2017 Best Health Editor’s Choice Beauty Awards
Introducing our 2017 picks for all the best in beauty.
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
You work hard to get your makeup perfect – this powder works hard to keep it perfect.
Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder, $58
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
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