NEW YORK — Tis the season for giving. In that holiday spirit, more than 100 top beauty executives gathered at the Four Seasons Restaurant Thursday morning to give a round of applause to the year’s standout products, retailers and marketers. Newcomers and stalwarts alike feted their contemporaries’ efforts at the fourth annual WWD Beauty Biz awards. Among those in attendance were William Lauder, John Demsey and Philip Shearer of the Estée Lauder Cos., Elizabeth Arden’s Scott Beattie, L’Oréal’s Joe Campinell, Carol Hamilton and Karen Fondu, and Avon’s Claudia Poccia. A number of retail executives were also on hand to pick up awards, including Jim Gold of Bergdorf Goodman, Sephora’s Betsy Olum, Lori Castagna of Shoppers Drug Mart and Michelle Hobson from Walgreens.

A total of 25 awards were presented. They were:

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