The Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) Beauty Awards have quickly become one of the most recognized and prestigious awards in the beauty business. Yesterday the winners were announced in these categories:

Bath & BodyOrigins Natural Resources Modern Friction for the Body, Dove Energy Glow Shimmering Lotion (love this!), C.O. Bigelow Lemon Cream Body Wash, Olay Body Wash plus Ribbons (love this too)

Facial SkincareMD Skincare All-Over Blemish Solution, Neutrogena Rapid Clear Pads, Patricia Wexler Intensive Night Reversal Repair Cream, Olay Definity Deep Penetrating Foaming Moisturizer, Clinique Liquid Facial Soap, Dove Energy Glow Skin Brightening Facial Cleanser, Avon Anew Clinical Eye Lift, Tweezerman After Tweeze Soothing Cream, Fusion Beauty LipFusion XL (love this one too!), Tarte fRxtion Sugar Exfoliator and Lip Balm Duo, Shiseido White Lucent Brightening Moisturizing Cream, Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream (I would probably like this too if I didn’t HATE ordering from Kiehl’s and refuse to do it), Shiseido Benefiance Pure Retinol Face Mask, Lumene Time Freeze Instant Lift Mask

MakeupChanel Inimitable Mascara, CoverGirl LashExact Mascara, SK-II AirTouch Foundation (must. try. this), MAC Studio Touch-Up Stick, Chanel Rouge Allure (this is wonderful!), Bourjois Effet 3D Mobile Cell Phone Charm

Men’s SkincareKiehl’s Eye Alert, The Art of Shaving Body Scrub with Tangerine and Eucalyptus Essential Oils

Hair Care & ColoringFekkai Ageless Damage-Defense Capsules, John Frieda Luminous Color Glaze (love this too)

Nail Care and ColorAvon Instant Manicure (pretty nifty!)

ScentUnforgivable by Sean John (mens), Eau de Parfum Tendre by Prada, Grassroots Happily Ever After, Sonia Kashuk’s Solid Perfume Palette

SunClarins Sun Wrinkle Control Eye Contour Care SPF 30, La Roche-Posay’s Anthelios SX, and last but not least, Nutrogena’s Ultra Sheer Dry Touch Sunblock, SPF 55.

Each category is further divided into price points, and product types for a total of 36 categories. Do you have a favorite on this list? Learn more about each individual product on the awards page at the CEW web site, and I will get in some more commentary about these winners in future posts.

If you are interested, here are the 2006 CEW Beauty Award winners. :)