WWD Beauty Biz Award Winners

The winners of the 2011 Beauty Biz Awards
Credit: John Aquino / WWD Beauty Inc

Few things inspire me to spring out of bed in the 6:00 hour for an event at 7:30am, but the annual WWD Beauty Biz Awards celebrates the best and brightest in beauty, so it’s a fete near and dear to my vain, perfectly polished heart. This year’s breakfast honored many of my favorite launches of 2011 and multiple touching moments. The most salient of which occurred when William Lauder accepted the Corporate Social Responsibility Award on behalf of his recently deceased mother, grand dame Evelyn Lauder, the room erupted in a standing ovation.  The Awards are also announced in the December issue of Beauty Inc, out to WWD subscribers on Friday.

The 2011 Beauty Inc Awards honorees include:

Visionary Award
Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, Honorary Chairman, L’Oréal

Read WWD’s Sir Lindsay Owen Jones – The Visionary Award: The Next Chapter

Corporate Social Responsibility Award
Evelyn Lauder & The Estée Lauder Companies. Inc.
Read WWD’s The Incomparable Evelyn Lauder

Creative Influencer Award 
Peter Philips, Global Creative Director for Makeup, Chanel

Eco Awareness Award 
Pantene Nature Fusion

Ad Campaign of the Year 
Prestige – Paco Rabanne Black XS
Mass – John Frieda Precision Foam Colour

Newcomer of the Year 
Prestige – Alexander Bolen, Chief Executive Officer, Oscar de la Renta
Mass – Julia Goldin, Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Revlon

Launch of the Year
Mass – Nuance Salma Hayek
Prestige – Tom Ford Beauty (for me, this is the launch of the GOOGOLPLEX of years)
Color Cosmetics
Mass – Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure
Prestige – Dior Addict Lipstick

Skin Care
Mass – Physicians Formula Skin Care
Prestige – Lancome Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector

Hair Care
Clairol Nice – ‘N Easy Color Blend Foam
Bumble and bumble The Straight Line

Mass – Avon
Prestige – Justin Bieber Someday

Brand of the Year
Mass – Maybelline New York
Prestige – Estee Lauder

Retailer of the Year
Mass – Duane Reade
Prestige – Macy’s
Specialty – Sephora

Digital Innovator of the Year
Mass – Neutrogena
Prestige – Birchbox

Congrats to the winners!

Read the WWD Beauty Awards story in its entirety on wwd.com.

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