Meet the winners of the ELLE Beauty Awards 2018


Meet the winners of the ELLE Beauty Awards 2018

Time to update your beauty kit

By ELLE team  October 4th, 2018

We swatched, tested and sprayed over 790 products across 29 categories. Over 15,000 of you joined in the process too through the online vote, and now the stars of the beauty industry have finally been revealed. The 12th edition of the ELLE Beauty Awards 2018 awarded the products that underwent vigorous testing and stood a notch above the rest. Whether it’s the coolest fragrances, high pay-off make-up or spiffiest gadgets, this year’s winners are like timeless pieces of art, that have proven to be the new classics. French beauty brand Clarins was awarded brand of the year, with six wins across the skincare category, followed closely by Kiehl’s in second place and Estee Lauder in third.  

Here are all the winners of the ELLE Beauty Awards 2018 that you need to add to your cart now:

Men’s Grooming
Popular Choice: L’Oréal Men Expert Pure & Matte Desert Clay Yellow Foam, Rs 499
Editors’ Pick: Burberry Mr Burberry Beard Oil, Rs 2,950

Women's Fragrances Day
Editors’ Pick: Gucci Bloom, Rs 9,250/100ml EDP
Popular Choice: Hermès Eau des Merveilles Bleue, Rs 8,750/100ml EDP

Men’s Fragrances
Editors’ Pick: Dior Sauvage, Rs 12,150/100ml EDP
Popular Choice: Yves Saint Laurent Y, Rs 6,800/100ml EDP

Women's Fragrances Night
Editors’ Pick: Jo Malone London Jasmine Sambac & Marigold, Rs 10,700/100ml EDC
Popular Choice: Marc Jacobs Decadence, Rs 9,950/100ml EDP


Serums & Face Oils
Editors’ Pick: Kiehl's Daily Reviving Concentrate, Rs 3,500
Popular Choice:  Shiseido White Lucent On Makeup Spot Correcting Serum, Rs 2,800

Anti-Ageing Serums
Popular Choice: L'Occitane Immortelle Divine Serum, price on request
Editors’ Pick: Clarins Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate, Rs 5,800

Under-Eye care
Popular Choice: Kiehl's Powerful Wrinkle Reducing Eye Cream, Rs 3,200
Editors’ Pick: Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Matrix, Rs 5,500


Gadgets
Editors’ Pick: Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer, Rs 27,900
Popular Choice: Foreo IRIS Illuminating Eye Massager, Rs 8,900

Face Masks
Popular Choice: GLAMGLOW Flashmud Brightening Treatment, Rs 4,050
Editors’ Pick: Clarins SOS Face Masks, Rs 2,800

Sun Care
Editors’ Pick: Avène Very High Protection SPF 50+ Emulsion, Rs 1,570
Popular Choice: Decléor Aroma Sun Expert Ultra Protective Anti-Wrinkle Cream SPF 30, Rs 2,000

 

 


Shampoos
Popular Choice: Kérastase Aura Botanica Bain Micellaire Riche, Rs 2,050
Editors’ Pick: Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo, Rs 1,170

Serums & Leave-ins
Editors’ Pick: Moroccanoil Hair Thickening Lotion, Rs 2,160
Popular Choice: L'Oréal Professionnel Mythic Oil Huile Richesse, Rs 915

Hairstyling
Editors’ Pick: Wella EIMI Dry Me Dry Shampoo, Rs 900
Popular Choice: Moroccanoil Beach Wave Texture Mousse, Rs 1,800

Conditioners & Masks
Editors’ Pick: Kérastase Reflection Masque Chromatique Hair Mask, Rs 2,950
Popular Choice: Pantene Silky Smooth Care Conditioner, Rs 120


Moisturisers
Editors’ Pick: A-Derma Rheacalm Light Soothing Cream, Rs 467
Popular Choice: Kiehl's Ultra Facial Oil-free Gel Cream, Rs 2,300

Brightening Day & Night Creams
Editors’ Pick: Forest Essentials Eladi Teenage Day Cream, Rs 1,850
Popular Choice: Clarins White Plus Brightening Emulsion, Rs 4,500

Anti-Ageing Day & Night Creams
Popular Choice: Kiehl's Super Multi-corrective Cream, Rs 4,600
Editors’ Pick: Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair 1% Cream, Rs 8,450


Bodycare- Hands & Feet
Popular Choice: The Body Shop Almond Milk & Honey Calming and Protecting Hand Cream, Rs 375
Editors’ Pick: Kiehl’s Ultimate Strength Hand Salve, Rs 1,100

Cleansers
Editors’ Pick: Avène Cleanance Cleansing Gel, Rs 1,290
Popular Choice: GLAMGLOW Supercleanse Clearing Cream-to-foam Cleanser, Rs 2,750

BB, CC Creams & Tinted Moisturisers
Editors’ Pick: Clarins BB Beauty Perfector SPF 30, Rs 2,750
Popular Choice:  The Body Shop All-In-One BB Cream, Rs 1,445

Lotions, Creams & Butters
Popular Choice: Forest Essentials Soundarya Ultra Rich Body Lotion, Rs 2,075
Editors’ Pick: Clarins Bright Plus Brightening Body Veil SPF 20, Rs 3,900

Exfoliators
Popular Choice: Estée Lauder Revitalizing Supreme+ Global Anti-Aging Instant Refinishing Facial, Rs 3,600
Editors’ Pick: Shiseido Waso Soft + Cushy Polisher, Rs 2,200


Nail Colour & Care
Popular Choice:  Nykaa Nude Matte Nail Enamel, Rs 199
Editors’ Pick: L’Oréal Paris Color Riche A L'Huile Nail Paint, Rs 400

Foundations
Popular Choice: Estée Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Makeup SPF30, Rs 3,600
Editors’ Pick: Estée Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Makeup SPF30, Rs 3,600

Mascaras
Popular Choice: M.A.C In Extreme Dimension Waterproof Mascara,Rs 2,200
Editors’ Pick: Benefit BADgal BANG! Volumizing Mascara, Rs 2,990 

Blushes & Bronzers
Editors’ Pick: Guerlain Terracotta Light Sheer Bronzing Powder, Rs 3,625
Popular Choice: Colorbar Cheekillusion Blush, Rs 675

Concealers
Popular Choice: Bobbi Brown Instant Full Cover Concealer, Rs 3,650 
Editors’ Pick: Dior Diorskin Forever Undercover Concealer, Rs 3,800

Eyeshadows & Liners
Popular Choice: Huda Beauty Desert Dusk Eyeshadow Palette, Rs 4,850
Editors’ Pick: Dior 5 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palette, Rs Rs 4500

Lipsticks & Glosses
Editors’ Pick: Clarins Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil, Rs 1,900
Popular Choice: Givenchy Le Rouge Mat Lipstick, Rs 3,150


Photographs: Jignesh Jhaveri

Art direction: Mrudul Pathak Kundu

Beauty editor: Mamta Mody

Assisted by: Trisha Chawla, Jivika Setpal and Roshel Chawla