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For immediate Release, London, 7th October 2016
The second consumer choice awards in London: #beauty20, took place at the stylish Bulgari Hotel on 6th October at the INNOCOS Digital event where beauty executives shared speeches. Jennifer Tidy from MODIFACE shared a presentation on augmented reality, Torsten Sollitzer spoke on the rise of the messaging and one to one marketing, whilst Tamara Gillan from Cherry London discussed beauty brand and blogger collaborations.
The #beauty20 Awards were created to benchmark the companies who are the most successful in connecting with consumers through digital technology and social media.
The INNOCOS team selected 10 of the most popular digital marketing platforms as categories of the awards and over 300 award entries were received. With much deliberation and critical review, our team of judges (beauty bloggers), selected the top five brands from each of the 10 categories.
After collecting the results, we gave consumers 20 days to vote for their favorite beauty brand online. Over 7.000 votes were received and below are the results with the winners:
Best Twitter: Feelunique
Best Facebook: Nu Skin UK and Ireland
Best Pinterest: Benefit Cosmetics UK
Best Instagram: Soap & Glory
Best Youtube: Charlotte Tilbury
Best App: L’Oreal
Best eCommerce Website: Burberry Beauty
Best Snapchat: Rimmel London
Best Beauty Startup: Blusho
Best Beauty Brand Online: Bare Minerals by Bare Escentuals
Bare Minerals UK is a big winner in the category ‘Best Beauty Brand Online’ which encompasses all social media channels including brand website, a big congratulations from the INNOCOS team and judges! Bare Minerals by Bare Excentuals describes themselves as a brand that is based on a feeling. Love, Understanding and Community are the three pillars representing Bare Escentuals and it translates as it received the highest number of custom votes at the #beauty20 awards in London this year.
One of the most popular categories each year is ‘Best Beauty Startup’, which generates the most nominations and the majority of votes this year went to Blusho, founded in 2015. A brand which disrupts the traditional models of purchasing beauty products online, by giving everyone everywhere a voice in shaping today’s beauty trends and influencing purchases.
Another popular category which had a high number nominations is Best Instagram, which communicates that this is still one of the most popular channels in the beauty industry. Well done Soap and Glory who received most of the votes in this category. They give you the best bang for your beauty budget and they must do something right by winning such a popular channel!
Special attention must also go to Rimmel London, winning a new category this year; ‘Best Snapchat’. Snapchat very fast has become one of the beauty industry’s leading voices. Rimmel London (@rimmel_london) launched its Snapchat during fashion week in February and has used the platform to promote special events and in-store promotions.
The winners, in addition to recognition from their customers, received a beautiful custom made trophy. The trophy has been is in the shape of the letter C to symbolise Customer, Consumer or Care,” which describes the nature of digital marketing.
“The #beauty20 Awards is an opportunity for the beauty industry to see which brands are staying closely in touch with their customers” says Irina Kremin, the founder of the #beauty20. And we would like to thank you our Lead Sponsor, MODIFACE, our PR partner Fuel PR and conference agency ConferenceWise to helping us to make this event happened.
The INNOCOS Digital and #beauty20 Awards by INNOCOS events is the digital marketing awards celebrating the best beauty brands online. The awards were launched in Paris in 2013, followed by event in New York and London. INNOCOS believe that events in Paris, New York and London will inspire more brands to join the competition and will become an annual event in different locations, with one more upcoming – Los Angeles on November 3rd 2016.
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