BLACK BEAUTY AND FASHION AWARD CATEGORIES
The categories and criteria are listed below.
Companies are allowed to submit entries to multiple categories in all BBF Awards.
Best hair conditioner
Best hair relaxer system
Best hair treatment product
Best natural hair care brand
Best Hair and Beauty
Best Fashion and Lifestyle
Best cosmetic brand
Best premium foundation/base
Best facial skincare product
Best anti-ageing product
Best natural skincare brand
Best body care product
Best skin and body care product
Best shaving and beard product
Best hair care product
**CATEGORY ENTRY CRITERIA **
BEST HAIRCARE/STYLING/COLOURING PRODUCT
Hair care, styling and colouring products include but are not limited to shampoos, conditioners, hair styling products, heat protecting sprays, permanent or semi-permanent hair colour. Treatments, relaxer kits, curly perms and texturiser kits.
BEST AFRICAN BEAUTY AND PRODUCTS
This category was created to celebrate the wonderful offering coming from the continent. We are are keen to celebrate beauty business on an international basis and value our global beauty community.
BEST SKINCARE BRAND – FACIAL SKINCARE PRODUCT
This category includes products that are designed for everyday use on the face and neck area. This includes but is not limited to exfoliators, masks, moisturisers, cleansers, toners and BB creams.
BEST MAKEUP BRAND – PRODUCT FOR FACE
This category is for decorative cosmetic products applied to the face, products include but not limited to foundation, skin primer, CC Cream, face powders, cream and powder blush and concealer. Cosmetic products that enhance the appearance of the lips, including but not limited to lip colour, lip liner and lip-gloss. Cosmetic products that enhance the appearance of the eyes, including but not limited to eye shadow, eyeliner, kohl, mascara and brow liner/kit.
BEST BATH AND BODY PRODUCT
This category includes body care products moisturisers and scrubs but is not limited to cleansers, body oils, exfoliators and body scrubs, bath oils, aerosol body moisturisers, body spray oil, or treatment products specifically designed for the body. This can include moisturisers and products for the décolletage. This category does not include products for the neck that are considered facial skincare products, or hand, foot and nail products.
BEST FACE AND BODY CARE PRODUCT
This category includes products used for facial grooming and body care. Products may include but are not limited to facial skin exfoliators, face and body washes, moisturisers, ingrown hair treatments, facial scarring products, repair creams, balms, body sprays and non-shave hair removal products.
BEST SHAVING AND BEARD PRODUCT
This category is for male shaving products aimed at all sectors of the male shaving market. Products may include shaving cream, shaving soaps, and shaving oils, razors, shaving foam, shaving gel, aftershave and shaving repair creams. This category also includes beard maintenance products such as beard oils and beard trimmers or scissors.
BEST MALE HAIR PRODUCT
This category is for male hair care, styling and management products. It can also include hand held non-electrical and electrical hair styling tools also aimed at the male market.