Voting closed for 2019 Pure Beauty Awards

Once again, the beauty industry has proven itself to be an outstanding example of innovation and creativity. With even more entries received this year and the standard higher than ever, our judging panel had the tough task of narrowing down the entries for the final shortlist. The finalists have now been chosen and the winners voted for! A huge thanks to all of the brands, PRs and manufacturers that entered this year’s awards and congratulations to those that have made it to the shortlist!

The Pure Beauty Awards promises to be an unforgettable evening gathering the industry’s key movers and shakers to celebrate the best in beauty! This year’s ‘Rebel Beauty’ theme will celebrate the best of Punk Rock. Pure Beauty Global Awards veteran, Layne Redman, will be announcing the UK Awards beauty disruptors live on Thursday 24 October.

The Shortlist

The Pure Beauty Awards entries are initially assessed by a panel of beauty experts. The panel included Soap Perfumery and Cosmetics Magazine Editor Julia Wray, Pure Beauty Features Editor Sarah Parsons and Pure Beauty Reporter Becky Bargh. The panel assessed the entries against the entry criteria taking into account the efficacy of a product and where appropriate, the look and feel.

The winners were then voted for by Pure Beauty’s expert readers, the retail experts who work behind the counter selling your products! The winners will be announced live at 8 Northumberland Avenue on 24 October, the event is now sold out if you like to be added to the waiting list please contact the events team on purebeauty@hpcimedia.com or call +44 (0) 207 193 1285.

“We had a wonderful evening celebrating with the winners and meeting new people from the industry.”
Catherine Womersley, Beauty Buyer, House of Fraser


Previous awards

The 2018 winners were announced at a sparkling midnight-garden themed ceremony hosted by radio DJ and presenter Vick Hope on 25 October at the Savoy hotel in London. The awards were a complete sell-out with over 350 industry guests from premium, mass and niche beauty brands and the UK’s leading UK beauty buyers, including ASOS, Harrods, QVC, FeelUnique and The Fragrance Shop.

Popular high street names also joined in with the celebrations with both Boots and Superdrug winning awards for their own-brand products and leading retailer Asda scooping the award for Best New Retailer’s own product.

Other popular retailers on the guest list included Space NK, Oliver Bonas, River Island, Button & Wilde as well as e-retailer Feelunique.

There were 39 awards categories in total for 2018, including Best New British Brand and Best New International Breakthrough Brand, which were sponsored by Cygnia.

Leading specialty chemical distributor Univar sponsored the Organic and Natural categories for 2018 and presented awards to winners including Konjac Sponge Company, Pretty Athletic and Natura Siberica.

A host of celebrities joined in with the night’s proceedings. The Saturdays’ Rochelle Humes scooped the silver award for Best New Make-up Base Product with her HIGlow High Intensity Glow Drops.

“It was a fabulous event, so beautifully and tastefully put together and we shared a table with great people.”
Adele Watkins, Managing Director, Aroma Works

Sponsor – Exhibit – Goody Bag

There are many ways to get your brand and products noticed by key industry professionals at the Pure Beauty Awards from sponsoring to submitting a product to our plastic free and sustainable goody bag. Get in touch with Trystan Hurley on trystanh@hpcimedia.com or telephone +44 (0) 207 193 6862 to find out about sponsorship opportunities available.

Sponsors and Partners

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Venue: 8 Northumberland Avenue

8 Northumberland Avenue is located only a stone’s throw away from Trafalgar Square, making it London’s most central Venue. Exceptional public transport links from all directions ensure that your guests will always arrive and depart with ease.The mixture of classic Victorian architecture and cutting-edge technology compliments a variety of occasion events.

Address: 8 Northumberland Ave, Westminster, London WC2N 5BY

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“Another excellent awards evening. The venue was excellent as usual, the food was wonderful and it all ran very smoothly – we really enjoyed ourselves.” James Sutton, Founder, Butterflies Healthcare

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Contact us

The Pure Beauty Awards team can be reached on +44 (0) 207 193 9279 or purebeauty@hpcimedia.com. Send award entry product samples to: HPCi Media, Pure Beauty Awards, Natraj Building The Tanneries, 55 Bermondsey St, London SE1 3XG, UK.