Delicious Living Magazine Announces 2012 Beauty & Body Award Winners

February 1, 2012

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Delicious Living Magazine Announces 2012 Beauty & Body Award Winners

BOULDER, Colo.  - Delicious Living magazine, a trusted health and wellness resource for more than 25 years, announces the winners of its third annual Beauty & Body Awards. 

Delicious Living initiated the awards to educate consumers—increasingly interested in health and sustainability—on high-performance natural personal care products that also support their ethos.

“This year, the awards are more inspiring than ever, demonstrating that responsible business practices and innovative, efficacious products can earn our trust and ultimately transform the personal care industry,” said Jessica Rubino, beauty editor of Delicious Living magazine. “We wanted this year’s categories to truly reflect a growing movement toward natural living, not just highlight cool products.”

The winning lineup includes standout products in key categories such as skin, hair, and nails, as well as cosmetics manufacturers that prove leadership, advocacy, and industry influence.

To determine the winners, Delicious Living’s editorial team assessed products and companies that exhibited at Natural Products Expo East and/or West, factoring in certifications, sustainable business practices, research-backed ingredients, efficacy, industry longevity, and more.

The 2012 Delicious Living magazine Beauty & Body Award winners are:


  1. Industry Influencer: Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps

  2. Breakthrough Company: Andalou Naturals

  3. Best Value: Sibu Beauty Sea Buckthorn Face and Body Bar

  4. Best Eco-Packaging: Pangea Organics

  5. Best New Product: The Seaweed Bath Co. Wildly Natural Seaweed Body Cream

  6. Best Splurge: MyChelle Dermaceuticals Supreme Polypeptide Cream

  7. Best Classic Product: Weleda Skin Food

  8. Best Oral Care: VitaCare

  9. Best Beauty Supplement: Reserveage Organics Collagen Booster

  10. Best Body & Hand Skin Care: Desert Essence Tropical Coconut Hand & Body Lotion

  11. Best Kids Body Care Company: Dolphin Organics

  12. Best Facial Skin Care: Derma e Hyaluronic Acid Rehydrating Serum

  13. Best Hair Care: Aubrey Organics NuStyle Organic Hairspray

  14. Best Bathroom Staple: Hugo Naturals Bulk Bar Soaps

  15. Best Makeup: Mineral Fusion Concealer

  16. Best Nail Care: Theraneem Organix Nail & Cuticle Pen

  17. Best Men’s Product: Pacific Shaving Co. All Natural Shaving Oil

  18. Best Sun Care: Badger SPF 30 + Unscented Sunscreen


For more exclusive content on these winners, and the runners-up, visit and pick up the February issue of Delicious Living at your local natural products retailer.



Delicious Living is the consumer-facing entity of the portfolio. is the industry source for the natural, organic and healthy lifestyle marketplace. and Delicious Living magazine are brought to you by New Hope Natural Media, a division of Penton Media Inc., the leading media resource and information provider for the natural, organic and healthy products industry, with print, in‐person/event, and ebusiness products and services. As the leading, independent, business‐to‐business media company, Penton knows business and how to create and disseminate the vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis, and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed.  Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co‐investors.


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