Marie Claire UK is a leading women's lifestyle brand. It is a purpose-driven destination for confident, influential and successful women. Within the core pillars empowerment, education, sustainability and mental health, it both entertains and educates readers, through thought-provoking features, inspirational fashion and innovative beauty features. 

There are a number of annual editorial awards initiatives that you can get involved with, all designed to acknowledge and shout about authentic brands who share our passion for redefining beauty and creating positive change. 

Winning and highly commended brands are announced via editorial on, plus have the opportunity to purchase usage of the logo for marketing purposes. Winners also receive a carbon-neutral bamboo trophy and all entrants are invited to tune into our carbon neutral virtual awards ceremonies.

UK awards schedule

The Skin Awards recognises the best skin products in the market and celebrates brands acting sustainably and ethically. Brands have the opportunity to enter into a number of face and body categories across cleanse, moisturise, treat, sustainability and new to market. The editorial team are joined by a panel of expert judges including dermatologists, facialists, doctors, journalists, sustainability champions and beauty experts who will trial and test your products. 


Entries open: 10 June 2024

Entries close: 22 July 2024

Winners notified under embargo: November 2024

Winners announced: November 2024

The Hair Awards recognises the best products in the market and celebrates brands acting sustainably and ethically. Brands have the opportunity to enter into a number of categories across wash & care, styling, colour, tools and accessories, sustainability and new to market. The editorial team are joined by a panel of expert judges including the most high-profile session stylists, colourists, salon owners, journalists, sustainability champions and content creators who will trial and test your products.


Entries open: Late Autumn 2024

Entries close: January 2025

Winners notified under embargo: March 2025

Winners announced: April 2025

The Sustainability Awards celebrates brands, organisations, and products with purpose. Brands have the opportunity to enter into a number of categories spanning fashion, beauty, food & drink, health & wellness, travel & leisure, homes & lifestyle, motors, and more. The editorial team will be joined by a guest panel of over 50 expert judges of the most high-profile sustainability experts, business founders, thought leaders and activists in the business. At Marie Claire UK, we’ve been encouraging conscious consumption for over 30 years, long championing buying quality over quantity, reusing, and recycling - which is why we’re so keen to shout about the brands who share the same values. If you’re a business that is genuinely implementing positive change, a sustainable start-up shaping its business model to be as ethical as possible, or a company going the extra mile to positively impact our planet and build a better tomorrow, we want to hear from you.


Entries open: February 2024

Entries close: April 10th, 2024

Winners notified under embargo: Summer 2024

Winners announced: Summer 2024

The Marie Claire Prix d'Excellence de la Beauté Awards is the crème de la crème of beauty awards. This global initiative celebrates the industry's most ground-breaking achievements from the previous calendar year. The six international winners are judged by Marie Claire beauty directors from across the globe. The six British winners span hair, make-up, skin, body, sustainability and 'beauty gives back', an award designed to celebrate a brand going over and above to do just that. For the first time in 2022, Marie Claire UK joined together with sister title, Marie Claire US to create the Transatlantic Award. 

Please note, it is not possible to enter products into the Prix Awards. The shortlist is editorially selected from the most impressive launches during the previous calendar year. Ahead of the live awards event, you will be notified if you are shortlisted.


In-person awards event: March 2025

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