Mumbai, 21stJuly 2015: Moroccanoil was felicitatedat the prestigious sixth Vogue Beauty Awards, 2015, at Palladium Hotel, Mumbai. In the Hair category Moroccanoil won two awards for Moisture Repair Conditioner and Moroccanoil Light.
Hosted by the stylish Neha Dhupia along with Vogue India’sEditor, Priya Tanna and Beauty Editor, Nidhi Sharma-Punjabi, the eventwas graced by the presence of several celebrities, socialites and senior representatives of eminent beauty brands in the country.The awards were given out across 54 categories this year, including 42 awards related to productsranging from skin care, anti-ageing, make-up, fragrances and hair care.12individualswere acknowledged for talent and significant contribution to the beauty industry.
Guests present at the event were Rani Mukerji, Anushka Sharma, Fawad Khan, Nimrat Kaur, ViratKohli, Athiya Shetty, Neha Dhupia, AD Singh, Bhumika Arora,Dino Morea, Evelyn Sharma, JackkyBhagnani, Kiara Advani, Madhoo Shah, Mickey Contractor, Neelam Kothari, PerizaadZorabian, Pernia Qureshi, PriaKataria Puri, Sophie Choudry, Tara Sharma, VivanBhatenaandWaluscha De Sousato name a few.
Vogue India Editor Priya Tanna said, “Over the years, the global beauty market has evolved by leaps and bounds and consumers in India are subject to greater choices than ever before. We’re very aware that the success of personal care brands hinge on understanding consumer behaviour and addressing the need of the hour. Recognised as the most prestigious beauty awards in the country, the Vogue Beauty Awards has set a benchmark in the industry. It has become a trusted guide for the best beauty products and talent available in India. With the Vogue Beauty Awards turning six this year, we hope to continually update the format to keep up with our readers’ changing needs.”
The panel of judges for Vogue Beauty Awards 2015 comprised Neelam Kothari,Nimrat Kaur,Simone Arora,Twinkle Khanna,Waluscha De Sousa,industry expertslike Dr. MalavikaKohli,Mickey Contractor,Gabriel Georgiou , Vogue India’s Priya Tannaand Nidhi Sharma-Punjabi
Among the ‘Best of Bollywood’ awards, Rani Mukerjiwas chosen as the‘Ageless Beauty’, Anushka Sharma was honoured with‘Beauty of the Year’,Athiya Shettyas ‘Fresh Face’,while ‘Most Beautiful Man’ was presented toFawad Khan.
The‘Best of Beauty’ categoryaward winnersincludedDaniel Bauerwho received the award for ‘Make-up Artist’,SumitIsraniwas recognised as ‘Hairstylist’ while‘Nutritionist’ went toSuman Agarwaland ‘Fitness Expert’ was given toSamir Purohit.Dr.JamunaPaiwas honoured as ‘Skin Expert’,Bikramjit Bose was recognised as ‘Photographer’ and Bhumika Arora as ‘Model’while ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Beauty Industry’was given toglobally acclaimed hair colourist Josh Wood.
Deepti Dadlani, Director of Marketing & Communications, Palladium Hotel, Mumbaisaid, “It’s an absolute pleasure to welcome the Vogue Beauty Awards to the Palladium Hotel. We are in the age where beauty has evolved to place equal emphasis on the mind as much as on the body, and the Hotel’s dedicated Wellness Floor – including The Spa, Health Club, Swimming Pool and Salon – reinforces this commitment. Hence we look forward to being part of this iconic event that shares our dedication to the world of wellness and beauty.”