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Her World Beauty Awards – even bigger and better this year with 275 winners revealed

Singapore, 18 February 2014 – The Her World Beauty Awards 2014 – now in its 13th year – is its biggest yet, with 275 winners in skincare, makeup, hair care and more. This annual beauty event was held at ION Station B4, ION Orchard, on Feb 18 from 3pm - 6pm.

Over 700 nominees – including 24 ads and 18 beauty counters – were evaluated across 111 categories according to how they best targeted the concerns and met the needs of customers. 

This year, five prominent beauty bloggers were also invited to judge the categories of “Makeup”, “Hair” and “Best Trends: CC creams”. This is the first time the Her World Beauty Awards event has included a bloggers’ choice award category. The bloggers are namely Joey Chong 
(
www.joeychong.com), Sarah Chaudhry (www.facesbysarah.com), Roseanne Tang (www.roseannetangrs.com), Mag Teo (makeupstash.com), and Sophia Ng (retailtherapy.onsugar.com).

Also new this year was the “Best Men’s Grooming Salon” award, as well as the best drugstore products in 11 categories. 

Started in 2001, the Her World Beauty Awards event – the first of its kind held by a magazine in Singapore – honours outstanding players in the beauty industry for products that have demonstrated unparalleled superiority. This year’s awards were for products launched in Singapore between October 2012 and September 2013. 

Over 1000 online votes were received from readers to determine the Readers’ Choice winners. Her World’s panel of judges (editors, beauty writers, leading makeup and hair experts and doctors) were tasked with assessing the Editors’ Choice Awards. 

The internal and expert judging panel comprised: 
Genevieve Jiang, Editor, Her World
Seto Nu-Wen, Deputy Editor, Her World
Pearlyn Tham, Senior Fashion & Beauty Editor, Her World
Amanda Lai, Beauty Writer, Her World
Jaclyn Gunasilan, Beauty Writer, Her World
Lieu Wei Ning, Beauty Writer, Her World
Dr Alvin Wong, Medical Director, SKN MediAesthetics 
Dr Yvonne Goh, Medical Director of Dr Yvonne Goh Aesthetics 
Clarence Lee, makeup artist
Larry Yeo, makeup artist
Dexter Ng, Creative Director of Next Hair Salon
Junie Tan, Managing Director of Salon Runway

Ms Genevieve Jiang, Editor, Her World, said: “We’re really proud to have a record number of winners this year as well as innovative and exciting new categories – think cc creams and cleaning gadgets. It’s been a great year for beauty.”

Ms Diana Lee, General Manager, Fashion & Beauty, SPH Magazines, said: “The Her World Beauty Awards event has always been a wonderful platform to recognise and support the best in the beauty industry. We congratulate the winning brands, and are confident they will continue to create innovative and effective products that meet the needs of women in Singapore.” 



The complete Her World Beauty Awards results will also be published in Her World’s March 2014 issue.


ISSUED BY SPH MAGAZINES PTE LTD. 
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For more information, please contact:

Cindy Lee
Marketing Manager 
SPH Magazines Ltd
DID: 6319 5812
Email: 
leecindy@sph.com.sg

Joelyn Tan
Senior Executive
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd 

Tel: 6319 1895
Email: 
tjoelyn@sph.com.sg

About Her World

Launched in 1960, Her World is Singapore’s most established monthly women’s magazine with the highest readership. Her World equips today’s achieving woman with useful information on fashion and beauty, topical women’s issues, career, health, relationships, and lifestyle trends. It inspires with engaging reads, keeps its audience updated on international trends, and covers relevant issues with depth, breadth and sophistication. Its readership is 203,000 (Source: AC Nielsen Media Index 2011), reinforcing its position as the best-read women's magazine in Singapore. Her World has won several awards over the last few years, including the MPAS Magazine of the Year (2009), Excellence in Magazine Design Award 2008 by SOPA, Gold Award in the 3rd Asia Print Awards 2005, and Silver Award for Magazine Design in the IFRA Asia Media Awards 2006. It has editions in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam.


About SPH Magazines

A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited.


With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines raises the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in the region, in English, Chinese and other languages, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men’s lifestyle, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. Flagship title Her World and other titles such as Female, Cleo, The Women’s Weekly, Harper’s BAZAAR, Cosmopolitan, The Peak, Home & Decor, Men's Health, Nuyou, Torque and HWM are among the highest-read titles in their respective lifestyle categories.

Currently, more than 60 of SPH Magazines’ titles have digital editions that subscribers can read conveniently on their tablets, while websites such as 
herworldPLUS.com andHardwareZone.com have extended the company’s reach online, engaging readers with interactive content, capturing audience beyond print.

SPH Magazines’ established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collaterals to meet their business needs. 

In addition, wholly owned subsidiary Blu Inc Media publishes titles such as LP-Luxury Properties, Action Asia, Asia-Pacific Boating, China Boating, JET Asia Pacific and AsiaSpa, targeted at high net worth readers in China and Hong Kong.

With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to hold a leading position in publishing in Asia, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Vietnam.

As a Publisher of Choice, SPH Magazines aims to deliver the best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.

Visit 
www.sphmagazines.com.sg for more information.