NEW YORK — Allure magazine announced the 246 winners of the 2013 Best of Beauty Awards at an awards event held Monday at the Lincoln Center in New York City and hosted by editor-in-chief Linda Wells, along with VP and publisher Agnes B. Chapski.
Thousands of beauty products are launched each year as consumer demand continues to grow, driving the expansion of the beauty and personal care industry in the United States to an estimated $72.6 billion by 2016. Allure's Best of Beauty Awards identifies the most effective and innovative products in the marketplace through testing of tens of thousands of products by Allure editors and consultation with experts, such as dermatologists, makeup artists, hairstylists, and cosmetic chemists.
Allure's Best of Beauty Awards are distinctive from other such editorial endorsements in that editors test products from the entire market and not just those from brands that advertise.
This year's winners include:
The full results of Allure's Best of Beauty Awards can be found at allure.com/go/best-of-beauty and in the October issue, which hits newsstands Sept. 17.
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