Marie Claire 2012 Beauty Awards
Each year Marie Claire awards the top six beauty products with its esteemed Prix d’Excellence Beauty Award. Yes, only six products are selected to receive this prestigious honor which represents today’s golden standard in beauty.
The winners are selected by a jury of 15 highly respected international beauty editors who test and scrutinize the newest skincare, makeup and body products to determine the year’s best innovations.
And The Winners Are…
Best Skin Brightener: Estée Lauder’s Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator: This high tech product uses optical light-reflecting pigments to fight fine lines, camouflage red spots and illuminate skin instantly. Price: $85
Best Anti-Wrinkle Treatment: Vichy Liftactiv Serum 10 – A potent combination of hyaluronic acid, ceramindes, thermal water from Vichy, France, and rhamnose penetrates deep into the skin to give you instant gratification – the jury noticed a tighter skin in just 10 minutes. Price: $52
Best Antiaging Body Cream: Clairins Extra-Firming Body Cream and Lotion. Both the cream and the lotion are packed with antiaging ingredients to firm, tighten and rebuild the skin’s collagen structure within four weeks leaving the skin firm and baby soft. Price: $60 each.
Best Skin Perfecting Serum: Lancôme Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector. This all in one facial treats wrinkles, enlarged pores, and restores suppleness to the skin. Price: $84
Best Complexion Corrector: Garnier BB Cream Skin Renew Miracle Skin Perfector. This lightweight cream hydrates the skin, gives it a subtle glow and protects the skin from damaging UV rays. Price: $13
Best Foundation Duo: Guerlain Lingerie De Peau Compact Foundation and Concealer: The velvety texture instantly melts into the skin creating an almost invisible veil while silk fibers keep skin supple, shrink pores and smooth wrinkles for an airbrushed look. Bonus, the hyaluronic acid infused highlighting concealer erases dark circles and redness in a hurry. Price: $70
Find out why the jury picked these six products by visiting Marie Claire online or by purchasing the May 2012 issue of Marie Claire.
Congratulations to all those who made this year’s prestigious list of best products!
Marie Claire, May 2012. Pages 121-131