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CEW(UK) Beauty Awards 2014 Categories & Guidelines 

CEW(UK) Beauty Awards 2014 Categories & Guidelines 

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CATEGORIES, SUBMISSION CRITERIA & GUIDELINES

Before selecting the correct category for your product, please read the important information below that applies to all entries.

CRITERIA
Each entry is reviewed by The NPD Group against these criteria to ensure that they are entered into the correct category. Please note that: 

  • If entering a product, your product’s primary use must be as a beauty product
  • You are required to supply 200 full size products per product or brand category entered
  • Your product must be available for purchase in store in the United Kingdom or via a UK website in pound sterling by February 2014
  • Only CEW(UK) members may enter products and brands into the Beauty Awards
  • Brands may only enter one product per category
  • New products are considered to be products launched within the last 3 years ie. after 31st December 2010. New product sizes, shade variations/extensions and the repackaging of existing products will not be deemed “new” if the original product was launched prior to 1st January 2011.

EXCLUSIONS
The following products will not be accepted for entry:

  • Limited edition products
  • Multi-step treatments or kits ie. more than one product (unless entered into a brand category). There are some situations in which kits would be permitted. Please contact CEW(UK) for confirmation.
  • Product gift sets
  • Oral care products
  • Oral supplements
  • Hair brushes, accessories or rollers
  • Personal hygiene products (e.g. deodorants, anti-bacterial gel)
  • Electrical or battery powered tools (e.g. epilators, hair straighteners)

Entry Fees:
Entries on or before 25th October 2013
£140 +VAT (£168) per entry.
£160 +VAT (£192) per entry for entries that require invoicing.

Entries from 26th October until 2nd December 2013
£165 +VAT (£198) per entry.
£185 +VAT (£222) per entry for entries that require invoicing.
Please note: No entries will be accepted after this date. 

Prestige Product definition: 
Products that are predominately available within a “selective” distribution channel. Prestige outlets include but are not limited to: department stores, spas, salons, specialty stores, (e.g. Space NK), premium online retail sites and QVC. They do NOT include a mass grocer or chain chemist/pharmacy retailer. 

Mass Product definition: 
Products that are predominately available within a “mass” a distribution channel. Mass outlets include but are not limited to: chain chemist/pharmacy stores, grocers, supermarkets and the mass online retail sites.

To view the details for each available category, click on the links below.

MASS CATEGORIES

1) Best New Bath and Body Product – Mass

2) Best New Haircare/Styling/Colouring Product – Mass

3) Best New Everyday Facial Skincare Product – Mass

4) Best New Skincare Treatment Product – Mass

5) Best New Makeup Product for Face – Mass

6) Best New Makeup Product for Eyes or Lips – Mass

7) Best Classic Beauty Product – Mass

8) Best New Brand – Mass

9) Best New Men’s Grooming Product – Mass

 

PRESTIGE CATEGORIES

10) Best New Bath and Body Product – Prestige 

11) Best New Haircare/Styling/Colouring Product – Prestige

12) Best New Everyday Facial Skincare Product – Prestige

13) Best New Skincare Treatment Product – Prestige

14) Best New Makeup Product for Face – Prestige

15) Best New Makeup Product for Eyes or Lips – Prestige

16) Best Classic Beauty Product – Prestige

17) Best New Women’s Fragrance – Prestige

18) Best New Men’s Fragrance – Prestige

19) Best New Brand – Prestige

20) Best New Men’s Grooming Product – Prestige

 

MASS & PRESTIGE CATEGORIES

21) Best New Certified Organic Skincare Product – Mass & Prestige

22) Best New Self Tan or Sun Care Product – Mass & Prestige

23) Best New Hand, Foot and Nail Care Product – Mass & Prestige

24) Best British Brand – Mass & Prestige

25) Best New Celebrity Fragrance – Mass & Prestige

26) Best New Beauty Tool or Accessory – Mass & Prestige

NB: Any category with fewer than five entries will be withdrawn from the Beauty Awards process. All applicable entry fees will be returned in the absence of a suitable alternative category. Entries withdrawn after the voting begins will not affect the viability of the category. If for whatever reason you have to withdraw your entry, refunds will only be issued until the closing date for product entries.

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