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Beauty Buzz | 2014 CEW Insiders’ Choice Beauty Awards Finalists

I always take awards with grain of salt but for the beauty junkie that's looking to keep up with the most buzzed about products, this is clearly a great list to start with.

Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) announces the finalists for the 2014 CEW Insiders’ Choice Beauty Awards, one of the beauty industry’s highest honors. Celebrating its 20th year, the CEW Beauty Awards recognize the most innovative new products of the year. The 193 finalists across 32 categories, including the new Iconic Beauty Award category, were chosen from more than 760 product entries.

Finalists were voted on by CEW members, more than 6,000 beauty industry executives and professionals from 1,500 companies. Winners will be selected from the finalists by the CEW Board of Governors and a select group of industry experts and will be announced at the CEW Beauty Awards Luncheon Friday, May 16, 2014.

I always take awards with grain of salt but for the beauty junkie that's looking to keep up with the most buzzed about products, this is clearly a great list to start with. CEW’s Insiders’ Choice Beauty Awards are the only beauty awards program where the finalists are chosen exclusively by beauty insiders. I'd also like to see a category for baby/kids skincare in the future.

The 2014 CEW Insiders’ Choice Beauty Awards Finalists are:

Bath and Body Mass
Carol's Daughter - Lavender and Vanilla Body Cleansing Scrub
Dove - Go Fresh Restore Body Wash
Eucerin - Eczema Relief Body Creme
Jergens - Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer
Vaseline® - Spray & Go Moisturizer Total Moisture
Yes to Blueberries - Ultra Hydrating Body Wash

Bath and Body Prestige
Ahava North America - Dead Sea Plants Smoothing Body Exfoliator
Darphin - Silky Moisturizing Lotion
DKNY - Be Delicious Skin
Molton Brown - Pink Pepperpod Body Wash
Moroccanoil - Dry Body Oil
Shiseido Cosmetics America - Future Solution LX Total Regenerating Body Cream

Acne Treatment
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare™ - One Step Acne Eliminating Pads
Hydroxatone - Anti-acne CC Cream
Mary Kay - Clear Proof Pore-purifying Serum
NEUTROGENA® Corporation - Naturals Acne Spot Treatment
Ole Henriksen - Roll On Acne Clearing Solution
Smashbox Cosmetics - Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control

Anti-Aging Mass
Avon - Anew Clinical Absolute Even Multi-tone Skin Corrector
La Roche-Posay - Substiane+ Serum
L'Oréal Paris - Revitalift Miracle Blur Instant Skin Smoother Finishing Cream
Olay - Regenerist Micro-sculpting Serum
RoC® - Multi Correxion® 5 in 1 Restoring Night Cream
Yes to Grapefruit - Dark Spot Correcting Serum

Anti-Aging Prestige
Clarins - Double Serum
Clé de Peau Beauté - Le Sérum
Estée Lauder - Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II
Origins - Plantscription Youth-renewing Face Oil
Philosophy - Time in a Bottle
SK-II - Essential Power Essence

Cleanser & Scrub
Clarisonic - Deep Pore Daily Cleanser
Elizabeth Arden - Prevage Anti-aging Treatment Boosting Cleanser
NEUTROGENA® Corporation - Ultra Gentle Hydrating Cleanser
Philosophy - Miracle Worker Miraculous Anti-aging Lactic Acid Cleanser & Mask
Shiseido Cosmetics America - Ibuki Gentle Cleanser
Yes to Grapefruit - Brightening Facial Towelettes

Eye Treatment Mass
Avon - Anew Clinical Pro Line Eraser Eye Treatment A-F33
Garnier - Skin Renew Anti-puff Cooling Eye Roller
La Roche-Posay - Redermic R Eyes
Organic Doctor - Organic Virgin Olive Oil Eye Serum
RoC® - Multi Correxion® 5 in 1 Eye Cream
Vichy - Liftactiv Serum 10 Eyes & Lashes

Eye Treatment Prestige
Bliss - Firm, Baby, Firm Total Eye System
Darphin - Eye Sorbet Mask
Elizabeth Arden - Prevage Anti-aging + Intensive Repair Eye Serum
GLAMGLOW Inc. - Brightmud Eye Treatment
Philosophy - Miracle Worker Miraculous Anti-aging Eye Cream
Shiseido Cosmetics America - Bio-performance Super Corrective Eye Cream

Lip Treatment
Fresh - Sugar Cherry Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15
Maybelline New York - Baby Lips Dr. Rescue
NEUTROGENA® Corporation - Moisture Smooth Color Stick
NIVEA Lip Care - Lip Butters
Vaseline® - Lip Therapy® Rosy Lips
Yes to Blueberries - Naturally Smooth Lip Balm

Moisturizer Mass
AVEENO® - Positively Radiant® Intensive Night Cream
CeraVe - SA Renewing Cream
L'Oréal Paris - Age Perfect Glow Renewal Facial Oil
Olay - Total Effects Moisturizer + Serum Duo with Broad Spectrum SPF 15
Simple - Protecting Light Moisturizer with SPF 15
Yes to Grapefruit - CC Creams

Moisturizer Prestige
Bliss -Triple Oxygen Ex-'glow'-sion Vita-bead Infused Moisture Cream
Clinique - Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion +
Darphin - Ideal Resource Light Rebirth Overnight Cream
Josie Maran Cosmetics - 100% Pure Argan Oil Light
Origins - Ginzing Energy-boosting Moisturizer
Philosophy - Miracle Worker Overnight Age-restoring Anti-wrinkle Moisturizer
Shiseido Cosmetics America - Ibuki Refining Moisturizer

Skincare Tools
Bliss - Fatgirlslim Lean Machine
Clarisonic - Pedi Foot Transformation System
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare™ - Steamer Solutions
Olay - Pro-x Microdermabrasion + Advanced Cleansing System
Rodan + Fields Dermatologists - Redefine Macro Exfoliator™
TRIA Beauty, Inc. - Age-defying Laser

Sun Product
Coppertone - Clearly Sheer™ for Sunny Days Faces
Kate Somerville - Daily Deflector Waterlight Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ PA+++
La Roche-Posay - Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid
NEUTROGENA® Corporation - Beach Defense™ Sunscreen Spray Broad Spectrum SPF 70
Shiseido Cosmetics America - Urban Environment Tinted UV Protector SPF 43
St. Tropez - Self Tan Sensitive Bronzing Mousse

Hair Care Product
Alterna Haircare - Bamboo Style Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo in Mango Coconut
Aveda - Dry Remedy Daily Moisturizing Oil
AVEENO® - Nourish+ Dandruff Control 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner
Bumble and bumble - Surf Foam Wash Shampoo
Kerastase - Initialiste Advanced Scalp and Hair Concentrate
Ojon™ - Rare Blend Deep Conditioner

Hair Coloring Product
Color Wow - Root Cover Up
Garnier - Olia
John Frieda Collection - Precision Foam Colour
L'Oréal Paris - Féria Wild Ombré
Wella Professionals - Illumina Color
Zotos International, Inc. - Age Beautiful Anti-aging Permanent Liquid Color

Hair Styling Product
Alterna Haircare - Caviar CC Cream 10-in-1 Complete Correction Leave-in Hair Perfector
Bumble and bumble - Thickening Full Form Mousse
Frédéric Fekkai - Brilliant Glossing Crème
Living Proof - Perfect Hair Day (PHD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment
Ojon™ - Rare Blend Tamer
TRESemmé - Keratin Smooth Keratin Infusing Serum

Eye Product Mass
Avon - Mega Effects Mascara
COVERGIRL - Bombshell by Lashblast Volume Mascara
L'Oréal Paris - Voluminous Butterfly Mascara
Maybelline New York - Volum’express The Falsies Big Eyes Mascara
NEUTROGENA® Corporation - Crease Proof Eye Shadow
Sonia Kashuk for Target® - Tinted Brow Gel

Eye Product Prestige
bareMinerals - Lash Domination Volumizing Mascara
Benefit Cosmetics - Gimme Brow
Clinique - Chubby Stick Shadow Tint for Eyes
Dior - Diorshow Iconic Overcurl Mascara
M∙A∙C Cosmetics - Veluxe Pearlfusion Shadow
Smashbox Cosmetics - Always Sharp Waterproof Kohl Liner

Face Product Mass
Almay - Smart Shade CC Cream Complexion Corrector
COVERGIRL - Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation
FLOWER - About Face Foundation
L'Oréal Paris - Magic Nude Liquid Powder Makeup
Pond's - Luminous Finish BB+
Sonia Kashuk for Target® - Chic Luminosity Bronzer/Blush Duo

Face Product Prestige
bareMinerals - Ready To Go Complexion Perfection Palette
Clinique - Superprimer Face Primers
Elizabeth Arden - Flawless Finish Sponge-on Cream Makeup
M∙A∙C Cosmetics - Mineralize Moisture SPF 15 Foundation
Origins - Smarty Plants CC SPF 20 Skin Complexion Corrector
Smashbox Cosmetics - Liquid Halo HD Foundation

Lip Product Mass
Burt’s Bees® - 100% Natural Lip Gloss
FLOWER - Kiss Stick High Shine Lip Color
NYX Cosmetics - Butter Gloss
Revlon - Colorstay Ultimate Suede™ Lipstick
Rimmel London - Show Off Lip Lacquer
Sonia Kashuk for Target® - Shine Luxe Sheer Lip Colour

Lip Product Prestige
bareMinerals - Marvelous Moxie Lipstick
Clé de Peau Beauté - Extra Rich Lipstick
Elizabeth Arden - Beautiful Color Moisturizing Lipstick
Fresh - Sugar Shine Lip Treatment
M∙A∙C Cosmetics - Mineralize Rich Lipstick
Origins - Drink Up Hydrating Lip Balm

Acqua di Parma - Shave Oil
AVEENO® Men's® - Shave Gel
Dove Men + Care® - Hydrate+ Face Lotion
Jack Black - Epic Moisture MP10 Nourishing Oil
Lab Series Skincare for Men - Pro LS All-in-one Face Treatment
Molton Brown - Sport 4-in-1 Sportswash

COVERGIRL - Outlast Stay Brilliant Glosstinis
Deborah Lippmann® - Celebrity Nail Lacquer in Stronger, Created with Kelly Clarkson
Dior - Nail Glow Healthy-glow Nail Enhancer
Essie - Hors d'oeuvres
Julep™ - Mighty Nail & Cuticle Serum
Sally Hansen - Triple Shine Nail Color

Men’s Scent
Bond No. 9 New York - The Scent of Peace for Him
BVLGARI - Man Extreme Eau de Toilette Natural Spray
Ermenegildo Zegna - Uomo
Giorgio Armani Beauty - Acqua di Gio Essenza
Gucci - Made to Measure Pour Homme Eau de Toilette
Ralph Lauren Fragrances - Polo Red

Women’s Scent Mass
Avon - Passion
Coty Beauty - Exotic Jasmine by Halle Berry
Demeter Fragrance Library - Sunshine Cologne Spray
Essence of Beauty - Forever Paris Fine Fragrance Body Mist
Pure Romance, LLC - Truly Sexy
Sonia Kashuk for Target® - Eau De Toilette in Pink Innocencia

Women’s Scent Prestige
Coty Prestige - Honey Marc Jacobs
Elizabeth Arden- Untold
Estée Lauder - Modern Muse Eau de Parfum
Hermès - Jour d’Hermès
Michael Kors - Sexy Amber
Tory Burch - Eau de Parfum

100% Pure
COOLA Suncare
Intelligent Nutrients

Burt’s Bees® - Beeswax Lip Balm
Dove - White Beauty Bar
Maybelline New York - Great Lash Mascara
NEUTROGENA® Corporation - Facial Cleansing Bar - Original Formula
Q-tips® - Cotton Swabs
Vaseline® - Jelly Original

Clinique - Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion +
Elizabeth Arden - Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant
Essie - Ballet Slippers
Estée Lauder - Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II
M∙A∙C Cosmetics - Russian Red Lipstick
YSL Beaute - Touche Éclat

7*Days of Wonder
First Aid Beauty
The New Black
Vapour Organic Beauty

Dr. Macrene Skin Results
Olie Biologique