Written on September 20, 2011 at 6:55 am , by April Franzino
At long last, we’re proud to present the winners of the 2011 FITNESS Beauty Awards! Check them out (runners-up are online only) here and read the full story starting on page 54 of the October issue, on sale today! We gave you a behind-the-scenes peek back in May, but here’s the full lowdown on the rigorous, six month-long selection process:
HOW WE PICKED THE WINNERS
Our expert panel (below) helped us narrow down 1,162 new beauty products to about 300 finalists. We distributed these selections to reader testers, who scored each on such factors as effectiveness, texture, scent, and ease of use to end up with these 60 first-place champions.
MEET OUR EXPERTS
Dermatologists Mona A. Gohara, MD, of New Haven; Brooke Jackson, MD, of Chicago; Elissa J. Lunder, MD, of Wellesley, Massachusetts; Hema Sundaram, MD, of Washington, D.C. Hairstylists Tommy Buckett of New York City, Clyde Elezi of New York City, Jet Rhys of San Diego, Kattia Solano of New York City. Makeup artists Landy Dean of New York City, Jackie Gomez of Brooklyn, Jenna Menard of New York City, Emily Kate Warren of New York City and San Francisco