About Shahnaz Husain
About Shahnaz Husain and Her Products
Shahnaz Husain, the pioneer of organic beauty care, has achieved unprecedented international acclaim for her practical application of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of herbal healing.Just when there was a worldwide “back to nature” trend, Shahnaz Husain recaptured an ancient herbal system and made it relevant to modern demands. Almost four decades ago, she adopted the principle of Ayurveda,based on an integrated system of clinical treatments and product ranges. Known for product innovation, Shahnaz Husain has evolved nearly375 formulations for general beauty care
Her study of Ayurveda, the Indian holistic system of herbal healing, strengthened her faith in nature, finding that it could offer the ideal answers to protective, preventive and even corrective cosmetic-care. Today, her name has become a brand and she is herself the brand ambassador. She heads the largest organization of its kind in the world, with a chain of over 400 franchise clinics, shops, schools, and spas worldwide, as well as Ayurvedic formulations for skin, hair, body and health care. During the last three decades, the Shahnaz Husain Group has acquired a tremendous global presence, having sold at prestigious stores, as well as exclusive outlets and clinics worldwide.
Awards and Honors received by Shahnaz Husain
- 1986 – Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur from FICCI
- 1986 – Udyog Rattan Award for Export Excellence
- 1988 – President’s Gold Medal for Export Excellence
- 1989 – Indira Priyadarshini Award from Govt of India
- 1992 – Rajiv Gandhi Gold Medal for spreading the cause of Ayurveda.
- 2018 – Diamond Star for Quality from International Marketing Professionals of Europe and America.
- 2018 – Woman of the Year award in the U.K.
- 2018 – Quality Excellence Award in Japan.
- 1995 –
Diamond Star for Quality from International Marketing Professionals of Europe and America.
Woman of the Year award in the U.K.
Quality Excellence Award in Japan.
“World’s Greatest Entrepreneur” award, from Success, the prestigious U.S. business magazine, becoming the first woman to receive the award in 105 years.
Arch of Europe International Gold Star for Quality in Madrid.
Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur from FICCI
Udyog Rattan Award for Export Excellence
Featured in the U.N. sponsored “Woman of the Decade”.
Quality Excellence Award in 1997 & 1998 in Geneva
Golden America Award for Quality Excellence in 1999 in New York.
Selected “Woman of the Year 1999”, based on outstanding achievements, by the American Biographical Institute, U.S.A.
Woman of the Millenium Award, presented by Lata Mangeshkar and instituted by makers of Lata Eau de Parfum in 1999.
The 2000 Millenium Medal of Honour from American Biographical Institute, U.S.A., being the country’s most notable honor for extraordinary achievement during the last century.
- Quality Excellence Award from Global Quality Management U.K.
“Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur” from Global Quality Management, U.K.
- 2003 – 2004
Woman of the Millennium” Award from Global Indian Congress, USA
- Woman of the Year Award from the Governor of California, USA IMM Award for Top CEO and Ayurvedic Ambassador
- 2005 – 2006
Padmashri Award – Padma Awards are the highest civilian awards from the Government of India, presented by the President of India.
WQC International Star Award for Quality Excellence in Paris, in the Platinum Category.
Leonardo da Vinci Diamond Award by International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, the U.K. in 2008.
Leonardo da Vinci Diamond Award by International Biographical Centre at Washington DC
World Medal of Freedom at Annual World Forum in Washington DC, USA
International Star Award for Quality in Diamond Category in Geneva from Business Initiative Direction
Lloyds TSB Jewel Award for iconic entrepreneurship in the field of Ayurvedic beauty care
Asian Women Power 100 Award in Lloyds Top 100 list for distinguished achievement in the respective field
Women Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner of the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards from Enterprise Asia, Malaysia
GR8 Women Achievers Award for Entrepreneurship.
Woman of Substance Award from Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI)
Excellence in Beauty Award in Dubai from Human Achievers Foundation.
FIWE “Unleashing Woman Power Award” from Mrs. Sheila Dixit, Chief Minister of Delhi
Asia’s Leading Woman in Business Award from WIL Forum Asia, in Malaysia.
Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Franchise India
Indian Achievers Award for Quality Excellence.
Outstanding Ayurvedic Innovation Award in Shanghai, from the China Chamber of Commerce.
Outstanding Ayurvedic Innovation Award in London from the Indo-British Business Forum at the House of Commons, British Parliament.
Woman of the Year Asian Achievers Award in London from Asian Business Publications Ltd (ABPL).
Olympia Asia Award for Outstanding Contribution in Ayurveda and Plant Cosmetics at the Olympia Beauty Show in London.
Most Admired Beauty Personality – Retail Category Award from Images Business of Beauty.
Award for Woman Empowerment from World Human Rights Protection Association.
Blue Ribbon Star – An Emblem for Highest Excellence – Global Indian Women Entrepreneur Award from Asia Book of Records, in association with BRICKS and The Personal Leadership Academy from Australia.
Ph.D. Chamber of Commerce & Industry Outstanding Business Woman Award.
The glory of India Award in Dubai for outstanding innovations in Ayurvedic beauty care.
“Outstanding Innovation Entrepreneur Award” from Rotaract Club for international achievements in Ayurvedic Innovations.
“Industrial Icon” Award from the Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD) in March 2013.
Golden Peacock Entrepreneurial Leadership Award for 2014 in London for Ayurvedic Innovation.
Woman Achievers Award for Outstanding Achievement and Excellence from All India Achievers Conference.
Azzurra Icon Award 2015
Entrepreneur India Award 2015 for Outstanding Ayurvedic Innovations from Entrepreneur Media India, FICCI, NEN and NASSCOM
Outstanding Innovation Award” as Global Indian Citizen for Promoting Ayurveda Internationally from ASSOCHAM
“Woman Super Achiever” Award in Mumbai, sponsored by Femina
2017: Lifetime Achievement Award from Suryadatta Group, Pune.
Legend Entrepreneur Award from CXO+GC Leadership Summit
Entrepreneur of the Millennium Award at Peru Art Exhibition from SMOH Award for Exceptional Work in the field of Beauty & Wellness from ICUNR (Indian Council for UN Relations)
Woman of Substance Award from Shri Manoj Tewari, Delhi President of BJP, during International Woman’s Day
Honored for becoming Harvard Case Study and Subject by Times Business Awards, Realty 2018 Honoured at IIT Business Summit for being a Harvard Case Study and a Subject on Brand Creation and Emerging Markets.