PHOENIX, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- philosophy, a brand that approaches personal care from a skin care point of view, made headlines in 2011 when they received nine beauty awards in top national women's publications. beauty editors, consumers and industry experts alike honored philosophy for exemplary product formulations and cutting-edge innovations.
philosophy was most recently recognized with a coveted Allure Best of Beauty Award in the category of "Best Mask for Dry Skin" for the keep the peace super soothing instant relief mask for redness and sensitivity. Ladies' Home Journal, who polled over 100 readers for their top picks, named the miracle worker miraculous anti-aging retinoid eye cream "Best Eye Cream."
purity made simple one-step facial cleanser continues to be a perennial favorite among consumers. sixteen years after the launch, the best-selling cleanser was awarded three readers' choice awards, including "Best Department/Specialty Store Cleanser" in Allure , "Best Facial Cleanser" in Essence, as well as "Best Product for Daily Cleansing" in NewBeauty.
hope in a tinted moisturizer, the tinted evolution of award-winning hope in a jar was named "Most Exciting Spinoff" in O, The Oprah Magazine, "Best Tinted Moisturizer" in Self and was also named "Best Tinted Moisturizer" by moms with children under the age of 10 in Parents.
additionally, be somebody green tea hot salt, tub and shower scrub was awarded "Best Body Exfoliator" in Health.
each year, philosophy is praised by the industry's most influential publications, solidifying philosophy as a leader in the skin care industry. the brand's continual recognition is a testament to their commitment to developing innovative products for enhanced well-being.
philosophy, acquired by the Coty Inc. prestige portfolio in 2010, is a brand that approaches personal care from a scientific point of view, while celebrating the beauty of the human spirit. our skin care, fragrances and bath and body products are formulated with scientifically-proven ingredients. philosophy believes science can give us better skin ... but only humanity can give us better days. born from biomedic, the acclaimed medical company that pioneered some of the most popular in-office treatments, our skin care products have long been recommended by dermatologists and plastic surgeons. philosophy is an international skin care and cosmetics company founded in 1996 and headquartered in phoenix, arizona.
About Coty Inc.
Coty was created in Paris in 1904 by Francois Coty who is credited with founding the modern fragrance industry.
Today, Coty Inc. is a recognized leader in global beauty with annual net sales of nearly $4 billion. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, passion, innovation and creativity, Coty Inc. has developed an unrivaled portfolio of notable brands and delivers its innovative products to consumers in 90 markets worldwide.
The Coty Prestige brand portfolio is distributed in prestige and ultra-prestige stores and includes Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Calvin Klein, Cerruti, Chloe, Chopard, Davidoff, Jennifer Lopez, Jil Sander, JOOP!, Karl Lagerfeld, Kenneth Cole, Gwen Stefani, Lancaster, Marc Jacobs, Nikos, philosophy, Roberto Cavalli, Sarah Jessica Parker, Vera Wang, Vivienne Westwood and Wolfgang Joop.
The Coty Beauty brand portfolio is more widely distributed and includes adidas, ASTOR, Baby Phat, Beyonce Knowles, Celine Dion, Chupa Chups, David and Victoria Beckham, Esprit, Exclamation, Faith Hill, GUESS, Halle Berry, Jovan, Kate Moss, Kylie Minogue, La Cross, Miss Sixty, Miss Sporty, N.Y.C. New York Color, Pierre Cardin(1), Playboy, Rimmel, Sally Hansen, Shania Twain, Stetson, Tim McGraw, and Tonino Lamborghini.
Coty and Puig Fashion and Beauty S.A. have a strategic partnership for the distribution of the perfume lines of Nina Ricci, Carolina Herrera, Prada, Paco Rabanne, and Antonio Banderas in the United States and Canada.
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