2017 Best Health Editor’s Choice Beauty Awards

Introducing our 2017 picks for all the best in beauty.

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Editor's Choice

Ta-da! Here are the top beauty products we just can't live without! Creams that melt into skin, lipsticks that stay put, liners that are idiot-proof. Essentially, everything you need to look effortlessly beautiful all year long is here, at your fingertips. Don't go shopping without our list!

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Eye Cream

A three-in-one potion that delivers: It de-puffs, de-wrinkles and de-circles!

Olay Eyes Ultimate Eye Cream, $36

Serum

A serious serum that works its magic by melting into your skin to activate deep changes below the surface.

Skinceuticals C E Ferulic, $163

Moisturizer

A lightweight cream that delivers heavy-duty results.

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel Cream, $22

Cleanser

An all-natural alternative that doesn’t skimp on results.

Consonant Natural Foaming Face Wash, $22

Night Cream

This overnight sensation is brimming with active anti-aging ingredients and moisturizers to help mature skin wake up looking dewy fresh. Click here for more game-changing overnight beauty products.

Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Premiere Intense Moisture and Renewal Overnight Regeneration Cream, $125

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Dry Shampoo

It was the first in its category and it’s still first in its class. We especially love this variation because it’s a gentle formula that works for all hair types. Not using dry shampoo yet? Here are 5 reasons to stop washing your hair.

Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk, $16

 

Shampoo + Conditioner

New formulations combine efforts to deliver targeted repair for damaged hair.

Pantene Expert Intense Hydration Shampoo and Conditioner, $8 each

Balm

An expert in dry-hair solutions since 1979, Kérastase has upped its game with a salve that leaves tresses supple, smooth and shiny.

Kérastase Paris Nutritive Créme Magistrale, $47

Hairspray

Now infused with argan oil, this long-time favourite offers strong hold while promoting softness and shine.

L'Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Precious Oil Hairspray with Argan Oil, $15

Styling Product

Busy mornings demand products that work on your timeline. That’s why we love this styling product that eliminates frizz – pronto – whether your hair is straight, curly or in between.

John Frieda Frizz Ease Forever Smooth Anti-Frizz Primer, $13

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Lip balm

Balm’s away! No worries about ingesting chemicals with this all-natural lippie product, now available in strawberry.

Burt's Bees Strawberry Moisturizing Lip Balm, $5

Lip pencil

Keep your colour inside the lines with this no-fail offering that works with all lipstick shades.

Know Cosmetics No Bleeding Lips Secret Lip Liner, $15

Nail polish

Chips are for kids; this varnish is for busy women who don’t have time to reapply polish every night.

CND Vinylux Weekly Polish, $13

Hand Cream

Soft hands are guaranteed with this perennial favourite that sells a tube every three seconds worldwide. Find more age-defying hacks for younger-looking hands here.

L'Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream, $32

Lipstick

If you need a lipstick that stays put, you need this!

NARS Audacious Lipstick, $39

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BB cream

Multi-tasking women need multi-tasking products! This one is up to the task: It boosts radiance, moisturizes and blurs imperfections in one simple swoop.

Maybelline New York Dream Fresh BB, $11

Concealer

Camo for your eyes. This one-pot wonder makes dark circles and blemishes disappear on contact.

M.A.C Cosmetics Studio Finish SPF 35 Concealer, $24

Blush

The simplest, most effective blush ever! Just sweep it onto your cheekbones and blend with your fingertips for a natural, barely there glow.

Clinique Chubby Stick Cheek Colour Balm, $27

Foundation

A skin saviour that doesn’t break the bank! Not only does this foundation offer 24-hour coverage but it also includes skin-saving SPF.

Revlon Colorstay Makeup, $20

Setting Powder

You work hard to get your makeup perfect – this powder works hard to keep it perfect.

Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder, $58

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Liner

Say goodbye to migrating or melting liner with this pencil. Draw it on and it stays put all day long.

MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua XL Eye Pencil Waterproof Eyeliner, $25 each

Brows

If brows are the secret to facial symmetry, this gel is the secret to perfection. Plus, read our how-to on building better brows.

Benefit Gimme Brow Volumizing Fiber Gel, $30

Primer

Like magic, it erases fine lines and dark circles and gets your skin ready for makeup.

Clarins Instant Light Eye Perfecting Base, $26

Shadow

The “no makeup” look is easy to achieve with this palette pleaser.

Urban Decay Naked Eyeshadow Palette, $66

Mascara

Who needs falsies? Not anyone using this show-stopper!

Dior Diorshow Mascara, $36

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Day

Like its name suggests, this comforting scent harkens back to simpler, uncomplicated times. Even the harvesting methods are eco-conscious, so you can feel good on the environmental front, too.

Clean Reserve Warm Cotton EDP, $125 for 100 mL

Night

Rooted in floral notes, including jasmine, rose, orchid and freesia, this exotic scent is perfect for life’s special moments.

Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb, $130 for 50 mL

Classic

A new take on an old favourite! This isn’t your grandma’s rose; it’s modern and fresh, not cloying or dated.

Aerin Evening Rose EDP, $125 for 50 mL