Redbook’s 2014 MVP Awards Honors Best Products of the Year

Experts who handpicked the best of the best were treated to beauty bars.

By Samantha Wood

Redbook held an event June 2 at the Hearst Tower in New York City to celebrate the 2014 MVP Awards. The awards honor the best beauty products on the market. Special guest television personality Maria Menunos was on hand for the festivities that included a big thank you to the 23 experts who tested hundreds of new products over the course of three months to handpick the best of the best in the market. View the list of winning products here.

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Vice president, publishing director and chief revenue officer Jayne Jamison, beauty director Victoria Kirby and Redbook editor-in-chief Meredith Rollins were all in attendance. The event included a Q&A between Menounos and Kirby in front of an intimate crowd of attendees.

(Rollins ended a brief "acting editor-in-chief stint at Redbook after 2010-2014 predecessor Jill Herzig moved to e-i-c of Sept. 2014 launch Dr. Oz the Good Life.)

Redbook’s expert judges included dermatologists, makeup artists, hairstylists, hair colorists, manicurists and beauty entrepreneurs. During the event, attendees were able to hit up various beauty stations like a dry styling and braid bar sponsored by Dreamdry and mini manicures offered by Tenoverten. Plus, BASH Entertainment gave lipstick readings to guests while Sparty provided hand massages.