COPRAs 2018 recognise best in premium beauty

The winner of this year's COPRA Awards have been announced, recognising the best new products and outstanding brands and individuals within the premium beauty and fragrance industries.

Presentations took place at COPRA's annual lunch held at the Dorchester hotel, London.

As well as recognising brands such as Clarins, Dior, Molton Brown and Chanel, this year's awards acknowledged Margaret Attwooll, General Manager Parfums at Christian Dior, who was presented with the Gordon Whitehead Award which pays tribute to an outstanding individual who has made an extra special contribution to the retail industry or has changed the face of the beauty industry.

In addition, Clarins won the accolade of the COPRA Service Suppliers Award, presented to a business that has delivered excellence in retail services responding to changing trade or consumer needs.

Other winners included:

Best New Premium Skincare Product/Range: Clarins Double Serum

Best New Premium Cosmetic Product/Range: Dior Diorshow Pump'n' Volume Mascara

Best New Male Fragrance: Emporio Armani Stronger With You

Best New Male Fragrance in Limited Distribution: Tom Ford Noir Anthracite 

Best New Men's Grooming Product/Range: Kiehl's Age Defender 

Best New Female Fragrance: Chanel Gabrielle 

Best New Female Fragrance in Limited Distribution: Tom Ford Sole Di Positano 

Best New Bath and Body Product/Range: Molton Brown Russian Leather Bath & Shower Gel

Best New Hand & Nail Care Product/Range: L'Occitane Karite Shea Butter Intensive Hand Balm

Best New Hair Care Product/Range: Ouai Dry Shampoo Foam

Founded in 1981, COPRA is a non-profit making organisation which aims to foster relationships between suppliers and retailers, dedicating all its fundraising the industry charity Look Good, Feel Better.