The rules for submitting SELF Wholesome Magnificence Awards 2021

Please note that submissions for the 2021 SELF Healthy Beauty Awards are now closed. The winners will be announced in late spring.

Get excited: it’s almost time for the yearbook SELF Healthy Beauty Awards! Over the next few months, our editors and judges will be testing new skin, hair and body beauty, makeup and oral care products to find the best of the best. After a long and tough year, we can’t wait to share the things that will help us look our best and feel great no matter the circumstances.

As with our 2020 Awards, this year we’ll be consulting a board of dermatologists to find out what ingredients and results to look for in effective products. We’re also adding a new oral care category because if there’s one place where health and beauty intersect, it is surely your mouth. Ultimately, our goal is to share the best new products that are really helpful and enjoyable to use.

Here’s everything brands need to know about submitting products for review.

If you are a brand interested in submitting products for the 2021 SELF Healthy Beauty Awards, please follow these guidelines:

Qualifying submissions include New Products and existing products with new formulations that were or will be launched on the market between June 2020 and May 2021. (Products that can be pre-ordered online starting May 2021 are eligible.)

To submit a suitable product for review, please send an email to [email protected] with the subject “2021 Submission”. Please include the following in your email:

  • A press release or an information sheet about the products. Please enter the start date for the product. If the submission is for an existing product with a new formulation, please let us know what has been updated.
  • The category that you think this product fits best. (You can submit a product to multiple categories. You can also submit multiple products to multiple categories. All categories are listed below.)
  • The list of ingredients for the product. (A photo of the ingredients box on the product or the product packaging is fine as long as all the ingredients are clearly visible.)
  • High resolution photos of the product, white background preferred.
  • If you are submitting multiple products, please include all of your submissions in one email.

Please do not send any product submissions until we request them. Once we have made a decision about your submission, we can request samples and send additional information including a mailing address.

Email submissions must be received by Sunday, February 28, 2021 to be eligible.

Categories and Eligible Products

Skin care

Facial cleanser and make-up remover for all skin types

  • If applicable, indicate if the product you are submitting is for sensitive skin, oily / acne prone skin, dry skin, aging skin, discoloration problems, all skin types, etc.
  • Contains such products as: oil-based cleansers, foam cleaners, micellar water, toners, waterproof makeup removers, makeup removal wipes, eye makeup removers, and blotting papers.

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