COSMETICS AWARDS

To be eligible for consideration, a product needs to be made with ingredients that are a minimum of 99% natural origin and be made in Europe.

A brand can enter up to 6 products maximum each year.

EXCELLENCE AWARDS

The shortlisted products will be tested from June to October by a world-class, star jury composed of 100 European Stars that represent European consumers across Europe.

Products attaining a minimum evaluation score of 4.0 out of 5.0 will be honoured with the Excellence Awards. This recognition signifies that the product has been deemed effective, aligned with its claims, and endorsed by the jury.

INNOVATION AWARDS

Where there is innovation, there is hope for meaningful change and a brighter future. European Natural Beauty Awards highlight the products and their makers that show the most advancement in sustainability, formulation, packaging, and collaboration.

SUSTAINABILITY PIONEER OF THE YEAR

The “Sustainability Pioneer” award honours a product that is made with environmentally friendly practices throughout the entire product lifecycle.

PACKAGING INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

An award designed to recognize advancements in packaging that demonstrate creativity, sustainability, and functionality.

FORMULA INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

This award honours a product made with new natural ingredients, new properties, or innovative formulation methods that enhance the efficacy, practicality, and stability of natural products.

NEW BRAND OF THE YEAR

An award to help a newcomer to shine in the industry. To be eligible, a brand should be registered earliest in 2023.

HAIR SALON & SPA AWARDS

Hair salons and spas serve as trendsetters, setting new standards for excellence and changing the industry narrative by educating consumers about natural beauty practices. These awards honour the invaluable contribution of hair salons and spas that embody the essence of natural beauty and elevate the respective industries to new heights.

To be eligible for consideration in the awards, Hair Salons and Spas should use only natural products, as per awards standards.

HAIR SALON OF THE YEAR

The “Hair Salon of the Year” award recognizes and celebrates hair salons using natural products, as per awards guidelines. This award acknowledges salons that have demonstrated excellence in promoting natural beauty, are committed to sustainability and environmental consciousness, and excel in embracing the diverse textures of hair, fostering an inclusive environment for clients with varying hair types and preferences.

An anonymous expert jury will visit the shortlisted salons. The Hair Salon that receives the most positive evaluation will receive the honorific award of Hair Salon of the Year.

SPA OF THE YEAR

The “Spa of the Year” award recognizes and celebrates spas and beauty estheticians who excel in providing exceptional wellness experiences using natural cosmetic products.

This award acknowledges spas that prioritize holistic approaches to beauty and well-being, sustainability, and client satisfaction.

Similarly to the hair salons, an anonymous expert jury will visit the shortlisted spas. The spa that receives the most positive evaluation will receive the honorific award of Spa of the Year.

PERSONALITY AWARDS

These awards turn the spotlight on the personalities who have transformed the way natural products are presented, accessed, and distributed.

Anyone can submit names for evaluation for these categories. The participating cosmetics brands will then have the opportunity to vote for who they would like to offer the following titles to among the shortlisted names for the personality awards.

E-COMMERCE OF THE YEAR

The “E-Commerce of the Year” award is designed to recognize and celebrate e-commerce platforms that demonstrate excellence in various aspects of their online presence, customer experience, and overall contribution to the growth of the natural sector.

DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR

The “Distributor of the Year” award celebrates distributors’ crucial role in connecting cosmetic brands with consumers, ensuring that high-quality products are efficiently delivered to various points of sale to enhance brand visibility and market reach.

BRICK AND MORTAR RETAILER OF THE YEAR

The “Brick and Mortar Retailer of the Year” award celebrates the vital role that physical stores play in providing a tangible and immersive experience for consumers seeking natural cosmetic products, fostering a connection between brands and customers in a retail environment.

VOICE OF THE YEAR

The “Voice of the Year“ award honours a media, influencer, or advocate who has significantly impacted the natural beauty industry through their voice. This award recognizes someone who educates and informs their audience about natural cosmetic products, has demonstrated a commitment to positive change, and has the ability to influence and inspire others.

The form to nominate your favourite personalities will open in February 2024.