Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) UK has opened online voting for its prestigious 2020 Beauty Awards. The awards, which have been celebrating the best in beauty for 15 years, received 300 entries this year from 185 brands across 32 categories.

At the CEW Beauty Awards Product Demonstration Evening held on 18 February, more than 1000 beauty industry members, industry influencers, and media were in attendance to sample the entries and to network with other members of the CEW community.

CEW members and industry influencers sample products at the CEW Product Demonstration Evening

The awards are the only beauty awards which are voted for by those working in beauty, and recognise brands contributing to innovation in the industry through categories such as the Vegan Beauty Award, the Responsible Beauty Award, the Grooming Award and the Beauty Supplement Award. Entries span the breadth of the industry, with prestige brands including Drunk Elephant, Kate Somerville, Murad, Dermalogica, and Elemis, as well as D2C brands such as Glossier.

Sallie Berkerey, Managing Director of CEW said, ‘In my first year at CEW, I’m delighted by the huge variety of brand entries that we have had this year, we have seen amazing new innovations and trends from long-established brands to newcomers alike. It is a privilege to be part of such a buoyant and creative industry.’

Online voting is now open and closes on 10 March. The winners will be announced on 24 April.