28 February 2012

Winners announced for the Marie Claire
Prix d'Excellence de la Beauté Awards 2012

Winners announced for the Marie Claire Prix d'Excellence de la Beauté Awards 2012
Marie Claire last night revealed the winners of the Marie Claire Prix d’Excellence De La Beauté awards, including three British Jury Prize winners. Now in its 26th year internationally, the awards highlight the most innovative and most effective products of the year. Held in the Ballroom at Claridge’s, this year's ceremony was hosted by Marie Claire editor-in-chief Trish Halpin and beauty and style director Lisa Oxenham. The British Jury Prizes were selected by a panel of the UK’s best beauty journalists. The winners were as follows:

World’s Best Beauty Products
Clarins Extra-Firming Body Lotion and Body Cream
Lancôme Visionnaire (LR2412) Advance Skin Corrector
Estée Lauder Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator
Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector Daily All-in-One BB Cream
Guerlain Lingerie De Peau Compact
Vichy LiftActive Serum 10

Best Make-up Category
Winner: Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm
Highly commended: Benefit They’re Real! Mascara, Chanel Vitalumière Aqua Foundation, Dior Diorshow 360 Mascara Revolving Lash-Styling Brush, Volume, Curl & Length

Best Beauty Care Category
Winner: Elizabeth Arden Prevage Clarity Targeted Skin Tone Corrector
Highly commended: John Frieda Precision Foam Colour, Olay Regenerist Night Renewal Elixir, Shu Uemura Cleansing Beauty Oil Premium A/O Advanced Formula

Ethical Category
Winner: Aveda Inner Light Sheer Mineral Tinted Moisture SPF15
Highly commended: The Body Shop Earth Lovers Shower Gel (biodegradable), L’Occitane Limited Edition Shea Butter range (made with sustainable ingredients), Neal’s Yard Bee Lovely to Your Hands Hand Cream (76 per cent organic)

The winning products are featured in the April issue of Marie Claire, which is on newsstands from 1 March.

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