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bbf awards 2020

29 categories covering Make Up, Fashion, Male Grooming, Tech and more!

MAKE UP

BEST LIP PRODUCT. This category is for lip make-up products aimed at all sectors of the market. Entries can include (but are not limited to) lip colours, lip liners, lip balms, glosses and lip treatments.

BEST EYE PRODUCT. This category is for eye make-up and decorative products. Entries can include (but are not limited to) mascara, eyeliners, eye shadows, glitters, brow products and faux lashes aimed at all sectors of the market.

BEST MAKEUP BASE PRODUCT. This category is for face make-up products, including (but not limited to) foundations, concealers, highlighters, bronzers, primers, face powders and blushers and pigment correcting products.

skincare

BEST ANTI-AGEING PRODUCT. This category is for anti-ageing beauty products aimed at the mass market. Products can include any product that has anti-ageing benefits such as serums, cleansers, moisturisers, and oils.

BEST SKIN CARE PRODUCT. This category is for skin care products aimed at the mass market. Products can include (but are not limited to) moisturisers, serums, cleansers, toners, micellar waters, skin care wipes, and oils.

BEST PREMIUM SKIN CARE PRODUCT. This category is for skin care products aimed at the luxury end of the market. Products can include (but are not limited to) moisturisers, serums, cleansers, toners, micellar waters, skin care wipes, and oils.

Male grooming

BEST MALE SKIN AND BODY CARE PRODUCT. This category will award the most innovative male skin care and body care products. Products can include (but are not limited to) face and body washes, moisturisers, repair creams, balms and men’s body sprays.

 

BEST MALE SHAVING AND BEARD PRODUCT. This category is for new male shaving products aimed at all sectors of the male shaving market. Entries can include (but are not limited to) razors, shaving soap, foam and gel as well as aftershave and shaving repair creams. This category also includes beard maintenance products such as beard oils and beard trimmers or scissors.

 

BEST MALE HAIR PRODUCT. This category is for male hair care, styling and management products. Products can include (but are not limited to) general hair care and styling products, colouring products, shampoos, conditioners, and texturiser kits.

Body Care

BEST BODY PRODUCT. This category is for body care products aimed at the mass market. Products can include (but are not limited to) body lotions, deodorants, gels, creams, butters, moisturisers, exfoliators and scrubs, as well as treatment products specifically designed for the body such as firming and cellulite creams and products for the décolletage. This category can include products targeted at specific parts of the body such as the feet or arms. However, this category does not include products for the neck, which are considered facial skin care products, nor hand products.

BEST BATH AND SHOWER PRODUCT. This category is for bath and shower products aimed at the popular end of the market. Bath and Shower products can include (but are not limited to) bath and shower oils, washes, gels, soaps and bath bombs.

Hair

BEST HAIR PRODUCT. This category is for hair products. Entries can include (but are not limited to) general hair care and styling products, colouring products, shampoos, conditioners, heat protecting products, treatments and texturiser kits.

BEST NATURAL HAIR CARE PRODUCT. This category is for a hair product for non relaxed/virgin hair types including dreadlocks. Products can include (but are not limited to) hair oils, treatments, conditioners and shampoos.

BEST HAIR STRAIGHTENING SYSTEM. This category is for hair straightening systems. Products can include (but are not limited to) relaxer kits, and keratin systems.

BEST WIG MAKER / HAIR EXTENSIONS BRAND. This category is for wig manufacturers and specialists. Human hair and synthetic hair extensions for braiding etc.

Wellness

This category is for wellness products aimed at all sectors of the market. Wellness products can include products created to increase the health and longevity of the user. Products can include (but are not limited to) Supplements, CBD Oils, essential oils and aromatherapy candles.

fragrance

BEST FRAGRANCE. This category is for male and female fragrances aimed at the popular end of the market, including self-select products. Fragranced body products such as body sprays or mists should not be entered in this category. These must be entered into the Body Product category.

BEST PREMIUM FRAGRANCE. This category is for premium male and female fragrances aimed at the luxury end of the market. Entries can include (but are not limited to) fragrances with a higher price point, premium branding or with a limited distribution.

Technology & Innovation

BEAUTY TECHNOLOGY AWARD. This category is for innovation in beauty technology. Entries can include (but are not limited to) apps, and devices used on the hair, body, face, hands, nails and feet.

FASHION TECHNOLOGY AWARD. This category is for innovation in fashion. Entries can include (but are not limited to) apps, fabric and textile technology, design that exceeds expectation in terms of its presentation, usability and or functionality.

natural and organic

BEST NATURAL BEAUTY PRODUCT. This category is for a beauty product where a high percentage of ingredients are of natural origin. Please provide a description that includes details about the natural origin of your ingredients. Products can include (but are not limited to) facial skin care, body care products, including cleansers, toners and body lotions.  

BEST ORGANIC BEAUTY PRODUCT. This category is for an organic beauty product that is approved by one of the international organic standards agencies. Please note that the product as a whole must have an organic certification, not just the ingredients used. Please include details about your organic certification. Products can include (but are not limited to) facial skin care, body care products, including cleansers, toners and body lotions.

Electrical product

BEST ELECTRICAL PRODUCT

This category is for electrical appliances that can be used on the hair, skin or body.

fashion

SUSTAINABLE FASHION CLOTHING BRAND. This category covers all types of clothing in women’s and men’s wear. (Entries can include but are not limited to) swimming and sports wear, evening wear, casual, costume and wedding etc.  

SUSTAINABLE FASHION ACCESSORIES BRAND. This category is for men and women’s accessories. (Entries can include but are not limited to) head wear, neck wear, gloves, jewellery, footwear and bags.

WOMEN’S WEAR ENTREPRENEUR. This category is for women’s wear. (Entries can include but are not limited) swimwear, evening wear, casual, costume and bridal.  

MENSWEAR ENTREPRENEUR. This category is for menswear. (Entries can include but are not limited) Formal wear, outerwear, undergarments and sportswear.  

SPORTSWEAR ENTREPRENEUR. This category is for sportswear. (Entries can include but are not limited) outerwear, undergarments, footwear and accessories.  

ACCESSORY ENTREPRENEUR. This category is for men and women’s accessories. (Entries can include but are not limited to) head wear, neck wear, gloves, jewellery, footwear and bags.

The information below will help you prepare for entry:


FASHION CATEGORIES:
A High-Resolution clear action shot or rendering, showing the work in a preferably white background or a shot with a fashion model clearly showing the work.
An action shot of the work being worn by a model or the packaging and identity of the work submitted.

A shot or rendering showing a close up / detailed view of the product or focusing on a unique feature, explosion, layered or sectional views if so required.
A shot showing the work in a setting where the design is used (such as a fashion show etc.) An additional action shot with a different pose or setting, where a fashion model wears or uses the design work.

You may submit documents explaining technical aspects, blue prints, details, commercial presentation or other notes about the design.
You may also upload a conceptual video, footage from fashion show, short feature or advertisement of the product.

For all categories listed above, all products and sample must be mailed to the address below:

Black Beauty Fashion Awards,
International House,
6 Canterbury Crescent,
London, SW9 7QD,
United Kingdom.