Media Release: Her World Beauty Awards 2017 – Celebrating 16 years of the best in beauty

March 1, 2017






Her World Beauty Awards celebrates its 16th anniversary this year with 168 winners in skincare and makeup. Nearly 500 products were evaluated across 79 categories according to how they best targeted the concerns and met the needs of customers.


Started in 2001, the Her World Beauty Awards – the first of its kind by a magazine in Singapore – honours exceptional products in the beauty industry that have demonstrated noteworthy efficacy and value.


The definitive award marks Her World magazine as the authority in beauty, with its authentic and unbiased methods of testing each product to come up with a list of credible winners that readers can trust. This year’s edition evaluated products that were launched between October 2015 and September 2016.


The Her World Beauty Awards 2017 focused on trend-led categories, such as skincare with hybrid textures, multi-purpose oils, anti-pollution sunscreens, the comeback of micellar water, and more.


Over 1,200 online votes were received from readers to determine the Readers’ Choice winners. Her World’s panel of judges, comprising editors, beauty writers, leading makeup experts, and doctors, were tasked with assessing the Editors’ Choice awards.


In addition to Readers’ Choice and Editors’ Choice awards, this is the fourth year that the Her World Beauty Awards has included Bloggers’ Choice awards.


Readers can also look forward to a Special Mention category lauding the beauty gadgets and tools that have become increasingly common in a woman’s beauty routine. While not part of the awards competition, they were highlighted for changing the way women think about skincare and putting the means to brighter, clearer skin in their hands.


Ms Penelope Chan, Executive Editor, Her World, said: “The annual Her World Beauty Awards remains the most authoritative and credible of its kind in the industry. Every product is stringently tested by an esteemed panel of judges who understand what a woman wants in her quest to look beautiful and feel confident. This definitive list of the best tried-and-trusted skincare and makeup is what readers look to Her World for.”


Ms Diana Lee, General Manager, Fashion & Beauty, SPH Magazines, said: “We want to thank all our advertisers for working with Her World and Her World Plus as the leading platform to reinforce the magazine’s position as the number one authority in beauty. We congratulate the winning brands and look forward to seeing more new and innovative products that will meet women’s needs.”


The complete Her World Beauty Awards results will be published in Her World’s March 2017 issue, which will hit the stands on Mar 2. They will also be released online at from 6pm immediately after the event.



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About Her World


The voice of the Singapore woman, Her World is the magazine for the stylish achiever. It is the authority on fashion, beauty and lifestyle trends, and offers empowering content on women’s issues, covering them with depth and style.


Her World is the best-read women’s magazine in Singapore, with a readership of 121,000, based on the Nielsen Media Index 2016. The authority on issues that matter to the Singapore woman, Her World holds the key to understanding why women think the way they do, say what they say, do what they do, and buy what they buy.


Her World provides in-depth features, interviews and provocative reads on issues and stories that capture the pulse of the modern woman. Its fashion section is filled with designer and high-street must-haves for work and play. Her World’s range of content includes trend reports, insider fashion and beauty tips, and insightful columns on career, money, love, sex, travel, food, motoring, IT and more.


Her World also has editions in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam.


About SPH Magazines


A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited.


With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines, together with its subsidiaries, Blu Inc Holdings (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Blu Inc Media (HK) Limited and Blu Inc Media China, raises the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in the region, in English, Chinese and other languages, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men’s lifestyle, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other titles such as Female, Cleo, The Singapore Women’s Weekly, Harper’s BAZAAR, Cosmopolitan, The Peak, ICON, Home & Decor, Nuyou, Torque, Asia-Pacific Boating, AsiaSpa and LP Luxury Properties, are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories.


In addition, websites such as, and have extended SPH Magazines’ reach online, engaging readers with interactive content, capturing audience beyond print.


SPH Magazines’ established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collaterals to meet their business needs. clickTRUE Pte Ltd, an associate company of SPH Magazines, is a Pay Per Performance online marketing company specialising in Online Media Planning, Search Engine Marketing and Optimisation, Web Analytics Consultancy and Landing Page Optimisation.


With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to hold a leading position in publishing in Asia, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Vietnam.


As a Publisher of Choice, SPH Magazines aims to deliver the best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.


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