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


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

Skinceuticals C E Ferulic, $163


A lightweight cream that delivers heavy-duty results.

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel Cream, $22


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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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


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


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

Clarins Instant Light Eye Perfecting Base, $26


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

Urban Decay Naked Eyeshadow Palette, $66


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

Dior Diorshow Mascara, $36

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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


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


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

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