shopping 09.15.03

Makeup Award Winners

Every year, the NY-based trade group, Cosmetic Executive Women, presents its awards for cosmetics and other personal care products. Here's a list of the winners for 2003, with links to company information on the item. Most of these products are available in the city at Sephora and department stores, some at Duane Reade and other drug stores, and at

Best New Makeup: Multipurpose Product
Chanel's Crayon Visage Duo Face Colour Pencil

Best New Makeup: Eye Product
Lancôme's Flextencils Full Extension Curving Mascara

Best New Makeup: Face Product (tie)
Lancôme's Matte Finish Shine-Control Sheer Pressed Powder Long Wear


Shiseido's Makeup Hydro-Liquid Compact

Best New Makeup: Lip Product
Lancôme's Juicy Tubes Ultra Shiny Lip Gloss

Best New Makeup: Nail Product
Estée Lauder's Pure Color Crystal Nail Lacquer

Best New Hair Care Product
KMS Haircare's Turnstylr Do-Over Spray

Best New Bath or Body Treatment
Clinique's Deep Comfort Body Butter

Best New Facial Skincare: Cleanser or Toner
Shiseido Pureness Refreshing Cleansing Sheets

Best New Facial Skincare: Eye Treatment
Origins' A Perfect World for Eyes

Best New Facial Skincare: Mask, Peel or Scrub
Qiora Face-Wrapping Spa Mask

Best New Facial Skincare: Moisturizer
Lancôme's Impactive Multi Performance Silkening Moisturizer

Best New Facial Skincare: Problem Solving Product
Estée Lauder's Perfectionist Correcting Serum For Lines/Wrinkles

Best New Home/Environment Product
Slatkin & Co's Elton John 4 Candle

Best New Sun Product
Kiehl's All Sport Non-Freeze SPF 30

Best New Men's Scent
Marc Jacobs Men Eau de Toilette

Best New Women's Scent
Vera Wang Eau de Parfum
Website under reconstruction.
Sharps is a new line of grooming products (or, as they prefer, "prep for guys"): shampoo, hair guck, shave gel, after-shave gel, deodorant, and body wash. Their website, protests its masculinity a little too much, but it makes for amusing reading. Look for the products at Barneys, Jeffrey, and on their site.

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