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Selena Gomez Wins Startup of the Year at Beauty Inc Awards

See all the winners here.

Selena Gomez was one of the industry newcomers to win out at the 2020 Beauty Inc Awards, which took place virtually on Thursday. Gomez, the multihyphenate entrepreneur behind Rare Beauty, joined beauty’s biggest disruptors of the year at the awards. Other winners included Byredo’s foray into makeup, Sharon Chuter of Uoma Beauty for her founding of Pull Up for Change, and the Estée Lauder Cos. for its social responsibility initiatives.

Here are all the winners of the 2020 Beauty Inc Awards.

Start-up of the Year: Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez

Changemaker of the Year: Sharon Chuter, founder and chief executive officer, Uoma Beauty

Sharon Chuter
Sharon Chuter Erik Carter/WWD

The Social Responsibility Award: The Estée Lauder Cos.

The Social Responsibility Award: The Estée Lauder Cos.
The Social Responsibility Award: The Estée Lauder Cos. Matt Herring Debut Art/WWD

Launch of the Year: Byredo Makeup

Byredo Makeup
Byredo Makeup Joshua Scott/WWD

Newcomer of the Year: Stéphane Rinderknech, chief executive officer, L’Oréal USA

Stéphane Rinderknech
Stéphane Rinderknech Mark Mann/WWD

Sustainability Initiative of the Year: P&G Beauty for Responsible Beauty

Sustainability Initiative of the Year: P&G Beauty for Responsible Beauty
Sustainability Initiative of the Year: P&G Beauty for Responsible Beauty Matt Herring Debut Art/WWD

Newsmaker of the Year: E.l.f. Beauty

E.l.f. Beauty
E.l.f. Beauty Courtesy of E.l.f. Beauty

The Wellness Award: The Honey Pot Co.

The Honey Pot Co.
The Honey Pot Co. Joshua Scott/WWD

Breakthrough Brand of the Year: Youth to the People

Youth to the People
Youth to the People Joshua Scott/WWD

Transformational Deal of the Year: Puig and Charlotte Tilbury

Charlotte Tilbury
Charlotte Tilbury Courtesy of Charlotte Tilbury

 

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