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Meet the big winners of the ELLE Beauty Awards 2019

The search for the best in the business ends here

By ELLE team  October 5th, 2019

This year, industry experts, ELLE beauty editors and 11,000 voters sifted through over 650 products and picked the best 58. The result? A round up of products across categories like make-up, skincare, body care, haircare, men’s products, fragrances and gadgets, that have the ultimate seal of approval. French skincare brand Clarins won first place, for the second time in a row. Dior followed at second place, and Innisfree and Moroccanoil tied for third.

Here are the winner that will certainly change your life (or your beauty routine, at least).

  • Foundations

Popular Choice: L'Oréal Paris Infallible 24 Hour Fresh Wear Foundation, INR 1,200

Editors’ Pick: Dior Forever Undercover Foundation, INR 3,800

  • Concealers

Popular Choice: MAC 24 Hour Studio Fix Concealer, INR 2,300 

Editors’ Pick: Dior Forever Undercover Concealer, INR 3,800

  • Lipsticks and Glosses

Popular Choice: Bobbi Brown Luxe Matte Lip Color, INR 3,600

Editors’ Pick: Dior Addict Lip Glow Color Awakening Lip Balm, INR 2,650

  • Blushes, Bronzers and Highlighters

Popular Choice: Colorbar Glitter Me All Spellbound Chic & Shine Kit, INR 1,500

Editors’ Pick: Guerlain Meteorites Pearls Powder Intense, INR 3,850

  • Eyeshadows and Liners

Popular Choice: Colorbar Ultimate Eye Liner, Rs550

Editors’ Pick: MAC Technakohl Liner, Rs1,450

  • Mascaras

Popular Choice: L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara, INR 799

Editors’ Pick: MAC In Extreme Dimension Mascara, INR 2,000

  • Nail Colours and Care

Popular Choice: Nykaa Wedding Nail Enamel, INR 179

Editors’ Pick: OPI Infinite Shine, INR 1,100



  • Day

Popular Choice: Dior Joy, INR 7,700

Editors’ Pick: Bvlgari Goldea The Roman Night Absolute, INR 7,050

  • Night

Popular Choice: Boss The Scent Private Accord For Her, INR 7,750 

Editors’ Pick: Armani Si Passione, INR 8,500


  • Fragrances

Popular Choice: Armani Acqua Di Gio Absolu, INR 7,100

Editors’ Pick: Dior Sauvage, INR 12,150


  • Shampoos

Popular Choice: Wella Invigo Balance Aqua Pure Purifying Shampoo, INR 620

Editors’ Pick Moroccanoil Color Continue Shampoo, INR 2,160

  • Conditioners and Masks

Popular Choice:  Dot & Key Post Swim Hair Dechlorinating Spray, INR 895 

Editors’ Pick: Aveda Damage Remedy Intensive Restructuring Treatment INR 2,750

  • Hairstyling

Popular Choice: Moroccanoil Curl Re-energizing Spray, INR 2,160

Editors’ Pick: Moroccanoil Perfect Defense, INR 2,700

  • Serums and Leave-Ins

Popular Choice: BBlunt Repair Remedy Leave-In Cream, INR 550

 Editors’ Pick Moroccanoil Blow Dry Concentrate, INR 2,160 


Popular Choice: Proarte Studio Brushes, INR 7,350

Editors’ Pick: Dyson Airwrap, INR 40,900


  • Hands and Feet

Popular Choice: Forest Essentials Hand Polisher, INR 875

Editors’ Pick: Clarins Super Restorative Hand Cream, INR 3,200

  • Scrubs
Popular Choice: The Body Shop British Rose Body Scrub, INR 1,195

Editors’ Pick: Purearth Himalayan Salt Body Polish, INR 4,100 

  • Moisturisers
Popular Choice: The Body Shop British Rose Body Yogurt, INR 845

Editors’ Pick: Clarins Moisture Rich Body Lotion Magnolia, INR 1,120    


  • Skincare

Popular Choice: O3+ Tea Tree Scrub, INR 1,350

Editors’ Pick: Kiehl's Age Defender Cleanser, INR 2,200

  • Grooming

Popular Choice: The Body Shop Cedar & Sage Conditioning Beard Oil, INR 1,595

Editors’ Pick: Neemli Naturals Macadamia & Citrus Pre-shave Oil, INR 950



  • Acne care

Popular Choice: Dr Sheth’s Clarifying Sulphur Mask, INR 749

Editors’ Pick: Innisfree Bija Cica Balm, INR 4,100

  • Pollution defense

Popular Choice: Dot & Key Transparent Sunscreen Spray SPF 50, INR 795

Editors’ Pick: Innisfree City Defender Bubble Foam, INR 1,100

  • Anti-Ageing Day and Night Creams

Popular Choice: Clarins Extra Firming Night Cream, INR 5,700

Editors’ Pick: Dermalogica Biolumin C Serum, Rs8,000

  • Brightening Day and Night Creams

Popular Choice: Epique Intensive Luminescence Cream, INR 4,200 

Editors’ Pick: Avène Eau Thermale Bright’intense Brightening Essence, INR 2,800

  • Cleansers

Popular Choice: The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Cleanser, INR 650

Editors’ Pick: Avène Eau Thermale Trixera Nutrition Nutri-Fluid Cleanser, INR 1,200

  • Face Masks

Popular Choice: Laneige Water Sleeping Mask, INR 1,850

Editors’ Pick: Clarins Super Restorative Instant Lift Serum Mask, INR 1,550

  • Moisturisers

Popular Choice: Clinique iD Dramatically Different Hydrating Jelly, INR 3,800

Editors’ Pick: Clarins Hydra-Essentiel Cooling Gel, INR 3,450

  • Serums, Face Oils and Essences

Popular Choice: Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum, INR 1,950

Editors’ Pick: Clarins Hydra-Essentiel Intensive Serum Bi-Phase, INR 4,000

  • Under-Eye Creams
Popular Choice: Innisfree Orchid Eye Cream, INR 2,000

Editors’ Pick: Shiseido Essential Energy Eye Definer, INR 3,450

Illustrations: Dhruva Deshpande
Assisted by: Sanika Palsikar

Associate sponsors: VEOCEL, Eco Vero India and ELLE Watch.

Venue Partner: Taj Lands End, Mumbai

Trophy and Studio partner: Klove Studio