Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Cosmopolitan Beauty Awards 2011 winners announced

The Cosmopolitan Beauty Awards took place this morning (29 June) at One Marylebone, London NW1. In total, the industry expert panel and celebrity judged 325 products, across 83 categories. This included 16 products which were granted the ‘Readers’ Kiss Of Approval’ award by Cosmopolitan’s 1.5 million readers who voted for their favourite products via the magazine and online.

The awards, now in their ninth year, represent the best in class for every element of beauty, from hair styling and cleansing, to skincare, toolkits and suncare.

This year’s judging panel included:
Louise Court, Editor, Cosmopolitan
Kay Montano, Makeup artist
Dr Marko Lens, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Ingeborg Van Lotringen, Beauty Director, Cosmopolitan
Nichola Joss, Beauty Therapist
Ruth Crilly, Model and Blogger
Kate Turner, Beauty Editor, Cosmopolitan
Cassie Powney, Beauty Assistant, Cosmopolitan
Nicola Roberts, Singer
Phil Smith, Hairstylist

Full list of Winners:

Best budget lipstick - Rimmel London Colour Show Off Lipstick
Best premium lipstick - Estée Lauder Pure Color Lipstick
Best lipgloss - Chanel Rouge Allure Extrait de Gloss
Best lip balm - Natio Mineral Lip Butter
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate lipstick - Mac Lipstick

Best mascara - Dior Diorshow 360 Mascara
Best eyeshadow - Urban Decay Eyeshadow
Best eye-colour palette - Revlon Color 12hr Eyeshadow Quad
Best lash booster - RapidLash
Best eyeliner - Yves Saint Laurent Dessin du Regard Waterproof Eye Pencil
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate mascara - Max Factor False Lash Effect Mascara

Best cleanser - Eve Lom Morning Time Cleanser
Best facial refresher - Trilogy Hydrating Mist Toner
Best eye makeup remover - Clinique Rinse-Off Eye Makeup Solvent
Best face scrub - Olay Regenerist Daily Thermal Skin Polisher
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate cleansing wipes - Simple Skincare Kind To Skin Cleansing Facial Wipes

Best budget foundation - Rimmel London Lasting Finish 25hr Foundation
Best premium foundation - Lancôme Teint Miracle Foundation
Best blemish concealer - Origins Quick, Hide! Long-Wearing Concealer
Best tinted moisturiser - Estée Lauder Daywear Sheer Tint Release Advanced Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant Moisturiser
Best face powder - Laura Mercier Invisible Loose Setting Powder
Best blusher - Topshop Blusher
Best bronzer - Guerlain Terracotta Moisturising Bronzing Powder
Best under-eye brightener - Rimmel London Match Perfection Concealer
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate foundation - Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate blusher - Benefit Dandelion Pink Perk-Me-Up Face Powder

Best budget everyday moisturiser - Neutrogena Multi-Defence Daily Moisturiser SPF 25
Best premium everyday moisturiser - Dior Hydra Life Pro-Youth Sorbet Cream
Best face mask - The Sanctuary 5 Minute Thermal Detox Mask
Best blemish buster - Good Things Stop That Spot! Clearing Gel
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate moisturiser - Nivea Daily Essentials Light Moisturising Day Cream

Best anti-ageing moisturiser - No7 Protect & Perfect Intense Day Cream SPF 15 With 5-Star UVA
Best age-busting night cream - Clarins Multi-Active Night Youth Recovery Cream
Best age-defying serum - Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex
Best line-fading eye cream - Elizabeth Arden Prevage Eye Ultra Protection Anti-Aging Moisturizer SPF15
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate anti-ageing product - Olay Total Effects 7-in-1 Anti-Ageing Day Moisturiser

Best body cleanser - Elemis Skin Nourishing Shower Cream
Best body scrub - Soap & Glory The Breakfast Scrub
Best bath treat - Aromatherapy Associates Deep Relax Bath & Shower Oil
Best body-firming potion - Clarins Extra Firming Body Cream
Best body moisturiser - La Roche-Posay Lipikar AP Body Balm
Best hair-removal product - Braun Silk-Epil Dual 7 Epilator
Best deodorant - Garnier Invisi Mineral 48hr Double Action Deodorant
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate body lotion - Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Lotion
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate hair-removal product - Gillette Venus Breeze

Best hairspray - L’Oréal Paris Ellnett Satin Normal Hold Hairspray
Best volumiser - TRESemmé 24 Hour Sky High Plumping Powder
Best frizz controller - Tigi Catwalk Sleek Mystique Blow Out Balm
Best home colourant - John Frieda Precision Foam Colour
Best shampoo - Frédéric Fekkai Essential Shea Shampoo
Best conditioner - Andrew Collinge Purity Hydrotherapy Conditioner
Best leave-in treatment - Moroccanoil Treatment Oil
Best hair mask - Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Wild Ginger Keratin Intensive Treatment
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate hair colourant - L’Oréal Paris Sublime Mousse
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate shampoo and conditioner - Herbal Essences Shampoo & Conditioner

Best hairbrush - Kent Classic Shine Pure Bristle Brush
Best makeup brushes - Suqqu
Best heat styler - BaByliss Big Hair
Best beauty gadget - Clarisonic Mia
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate hairstyling gadget - GHD IV Styler

Best budget facial sun protection - Natio Sunscreen Lotion
Best premium facial sun protection - Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess For Face
Best all-over sun protection - Garnier Ambre Solaire Light & Silky
Best aftersun - St. Tropez Aftersun Lotion
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate suntan lotion - Nivea Sun Moisturising Sun Spray

Best facial self-tan - Chanel Soleil Identité
Best body self-tan - Sun-Believable Tan Me Self Tan Mousse
Best gradual self-tan - Dove Summer Glow Beauty Body Lotion
Best wash-off body tanner - L’Oréal Paris Glam Bronze Micro-Fine Spray Foundation For Legs
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate self-tanner - St. Tropez Self Tan Bronzing Mousse

Best men’s hair product - Wella Shockwaves Re-Create Styling Putty
Best men’s face cream - Lab Series Skin Care For Men Age-less Face Cream
Best men’s shaving product - Clinique Skin Supplies For Men M Shave Aloe Gel
Best men’s eye cream - Lab Series Skin Care For Men Instant Moisture Eye Gel
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate aftershave - Boss by Hugo Boss Aftershave Lotion

Best nail polish - Andrea Fulerton Stripe & Sparkle
Best hand cream - Dr Organic Rose Otto Hand & Nail Cream
Best foot treat - Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Cracked Heel Foot Cream
Best nail rescuer - Dr. LeWinn’s Renunail Nail Strengthener
Readers’ Kiss Of Approval /Ultimate nail polish - Barry M Nail Effects

Beauty Breakthrough Award - Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector
Beauty Classic Award - Nivea Creme