Pure Beauty Awards – the best in beauty!

The Pure Beauty Awards acknowledges the best in beauty with the most efficacious, exciting and innovative products launched over the past 12 months taking centre stage. The winners are voted for by Pure Beauty’s readers. These are the expert beauty retail staff selling and advising customers on your products daily.

The 2017 winners were announced at a glowing neon-glam themed ceremony hosted by radio DJ, author and presenter Gemma Cairney on 26 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 Amazon, Boots, Harrods, QVC, The Perfume Shop and The Fragrance Shop.

Pure Beauty UK Awards – 2017 winners

The 2017 Pure Beauty Awards winners will be featured in Pure Beauty special awards issue, which will be published in December.

If you couldn’t attend the awards ceremony this year, we will be announcing the details for the Pure Beauty UK Awards 2018 very soon, stay tuned!

“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 winners of the Pure Beauty Awards 2016 were announced at a lavish red and black ‘La Boheme’ themed ceremony hosted by comedian of the moment, Katherine Ryan on 27 October 2016. Over 300 industry guests were in attendance, including premium, mass and niche beauty brands and leading UK beauty buyers from department stores such as Debenhams and Harrods.

Popular high street names also joined in with the celebrations with both Boots and Superdrug winning awards for their own-brand products and leading e-retailer feelunique scooping the award for Best New Retail Innovation of 2016.

Other popular high street retailers on the guest list included The Perfume Shop, TK Maxx, Poundland, Argos, Space NK, Oliver Bonas and River Island, as well as e-retailer essentual.com and TV shopping channel QVC.

Tanning brand Sunkissed sponsored this year’s Best New Retail Innovation and Best New Special Innovation categories for a second year running.

There were 35 awards categories in total with a number of new ones for 2016, including Best New British Brand, Best New International Breakthrough Brand, which were sponsored by leading specialty chemical distributor Univar.

The Pure Beauty Awards celebrated the growth of the UK ethnic beauty sector with the introduction of a Best New Ethnic Beauty Product category.

The awards is always a highlight in the beauty industry calendar with key beauty industry professionals and many leading UK beauty retailers in attendance, including:

“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

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Venue: The Savoy

The Savoy is a world-famous luxury hotel and one of London’s most celebrated landmarks. It sits on the north bank of the River Thames overlooking the south bank and is set within the vibrancy of Covent Garden. This beautiful venue has been a pioneer for elegance since 1880 and the ‘home’ of the Pure Beauty Awards for the past three years. Following a lovely stroll along the river, guests can access the elegant Lancaster Ballroom from the hotel’s Riverside entrance.

Address: The Savoy Hotel, Riverside Entrance, Strand, London WC2R 0EU.

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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

Contact us

The Pure Beauty Awards team can be reached on +44 (0)207 193 1285 or purebeauty@hpcimedia.com. Send award entry product samples to: HPCi Media, Pure Beauty Awards 2017, Natraj Building The Tanneries, 55 Bermondsey St, London SE1 3XG, UK.