From the best natural beauty products to the new tools everyone’s raving about, the CEW Beauty Awards bring together the hottest and most innovative launches in skincare, haircare, make-up and body every year. Known as “the Oscars of the beauty industry”, the prestigious awards have been running in the UK since 2006, showcasing the best new products from investment to budget brands.
As voted by the experts (so you know they’re well worth picking up), here’s what should be stocking your beauty shelves…
Best Budget Beauty
Coffee Bean Scrub, £14.95 | Bean Body
Best New Bath & Body Product Ideal for prepping summer-ready skin, this coffee-based, coconut-scented body scrub contains Himalayan pink sea salt to exfoliate and coconut oil to hydrate, working hard to perk up dull skin.
False Lash Epic Mascara, £11.99 | Max Factor
Best New Eye Make-Up Get the drama of a false-lash finish minus the fuss. Its genius-shaped brush with its Zoom-Action Tip guarantees lash-boosting properties, leaving you ready for your close-up.
Amazing Radiance Cream, £18 | Rosie for Autograph
Best New Base Make-Up Developed in collaboration with model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, this brightening cream from the M&S Autograph range delivers a natural dewy glow and adds instant radiance to skin.
Nuxellence Eye Contour, £38 | NUXE
Best New Skincare Treatment This high-tech eye contour cream smooths and illuminates the eye area. Light-reflecting particles work to restore rested, radiant-looking eyes. The silver metal massage tip applicator makes this a pleasure to apply.
Coconut & Argan Cleansing Oil, £16.99 | Burt’s Bees
Best New Everyday Facial Skincare Primed with antioxidant-rich ingredients, these natural oils combine to remove dirt and make-up leaving a clean, soft complexion. This hard-working formula contains no nasties and leaves no residue.
Coconut Ultra Moisture Conditioner, £3.99 | Yes To
Best New Haircare Chock-full of coconut and kukui seed oils, this gives your hair a serious hydration hit and banishes lacklustre locks. Pamper yourself with this paraben- and phthalate-free product from an award-winning brand.
Lipstick, £9.99 | Burt’s Bees
Best New Lip Make-Up Delivering intense colour blended with conditioning oils, this hero product comes in 18 different shades, giving a smooth satin finish at a purse-friendly price.
Bio-Oil, £8.99 | Bio-Oil
Best Classic Beauty Product This specialist skincare solution for scars, stretch marks and ageing skin is a worldwide wonder, winning 223 skincare awards since its launch in 2002. Easily absorbed, it doubles as an after-sun treatment and is perfect for highly sensitive skin.
Best Investment Beauty
Superfood Facial Oil, £45 | Elemis
Best New Everyday Facial Skincare An omega-rich elixir for the skin filled with of superfoods including broccoli, flax seeds and daikon radish. Delivers a glow-giving hit without being greasy.
Revive Body Lotion, £35 | Aromatherapy Associates
Best New Bath & Body Product This luxurious lotion is packed with grapefruit and juniper essential oils to leave you feeling uplifted, invigorated and your skin silky smooth.
Legendary Lashes, £25 | Charlotte Tilbury
Best New Eye Make-Up Developed for the red carpet, this mascara gives your lashes 13 times more volume in just three coats. The go-to product when you need to frame your face and dial up Hollywood-style glamour.
Advanced Split End Therapy, £19.95 | ghd
Best New Haircare Designed to defend against daily styling, this game-changing product is activated by the heat of your styler to strengthen and protect your hair, leaving tresses sleek and shiny for up to ten washes. Split end salvation.
Dynamic Resurfacing Serum, £99 | Elemis
Best New Skincare Treatment This non-abrasive, peeling serum boasts clever patented Tri-Enzyme technology to smooth the skin’s surface and reduce the appearance of pores and wrinkles. A luxe product to lift a tired complexion.
De-Stress Muscle Bath & Shower Oil, £45 | Aromatherapy Associates
Best Classic Beauty Product A cult-classic in which lavender, rosemary and black pepper blend to soothe tired muscles and relieve aches and pains. Massage therapy in a bottle.
Hot Lips, £24 | Charlotte Tilbury
Best New Lip Make-Up Inspired by and in collaboration with celebs such as Poppy Delevingne and Victoria Beckham, this collection of 16 lipsticks are cult buys. Nude Kate and Sexy Sienna are already bestsellers.
Étui Noir, from £65 | Miller Harris
Best New Intense Fragrance This dark and dusky fragrance derives its seductive base notes from leather, middle notes from incense and top notes from a twist of tangerine. An enigmatic scent for dinner and drinks.
Candleglow Soft Luminous Foundation, £35 | Laura Mercier
Best New Base Make-Up Get the glow with this beauty editor favourite. Its light-as-air formulation is packed full of radiance boosting ingredients to give skin a flawless finish.
Scent Of A Dream, from £49 | Charlotte Tilbury
Best New Light Fragrance The debut scent of make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury is a fragrance inspired by the oils from the markets in Ibiza where she was born. Prepare for a dreamy mix of lemon, peach, mandarin, jasmine, patchouli and incense, and need we mention the beautiful bottle?
Best Of The Rest
Head To Toe Hero Buriti Balm, £20 | Pai
Best New Certified Organic Skincare This buttery balm soothes and nourishes dry skin on hands, elbows and feet. It contains natural buriti and kukui oils making it ideal for those with sensitive skin.
Gradual Tan Tinted Lotion, £15 | St. Tropez
Best New Self Tan A daily body lotion that is easy to apply and clinically proven to hydrate for 48 hours. It contains a clever Hydraglow Complex to build up a gradual golden glow – perfect for getting you summer-wardrobe ready.
Inner Strength Soothing Face Oil, £33 | Aromatherapy Associates
Best New Wellbeing Product Beloved by those with sensitive skin, this intensely hydrating face oil contains camomile and arnica to calm your complexion, leaving it feeling soothed and looking healthy.
The Ultimate Finishing Brush, £15 | Tangle Teezer
Best New Beauty Tool The Tangle Teezer is a go-to for most of us, and this is the first design with a handle. Its longer teeth and softer tips detangle and smooth cuticles at the same time as giving a high shine result.
Deep Relax Bath & Shower Oil, £45 | Aromatherapy Associates
Beauty Hall Of Fame Nature’s answer to a sleeping tablet, this formulation comforts and grounds the overwrought and overtired. It already has a cult following, alongside a clutch of UK beauty awards, of those who swear by its soothing sedative effect.
Jardin De Vie Rose, £18.95 | Weleda
The Eco Beauty Award Made with the purest essential oils, this collection of natural fragrances offers light and inspiring scents, perfect for everyday. Choose between Wild Rose, Pomegranate, Evening Primrose and Sea Buckthorn to match your mood.
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