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Vogue Beauty Awards 2011 acknowledges the best in the Beauty and Wellness Industry

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Mumbai, August 9, 2011

On a glittering night, Vogue awarded the best in the beauty and wellness industry at the Vogue Beauty Awards 2011 at the Taj Lands End. In its second edition the Vogue Beauty Awards honours the best beauty products, services and professionals across 54 categories ranging from skin care, anti-ageing, make-up, fragrances, hair and many more.

A unique feature of the Vogue Beauty Awards 2011 is the introduction of the 'People' categories. The awards honour industry professionals who have achieved excellence in their respective fields within the beauty space. Within this, there is a segment recognising the most beautiful of Bollywood's past, present and future.

The evening began with the cover star of the August issue, Madhuri Dixit Nene being honoured with Bollywood's Beauty Legend Award, followed by actor Anushka Sharma for Fresh Face. The night ended on a high note with the Global Beauty Icon award being given to none other than Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Bollywood's Most Beautiful Man to Ranbir Kapoor. Other beauty awards were given to Dr. Rohini Wadhwani for Best Facialist, Ambika Pillai for Best Makeup artist, Nisha Zaveri received the award for Myra being the Best Day Spa, Best Hair Stylist to Avan Contractor b:blunt and Best Coloursit to Kanta Motwani, Kromakay.

Three months prior to the ceremony, over 750 products were personally tested and judged by an expert jury comprising Mickey Contractor, Adhuna Akhtar, Dia Mirza, Dr Malvika Kohli, Gayatri Oberoi, Simone Singh, Natasha Poonawalla, Priya Tanna and Geeta Rao of Vogue India.

Priya Tanna, Editor Vogue India says, "The second edition of the Vogue Beauty Awards demonstrates our growing commitment towards beauty, which is as integral to the magazine's DNA as is fashion. The overwhelming response we received last year from our readers, industry professionals and experts has encouraged us to further expand these awards, adding a new category to recognise individual talent and celebrate the stunning faces of Bollywood. It's only going to get bigger and better. "

In all, Mumbai's glitterati attended the Vogue Beauty Awards 2011 in abundance with Bollywood stars Madhuri Dixit, Anushka Sharma, Dia Mirza, Gayatri Oberoi, Tisca Chopra, Shradha Kapoor walking the red carpet. Also seen at the event were models Kamal Sidhu, Feroz Gujral, Esha Gupta and the city's crθme-de-la-crθme like Queenie Singh, Anju Taraporewala, Anju Chulani, Ambika Pillai, Gaurav Bhatia, Nisha Zaveri, Rohan Vairani along with the presence of the esteemed panel of judges who facilitated the winners at the ceremony.

The list of the award categories for the Vogue Beauty Awards 2011 is as follows:

1) Best of Skin care
• Best Make-up remover
• Best Moisturiser (Day)
• Best Moisturiser (Night)
• Best Sunscreen
• Best Serum
• Best Eye Cream
2) Individual Talent Award
• Best Facialist

3) Best of Anti-Ageing
• Best Hyper Pigmentation Cream/Serum
• Best Moisturiser (Day)
• Best Moisturiser (Night)
• Best Sunscreen
• Best Serum
• Best Eye Cream
• Best Cellulite Buster

4) Best of Make-Up
• Best Concealer
• Best Lipstick
• Best Lip Gloss
• Best Eye Shadow Palette
• Best Blush
• Best Eye Liner
• Best Mascara
• Best Kohl Pencil
• Best Foundation
• Best Nail Polish
5) Individual Talent Award
• Best Make-up artist

6) Best of Fragrance
• Best Fragrance (Day)
• Best Fragrance (Night)
• Best Fragrance (Men)
• Best New Launch
• Best Classic Fragrance
• Best Celebrity Fragrance
7) Individual Talent Awards
• Hot Stepper on the Ramp
• Best New Face in an Ad Campaign

8) Spa Awards
• Best Day Spa
• Best Destination Spa
• Best Medi Spa
• Best Facial
• Best Treatment

9) Best of Hair Care
• Best Shampoo - Normal Hair
• Best Conditioner - Normal Hair
• Best Shampoo - Coloured or Damaged hair
• Best Conditioner - Coloured or Damaged hair

10) Best of Hair styling
• Best Volumiser for Straight Hair
• Best Texturising Product for Straight Hair
• Best De-Frizzer
• Best Definer for Curly Hair
• Best Texturising Product for Curly Hair
• Best Holding Spray

11) Individual Talent Award
• Best Hair Stylist
• Best Colourist

12) Bollywood Awards
• Fresh Face of Bollywood
• Bollywood Beauty/Face of the year
• Beauty Icon/ Beauty Legend

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Tamira Shah
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