CEW awards the best in beauty

With so many new products hitting shelves this year, CEW and its members have taken it upon themselves to find the standouts of 2023.
Gisselle Gaitan
Online Editor
Gisselle

With so many new products hitting shelves this year, CEW and its members have taken it upon themselves to find the standouts of 2023. 

The organization held its 29th annual Beauty Awards in New York City on Nov. 7, which was hosted by “The Real Housewives of New York City” breakout star Jessel Tank. 

In addition, for the 3rd consecutive year, the organization partnered with Cheddar News and Ipsy to extend voting to the masses for two awards — People’s Choice Awards: Launch of the Year and Influencer of the Year.

Handpicked from a pool of 1,120 product entries, this year’s winners include: 

  • Bath and Body Cleanser: Olay’s Cleansing & Nourishing Body Wash; 
  • Bath and Body Moisturizer: La Roche-Posay’s Lipikar AP+M Triple Repair Moisturizing Body Cream; 
  • Men’s Scent: Parfums Christian Dior Sauvage Elixir; 
  • Women’s Scent: Billie Eilish Fragrances Eilish No. 2; 
  • Hair Coloring: Madison Reed’s Root Perfection Root Touch Up Kit; 
  • Hair Conditioner: Bumble and bumble’s Bb. Thickening Plumping Mask; 
  • Hair Shampoo: Olaplex’s No. 4 Clean Volume Detox Dry Shampoo;
  • Hair Style/Hair Care: Mielle Organics’ Pomegrante & Honey Air Dry Styling Lotion; 
  • Hair Tools: Dyson’s Airwrap multi-styler; 
  • Iconic Beauty Award: Clinique’s Almost Lipstick in Black Honey; 
  • Indie Brand Presented by Raymond James: Bubble and Skinfix; 
  • Eye Product: MAC Cosmetics’ M.A.CStack Mascara; 
  • Face Product: Nars Cosmetics’ Light Reflecting Advanced Skincare Foundation; 
  • Lip Product: Summer Fridays’ Lip Butter Balm; 
  • Makeup Tool: Tweezerman’s Lash Guard & Comb; 
  • Men’s Grooming: Old Spice’s GentleMan’s Blend Exfoliating Body Wash, Himalayan Sea Salt and Glacier Water; 
  • Nail Product: Olive & June’s The Instant Mani Press-on Nails; 
  • Personal Care Product: Dove’s 0% Aluminum Deodorant Stick; 
  • Sexual Wellness: The Honey Pot Company’s Intimacy Wipes; 
  • Acne Product: CeraVe’s Acne Control Cleanser; 
  • Anti-Aging: SkinCeuticals’ A.G.E Interrupter Advanced;
  • Cleanser and Scrub: Beekman 1802’s Milk Scrub Oat + Goat Milk Exfoliating Facial Cleanser; 
  • Eye Treatment: Farmacy Beauty’s Wake Up Honey Eye Cream; 
  • Face Masks: Drunk Elephant’s Bouncy Brightfacial; 
  • Lip Treatment: Supergoop! Lipscreen Sheer SPF 30; 
  • Face Moisturizer: Olay Regenerist Niacinamide + Peptide 24 Facial Moisturizer; 
  • Skincare Tool: NuFace’s Trinity+Smart Advanced Facial Toning Device; 
  • Sun Product: Neutrogena’s Invisible Daily Defense Sunscreen Lotion SPF 60+; 
  • Ingredients & Formulations Presented by NYSCC: Givaudan Active Beauty’s PrimalHyal Hydra[+]; 
  • Sustainability Excellence Presented by DSM-Firmenich: Amika; 
  • Wellness: Nutrafol Women’s Vegan Hair Growth Nutraceutical; 
  • Launch of the Year: e.l.f.’s Power Grip Primer; 
  • Influencer of the Year: Rose Siard; and 
  • Customer Obsession Award presented by Amazon Beauty: Laneige. 

The complete list of winners and nominees can be found on the CEW website, along with shoppable links.  

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