1. Family Skincare
    Sponsored for 2018 by NATorigin
    Products for babies, toddlers, children, teenagers and expectant or new mums, including but not limited to baby washes, nappy balms, cradle cap oils, stretchmark creams, nipple balms, teenage acne products, and other skincare products aimed at this market.
  2. Men’s Grooming
    Products for any part of the body, either unisex or targeted at men / within a male grooming range, including but not limited to face / body washes, face / body creams, shaving creams / gels, deodorants, haircare products and functional after-shave lotions.
  3. Hair Care
    Sponsored for 2018 by Formula Botanica
    Shampoos, conditioners, hair gels, hair treatment serums, hair colours and other hair care products.
  4. Body Care (‘Leave On’)
    Creams, gels or balms for use on the body, including creams, moisturisers, and lotions.
  5. Body Care (‘Wash Off’)
    Skincare products for the body, such as body scrubs, shower gels, liquid soaps, bath oils, and others which are applied and then removed or washed off.
  6. Oils and Oil-based Serums
    100% oil blends or oil-based and water-free serums for use on face and/or body.
  7. Make Up
    Sponsored for 2018 by Organii
    Concealers, blushers, bronzers, eye liners, eye shadows, mascaras, lipsticks/lipglosses, nail polish, and tanning products.
  8. Hand, Foot and Nail Care
    All products for hands, feet or nails, including hand washes, liquid hand soaps, hand creams, foot creams, foot scrubs, nail polish removers and cuticle care products.
  9. Hard Soaps
    Sponsored for 2018 by Bare & Beyond
    Natural or handmade hard soap bars, for face and/or body.
  10. Lip Balms
    Any lip balms / moisturising or protecting products for the lips, including products for chapped lips.
  11. Face Care (‘Leave On’)
    Creams and balms for use on the face, including anti-ageing creams, night or day creams, all-purpose moisturisers, water-containing serums, and eye creams or gels.
  12. Face Care (‘Take Off’)
    Skincare products such as masks, cleansers, cleansing oils, washes, scrubs, and make-up removal wipes which are applied and then removed or washed off from the face.
  13. Problem Skin
    Any skincare product designed to offer relief or be suitable for eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, acne, rosacea or other allergic, sensitive or problem skin condition (chafing, sores, tattoo care etc).
  14. ‘Fresh and Fragrant’
    Sponsored for 2018 by Lavera.
    Any cosmetic product used to ‘freshen up’ or ‘fragrance’ the body or skin, including, but not necessarily limited to, oral care products (toothpastes, mouthwashes, tooth whitening), eye drops, fragrances, perfumes and scents, deodorants and anti-perspirants, intimate skincare products (wipes, washes), facial spritzers and refreshing wipes.

* FreeFrom Achievement Award
Sponsored for 2018 by Organyc.
A special award for a skincare product with particularly exceptional free from qualities — which is perhaps very low in or free from preservatives, food allergens and fragrances — or meets a particular need in skincare for consumers with skin allergies. A winner and perhaps up to two runners-up will be chosen from the Shortlisted products in categories 1-14.

* Best FreeFrom Skincare Brand
Any skincare manufacturer entering a total of three or more of its products across categories 1-14 of the Awards will be automatically considered for this category. (NB. Judges may request additional samples of non-entered products at a later date in order to make their overall assessments.)

* Best Overall FreeFrom Skincare Product
The overall winner will be drawn from the winners of the product categories (1-14) above.