At Beyond Beauty Paris 2014, the winners of the 2014 Beauty Awards were announced including Mibelle Biochemistry for the Advanced Ingredient Award. The three award categories included the Cosmeeting Color Award, the Advanced Ingredient Award and the Beauty Challenger Awards (BCA).
Advanced Ingredient Award
The Advanced Ingredient Award was bestowed upon Mibelle Biochemistry for its hair growth booster AnaGain, which is made from an extract of young organic pea shoots, reducing hair loss by allowing the dermal papilla cells to reactivate hair growth. Finalists included Seppic for Oligogeline, Induchem fro Comb'Active, Effervescence Lab for Hair Filler, Croda for Dynamic Shampoo, Laboratoires Prod'Hyg for fruit butter and Kupanda for cosmetic oils.
Cosmeeting Color Award
The Cosmeeting Color Award is given to the most innovative ethnic brand among the products being exhibited at Cosmeeting Color in the fields of skin and body care, makeup and hair care products. Design Essential won this award for its Hydrience Argan Moisturizing Creme, a light moisturizer infused with argan oil to nourish and hydrate.
The BCA competition is dedicated to emerging brands with less than five years of existence. The jury, represented by global distribution leaders as well as the trade and consumer press and the blogosphere, has evaluated participants according to specific criteria of innovation and originality, focusing on differentiation, consistency of the concept and the quality/price ratio.
The BCA Awards were awarded as follows:
- Grand Prize: Bye Bye Racines, Spray Colorant Ephémère
- Fragrance: Lise London, An Ideal Lover
- Facial Care: Natura Siberica, Northern Soap Detox
- Mkeup: Und Gretel, Lieth Makeup
- Body Care: À L’Orientale, Perfumed Argan Oil
- Beauty Accesories: Foreo
- Anti-aging: Skinniks by Mades Cosmetics, Intense Repair
- Hair Care: Bye Bye Racines, Coloring Ephemeral Spray
- Organic and Natural: Ami Iyokk, My Perfect Skin Serum
- Beauty Blog Favorite Award: Fabbnails, All-In-One Gel Nail Polish
- Press Award: Bye Bye Racines, Spray Colorant Ephémère
- Online Shopper Award: Bye Bye Racines, Spray Colorant Ephémère