  • Most Buzzed About Mass: L'Oréal Paris - Advanced Suncare Quick Dry Sheer Finish Spray SPF 50+
  • Most Buzzed About Prestige: Lancôme - Grandiôse Mascara
  • Nail Product: Coty Inc. - Sally Hansen Miracle Gel
  • QVC Beauty Quest Award: Scalisi Skincare      
  • Skincare Tools: FOREO - Luna™ T-Sonic™ Cleansing and Anti-Aging System
  • Sun Product: Shiseido Cosmetics America - Ultimate Sun Protection Spray SPF 50+
  • Women's Scent Mass- Coty Inc. - Love 2 Love Jasmine + Sparkling Mimosa
  • Perfumer for Women’s Scent Mass: Firmenich
  • Women's Scent Prestige: Coty Inc. - Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream
  • Perfumer for Women’s Scent Prestige: Firmenich


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