Beauty Launchpad Announces 2023 Readers' Choice Awards Winners and Finalists

It's finally time to announce the winners and finalists of Beauty Launchpad's 2023 Readers' Choice Awards!
It's finally time to announce the winners and finalists of Beauty Launchpad's 2023 Readers' Choice Awards!

It's finally time to announce the winners and finalists of Beauty Launchpad's 2023 Readers' Choice Awards!

You can learn more about our winners and finalists by reading our November/December 2023 digital magazine

Best New Launch 

WINNER: SUTRA Infrared Blowout Brush

FINALISTS: Truss Professional and Oligo Professionnel Blacklight SMART

Best Shampoo & Conditioner

WINNER: Truss Professional Deluxe Prime Shampoo & Conditioner

FINALISTS: Eufora Beautifying Elixirs Bodifying Shampoo & Conditioner and Surface Awaken Shampoo and Conditioner

Best Volumizer

WINNER: Surface Blowout Gel Mousse

FINALISTS: amika un.done volume and matte texture spray and Nioxin Ultimate Power Serum

Best Hairspray

WINNER: Sebastian Professional Shaper

FINALISTS: amika Fluxus Touchable Hairspray and Matrix Fixer Spray

Best Smoother

WINNER: Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Serum

FINALISTS: Keraceuticals Haircare KB98 Leave In Bonding Treatment and Sebastian Professional Penetraitt Overnight Repairing Serum

Best Curl Product


FINALISTS: Curl Cult Enhance Moisturizing Curl Cream and It's a 10 Coily Miracle Gelled Oil

Best Texturizer

WINNER: Eufora Full Effect Dry Texturizing Spray

FINALISTS: Matrix Builder Wax Spray and American Crew Matte Clay Spray

Best In-Salon Smoothing Treatment

WINNER: Curl Cult: Liberate Step One Permanent Styling Lotion

FINALISTS: Felps Professional USA Omega Zero Acai Oil Smoothing Mask and Framesi Smoothing System

Best Thinning Regimen

WINNER: Nioxin System Kits 1-3

FINALISTS: Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Scalp Care Regeniplex and Zenagen Revolve Men and Womens Formula

Best Eco-Friendly Line

WINNER: Olivia Garden Newcycle

FINALISTS: Ecoheads and Lakme Teknia

Best Men's Hair

WINNER: American Crew Fiber

FINALISTS: Felps Professional Felps Men and Paul Mitchell MVRCK

Best Oil

WINNER: Lakme Argan Oil

FINALISTS: Oligo Professionnel - Blacklight SMART Hair and Scalp Care Oil and Sebastian Professional Dark Oil

Best Thermal Protectant

WINNER: Saints & Sinners Velvet Divine Styling Potion

FINALISTS: It's A 10 Miracle Shine Spray and ABBA Complete All-in-One Leave-In Conditioner

Best Dry Shampoo

WINNER: amika perk-up dry shampoo

FINALISTS: Eufora Fresh Effect and Surface Blowout Dry Shampoo

Best Color Care

WINNER: Felps Professional USA X Color

FINALISTS: Clairol Professional Shimmer Lights Violet Toning Mask and Ouidad Curl Tone Anti-Brass Conditioning Mask

Best Bond Builder

WINNER: epres Bond Repair Treatment

FINALISTS: Kerasilk Liquid Cuticle Filler and Sebastian Professional No.Breaker

Best Permanent Color

WINNER: Paul Mitchell The Color

FINALISTS: Oligo Professional Permanent Shine Hair Color and Duomo Permanent Hair Color

Best Semi-Permanent Color

WINNER: Wella Professional Fresh Color Masks

FINALISTS: Framesi Framcolor Pure Pigment Plus and Matrix So Color Cult

Best Demi Permanent

WINNER: Goldwell Colorance Gloss Tones

FINALISTS: Framesi Framcolor Eclectic and Wella Professionals SHINEFINITY Color Glaze

Best Bleach

WINNER: Oligo Professionnel - Blacklight Lightening System

FINALISTS: Duomo 9 Level Cavalla Lightener and Lakme K.Blonde Advanced Bleaching Powder

Best Extensions

WINNER: easihair Pro Tape In Extensions

FINALISTS: Hotheads LUSH Tape-Ins and Great Lengths Pre-bonded

Best Shears

WINNER: KARG K-Soft Cut 6.75"

FINALISTS: Hattori Hanzo Shears High-Carbon Series and Sam Villa Signature Series Shears

Best Razor

WINNER: Hattori Hanzo Shears HHRZSR Straight Razor

FINALISTS: Jatai Feather Styling Razor and Tondeo Sifter Classic Razor

Best Clipper/Trimmer

WINNER: WAHL Magic Clip Cordless

FINALISTS: Andis Master Cordless Clipper and StyleCraft Instinct Hair Clipper

Best Blowdryer

WINNER: Dyson Supersonic Professional Hairdryer

FINALISTS: SUTRA Infrared Blowout Brush and Bio Ionic Smart-X High Efficiency Dryer

Best Styling Iron

WINNER: Bio Ionic Long Barrel 1.5-inch Curling Iron

FINALISTS: Olivia Garden OG 1 1/4 Titanium+Ion Curling Iron and Sam Villa Sleekr Iron

Best Brush/Comb

WINNER: Denman Power Paddle D38

FINALISTS: Olivia Garden NanoThermic PowerGrip and Wet Brush Pro Detangler

Best Lash Serum

WINNER: FolicaBeauty LashesMD Eyelash Growth Serum & Conditioner

FINALISTS: Grande Cosmetics GrandeLASH-MD Lash Enhancing Serum and HAWRYCH MD LASH Advanced Eyelash Enhancer

Brow Serum

WINNER: Grande Cosmetics GrandeLASH-MD Brow Enhancing Serum

FINALISTS: HAWRYCH MD LASH Advanced Eyebrow Enhancer and Zenagen Pro Lash Serum

Salon Management System

WINNER: Rosy Salon Software

FINALISTS: Meevo and Square

Color Management System

WINNER: SalonScale

FINALISTS: Vish and Netsuite

Thank you to our nominees:

Beauty Launchpad would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of our nominees. We’re overwhelmed by the amount of innovation in the professional hair care industry, and are beyond honored to have the below brands participate in our program.

5W PR, Allison+Partners, Allvus LLC, AMD-PR, amika, Beauty by Imagination, Curl Cult, Denman International, DeVries Global, Dyson, ECOHEADS, Eufora International Evoke Agency, Felps USA, Framesi NA, Hair Lab Detroit Barber School, Hattori Hanzo Shears, HAWRYCH MD, Hotheads Hair Extensions, It’s a 10 Haircare, JATAI International, John Paul Mitchell Systems, KARG Inc., Keratin Complex, Lakme USA, M. A. D Skincare, Meevo, Oligo Professionnel, Paul Wilmot Communications, PURPLE PR, Rosy Salon Software, Saints & Sinners, Sam Villa, SEVEN haircare, Spornette International Inc., Stylecraft, LLC., Surface Hair, SUTRA, Tondeo North America, Tractenberg & Co., TRUSS Professional, Vish and Zenagen

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