17th Annual List Bestows Beauty's Highest Honor and Names Best Products in Hair, Makeup, Skin, and More
NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allure, The Beauty Expert, announced the 246 winners of the 2013 Best of Beauty Awards, the eagerly anticipated list of the absolute best beauty products on the market, at an awards event held tonight at Lincoln Center and hosted by editor in chief Linda Wells along with VP and publisher Agnes B. Chapski.
Thousands of beauty products are launched each year as consumer demand continues to grow, driving the expansion of the beauty and personal-care industry in the United States to an estimated $72.6 billion by 2016. Allure's Best of Beauty Awards identifies the most effective and innovative products in the marketplace through rigorous testing of tens of thousands of products by Allure editors and consultation with experts, such as dermatologists, makeup artists, hairstylists, and cosmetic chemists. Allure's Best of Beauty Awards are distinctive from other such editorial endorsements in that editors test products from the entire market and not just those from brands that advertise.
This year's winners include:
The full results of Allure's Best of Beauty Awards can be found at allure.com/go/best-of-beauty and in the October issue, hitting newsstands September 17.
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Allure launched in 1991 as the first and only magazine devoted to beauty. Today, Allure's print audience is 6.6 million, and its average monthly online audience is 2 million. Allure has a strong social-media presence, tablet editions, mobile apps, licensed products, books, and special issues.
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