The 2015 Beauty Inc. Awards

Beauty Inc., December 2015

Overview

The Visionary of the Year, Jean-Paul Agon, reimagines the future of L'Oréal.

From This Issue

La Prairie Spa

Beauty Features

Beauty Extravagant Gifts: Maximum Indulgence

From an on-demand personal trainer to bespoke fragrance creation, these are the year’s hottest services to give — and receive.

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Human Resources

The Year of the Influencer: Beauty’s Social Media Winners for 2015

Social media was a key sales driver for beauty in 2015, particularly in the color cosmetics category.

clock December 11, 2015Jenny B. Fine

From Left: Wet n Wild Cruelty- Free Makeup Brushes, Philosophy Renewed Hope in a Jar Microrenewal Hydrating Mist, Guerlain Météorites Voyage Powder Compact, Givenchy Poudre Lumiere Originelle, Givenchy Mister Scrub, Givenchy Nail Le Vernis, MAC Studio Eye Gloss, Givenchy Ombré Couture in Bleu Celeste and Jaune Aurora, Yves Saint Laurent Face Palette Collector in Gypsy Opale, Pixi by Petra Hydrating Milky Mist.

Products

Beauty Bulletin: The Milky Way

After a holiday season filled with blaring metallics, spring’s cooler color palette of milky pink, blue, green and yellow hues is a welcome reprieve.

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Drew Barrymore

Beauty Features

Drew Barrymore Focuses on Flower Beauty

She may be the ultimate hyphenate (mother-actor-producer-writer), but Drew Barrymore is fully focused on building Flower Beauty into a lifestyle empire.

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Sephora Collection Precious Elements Traincase

Beauty Features

Beauty Holiday Gift Guide: All That Glitters

Beauty companies are bringing on the bling for the holidays.

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Kendall Jenner Estée Lauder'2015 campaigns.

Marketing and Promotion

Beauty Inc Awards: Ad Campaign of the Year

Estée Lauder signed Kendall Jenner, one of the hottest young celebs of the style world, and capitalized on the social media phenom that is the Jenner juggernaut.

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Shashi Batra & Credo Beauty

Human Resources

Beauty Inc Awards: Newcomer of the Year

Shashi Batra & Credo Beauty take the prestige category while Lauren Brindley of Walgreens is noted for mass.

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Products

Beauty Inc Awards: Launch of the Year

ColourPop and Nudestix secured the big launches of the year for mass and prestige.

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Jill Scalamandre, Philosophy

Marketing and Promotion

Beauty Inc Awards: Marketer of the Year

Inspiring and cutesy go only so far in brand-building.

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Products

Beauty Inc Awards: Product of the Year

Honoring the year’s most innovative products.

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Charlotte Tilbury

Human Resources

Beauty Inc Awards: Indie of the Year

From her flaming red hair to her penchant for sky-high platform pumps, everything about makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury is larger than life.

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A product from AmorePacific

Skin Care

Beauty Inc Awards: Disruptor of the Year

AmorePacific didn’t just ride the craze for South Korean beauty products this year — it was the K wave.

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Donald Robertson

Human Resources

Beauty Inc Awards: Creative Influencer of the Year

Robertson, whose official title is creative director at large, The Estée Lauder Companies, is also an illustrator nonpareil who has exploded on Instagram.

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Marketing and Promotion

Beauty Inc Awards: Digital Innovator of the Year

The most plugged-in brands in beauty.

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Jean-Paul Agon

Human Resources

Visionary of The Year: Jean-Paul Agon of L’Oréal

Be it emerging markets or in the digital realm, Jean-Paul Agon is forging new pathways to success for the global beauty industry.

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Anna-Marie Solowij

Beauty Features

Retail Safari: Renegade Beauty Wave

Anna-Marie Solowij, cofounder of BeautyMART and the former beauty editor of British Vogue, takes Beauty Inc on an insider’s tour of London’s latest must-sees.

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Color Cosmetics

Beauty Inc Awards: Brand of the Year

Success was found by NYX and IT Cosmetics.

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Essentialist

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Beautyblender Introduces Its First Makeup Product — Foundation

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Social Studies