Wednesday, August 17, 2011 Awards

Beauties: 1. Annemaire Sexton & Claire Shanahan; 2. Aisling McDermott, Karen Koster & Kirstie McDermott; 3. Roisin Ni Mhordha & Jedda Downey. (Pix. Leon Farrell / Photocall)

The Best in Awards 2011 in association with West Coast Cooler saw an unprecedented voting for a variety of favourite health and beauty products. Created by the girls at & Aisling McDermott) these are beauty awards as voted for by readers.

Winners were unveiled at a sparkling West Coast Cooler reception in Dublin’s stylish Dylan hotel with an exhausting 48 categories. Guests enjoyed savoury and sweet canapés served alongside the three varietals of West Coast Cooler: Original, Rosé and the latest edition to the collection Citra.

Among those there on the night were MC Karen Koster, actress Norma Sheehan and Roisin Tierney Crowe from L'Oreal. Emma Donnellan, Marketing Director at Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard said, “Our West Coast Cooler fans have very discerning tastes and it would seem that their tastes are particularly discerning when it comes to their beauty products. provides an invaluable forum for Irish Beauty fans and we are delighted to be associated with the Best in 2011 Awards.”