The CEW Responsible Beauty Award sponsored by Givaudan recognises a beauty product or product line that has most significantly moved towards the goal of improved sustainability. The Award aims to encourage steps towards greater sustainability within the beauty industry. Eligible beauty products or product lines must be currently available at retail in the UK.
“We at Givaudan are proud to be sponsoring the CEW Responsible Beauty Award for the 11th consecutive year in 2022. Our aim is to encourage companies to make continued efforts on the path to sustainability. Last year we once again attracted many high quality entries and we hope for even more this year.”
For 2022 we are evolving the award into 2 categories for 2022 as follows: The ‘CEW Responsible Beauty Award for Excellence‘ to reward brands that are consistently performant in sustainability and the ‘CEW Responsible Beauty Award for Innovation‘ to recognise strong innovation e.g. in packaging, ingredients, formulation, life cycle, usage etc.
We are delighted to share the entries for the 2022 CEW Responsible Beauty Award, sponsored by Givaudan below:
BIOEFFECT – EGF Serum
A ground-breaking age-defying serum designed to address the visible signs of ageing with Barley EGF – a skin-rejuvenating, moisture-binding, signalling protein – the first of its kind to be produced in plants. This growth factor serum has been shown to significantly reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, rejuvenate the complexion, and increase the skin’s moisture level with just 2-4 drops. Experience a clean skincare formula containing only 7 ingredients for purity and maximum efficacy.
BYBI – Glowcurrant Booster
Glowcurrant Booster is the world’s first carbon negative skincare product and unlike any other in its category, in that it removes more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits. Due to its unique, first-to-market production method, Glowcurrant Booster’s carbon footprint is negative because it is made using low-carbon ingredients and sequesters carbon throughout its supply chain. It does not rely on or involve any carbon offsetting.
Floral Street Fragrances – Floral Street Fragrances
Committed to being a clean brand from inception, Floral Street’s vegan and cruelty-free products are created with sustainably sourced ingredients. Packaging is reusable, recyclable, or biodegradable and their industry leading box is crafted with FSC pulp and upcycled coffee cups giving new life to waste. Considering every product’s sustainable lifecycle, they operate by the fundamental rules of environmental consideration.
Holistic London – Moroccan Orange + Mimosa Candle
We are Holistic London, a Pending B Corp on a mission to Make Fragrance better for All. We help support over 1000 fragrance farmers across the world, including Morocco, where we help improve the livelihoods of female harvesters with supplementary revenues, providing financial stability after the orange blossom harvest. This means our candles bring wellbeing for you every time you light them, as well as to the lives of others.
Josie Rose Skincare – Josie Dream Mask
The Josie Dream Mask contains 5% Micro-encapsulated Retinol and 1% Bakuchiol with ultra-stable Vitamin C. The formula is packed with 23 active rich nutrients to encourage optimum skin health. No longer do you need to layer your products; this sleeping mask hydrates as it renews, with Skin Minimalism at its core, this is the only nighttime product you need.
Juni Cosmetics Ltd – Rejuvenating Lip Treatment
“Juni’s Rejuvenating Lip Treatment is a sophisticated blend of water-binding and skin-plumping active ingredients designed to optimise lip health.
The vegan formula contains a tri-peptide complex that stimulates collagen production, along with pineapple enzymes to gently dissolve dry, flaky skin.
Housed in our bespoke 100% plastic-free and infinitely recyclable aluminium ‘pebble’. Innovative design meets sustainability. “
L’OCCITANE – ECO-REFILL COLLECTION
L’OCCITANE launched Eco-Refills in 2008, which are now available for 26 products across haircare, body care, handcare and skincare! The Eco-Refills use an average of 85% less plastic than a standard bottle, enabling L’OCCITANE to save 200 tonnes of plastic every year. 100% of L’OCCITANE Boutiques in the UK offer an in-store beauty recycling service, where the Eco-Refills can be recycled easily.
Medeau – Eau de Parfum fragrance range
When Allison Stubbing’s fell pregnant, she simply couldn’t find a luxury scent that was non-toxic. Medeau’s perfumes are made with bioidenticals to protect vulnerable natural species and are vegan, non-toxic, free of synthetic dyes, parabens, and phthalates. Medeau’s bottles are 98% recyclable, and its perfumes are formulated and bottled in the UK, supporting British business, and reducing their carbon footprint.
Molton Brown – Botanical Hair Care Collection
Molton Brown’s Botanical Haircare Collection is created using hydroponically farmed herbs, grown sustainably in disused London underground tunnels using 70% less water than traditional farming methods and reducing agricultural runoff. The collection is 100% vegan, free from parabens, phthalates, silicones and paraffin, and packed in 100% PCR bottles which are eligible for Molton Brown’s in-store Return, Recycle, Reward scheme.
Nécessaire – The Body Oil
The Body Oil is a treatment oil for the skin containing five pure plant oils. 100% organic, cold-pressed and biodegradable. Dermatologist-Tested. Hypoallergenic. Non-Comedogenic. Nécessaire offsets 100% of all carbon emissions for the sourcing, manufacturing and shipping of products via Climate Neutral Certified. As a member of 1% For The Planet, we allocate 1% of every sale to environmental non-profits that defend our air, land, water and wildlife worldwide.
Oh Oils – All in One Miracle Oil
“A little luxury that does a lot of good. Good for you – your mood and your wellbeing, as well as your skin hair and nails
– thanks to the subtle combination of beneficial essential oils and nutritious plant seed oils. Good for the planet and everyone in our supply chain – thanks to our responsible sourcing and totally eco packaging
All this and it smells wonderful too!”
Pai Skincare – Pai Skincare Full Range
Pai is a leading formulator of organic skincare, believing that skin – no matter how sensitive – deserves the best ingredients without compromising on efficacy. Pai’s entire range is certified COSMOS, vegan and cruelty-free. With every product proudly created in London, Pai owns the development process end-to-end – giving complete visibility of its supply chain and full control over sustainability efforts.
REN Clean Skincare – Eco-Smart Aluminium Sample Tube
In 2021, REN introduced a NEW smart re-closable recycled aluminium sample tube made in partnership with Tubex, a global leader in producing aluminium tubes. This new tube design for sampling is made using recycled aluminium, which helps better protect the integrity of the product and the planet. Aluminium is widely recyclable and also has a high recycling rate, while traditional samples using mixed materials are difficult to recycle. The smart re-closable system features an aluminium break off nozzle, further reducing the use of plastic while making the tubes easier to recycle.
REPO-LDN – Renaissance Rare Afghan Rose Facial Serum
Rare Afghan Rose’s deep penetrating micro-nutrients are released when this silky, fast absorbing serum is massaged into the skin. Loaded with collagen promoting botanicals, the skin’s barrier is strengthened and supported, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Aromatic and moisturising, Renaissance soothes and heals the complexion, restoring an appearance of liveliness, radiance and youth.
Skin + Me – Daily Doser
Skin + Me delivers powerful, personalised scientifically-proven active ingredients direct to your door. Their made-to-order skincare solutions are vegan, cruelty-free and packaged sustainably with light, recyclable aluminium and FSC Forest registered card. Approved by an expert team of dermatologists and pharmacists, expect minimal waste and visible results. The new face of healthy, happy skin that doesn’t cost the earth.
SKINDER – RADIANCE SMARTMIST
“Minimalist • Hybrid • Ethical
10% charity donation
All products are: UK manufactured, inclusive, vegan, multi-purpose, synergistic
Skin benefits: hydrating, radiance enhancing, anti-pollution, protects & repairs bluelight damage
Products contain: The highest quality sustainable actives with no unnecessary ingredients
All packaging is: Sustainable, made from recycled materials, responsibly sourced in England, recyclable, refillable, reusable
SKINDER: kind to skin, kinder to the planet “
Skingredients – Skin Veg Pre-Serum
Skingredients® is a results-driven skincare range, created by award-winning skincare expert Jennifer Rock. 2021 saw Skingredients adopt a more sustainable approach from start to finish, proudly relaunching the entire range ensuring all primary bottles are now fully refillable with easily recyclable (pp and pe) plastic refill tubes. Skingredients delivers empowering skin results alongside an easy recycling experience for the customer.
Spectacle Skincare – Spectacle Performance Crème
Spectacle Performance Crème was created to minimize one’s skincare routine by combining the benefits of a serum, moisturizer, and primer in one simple step. A true desert island product, this unscented formula addresses multiple skin concerns in one dose by delivering a broad range of skin-identical ingredients to reinforce the skin’s barrier.
UpCircle Beauty – The Fruit Stones Range
UpCircle are the UK’s #1 upcycled beauty brand. Their award-winning Fruit Stone Range rescues skin-loving by-products from the apricot, olive oil and argan industries. Their best-selling Cleansing Balm is formulated with antioxidant-rich apricot powder and gently removes makeup. The Face Moisturiser contains vitamin E-rich argan powder and the Face Mask is infused with anti-inflammatory olive powder. Refillable, cruelty-free and vegan.