Award Winner

Her World Beauty Awards 2019: The full winners' list

Once a year, since 2001, Her World has conducted stringent product testing for our beauty awards. We don't just try the products for fun. We test each one vigorously against others to find the cream of the crop
 

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CATEGORIES

 

CATEGORY : Best cosmetics makeover
WINNER : Shiseido

CATEGORY : Most customisable makeup brand
WINNER : Etude House

CATEGORY : Most exciting pop-up experience
WINNER : Chanel Coco Game Center

CATEGORY : Most immersive fragrance boutique
WINNER : Maison Christian Dior

 

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Anti-pollution skincare

CATEGORY : Best anti-pollution cleansing oil
EDITORS' CHOICE: Dermalogica PreCleanse Balm, $85
READERS' CHOICE: Chanel L’Huile, $64

CATEGORY : Best anti-pollution foaming wash
EDITORS' CHOICE: Chanel La Mousse, $64
READERS' CHOICE: Chanel La Mousse, $64

CATEGORY : Best anti-pollution skincare mist
EDITORS' CHOICE: Cremorlab T.E.N. Mineral Water Mist, $9.50 - $56
READERS' CHOICE: Allies of Skin Molecular Saviour Probiotics Repair Mist, $79

CATEGORY : Best anti-pollution moisturiser
EDITORS' CHOICE: Allies of Skin 1A All-Day Pollution Repair Mask, $139
READERS' CHOICE: Allies of Skin 1A All-Day Pollution Repair Mask, $139

CATEGORY : Best anti-pollution moisturiser with blue light protection
EDITORS' CHOICE: Chantecaille Anti Pollution Mattifying Cream, $166
READERS' CHOICE: Sunday Riley C.E.O. Antioxidant Protect + Repair Moisturizer, $32 to $92 (2 sizes)

CATEGORY : Best sunscreen with anti-pollution protection
EDITORS' CHOICE: SK-II Atmosphere Airy Light UV Emulsion SPF50 PA++, $115
READERS' CHOICE: Kiehl’s Ultra Light Daily UV Defense SPF50 PA++++ Anti-Pollution, $56

 

Organic Skincare Brand

CATEGORY : Best Organic Skincare Brand
EDITORS' CHOICE: Bema Bio (Bema SolarTea Anti-Age High Protection Sun Cream Spf 30 Face, $35, Bio Face Double Lifting Serum, $86, Bema Blue Defence Peeling Mask, $58)
READERS' CHOICE: Kew Organics (Kew Organics Cacao Okra Age Defying Eye Serum, $$79.70 for 30ml, Kew Organics Apple Stem Cell Viaglow Serum, $59.90 for 15ml, Kew Organics Coconut Lavender Organic Sugar Body Scrub, $18.95)

 

Best Vegan Skincare

CATEGORY : Best vegan cleanser
EDITORS' CHOICE: Kew Organics Mandarin Acai Cleansing Lotion, $95.65
READERS' CHOICE: Kew Organics Mandarin Acai Cleansing Lotion, $95.65

CATEGORY : Best vegan toner
EDITORS' CHOICE: Dr Belter Fresh Blossomy Tensum, $73
READERS' CHOICE: The Body Shop British Rose Petal-Soft Gel Toner, $20.90

CATEGORY : Best vegan moisturiser
EDITORS' CHOICE: Dr Belter AquaSilk 24, $96
READERS' CHOICE: The Body Shop Vitamin E Gel Moisture Cream, $30.90

 

Anti-ageing skincare

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing cleansing oil
EDITORS' CHOICE: The Body Shop Oils of Life Intensely Revitalising Cleansing Oil-In-Gel, $26.90
READERS' CHOICE: Shu Uemura Porefinist2 Sakura Refreshing Cleansing Oil, $115

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing foaming cleanser
EDITORS' CHOICE: Kanebo Refreshing Powder Wash, $49 and Re:erth Clarifying Cleanser, $70
READERS' CHOICE: Fancl BC Facial Washing Cream, $55

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing toner
EDITORS' CHOICE: Gemology Youth Diamond Lotion, $108
READERS' CHOICE: The Body Shop Roots of Strength Firming Shaping Essence Lotion, $38.90

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing toner for younger skin
EDITORS' CHOICE: Lancome Absolue Precious Cells Revitalising Rose Lotion, $128
READERS' CHOICE: Lancome Absolue Precious Cells Revitalising Rose Lotion, $128

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing sheet mask
EDITORS' CHOICE: Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Mask, $148 for 5 sheets
READERS' CHOICE: Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Mask, $148 for 5 sheets

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing sleeping mask
EDITORS' CHOICE: Lierac Lift Integral Flash Lift Mask, $85
READERS' CHOICE: Kiehl’s Ginger Leaf & Hibiscus Overnight Firming Mask, $88

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing skincare mist
EDITORS' CHOICE: MDNA Skin The Rose Mist, $135-$185
READERS' CHOICE: Jurlique Herbal Recovery Signature Mist, $72

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing face oil
EDITORS' CHOICE: Eve Lom Radiance Face Oil, $145
READERS' CHOICE: Su:m37 Secret Oil, $97

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing moisturiser for oily skin
EDITORS' CHOICE: Dr Ci:Labo Aqua-Collagen-Gel Erich-Lift-EX, from $78
READERS' CHOICE: Dr Ci:Labo Aqua-Collagen-Gel Erich-Lift-EX, from $78

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing moisturiser for sensitive skin
EDITORS' CHOICE: The Moisturizer Co Ultra Moisturizing Repair Gel with Calendula, $78
READERS' CHOICE: Sunday Riley Juno Antioxidant + Superfood Face Oil, $54 to $108 (2 sizes)

CATEGORY : Best rich anti-ageing moisturiser for dry skin
EDITORS' CHOICE: Laneige Time Freeze Intensive Cream EX, $95
READERS' CHOICE: Laneige Time Freeze Intensive Cream EX, $95

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing moisturiser for dry skin
EDITORS' CHOICE: Shiseido Essential Energy Cream, $80
READERS' CHOICE: Shiseido Essential Energy Cream, $80

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing moisturiser for very dry skin
EDITORS' CHOICE: History of Whoo Cheonyuldan Radiant Regenerating Cream, $580
READERS' CHOICE: Lancome Absolue L'Extrait Day Cream, $660

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing pre-serum
EDITORS' CHOICE: Lancome Advanced Genifique Sensitive Serum, $120
READERS' CHOICE: Lancome Advanced Genifique Sensitive Serum, $120

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing hydrating serum
EDITORS' CHOICE: MDNA Skin The Serum, $240-$370
READERS' CHOICE: Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Serum, $265

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing serum for skin-refinement
EDITORS' CHOICE: Laneige Time Freeze Essence EX, $90
READERS' CHOICE: Kiehl’s Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate 12.5%, $105

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing serum for skin rejuvenation
EDITORS' CHOICE: Astalift In-Focus Cellactive Serum, $222
READERS' CHOICE: Skin Inc Serum-Infused Night Oil, $98

CATEGORY : Best all-in-one serum
EDITORS' CHOICE: Cle de Peau Beaute Firming Serum Supreme, $440
READERS' CHOICE: La Prairie Platinum Rare Cellular Night Elixir, $1,890

CATEGORY : Best overall anti-ageing serum
EDITORS' CHOICE: L'Oreal Revitalift Centella Micro-Essence, $35.90
READERS' CHOICE: Vichy Liftactiv Vitamin C Freshshot Serum, $52

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing serum for fine lines/wrinkles
EDITORS' CHOICE: Eversoft Skinz Youth Recall Mushroom Collagen Ampoule, $49.90
READERS' CHOICE: Eucerin Hyaluron Filler Concentrate, $69

CATEGORY : Best overall anti-ageing eye cream
EDITORS' CHOICE: Lancome Advanced Genifique Eye Cream, $105
READERS' CHOICE: Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Supercharged Complex, $104

CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing smoothing eye cream
EDITORS' CHOICE: Est.Lab Optimalift A+ Anti-wrinkle Eye Cream, $10
READERS' CHOICE: Mamonde Age Control Power Eye Cream, $54

CATEGORY : Best luxurious anti-ageing eye cream
EDITORS' CHOICE: Sisley L'Integral Anti-Age Eye and Lip Contour, $250
READERS' CHOICE: Sisley L'Integral Anti-Age Eye and Lip Contour, $250

 

Brightening skincare

CATEGORY : Best Brightening Foaming Cleanser
EDITORS' CHOICE: Sulwhasoo Snowise Cleansing Foam, $52
READERS' CHOICE: Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Brightening & Exfoliating Daily Cleanser, $50

CATEGORY : Best dark spot treatment
EDITORS' CHOICE: Allies of Skin Promise Keeper Blemish Sleeping Facial, $159
READERS' CHOICE: Sunday Riley Good Genes All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment, $148 to $223 (2 sizes)

CATEGORY : Best brightening mask
EDITORS' CHOICE: Clearturn Artisan Brightening Mask, $10.90
READERS' CHOICE: Aprilskin Real Calendula Peel Off Pack, $23

CATEGORY : Best brightening sheet mask
EDITORS' CHOICE: For Beloved One Flawless Brightening Ethyl Ascorbic Bio-Cellulose Mask, $63 for a box of three sheets
READERS' CHOICE: For Beloved One Flawless Brightening Ethyl Ascorbic Bio-Cellulose Mask, $63 for a box of three sheets

CATEGORY : Best brightening sheet mask (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: Senka Perfect Aqua White Extra White Mask, Single sheet retailing at $2.00; 7pc box retailing at $13.90
READERS' CHOICE: CNP Laboratory Dr-Jet Mask: Mela-toning, $7.80 for one sheet

CATEGORY : Best brightening sleeping mask
EDITORS' CHOICE: Allies of Skin Bright Future Sleeping Facial, $169
READERS' CHOICE: Laneige White Dew Vita Capsule Sleeping Mask, $28 for 8 capsules

CATEGORY : Best mask for instant radiance
EDITORS' CHOICE: Chantecaille Gold Recovery Mask, $332 and Lancome Absolue Precious Cells Nourishing & Revitalising Rose Mask, $285
READERS' CHOICE: Lancome Absolue Precious Cells Nourishing & Revitalising Rose Mask, $285

CATEGORY : Best brightening moisturiser for dullness
EDITORS' CHOICE: Orbis =U White Extra Creamy Moisture, $58
READERS' CHOICE: Laneige White Dew Sherbet Cream, $70

CATEGORY : Best brightening moisturiser for extra glow
EDITORS' CHOICE: La Mer The Moisturizing Cool Gel Cream, $300
READERS' CHOICE: Su:m37 Water-full Radiant Hydrating Glow Cream, $178

CATEGORY : Best brightening moisturiser
EDITORS' CHOICE: Avene Eau Thermale Avene Bright Intense Brightening Emulsion, 40ml $89.90
READERS' CHOICE: Avene Eau Thermale Avene Bright Intense Brightening Emulsion, 40ml $89.90

CATEGORY : Best brightening emulsion
EDITORS' CHOICE: Su:m37 Water-full Radiant Hydrating Glow Emulsion, $86
READERS' CHOICE: Su:m37 Water-full Radiant Hydrating Glow Emulsion, $86

CATEGORY : Best brightening serum
EDITORS' CHOICE: One by Kose Melanoshot White, $74
READERS' CHOICE: One by Kose Melanoshot White, $74

CATEGORY : Best brightening serum (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: Avene Eau Thermale Avene Bright Intense Brightening Essence, $99.90
READERS' CHOICE: Avene Eau Thermale Avene Bright Intense Brightening Essence, $99.90

CATEGORY : Best brightening serum for extra glow
EDITORS' CHOICE: SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense, $159
READERS' CHOICE: Hera White Program Effector, $135

CATEGORY : Best brightening toner
EDITORS' CHOICE: Pixi Glow Tonic, $22-$44
READERS' CHOICE: Pixi Glow Tonic, $22-$44

CATEGORY : Best brightening toner (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: Vichy Idealia Lumiere Peeling Care, $40
READERS' CHOICE: Hada Labo Premium Whitening Lotion, $25.90

 

Hydrating Skincare

CATEGORY : Best hydrating cleansing oil
EDITORS' CHOICE: Fancl MCO Mild Cleansing Oil, $30
READERS' CHOICE: Fancl MCO Mild Cleansing Oil, $30

CATEGORY : Best hydrating foaming cleanser
EDITORS' CHOICE: Erborian Double Mousse Cleanser, $36
READERS' CHOICE: Laneige Moist Cream Cleanser, $32

CATEGORY : Best hydrating foaming cleanser (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: Garnier Micellar Foaming Cleanser, $14.90 and Eversoft Hydra Nature Nourishing Cleansing Foam, $18.90
READERS' CHOICE: Eversoft Hydra Nature Nourishing Cleansing Foam, $18.90

CATEGORY : Best hydrating foaming cleanser for sensitive skin (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: La Roche-Posay Toleriane Caring Wash, $33.90
READERS' CHOICE: La Roche-Posay Toleriane Caring Wash, $33.90

CATEGORY : Best hydrating micellar water
EDITORS' CHOICE: Sulwhasoo Gentle Cleansing Water, $50
READERS' CHOICE: Laneige Perfect Makeup Cleansing Water, $32

CATEGORY : Best hydrating micellar water (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: Bifesta Micellar Cleansing Lotion Moist, $16.90
READERS' CHOICE: Bioderma Sensibio H2O Make-up Removing Micelle Solution, $15.90 - $28.90

CATEGORY : Best sheet mask for intense hydration
EDITORS' CHOICE: For Beloved One Hyaluronic Acid GHK-Cu Moisturizing Bio-Cellulose Mask, $63 for box of three sheets
READERS' CHOICE: Lancome Advanced Genifique Hydrogel Melting Mask, $125 for seven sheets

8.CATEGORY : Best quick-fix hydrating sheet mask
EDITORS' CHOICE: Biocrown Ultra Hydrating Essence Mask, $19.90 for a box of five sheets
READERS' CHOICE: Laneige Two Tone Sheet Mask, $5/pc

CATEGORY : Best hydrating sheet mask (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: Suisai 3D Mask, $21
READERS' CHOICE: CNP Laboratory Dr-Jet Mask: Hydro Radiance, $7.80 for one sheet

CATEGORY : Best hydrating sleeping mask
EDITORS' CHOICE: La Mer The Treatment Lotion Hydrating Mask, $230
READERS' CHOICE: La Mer The Treatment Lotion Hydrating Mask, $230

CATEGORY : Best hydrating mask (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: Tofu No Moritaya Soy Milk Yogurt Face Pack, $33.90
READERS' CHOICE: Neutrogena Hydro Boost 3D Sleeping Mask, $25.90

CATEGORY : Best hydrating mist
EDITORS' CHOICE: Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum Mist, $52 - $92
READERS' CHOICE: Laneige Water Bank Moisture Mist, $36 - $22

CATEGORY : Most long-lasting moisturiser
EDITORS' CHOICE: Clinique Moisture Surge 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator, $75
READERS' CHOICE: Clinique Moisture Surge 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator, $75

CATEGORY : Best hydrating eye serum
EDITORS' CHOICE: MDNA Skin The Eye Serum, $280
READERS' CHOICE: Chanel Blue Serum Eye, $107

CATEGORY : Best hydrating pre-serum
EDITORS' CHOICE: Hera Cell Essence, $80
READERS' CHOICE: Hera Cell Essence, $80

CATEGORY : Best hydrating serum for parched skin
EDITORS' CHOICE: Sisley Hydra-Global Serum, $320
READERS' CHOICE: Clarins Hydra Essentiel Bi-Phase Serum, $98

CATEGORY : Best hydrating serum for irritated skin
EDITORS' CHOICE: Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum, $32
READERS' CHOICE: Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum, $32

CATEGORY : Best hydrating serum (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: CNP Laboratory Vita-B Energy Ampule, $48.90
READERS' CHOICE: Avene Eau Thermale Avene Hydrance Rehydrating Serum, 30ml $79.90

CATEGORY : Best hydrating toner
EDITORS' CHOICE: Su:m37 Water-full Radiant Hydrating Glow Toner, $80
READERS' CHOICE: Su:m37 Water-full Radiant Hydrating Glow Toner, $80

CATEGORY : Best hydrating moisturiser (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: Avene Eau Thermale Avene Hydrance Rich Rehydrating Cream, 40ml $46.90
READERS' CHOICE: Hada Labo Premium Hydrating Night Cream, $35.90

CATEGORY : Best hydrating lightweight moisturiser (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: Eversoft Hydra Nature Moisturising Emulsion, $43.90 and CNP Laboratory Vita-B Energy Gel Cream, $54.90
READERS' CHOICE: Kose Cosmeport - Kokutosei Morning All-in-one Gel, $29.90

 

Sunscreen

CATEGORY : Best sunscreen
EDITORS' CHOICE: Shiseido Global Suncare Perfect UV Protector, $59
READERS' CHOICE: Shiseido Global Suncare Perfect UV Protector, $59

CATEGORY : Best sunscreen (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: Anessa Perfect UV Sunscreen Skincare Milk, $39.90
READERS' CHOICE: Anessa Perfect UV Sunscreen Skincare Milk, $39.90

 

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CATEGORY : Best citrus perfume
EDITORS' CHOICE: Chanel Les Eaux Deauville, $215
READERS' CHOICE: Chanel Les Eaux Deauville, $215

CATEGORY : Best citrus-floral perfume
EDITORS' CHOICE: Prada La Femme L'eau EDT Eau, $210
READERS' CHOICE: Chanel Les Eaux Biarritz, $215

CATEGORY :Best fruity perfume
EDITORS' CHOICE: Kenzo World Eau De Toilette, $83 - $142
READERS' CHOICE: Jo Malone London English Oak & Redcurrant Cologne, $108 - $212

CATEGORY : Best fruity-floral perfume
EDITORS' CHOICE: Carolina Herrera Good Girl Legere EDP, $184
READERS' CHOICE: YSL Beaute Mon Paris Couture Eau De Parfum, $229

CATEGORY : Best musky perfume
EDITORS' CHOICE: Maison Margiela Replica Lazy Sunday Morning EDT, $145
READERS' CHOICE: Chanel Les Eaux Venise, $215

CATEGORY : Best musky-floral perfume
EDITORS' CHOICE: Dior Joy by Dior, $115 - $240
READERS' CHOICE: Jo Malone London Honeysuckle & Davana Cologne, $108 - $212

CATEGORY : Best spicy perfume
EDITORS' CHOICE: Maison Margiela Replica At The Barber's EDT, $145
READERS' CHOICE: Jo Malone London English Oak & Hazelnut Cologne, $108 - $212

CATEGORY : Best woody perfume
EDITORS' CHOICE: Tom Ford Private Blend Oud Wood, $350
READERS' CHOICE: Tom Ford Private Blend Oud Wood, $350

CATEGORY : Best woody-floral perfume
EDITORS' CHOICE: Ralph Lauren Woman EDP, $159
READERS' CHOICE: Ralph Lauren Woman EDP, $159

 

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Foundation

CATEGORY : Best care-for-your-skin cushion foundation
EDITORS' CHOICE: Dior Prestige Le Cushion Teint de Rose, $140
READERS' CHOICE: Dior Prestige Le Cushion Teint de Rose, $140

CATEGORY : Best cushion foundation for K-dewy skin
EDITORS' CHOICE: La Mer The Luminous Lifting Cushion Foundation SPF20, $160
READERS' CHOICE: Hera UV Mist Cushion, $68

CATEGORY : Best cushion foundation - Natural finish
EDITORS' CHOICE: Infinity by Kose Cushion Serum Glow, $60, case sold at $22
READERS' CHOICE: Infinity by Kose Cushion Serum Glow, $60, case sold at $22

CATEGORY : Best cushion foundation - Soft blur
EDITORS' CHOICE: Laneige Layering Cover Cushion & Concealing, $43
READERS' CHOICE: Laneige Layering Cover Cushion & Concealing, $43

CATEGORY : Best cushion foundation - Soft glow
EDITORS' CHOICE: Nars Aqua Glow Cushion Foundation, $66
READERS' CHOICE: Chanel Vitalumiere Glow Cushion Foundation, $90

CATEGORY : Best cushion foundation - Soft matte
EDITORS' CHOICE: Hera Black Cushion, $75
READERS' CHOICE: Hera Black Cushion, $75

CATEGORY : Best cushion foundation (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: CNP Laboratory Propolis Ampule in Cushion, $54
READERS' CHOICE: Aprilskin Perfect Magic Cover Fit Cushion, $47

CATEGORY : Best party-all-night liquid foundation
EDITORS' CHOICE: YSL Beaute All Hours Foundation, $98, and Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Foundation, $68
READERS' CHOICE: Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Foundation, $68

CATEGORY : Best liquid foundation - dewy finish
EDITORS' CHOICE: Sephora Collection Glow Foundation, $26
READERS' CHOICE: Sephora Collection Glow Foundation, $26

CATEGORY : Best liquid foundation - matte finish
EDITORS' CHOICE: Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra Longwear Foundation, $80
READERS' CHOICE: Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup SPF10/PA++, $70

CATEGORY : Best liquid foundation - natural finish
EDITORS' CHOICE: Armani Beauty Maestro Fusion Makeup, $110
READERS' CHOICE: M.A.C Studio Waterweight Foundation, $64

CATEGORY : Best liquid foundation - soft glow
EDITORS' CHOICE: Shu Uemura the lightbulb fluid foundation second-skin-glow-breathable perfection, $73 and Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA++, $70
READERS' CHOICE: Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA++, $70

CATEGORY : Best liquid foundation - soft matte
EDITORS' CHOICE: Dior Backstage Face & Body Foundation (21 shades), $65
READERS' CHOICE: Dior Backstage Face & Body Foundation (21 shades), $65

CATEGORY : Best liquid foundation (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: L'Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation, $29.90
READERS' CHOICE: L'Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation, $29.90

 

Lips

CATEGORY : Best lip balm
EDITORS' CHOICE: Bema Nature Up Lip Balm Moisturizing, $19
READERS' CHOICE: Laneige Lip Glowy Balm, $14

CATEGORY : Best cream lipstick
EDITORS' CHOICE: Astalift flarosso Tirabaci lipstick, $46 and Nars Audacious Lipstick, $46
READERS' CHOICE: Nars Audacious Lipstick, $46

CATEGORY : Best matte lipstick
EDITORS' CHOICE: Laura Mercier Velour Extreme Matte Lipstick, $40
READERS' CHOICE: Laura Mercier Velour Extreme Matte Lipstick, $40

CATEGORY : Best glossy lipstick
EDITORS' CHOICE: Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Hydrating Lip Gloss Stick, $42 and Elizabeth Arden Plush Up Lip Gelato, $35
READERS' CHOICE: Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Hydrating Lip Gloss Stick, $42

CATEGORY : Best soft matte lipstick
EDITORS' CHOICE: Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge, $50
READERS' CHOICE: Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge, $50

CATEGORY : Best liquid matte lipstick
EDITORS' CHOICE: Armani Beauty Lip Maestro, $55
READERS' CHOICE: Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Paint-On Liquid Lipcolor, $52

CATEGORY : Best liquid powder matte lipstick
EDITORS' CHOICE: Nyx Professional Makeup Powder Puff Lippie Lip Cream (Cream to Powder Matte), $20
READERS' CHOICE: Chanel Rouge Allure Liquid Powder, $50

CATEGORY : Best liquid soft matte lipstick
EDITORS' CHOICE: Armani Beauty Lip Magnet, $57
READERS' CHOICE: Marc Jacobs Beauty Le Marc Liquid Lip Crayon, $38

CATEGORY : Best liquid glossy lipstick
EDITORS' CHOICE: 3ina The Lip Vinyl, $23
READERS' CHOICE: YSL Beaute Volupte Liquid Colour Balm, $52

CATEGORY : Best liquid lacquer lipstick
EDITORS' CHOICE: Dior Addict Lacquer Plump, $50
READERS' CHOICE: Dior Addict Lacquer Plump, $50

CATEGORY : Best lip gloss
EDITORS' CHOICE: Urban Decay Hi-Fi Shine Ultra Cushion Lip Gloss, $32
READERS' CHOICE: Urban Decay Hi-Fi Shine Ultra Cushion Lip Gloss, $32

CATEGORY : Best lip stain
EDITORS' CHOICE: YSL Beaute Tatouage Couture, $55
READERS' CHOICE: Laneige Stained Glasstick, $34

CATEGORY : Best lip treatment
EDITORS' CHOICE: Inika Certified Organic Lip Serum, $42
READERS' CHOICE: Fresh Sugar Lip Wonder Drops Advanced Therapy, $39

 

Base Makeup

CATEGORY : Best pressed powder for radiant skin
EDITORS' CHOICE: Sulwhasoo Powder for Cushion, $78
READERS' CHOICE: Sulwhasoo Powder for Cushion, $78

CATEGORY : Best pressed powder for extra coverage
EDITORS' CHOICE: Urban Decay All Nighter Waterproof Setting Powder, $50
READERS' CHOICE: Urban Decay All Nighter Waterproof Setting Powder, $50

CATEGORY : Best loose powder
EDITORS' CHOICE: Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder, $76
READERS' CHOICE: Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder, $76

CATEGORY : Best soft blur concealer
EDITORS' CHOICE: Cle de Peau Beaute Concealer, $105
READERS' CHOICE: Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra Longwear Concealer, $49

CATEGORY : Best full coverage concealer
EDITORS' CHOICE: Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer, $46
READERS' CHOICE: Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer, $46

CATEGORY : Best blemish-blurring primer
EDITORS' CHOICE: Erborian CC Red Correct SPF25, $62
READERS' CHOICE: 3ina The Matte & Smooth Primer, $29

CATEGORY : Best glow-enhancing primer
EDITORS' CHOICE: Benefit Cosmetics POREfessional Pearl Primer, $54
READERS' CHOICE: Benefit Cosmetics POREfessional Pearl Primer, $54

CATEGORY : Best hydrating primer
EDITORS' CHOICE: Hera Magic Starter in Rose, $62
READERS' CHOICE: Hera Magic Starter in Rose, $62

CATEGORY : Best mattifying primer
EDITORS' CHOICE: Erborian Bamboo Matte Creme, $35
READERS' CHOICE: Nyx Professional Makeup Total Control Drop Primer (Velvet Matte Finish), $26

CATEGORY : Best tinted primer
EDITORS' CHOICE: Chantecaille Just Skin Tinted Moisturiser, $126
READERS' CHOICE: Etude House Active Proof Liquid Fitting Base SPF50+/PA++++, $15.90

 

Blusher

CATEGORY : Best “fake-a-workout” blusher
EDITORS' CHOICE: Shiseido Makeup Minimalist WhippedPowder Blush, $48
READERS' CHOICE: Benefit Cosmetics Gold Rush, $51

CATEGORY : Best natural-looking blusher
EDITORS' CHOICE: Hera Flash Blusher, $55
READERS' CHOICE: Nars Torrid Liquid Blush, $50

CATEGORY : Best blusher (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: Revlon Powder Blush, $19.90
READERS' CHOICE: Revlon Powder Blush, $19.90

 

Highlighters

CATEGORY : Best cream highlighter
EDITORS' CHOICE: Cosme Decorte Dip in Glow, $50
READERS' CHOICE: Hourglass Vanish Flash Highlighting Stick, $66

CATEGORY : Best powder highlighter
EDITORS' CHOICE: Shiseido Makeup Aura Dew, $38
READERS' CHOICE: Nars Highlighting Powder, $62

 

Eyes

CATEGORY : Best eyeshadow palette for parties
EDITORS' CHOICE: Urban Decay Born To Run Eyeshadow Palette, $76
READERS' CHOICE: Urban Decay Born To Run Eyeshadow Palette, $76

CATEGORY : Best everyday eyeshadow palette
EDITORS' CHOICE: Dior Backstage Eye Palette Warm 001, $83
READERS' CHOICE: Dior Backstage Eye Palette Warm 001, $83

CATEGORY : Best brow product for K-brows
EDITORS' CHOICE: Laneige Two Tone Eyebrow Cushion-cara (no.3), $36
READERS' CHOICE: Laneige Two Tone Eyebrow Cushion-cara (no.3), $36

CATEGORY : Best brow product for dagger-like brows
EDITORS' CHOICE: Benefit Cosmetics Brow Contour Pro, $57
READERS' CHOICE: Benefit Cosmetics Brow Contour Pro, $57

CATEGORY : Best everyday brow pencil
EDITORS' CHOICE: The Browgal Skinny Eyebrow Pencil, $34
READERS' CHOICE: Nars Brow Perfector, $38

CATEGORY : Best brow makeup (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: ZA Dual End Eyebrow, $13.90 and Revlon Colorstay Brow Kit, $12.99
READERS' CHOICE: Revlon Colorstay Brow Kit, $12.99

CATEGORY : Best eyeliner to get through a late night
EDITORS' CHOICE: Nyx Professional Makeup Epic Ink Liner, $22 and Shiseido Makeup Microliner Ink, $38
READERS' CHOICE: Shiseido Makeup Microliner Ink, $38

CATEGORY : Best eyeliner to get smoky eyes
EDITORS' CHOICE: Elizabeth Arden 24 Hour High Drama Eyeliner, $36
READERS' CHOICE: Elizabeth Arden 24 Hour High Drama Eyeliner, $36

CATEGORY : Best eyeliner to get smoky eyes (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: Kate Tokyo Fit Rare Gel Pencil, $19.90
READERS' CHOICE: Kate Tokyo Fit Rare Gel Pencil, $19.90

CATEGORY : Best eyeliner (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: K-Palette Real Lasting Waterproof Eyeliner (24H), $19.90
READERS' CHOICE: K-Palette Real Lasting Waterproof Eyeliner (24H), $19.90

CATEGORY : Best mascara for falsies-like-lashes
EDITORS' CHOICE: YSL Beaute Mascara Vinyl Couture, $55 and Hera Rich Long Lash Waterproof Mascara 79, $45
READERS' CHOICE: Lancome Monsieur Big Waterproof Mascara, $48

CATEGORY : Best volumising mascara
EDITORS' CHOICE: Hourglass Caution Extreme Lash Mascara, $46
READERS' CHOICE: Benefit Cosmetics BADgal Bang Mascara, $42

CATEGORY : Best everyday eyeshadow palette (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: Palladio Eyeland Vibes (Paradise, Horizon, Sandbar), $19.90
READERS' CHOICE: Max Factor Masterpiece Nude Eyeshadow Palette, $27.90

 

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CATEGORY : Best anti-ageing body cream
EDITORS' CHOICE: Elizabeth Arden Green Tea Fig Honey Drops Body Cream, $37
READERS' CHOICE: Fresh Black Tea Age-Delay Body Cream, $109

CATEGORY : Best hand cream
EDITORS' CHOICE: Bema Nice Hands Bio Cream, $26
READERS' CHOICE: Jurlique Rose Hand Cream, $74

CATEGORY : Best body moisturiser
EDITORS' CHOICE: MTM Harmonious Body Moisturizer, $90
READERS' CHOICE: MTM Harmonious Body Moisturizer, $90

CATEGORY : Best body moisturiser (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: Bio-Piel Petit Ato Body Lotion, $59.90
READERS' CHOICE: Nivea Aloe & Hydration, $9.95

CATEGORY : Best body cleanser (Drugstore)
EDITORS' CHOICE: A’kin Sandalwood & Ylang Ylang Body Wash, $38.50
READERS' CHOICE: A’kin Sandalwood & Ylang Ylang Body Wash, $38.50

 

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1. SK-II Facial Treatment Essence
Launched: 1980

2. La Prairie Skin Caviar Lotion

3. Cosme Decorte Moisture Liposome Essence
Launched: 1992

4. Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser (Drugstore)
Launched: 1947

5. Bio-Oil (Drugstore)
Launched: 1987

 

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