The Global Beauty and Wellness Awards 2022 – Registration opens today

Karim Rashid and Christiane Seidel will join the jury this year

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, April 5, 2022 / – Entries are now open for the Global Beauty and Wellness Awards (GBWA), the independent and merit-based global awards system that recognizes the outstanding performance of companies, products, and services in the cosmetic and wellness industry.

For the third year, GBWA is encouraging beauty, wellness, personal care, fitness and organic food companies to apply in over 100 categories. Companies have the right to name their products or services within four market segments: popular, luxury, premium and super premium.

The GBWA is the only award of its kind that offers participants the opportunity to propose their own category, which is called the Special Award.

The jury

This year, GBWA welcomes Karim Rashid, a world-class industrial designer, along with Christiane Seidel, an international actress and beauty enthusiast, as new additions to its jury. Karim Rashid and Christiane Seidel will judge in the product packaging and cosmetics categories respectively.

The prestigious GBWA jury will remain composed of Nadja Swarovski, former executive member of Swarovski Crystal Business and president of the Swarovski Foundation, Henrik Mansson, board member of the iconic ICEHOTEL, and former Global SVP HR of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Ana Linares , leading social media blogger, photographer and designer specializing in luxury hotels, and Ivana Pur, chemical engineer and cosmetic scientist with over 10 years of experience in the cosmetics industry, founder and president of Living PUR.

The 2021 Competition

Last year, over 450 submissions were received from top cosmetic and wellness hotel companies. Of these, the prestigious jury of the Global Beauty & Wellness Awards 2021 awarded 67 winners and 183 finalists, who found in GBWA the opportunity to stand out in their sectors and receive more attention from consumers.

The largest number of nominations came from Biossance, Dr Tonar Cosmetics, WWP Beauty and Babington Soap Co. Big brands such as Kiehls, BareMinerals or Clarins received awards in the cosmetics and personal care categories, as well as emerging brands Rustik MAKA, RUMI Cosmetici or, ananné, or niche brands like Anaaka Halal Skincare or Babyology.

In the wellness categories, the French hotel Les Sources de Cheverny, the American hotel Rancho La Puerta or the Italian wellness concept The Preidlhof Way were some of the winners of 2021.

This year, GBWA will receive nominations from April 5th to July 1st. The evaluation process will take place during the summer, until August 26th. The winners will be announced online on Friday 9 September.

Ingrid Miranda
The Global Beauty & Wellness Awards
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