The 2012 Beauty Inc Awards

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Overview

The 22 stand-out people, places and products that rocked our world.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Beauty Features

Editor’s Letter: Bridging the Gap

One of the most successful chief executive officers in the history of beauty, Yoshiharu Fukuhara is also one of its most modest.

clock December 14, 2012Jenny B. Fine

Beauty Features

Beauty Firms Making Merry at Holiday Parties

Companies are ready to celebrate this year’s stellar sales. Here, some holiday party plans.

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Claudia Poccia

Human Resources

Claudia Poccia, The Energizer

Gurwitch’s president and ceo has become beauty’s go-to executive for transforming entrepreneurial brands into big-time contenders.

clock December 14, 2012Jenny B. Fine

Petra Nemcova

Human Resources

Petra Nemcova’s Black Book

Nemcova, who divides her time between New York, Los Angeles and London, shares her favorite places to revitalize when she’s not on the road.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Mass Color Cosmetics Product of the Year: Garnier Skin Renew Miracle Skin Perfector B.B. Cream

Retail

Product of the Year: Mass

WWD celebrates the year’s best in the mass beauty category.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Prestige Color Cosmetics Product Of The Year: NARS Andy Warhol Collection

Retail

Product of the Year: Prestige

WWD celebrates the year’s best in the prestige beauty category.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Mass Brand Of The Year: L'Oréal Paris

Products

Brand of the Year: Mass

WWD celebrates the brand of the year.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Prestige Brand Of The Year: Yves Saint Laurent Beauté

Products

Brand of the Year: Prestige

WWD celebrates the prestige brand of the year.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Mass Newcomer Of The Year: Hair Rules

Hair

Newcomer of the Year: Mass

WWD celebrates the newcomer of the year in the mass category.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Prestige Newcomer Of The Year: Ciaté

Retail

Newcomer of the Year: Prestige

WWD celebrates the newcomer of the year in the prestige category.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Mass Retailer Of The Year: Family Dollar

Retail

Retailer of the Year: Mass

WWD celebrates the mass beauty retailer of the year.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Prestige Retailer Of The Year: Selfridges

Retail

Retailer of the Year: Prestige

WWD celebrates the prestige beauty retailer of the year.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Specialty Retailer Of The Year: Cos Bar

Retail

Retailer of the Year: Specialty

WWD celebrates the specialty retailer of the year.

clock December 14, 2012WWD Staff

2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Mass Launch Of The Year: Red Carpet Manicure

Products

Launch of the Year: Mass

WWD celebrates the best new launch of the year in the mass beauty category.

clock December 14, 2012WWD Staff

2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Prestige Launch Of The Year: Aerin

Retail

Launch of the Year: Prestige

WWD celebrates the best new launch of the year in the prestige beauty category.

clock December 14, 2012WWD Staff

2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Ad Campaign Of The Year: Benefit Cosmetics Glamouriety

Marketing and Promotion

Ad Campaign of the Year

WWD celebrates the beauty ad campaign of the year.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Prestige Marketer Of The Year: Jane Hertzmark Hudis, Estée Lauder Global Brand President

Marketing and Promotion

Marketer of the Year: Prestige

WWD celebrates the marketer of the year in the prestige beauty category.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Mass Marketer Of The Year: Gina Boswell, Unilever Executive Vice President

Marketing and Promotion

Marketer of the Year: Mass

WWD celebrates the marketer of the year in the mass beauty category.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Corporate Social Responsibility Award: Groupe Clarins

Beauty Features

Corporate Social Responsibility Award

WWD celebrates the brand that demonstrated exemplary corporate social responsibility this year.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Mass Digital Innovator: Revlon

Media

Digital Innovator Award: Mass

WWD celebrates the digital innovator of the year in the mass beauty category.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Creative Influencer: Frédéric Malle

Human Resources

Creative Influencer Award

WWD celebrates the creative influencer of the year.

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Saks Fifth Avenue: 611 Fifth Ave

Retail

Consumer Chronicles: Our Man in Manhattan

WWD’s deputy business editor braves two of New York City’s best beauty emporiums in search of the perfect holiday beauty presents for the women in his life.

clock December 14, 2012Evan Clark

2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Celebrating The Year's Best

Beauty Features

2012 Beauty Inc Awards

WWD celebrates the year’s best.

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Yoshiharu Fukuhara

Human Resources

Visionary Award: Yoshiharu Fukuhara

The renaissance man of Japanese beauty made Shiseido into a major player on the world stage.

clock December 14, 2012Pete Born

Bobbi Brown

Products

Aha! Moment: Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick

“I thought, Instead of grabbing four, five, six items, it would be so cool to just do it in one,” remembers Brown recently.

clock December 14, 2012Jayme Cyk

Alan T. Ennis

Human Resources

My First Job: Alan T. Ennis

My first job was a trainee accountant in 1991 with the Dublin office of Arthur Andersen.

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Thia Breen

Human Resources

On the Move

A look at the recent shakeups in the beauty industry.

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Alina Roytberg and Pamela Baxter

Beauty Features

Flash Point: CEW 2012 Achiever Awards

The organization may have been forced to delay its ceremony because of Hurricane Sandy, but that didn’t dampen the sense of achievement.

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Leonard Lauder

Beauty Features

Flash Point: Museum of Arts and Design

Karyn Khoury, senior vice president of corporate fragrance development worldwide at the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc., was honored by the organization.

clock December 14, 2012WWD Staff

Beauty Bulletin: Swiss Redux

Skin Care

Beauty Bulletin: Swiss Skin Care Redux

With the rise of clinical and pricy treatments, it’s no wonder that Swiss skin care is on the upswing.

clock December 14, 2012Jennifer Weil

Elizabeth Hurley and Leonard Lauder

Parties

Beauty’s 2012 Social Swirl

A look back at the year’s most memorable launches and parties.

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Celeste Hilling

Human Resources

Private Lives: Celeste Hilling

Rachel Brown discovers child’s play is serious business for Skin Aauthority’s Celeste Hilling.

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Crabtree & Evelyn Shopper: Justo Bello

Retail

Shopper Stalker: The Shops at Columbus Circle

Beauty Inc stopped two shoppers to see what they purchased while out shopping.

clock December 14, 2012WWD Staff

Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Infusion

Products

Beauty Bulletin: What’s In Store

Rounding up December and January’s most innovative products.

clock December 14, 2012Jayme Cyk

2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Prestige Digital Innovator: Sephora

Media

Digital Innovator Award: Prestige

WWD celebrates the digital innovator of the year in the prestige beauty category.

clock December 14, 2012WWD Staff

Essentialist

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Rick Owens sustainable capsule created in collaboration with Swampgod

Fashion

Rick Owens Unveils Sustainable Capsule of Upcycled Pieces

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