Meet the big winners of the ELLE Beauty Awards 2019 - Elle India

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