Friday, 3 June 2011

Winners announced for the P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards

The seventh annual P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards took place last night (2 June) at BAFTA. The awards were created by P&G Beauty & Grooming to reward the talented and creative within the beauty and grooming industry, and to continue to demonstrate its commitment and passion to the UK Beauty and Grooming sector.

This year the awards were hosted by TV presenter George Lamb and guest who attended included editors, publishers, and potential award-winning beauty and grooming journalists and bloggers. Also present were key industry figures and this year’s judging panel representing the world of beauty, style, fashion and literature. The expert panel for 2011 comprised: Professor Louise Wilson OBE (MA Fashion Course Director, Central Saint Martins); Maggie Alderson (ex-editor of ELLE, ES Magazine and Best Selling Author); Kim Hunt (Creative Director and Writer); and Marie Helvin (Model and Author).

The Winners are:

1. Best Grooming Blog or Online Editorial Journalist
Winner: Chris Beastall -
Nominees 1: Lee Kynaston -
Nominees 2: James York -

2. Best Beauty & Grooming Journalist on a National, Supplement or Freesheet Publication
Winner: Beatrice Aidin - Financial Times
Nominees 1: Joanna McGarry - Stylist
Nominees 2: Sarah Jane Corfield Smith - Fabulous

3. Best Independent Beauty Blog
Winner Sophie Beresiner - Sophie Feels Better
Nominees 1: Emma Hill -
Nominees 2: Josephine Fairley - The Scent Critic

4. Best Beauty Journalist on a Weekly Magazine
Winner: Rachel Gilbert - More
Nominees 1: Samantha Freedman - Look
Nominees 2: Poppy Lara - More

5. Best Visual Styling of a Beauty or Grooming Feature
Winner: Adrian Clark - Shortlist Mode
Nominees 1: Joanna McGarry - Stylist
Nominees 2: Susanna Cohen - Marie Claire

6. Best Grooming Journalist
Winner: Eric Down - Men’s Health
Nominees 1: Jess Punter - GQ
Nominees 2: Ange Hughes - FHM

7. Best Beauty Journalist on a Monthly Magazine
Winner: Alice Ripman - InStyle
Nominees 1: Emine Ali Rushton - Zest
Nominees 2: Cassie Steer - Marie Claire

8. Best Online Beauty Journalist
Winner: Jess Hogan -
Nominees 1 Claire Coleman -
Nominees 2: Rose Beer -

9. The Industry Choice
Winner: Newby Hands
Nominees 1: Nicola Moulton
Nominees 2: Alice Hart-Davis

10. Rising Star
Winner: Sarah Jossel - Glamour