Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who can enter the awards?

Brand owners, managers, marketing and PRs. The Pure Beauty Awards Global is open to any international brand with a new product or innovation that is stocked or distributed around the world.

2. What products can I enter?

The award categories will be divided into ten sections: Skin Care, Natural and Organic, Hair, Electrical, Body Care, Make-Up, Fragrance, Male, Ethnic Beauty and Brand Innovation.

3. What is the entry criteria

To qualify your products must have launched internationally (in-store or online) between February 2017 and January 2018.

4. What does launch date mean?

We appreciate that it takes a while for a new brand to reach the global market. For that reason, we look at the launch date as the date when the product started being sold internationally as opposed to the date when the product was first introduced to the market.

5. How can I enter the awards?

All product entries are processed online. To enter please click here.

6. What information should I put in the product description field?

Each entry must include the full product name, availability a high resolution image and a brief description of the product based on the entry criteria. Please note, if your product is shortlisted this text will be appear in the Pure Beauty Special Awards Finalists issue, so take your time making sure your description will really make your product stand out from the crowd. Press releases, certificates, customers testimonials, presentations and ingredients list can be included to support your entry.

7. How many product samples should I send?

We require a full-size single sample for each entry. Please send it to: Pure Beauty Global Awards – HPCi Media, Natraj Building, The Tanneries 55 Bermondsey Street, SE1 3XG London, UK.

8. How many products can I enter?

You can enter as many as you wish.

9. How much does it cost to enter?

There is an administration fee of $199 | €140 | £125 (excl. VAT) for each entry.

10. Can I enter the same product into more than one category?

Yes, as long as it fits the criteria for more than one category.

11. Can I submit the full product range as part of a single entry?

Unfortunately, the judges are looking for only one product per entry and will be unable to accept the full range. The only exception will be if the products are submitted as an entry to the ‘Best International Brand’ category.

12. How will I know if I have won?

The shortlist with the awards finalists will be announced on 7th March 2018 on the Pure Beauty Global Awards official website and the final winners will be revealed at a prestigious awards ceremony in Dubai on 9 May 2018.

13. What happens if my product is a finalist?

If your product is a finalist it will be featured in the Pure Beauty Special Awards Finalists issue which is distributed at Cosmoprof Bologna (200,000 visitors) in March 2018 and Beauty World Middle East (41,000 visitors) in May 2018. Plus, If you are a finalist you will receive the awards’ official logo that can be used across all your marketing materials and packaging to promote your achievement so far.

14. What if my product wins?

If you are a winner you will benefit from extra exposure by being featured in the Pure Beauty Special Awards Winners issue which is distributed at Cosmoprof North America (36,787 visitors) in July 2018. Winners will also get online coverage on Cosmetics Business Digital (80,000 monthly visitors).

Winning the Pure Beauty Global Awards is a sign of quality and high standards within your business. It will help you to boost your brand’s reputation within the beauty market, raise the profile of your brand and products and help attract your target audience.

If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Pure Beauty Global Awards team on +44(0) 207 193 1285 or email