Entering the Hair Awards is simple and easy. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us

Check out our categories page to see which sector your product/s fall into. Then write out the USP for each product (max length: 100 words).

Click enter to create your account. After entering your personal details you can start submitting at stage 3. Simply list your product and it's USP then click continue. At stage 4 you can review all entries and submit more. 

Confirm your payment and you're all done! Send three physical samples for each product you enter to:

Marie Claire Hair Awards, 161 Marsh Wall, London, E14 9AP 

PRODUCTS MUST ARRIVE BY 6PM TUESDAY 26TH JANUARY 2021. 

Keep updated with the awards via our social channels and #MarieClaireHairAwards

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COST TO ENTER

 £250 + VAT per product, per category

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Marie Claire UK is committed to representing a diverse portrayal of beauty.  For the Hair Awards this is reflected by our judging panel, our democratic judging process and through our content.

Marie Claire UK is committed to sustainability and championing brands that are working towards a greener future. For the Hair Awards, we will be recycling and reusing packaging sent to us by brands entering products and using regular postage services over individual couriers wherever possible when sending judging packs. We also have categories dedicated to sustainability and will be announcing the winners with an environmentally friendly virtual event.

Please post three products per entry.

PRODUCTS MUST ARRIVE BY 6PM ON TUESDAY 26TH JANUARY 2021.

Marie Claire Hair Awards, 161 Marsh Wall, London, E14 9AP

PRODUCTS MUST ARRIVE BY 6PM ON TUESDAY 26TH JANUARY 2021.

You can enter your product into multiple relevant categories. One entry is £250 + VAT per product, per category. e.g. if you wanted to enter your brands product into Best Skin Innovation and Best Hair Oil the cost would be £500 + VAT. For most categories, products can be launched at any time, however entrants for the following categories must have been launched at any point during 2020:


Best Hair Innovation
Best New Hair Product
Best New Hair Brand
Best Ethical Hair Initiative

The entry deadline has been extended to 6pm on Monday 25th January 2021

No, any companies can enter, regardless of location. 

Winning brands will be notified by email w/c Monday 15 February 2021. Winners will be celebrated at our virtual awards event in March 2021. The winners are embargoed until after the virtual awards ceremony. Winners will also be announced to the Marie Claire community with exclusive content created by the beauty team, on a dedicated marieclaire.co.uk hair hub and social platforms. 

Entries will be judged by the Marie Claire UK beauty team and a selection of experts from our judging panel, led by Beauty & Style Director Lisa Oxenham. Individuals will be selected from our panel to judge the category best suited to them. Judges will be asked to test the products and provide scores. The highest scoring product will win the category. 

In order to minimise waste and as part of our commitment to sustainability we will be re-using packaging that has been sent to the Marie Claire UK team. Products will be sent via regular postage services where possible, to reduce carbon footprint. 

Unfortunately we cannot return entry samples.

Yes, we have a number of licensing packages available so that you can make the most of your win. To request costs please contact Efi.Mandrides@futurenet.com