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Best of Beauty honoured

25 January 2008SPH Magazines Pte Ltd ("SPH Magazines") is holding industry’s much-anticipated annual beauty event for the 7th year running under the banner of Her World, Singapore´s number one women´s magazine . The Her World Beauty Awards 2007 will be held on 31 January 2008 (Thursday) at the Pan Pacific Singapore, from 3pm to 5pm.

The Event honours outstanding players in the beauty industry for products that have demonstrated unparalleled superiority and innovation.

The annual Her World Beauty Awards aims to acknowledge the companies that are instrumental in influencing beauty and lifestyle trends through continually striving to deliver products of distinction to consumers.

Each year, beauty houses launch thousands of beauty and skincare products with new ingredients and improved skincare technologies. With so many products on offer, consumers are often spoilt for choice. With this in mind, the team at Her World narrowed down the product selections to a few hundred and road-tested them to arrive at a list of outstanding products that meet consumer needs. Readers were also invited to vote for their favorites in a nomination poll.

Avid support from readers and advertisers has established the Her World Beauty Awards as the most important beauty event in Singapore, contributing to its success every year.

This year, 53 awards in 32 major product categories will be given away. Awards will be given according to the Readers´ and Editors´ choices respectively. Out of the 53 awards, there will also be a grand prize – the Her World Beauty Award of the Year – which is given out by the editorial judging panel for a product which they feel is exceptional. This winner is an all-rounder, in that it is innovative, user-friendly, delivers on its promises, and one of a kind.

"SPH Magazines is really proud to host this event to give due recognition for the products we have been supporting in our magazine. Our advertisers are like our family. We help them nuture their products not just through placing their advertisements in our magazine, but through our editorial and events and in any manner we can come up with. So when the product grows in recognition and reap good sales, we feel that we share the same familial pride with them," says Managing Director, Allen Loh.

About Her World Beauty Award of the Year
Date : 31 January 2007 (Thursday)
Time : 3pm to 5pm
Venue : Pan Pacific Singapore, Pacific 2, Level 1

Nomination Criteria
1. Products must be launched in Singapore between October 2006 to September 2007.
2. Products must be available over the counters of departmental stores, retail boutiques or outlets.

Selection Criteria
An expert panel, consisting of editors, beauty writers and dermatologists, was formed to nominate the best of beauty products launched between October 2006 and September 2007.

The nominees – 454 products in 32 major categories – were published in the November & December 2007 issues of Her World magazine for readers to vote on. The total number of votes received from readers exceeded 2,000 this year.

The complete results will be published in Her World´s March 2008 issue.

Please refer to Fact Sheet at Annex A for more details.


Media Invite

We cordially invite you and your photographer / cameraman to attend the Her World Beauty Awards 2007 presentation and cover the event. Please kindly RSVP to by 29 January 2008.

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SPH Magazines Pte Ltd
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SPH Magazines Pte Ltd
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About SPH Magazines Pte Ltd

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

With a proven track record for sterling editorial content & award-winning designs, SPH Magazines raises the bar as a dynamic magazine publisher. In its stable are over 100 titles in English and Chinese, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men´s lifestyle, movies, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other well-known titles such as Female, Home and Decor, Nuyou, Torque, HWM and GameAxis are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle category.

This magazines group can also boast about its 10 luxury titles including its flagships The Peak and ICON. At the turn of 2008, SPH Magazines acquired Asia-Pacific Boating, China Boating, Jet Asia-Pacific, Luxury Properties, AsiaSpa, Polo China and Action Asia under its wholly-owned Hong Kong incorporated company Blu Inc Media (HK) Limited. This suite of titles has effectively made SPH Magazines the leading luxury magazines publisher in the Asia-Pacific region.

SPH Magazines’ established editorial units also provide excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and any other collateral to meet their business needs.

In the online and IT arena, SPH Magazines also has a highly regarded presence through the portals and publications of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hardware Zone Pte Ltd. is consistently been getting rave reviews through the Hitwise awards and several review watchdogs over the last 2 years such that it has become the most respected portal in Asia.

With a vision to continue growth regionally, SPH Magazines is set to become Asia´s publishing powerhouse. It has publishing houses in China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines. SPH Magazines in its fold have achieved strong market presence in their respective sectors, as well as distinguished track records and solid reputations.

At SPH Magazines, the promise is to deliver its best to meet the diverse needs and interests of all its stakeholders and achieve its vision to be a world class Publisher of Choice.

About Her World

Her World is Singapore´s most established monthly women´s magazine with the highest readership. Her World equips today´s achieving woman with information she can use – it is Singapore’s authority on fashion and beauty, career, health, relationships, and lifestyle trends. It inspires with engaging reads, keeps its audience updated on international trends, and covers relevant issues with depth, breadth and sophistication. Her World’s monthly circulation is 62,530, audited by the Audit Bureau of Circulation. Its readership is 210,000, according to the AC Nielsen Media Index 2007, reinforcing its position as the best-read women’s magazine in Singapore. Her World is also published in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.