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Paris, October 26, 2012


Beauty is an international language.

For the first time in ELLE’s history, the Beauty Editors of 40 editions of ELLE around the world have voted altogether for their favorite products of the year.

This global jury has given their highest honors to 12 incredible beauty products. The winning products range from four different categories, each having been launched internationally in 2012: Skin care, Body care, Hair care, Make-up.

Winners will be announced in the issues of ELLE on newsstands, and on their websites, starting from December 2012 to March 2013. To celebrate this exclusive worldwide initiative, events and parties will accompany the results all around the globe.

The ELLE International Beauty Awards 2013 will also serve as the opportunity to release the results of a worldwide, exclusive study on women and cosmetics, surveying more than 30,000 women in 34 countries around the globe.

The participants of the ELLE International Beauty Awards 2013 include the following editions of ELLE : Argentina, Belgium FR, Belgium FL, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Middle East, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Quebec, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, USA, Vietnam.

Linking women around the world, the ELLE International Beauty Awards 2013 shines in its first-ever 40-edition strong initiative.

Contact presse Lagardère Active :

Lucie Dugit-Gros - 01 41 34 79 25 -

Contact ELLE International :

Valeria Bessolo Llopiz - 01 41 34 90 04 - valeria.llopiz@lagardere-active


Lagardère Active is one of Lagardère SCA's four corporate branches, together with Lagardère Publishing (books), Lagardère Services (press distribution and services) and Lagardère Unlimited (marketing and management of sports broadcast rights, talent representation for athletes and artists).

Creator of multimedia content, Lagardère Active has leading positions in the businesses it operates, including magazine publishing, audio-visual (radio, TV and TV production), digital (pure player sites, mobile applications and tablet applications) and advertising.

Lagardère Active, the number one French magazine publisher and owner of the ELLE brand and its derivatives, licenses them to:

  • Hearst in 14 countries (corresponding to 15 editions of ELLE).
  • 26 other licensees worldwide, who publish 27 editions of ELLE

Today the ELLE network is comprised of 43 editions worldwide, and the ELLE Decoration network counts 25 international editions.

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