NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Daily Glow (www.dailyglow.com), the leading online healthy beauty authority, announced the winners of its Daily Glow Awards honoring products across the beauty spectrum. After in-depth research, testing and analysis of thousands of products, a judging panel of medical and beauty experts named 100 products for their outstanding achievement in innovation, recognizing the most inventive, state-of-the-art and truly original products. The Daily Glow 2012 Award winners were announced today in an expansive editorial feature on DailyGlow.com/Awards. (Award winners were previewed at a private ceremony held at The Standard Hotel in New York City last night.)
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The Daily Glow Award is the beauty equivalent of an Oscar with judging done by a panel of industry peers of medical doctors, cosmetic chemists, top hair and makeup stylists, and new this year, Daily Glow added a holistic plastic surgeon to the judging panel. Products of all price ranges--found in drugstore aisles, department store makeup counters to physician and specialist's formulations--are celebrated within five categories: Skin (face/body/anti-aging), Hair, Makeup, Big Breakthroughs and Beauty Insiders' Picks.
The complete list of winners is featured on DailyGlow.com alongside insights from the judging experts who provide commentary on products' groundbreaking formulations, cutting-edge ingredients, or novel approaches to solving beauty problems. The site's mission of providing women with a fresh perspective on healthy beauty is mirrored in all award winners. The Daily Glow Awards' badge highlights the most innovative beauty products for consumers who want to make healthier choices for their beauty solutions.
"These leading-edge, award-winning products represent a meaningful change in today's approach to beauty," explained Liesa Goins, Editor, Daily Glow. "There are amazing innovations taking place with high-end treatments in every beauty category, and it's remarkable to see the trickledown effect of these methodologies into our corner drugstores with products that truly deliver on their promise."
Interesting to note from this year's Daily Glow Award winners:
- An at-home hair removal product which uses laser technology found in dermatologists' offices
- Following the trend of gel manicures, there is a new development which brings the long-lasting salon experience home, complete with a mini LED light to cure the polish
- Many of the expert judges, including medical doctors, selected drugstore brands
A prestigious brand within the Everyday Health portfolio, Daily Glow's signature perspective on healthy beauty is reflected through its Awards' judging panel of 21 beauty and medical experts, some of which include:
- Dr. Jessica Wu, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at USC Medical School
- Dr. Doris Day, clinical assistant professor of dermatology at New York University Medical Center
- Ni'Kita Wilson, cosmetic chemist, VP of Research and Innovation, Englewood Lab
- Dr. Elizabeth Tanzi, co-director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery
- Carmindy, makeup artist, host of "What Not to Wear"
- Dr. Shirley Madhere, holistic plastic surgeon
- Dr. Marc Lowenberg, cosmetic dentist
- Ron Robinson, cosmetic chemist
- Paige Padgett, green beauty expert
- Doug Macintosh, celebrity hair colorist
- Gretta Monahan, beauty and style expert for "The Rachael Ray Show"
About Daily Glow
Daily Glow (www.DailyGlow.com), a leading health and beauty authority, provides a smart, fresh perspective on healthy beauty. The popular site and its mobile apps offer credible, solutions-focused tools and information from industry experts, medical doctors, favorite celebrities and celebrity stylists, plus a community of peers. Daily Glow provides information and inspiration for women to look and feel their best from the inside out – every day. This is one of the prestigious brands published by Everyday Health, Inc.
Daily Glow Awards
A Daily Glow Award is an accolade bestowed by leading health and beauty authority Daily Glow to recognize brands for creating an outstanding and innovative beauty product. Each year, beginning in December 2011, Daily Glow honors products within five categories: Skin (face/body/anti-aging), Hair, Makeup, Big Breakthroughs and Beauty Insiders' Picks.
About Everyday Health, Inc.
Everyday Health is the leading digital health and wellness company. Attracting 38 million people monthly through its popular websites, mobile applications, and social media presence, Everyday Health inspires consumers to live healthier lives and helps doctors make more informed decisions for their patients. Everyday Health reaches an additional one million viewers per episode through its weekly TV series on ABC stations. The Company's broad portfolio of products spans the health spectrum, from in-depth medical content for condition prevention and management to healthy lifestyle offerings. Everyday Health was founded in 2002 by CEO, Ben Wolin, and President, Mike Keriakos.
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