Contest !! Tell Us What Beauty Products Were Best In Show - CEW Beauty Awards Finalists

CONTEST TIME!! This one’s a fun one (aren’t they all???) Yesterday was a big day in the beauty world. The winners of the 2010 CEW Beauty Awards were announced in the Big Apple. The judges picked some good ones of course, but we want to know which products YOU would choose to win an award if you were a judge. Leave us a comment on our Facebook Wall to be entered to win perhaps our most magnificent prize evah… A LOOT BAG STRAIGHT FROM THE AWARDS!!!

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BATH AND BODY : Bath/Shower Product Mass


Body Wash Plus Tone Enriching Ribbons

Olay Body Wash Plus Tone Enriching Ribbons is the only body wash with an actual ribbon of mineral shimmer. It was found to significantly increase skin’s radiance and brightness and decrease the appearance of uneven tone and discoloration after just one use. The ribbon of mineral shimmer leaves skin with a smooth, even sheen while high levels of moisture keep skin hydrated for a full 24 hours after four days of use.

A breakthrough dual-stream “ribbon” technology discovered by P&G Beauty scientists allows the moisturizing ribbon of mineral shimmer and a cleansing ribbon to not interact until mixed with water.

BATH AND BODY : Bath/Shower Product Prestige


Sugar Açaí Body Scrub

Fresh creates modern alchemy, fusing innovative, natural ingredients with time-honored beauty rituals. Sugar Açaí Body Scrub is an exfoliating body cleanser that calls upon the restorative powers of açaí.

Sugar Açaí Body Scrub contains antioxidant-rich açaí, buffing sugar crystals, cell-renewing sugar fruit acids, and nourishing Cupuaçu seed butter. The exfoliant leaves skin glowing from head to toe.

Sugar Açaí Body Scrub is packaged in a plastic 200 ml tube that is perfect for the shower and travel.

BATH AND BODY : Body Treatment Mass


Sheer Infusion™ with Stratys-3™

With the most powerful patented multilayer moisturizing complex, Vaseline® Sheer Infusion™ with Stratys-3™ is the only lotion to infuse and suspends moisture at skin’s top, core, and deep layers for two times more moisture and an unmatched silky skin feel.

Biggest breakthrough in body lotion in 10 years, Stratys-3 combines glycerol quat, a molecule discovered by Unilever, glycerin, and HEU. Each works at a specific skin layer for superior hydration.

Vaseline Sheer Infusion is available in both a 6.8-ounce bottle and 13.5-ounce pump. The packaging features a blue to silver gradient to represent a more premium look.

BATH AND BODY : Body Treatment Prestige


Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins™ Night Health Bedtime Spray

Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins™ Night Health Bedtime Spray works with the body’s natural rhythms and functions to help promote relaxation and optimal health during the night. It offers a gentle, natural way to support healthy sleep habits.

Night Health Bedtime Spray encourages a more restful night’s sleep with a clinically proven patent-pending formula of organic lavender, organic mandarin, and chamomile essential oils.

Night Health Bedtime Spray is a soothing aromatherapy spray that can be lightly misted on the skin before bedtime to achieve a smooth transition into a dreamy state.

FACIAL SKINCARE : Acne Treatment

La Roche Posay

Effaclar AI Intensive Acne Spot Treatment

Effaclar AI Intensive Acne Spot Treatment is an intensive acne treatment that was formulated to visibly reduce stubborn and inflammatory acne in just three days while also minimizing irritation.

Combines LHA, which micro-exfoliates, stimulates cell renewal, and evens skin tone, and benzoyl peroxide, which is clinically proven to treat acne, for the first time.

Packaging is sleek and modern, and the product is easy to dispense. The fine tip is ideal for applying the zone treatment.



Professional Pro-X Deep Wrinkle Treatment

This product is a targeted treatment for the deepest wrinkles, containing the highest concentration of Pro-retinol and niacinamide available through Olay. It was designed by the Olay Professional Alliance for Skin Care Innovation, a group of renowned dermatologists and Olay Scientists, and was subject to rigorous development and clinical testing. Olay Professional Pro-X Deep Wrinkle Treatment utilizes a multiple-technology approach to penetrate deep into the skin’s surface, combating the appearance of wrinkles and intensely hydrating to allow the natural production of collagen.

It contains niacinamide to strenghten the stratum corneum, Pal-KT and Pal-KTTKS to increase hydration, and Retinyl Propionate to condition and renew cells to reduce the appearance of wrinkles.

It is packaged in a special three-layered tube under a nitrogen blanket to protect the ingredients.

FACIAL SKINCARE : Anti-Aging Prestige


Génifique Youth Activating Concentrate

Génifique Youth Activating Concentrate is a Lancôme first. It is a product inspired by our genes that helps boost skin’s tone, texture, and luminosity, making it look as if it is lit from within. This high-tech elixir contains a complex that has been show to stimulate the expression of the genes that activate the production of youth proteins. Génifique is incredibly simple to incorporate into any skincare regimen. Its lightweight texture absorbs beautifully into the skin, making it an ideal layering product. In just seven days, skin looks youthful again.

A decade of research, seven international patents, and a collaboration with two teaching universities resulted in the creation of Génifique, Lancôme’s first youth activator.

The sleek dropper bottle is the ideal delivery system. Simply pump the top to fill the dropper with product. Pump the contents onto the palm of your hand, warm the product, and massage onto your face.

FACIAL SKINCARE : Cleanser & Scrub Mass


Total Eye Soothing Wipes™

From the #1 most trusted eye drop brand, VISINE Total Eye Soothing Wipes are soft, moist pads that gently clean around the eye to remove debris and irritants like dust, pollen, and makeup (including waterproof mascara).

Ophthalmologist- and dermatologist-tested, the wipes feature eight moisturizers to hydrate the eye area, a cooling agent, and gentle cleanser from coconut and fruit sugars to sweep away debris.

30 thick and soft, yet durable moist fabric pads rest in a seal-tight white jar.

FACIAL SKINCARE : Cleanser & Scrub Prestige


Future Solution LX Extra Rich Cleansing Foam

Future Solution LX Extra Rich Cleansing Foam is a luxurious cleanser for all skin types that lifts away pore- clogging impurities. It contains sophora root extract for anti-bacterial benefits and wild rose extract for added moisture and hydration.

Shiseido discovered that Serpin B3 exists in the skin and accelerates skin damage. Shiseido developed Skingenecell 1P, which decreases the amount of Serpin B3 for a more healthy complexion.

Contained in a beautiful iridescent black tube, evocative of Japanese cultural aesthetics.

FACIAL SKINCARE : Eye Treatment Mass


Regenerist Anti-Aging Eye Roller

Olay Regenerist Anti-Aging Eye Roller is a concentrated anti-aging treatment that fights the signs of aging in the eye area, providing dramatic results in just 30 seconds, without drastic measures like cosmetic procedures. It features a pen-shaped applicator with three precision micro-rollers that gently massage to immediately reduce puffiness and continue working to fight the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in the delicate eye area.

FACIAL SKINCARE : Eye Treatment Prestige


Benefiance NutriPerfect Eye Serum

A lightweight serum that improves skin firmness around the eyes and diminishes the appearance of deep wrinkles and crow’s feet with evident improvement after only three weeks of use!

Formula promotes collagen production to combat sagging and elasticity, and includes key ingredient Carnosine DP to restore vitality to skin cells and boost defense against free radicals.

A sleek gold air-tight pump efficiently dispenses the product and protects the formula from exposure to light, heat, and air.

FACIAL SKINCARE : Moisturizer Mass


Nutritioniste Skin Renew Awakening Face Massager

The Garnier Nutritioniste Skin Renew Awakening Face Massager is a daily radiance moisturizer with caffeine and other skin nutrients that help correct the signs of aging while keeping skin hydrated.

The formula contains caffeine, known for its stimulating and energizing effects, grape polyphenols, a powerful antioxidant, and vitamin C, which helps promote even-toned skin.

The stimulating massage action of the exclusive rolling applicator boosts skin’s microcirculation for an instant healthy glow.

FACIAL SKINCARE : Moisturizer Prestige


Future Solution Total Regenerating Cream

Formulated based on discovery that damaged, stressed skin contains high levels of Serpin B3, this cream decreases Serpin B3 with key patent-pending ingredient Skingenecell 1P.

Shiseido develop’s Skingenecell 1P which decreases Serpin B3 for a healthy complexion. Strengthens skin against harmful environmental factors and improves overall skin condition.

Evocative of Japanese aesthetics, an ebony jar contains a spatula to indicate proper dosage for product application.

HAIR : Hair Care Product Mass

L’Oréal Paris

EverPure Sulfate-Free Color Care Moisture Shampoo

EverPure Sulfate-Free Color Care Moisture Shampoo frees hair from harsh sulfates and salts that can dull color and damage hair. It helps prevent premature fading and still addresses the special needs of your hair’s condition and texture.

Features an anti-fade system that protects and cares for color, making it last for up to 32 washes. Does not contain sulfates or salts. Cleanses with naturally derived surfactants.

The shampoo delivers a sensorial experience with a luxurious lather that is uncommon to sulfate-free shampoo. Scented with rosemary, mint, and juniper.

HAIR : Hair Care Product Prestige

Living Proof

No Frizz Shampoo

No Frizz Shampoo is the first step for frizz-free hair. It’s sulfate-free so it cleanses effectively but gently, without harsh drying detergents. Its ultra-rich lather leaves hair soft, smooth, and frizz-free without any heavy oils or silicones.

It deposits breakthrough technology PolyfluoroEster to effectively stop frizz by blocking humidity without weighing hair down. It utilizes a sulfate-free surfactant system with an ultra-rich lather.

No Frizz Shampoo is in custom engineered, patent-pending packaging inspired by the look of pottery.

HAIR : Hair Coloring Product Prestige


TouchBack by ColorMark

The TouchBack marker delivers real liquid hair color to touch-up gray roots instantly, using a custom-designed, patented system. Application is quick, easy, and precise. TouchBack bonds to the hair and will not flake or rub off when brushed. TouchBack is ammonia and peroxide-free. Available in 8 shades.

TouchBack is real hair color in a unique marker. TouchBack’s marker delivery system is totally new technology for applying temporary touch-up color to the hair. The system has 4 patents.

The TouchBack marker is ergonomically sculpted for accurate orientation in either hand. The hair color is held in an internal reservoir that delivers the dye to the tip through capillary action.

HAIR : Hair Styling Product Mass


No Rinse Care with Papyrus Milk

No Rinse Care with Papyrus Milk detangles and smoothes hair without weighing it down. Enriched with frizz-controlling actives, this innovative formula also protects against thermal aggressors and humidity.

Papyrus milk, extracted from plants grown exclusively in the sandy, humid soil of Eastern Spain, is composed of essential fatty acids and phospholipids to nourish and smooth hair.

A cream formula that is distributed through a pump.

HAIR : Hair Styling Product Prestige

Living Proof

Full Thickening Cream

Full Thickening Cream makes fine, thin hair look and behave like thick hair, resulting in naturally soft, touchable fullness that lasts throughout the day.

Features Poly Beta Amino Ester-1, a new molecule invented by Living Proof that deposits thousands of thickening points onto the hair for soft, flexible, lasting thickness.

Full is in custom engineered, patent-pending packaging, inspired by the look of pottery.

MAKEUP : Eye Product Mass


Smoky ShadowBlast

Smoky ShadowBlast is a clever, two-step system that helps women create the perfect colorful smoky eye at home. Consumers can now be the expert and use this tool to apply, smudge, and blend shadow to a smoky perfection. It’s a smoky eye tool, plus makeup artist all-in-one shadow stick. Smoky ShadowBlast is available in six expertly coordinated colorful shade duos created by P&G Global Creative Design Director Pat McGrath.

The colors that Pat selected payout beautifully and the added waxes in the formula improve blending, which is key to achieving the desired look.

The simple packaging of the professional smoky eye tool features a double-ended shadow stick with two precision applicator tips, one for the base and one for liner and the crease.

MAKEUP : Eye Product Prestige


Ôscillation Powerbooster Vibrating. Amplifying. Primer

Ôscillation Powerbooster Vibrating. Amplifying. Primer is a breakthrough vibrating lash primer that boosts the appearance of natural lash growth. The vibrating primer enhances the appearance of lash thickness, density, and length, so that naturally occurring lash growth is more noticeable. The primer also conditions lashes, making them stronger and more supple, while maximizing the effect of any mascara applied over it.

Ôscillation Powerbooster’s Crescentia™ complex includes madecassoside (a fortifying ingredient), a nourishing amino acid, vitamin B5, and jojoba oil.

To apply, push the button to activate the vibrating wand, apply at the roots of your lashes, and gently draw the brush upwards. There’s no need to zigzag the wand. Immediately top with any mascara.

MAKEUP : Face Product Mass


Simply Ageless Sculpting Blush

CoverGirl and Olay’s first age-defying cream blush, Simply Ageless Sculpting Blush, sculpts cheekbones for an even, naturally glowing look that highlights your cheekbones and not your age. The combination of Olay’s skin smarts with CoverGirl’s cosmetic authority provides women with a high-quality, prestige cream blush without the department store price.

The advanced new formula incorporates Olay Regenerist serum with a combination of vitamins, skin conditioners, and antioxidants that help improve skin’s texture and deliver a contoured look.

The compact is clear to visibly demonstrate the union of CoverGirl and Olay. The inclusion of the Olay swirl showcases the combination of the latest advancements in cosmetics and skincare.

MAKEUP : Face Product Prestige


Redness Solutions Instant Relief Mineral Powder

Clinique Redness Solutions Instant Relief Mineral Powder is a unique mineral treatment, which measurably reduces redness on contact. It’s lab-certified.

Under its care and cover, visible redness and broken capillaries virtually disappear instantly and for hours.

The patent-pending formula helps skin keep its cool and is appropriate for skin with mild to moderate rosacea or reactive redness.

MAKEUP : Lip Product Mass

Maybelline New York

Color Sensational Lipcolor

Maybelline New York Color Sensational Lipcolor delivers a new level of crisp, high-resolution color and creamy comfort. The uncompromised texture allows for a nurturing, creamy feel.

Unique pigments impart crisp color with pure payoff. Full-coverage color looks rich and true from the moment you apply it. Luxurious honey nectar nourishes lips for an exquisite application.

Shades and packaging are grouped into four color families. Sleek, luxurious tubes come in red, pink, plum, and natural to reinforce what’s inside. Finding your shade has never been easier.

MAKEUP : Lip Product Prestige


Rouge G de Guerlain

A revolution in lipstick, Rouge G de Guerlain might just be the most luxurious beauty accessory of our time. This weapon of mass seduction features a secret, sleekly hidden mirror and an exceptional formula for perfectly shaped lips and long-lasting color.

Ingredients include ruby powder, tiger grass, and mango butter, which create the five essential criteria of perfect lips: radiance, definition, smoothing of the surface, plumping, and maximum comfort.

Jeweler Lorenz Baumer designed a mechanism to reproduce the air-releasing effect of an antique powder case. At first click, the case reveals a mirror and then a lipstick nestled within.

MEN’S GROOMING : Men’s Grooming

American Crew

Trichology Hair Recovery Patch

American Crew continues to lead the way in men’s grooming with products and solutions for men’s ever-changing needs. The latest innovation, Trichology Hair Recovery System, includes the Hair Recovery Patch.

Provides ultimate convenience and gradual-release technology to prolong the life of hair. Patented formula of hops, rosemary, Swertia japonica, and silica recovers fuller, thicker, stronger hair.

Apply the patch to problem areas before bed or for a minimum of eight hours to clean, dry skin. The patch can be used with other products in the system to achieve optimum results.

SCENT : Men’s Scent

John Varvatos


Designer John Varvatos debuts his new fragrance, Artisan, which is a mix of old world craftsmanship and modern technique. Citrus, ginger, and rare woods are captured in a flask of hand-woven rattan, giving each bottle its own character.

SCENT : Women’s Scent Mass

P&G Prestige

Avril Lavigne Black Star

Avril Lavigne Black Star was created for the girl who loves to stand out and express her own style. Black Star is a deliciously distinctive fragrance that embodies Avril’s individuality. Black Star is a fusion of vibrant floral, fruity and gourmand accords, each with a distinctive, lively appeal. The notes blend to create a swirling, sparkling cloud of fragrance, for a truly energetic scent.

Black Star’s bottle takes on a unique and striking star shape, and was designed to capture Avril’s distinctive style. The bottle is topped with a studded black cap, helping to bring Avril’s vision to

SCENT : Women’s Scent Prestige

Coty Prestige

Lola Marc Jacobs

Lola is Marc Jacobs’ personal creation, his vision of feminine and sexy. Inspired by his fashion, he designed Lola to have an over-the-top colorful bouquet exploding from the bottle.

Two unique bottle shapes create an imaginative line with a curvier 100 ml bottle and a more slender 50 ml bottle. The iconic high-gloss multicolored layered cap attracts the attention of all!

Lola Marc Jacobs is a warm floral bouquet that is playfully alluring and irresistibly tempting. An intoxicating swirl of rich layers wraps the skin with the signature fuschia peony.

SUN : Sun Product Mass


Sensitive Skin Sunblock Lotion SPF 60+ with PureScreen™

This gentle, broad-spectrum sunblock lotion physically blocks the sun’s damaging rays by creating a barrier between the skin and the sun. It provides long-lasting, photo-stabilized UVA/UVB protection.

PureScreen™ technology contains naturally-sourced minerals, titanium dioxodiade, and zinc oxide. The fine formula aesthetics minimize the chalky appearance commonly associated with sunblock.

This sunblock lotion for sensitive skin is packaged in a tube.

SUN : Sun Product Prestige

Bare Escentuals

BareMinerals SPF 30 Natural Sunscreen

BareMinerals SPF 30 Natural Sunscreen offers 100% natural sunscreen protection for face and body and is formulated with micronized titanium dioxide called “Maxlight” technology.

The formula is fortified with aloe vera and contains vitamins A, C, and E, which dissolve into skin to provide an extra boost of essential nutrients and antioxidants for sun-exposed skin.

BareMinerals SPF 30 Natural Sunscreen comes in a patent-pending flow-through package with a locking mechanism for on-the-go portability and easy application.

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