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 nine sections: Skin Care, Natural and Organic, Hair, Electrical, Body Care, Make-Up, Fragrance, Male and Brand Innovation.

3. What is the entry criteria

To qualify your products must have launched internationally (in-store or online) between January 2019 and January 2020.

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 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 products can I enter?

You can enter as many as you wish.

8. Can I cancel my entry?

Unfortunately not, all entries for the Pure Beauty Global Awards are sold on a firm sales basis and payment is due on receipt of invoice, we do not accept cancellation once the entry has been made. You must pay all fees 30 days from receiving the invoice before your product can be considered by the judges. For our full terms and conditions click here

9. How much does it cost to enter?

£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 can be found in the March edition of Pure Beauty Magazine and online at cosmeticsbuisness.com. The final winners will be revealed at a prestigious awards ceremony in Amsterdam in May 2020 and be published in the July issue of Pure Beauty magazine.

13. What happens if my product is a winner?

If your product is a finalist it will be featured in the Pure Beauty Special Awards Finalists in March 2020 which will be distributed at global tradeshows. 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.

If your product is a winner it will be featured in the Pure Beauty Special Awards winners issue in May 2020 and online on cosmeticsbusiness.com

14.How will winning an award boost help my product?

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.

15. How do I book tickets to attend the awards?

Tickets to the awards will be released in February

16. 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.

17. Is there a charge to use the winner’s logos?

No the Finalist, Highly Commended and Winner’s logos are free to use and will be sent as soon as they have been announced.

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 6701 or email purebeautyglobal@hpcimedia.com.