The results are out and we can’t wait to share with you the products that made it to ELLE Beauty Awards 2022 winner list. For beginners, the winners are carefully chosen and decided after rigorous editorial and jury rounds where experts and editors put the products through a strict litmus test. From texture to pigments and formula to efficacy, the products were tested and the ones that stood the test of time made it to the top.
Product categories for this year are skincare, makeup, hair care, body care, men’s grooming, and fragrance. Our jury which included Dr Madhuri Agarwal, Amit Thakur, Arti Nayar, Namrata Purohit and Sukriti Shahi tried and tested a barrage of beauty products, so swipe through to check them all out.
ELLE Beauty Awards 2022: Skincare Winners
Best Cleanser - Caudalie Vinopure Clarifying Gel Cleanser
Enriched with potent ingredients like salicylic acid, grape water and lavender essential oil, Caudalie’s Vinopure Clarifying Gel cleanser offers your skin a deep cleanse without drying out your skin and leaves it feeling refreshed.
Best Moisturiser - e.l.f. Cosmetics Holy Hydration! Face Cream
Like a cloud of hydration, e.l.f. Cosmetics Holy Hydration! Face Cream keeps the moisture of your skin in check and protects it with the help of barrier strengthening peptides.
Best Serum/Essence/Face Oil - Paula’s Choice 10% Niacinamide Booster
The power packed 10% Niacinamide Booster from Paula’s Choice is a cult favourite that does a stellar job at improving uneven skin tone, soothes sensitive skin and also reduces the appearance of fine lines.
Best Lip Balm - DIOR Addict Lip Glow
Created with 97% natural ingredients, DIOR’s luxurious DIOR Addict Lip Glow offers your lips intense hydration with a soft sheen. Its colour reviving technology reacts with the moisture present in one’s lips to reveal a custom hue that’s a sight for sore eyes.
Best Face Mask/Peel/Exfoliator - Kora Organics Turmeric Brightening & Exfoliating Face Mask
A versatile face mask that does the job of brightening your face and gently exfoliating it, Kora Organics’ Turmeric Brightening and Exfoliating face mask has a blend of some powerful ingredients. Miranda Kerr herself happens to adore this one!
Best Eye Cream - Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Eye Base
An all-time favourite that’s loved by beauty geeks all over, the Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Eye Base is a multi-vitamin for your undereyes. It awakens and replenishes the undereyes by instantly providing them with moisture.
Best Sunscreen - Daughter Earth SUNNYDIP Mineral Sunscreen SPF 35, PA+++
Ticking off all boxes when it comes to sunscreens, the SUNNYDIP Mineral Sunscreen SPF 35, PA+++ from Daughter Earth is a broad-spectrum sunscreen that also leaves no white-cast at all. An enriching combination of ingredients like mulberry and babassu oil leave your skin looking radiant.
ELLE Beauty Awards 2022: Hair Care Winners
Best Shampoo - Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo
An iconic product in its own right, the Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo is created to help your hair battle daily stressors and deal with frizzy, damaged hair by re-linking broken bonds.
Best Conditioner - Aveda Nutriplenish Deep Moisture Hydration Conditioner
Aveda’s Nutriplenish Deep Moisture Hydration Conditioner has an extremely rich formula that penetrates into your hair and nourishes it, getting rid of all frizziness.
Best Hair Mask - Cadiveau Vegan Hair Mask
The Vegan Hair Mask from Cadiveau strengthens the hair, making it resistant to external damage and also adds some shine and softness to otherwise damaged hair. With shea butter and avocado oil, this mask shows quick results!
Best Hair Styling Tool - Dyson Airwrap Multi Styler
An exemplary hair styling tool that leaves all of us in awe, the Dyson Airwrap Multi Styler curls, smoothens, gets rid of flyaways and frizz - all in one! The intelligent heat control ensures that your hair doesn’t go through any excessive heat damage.
Best Hair Oil/Leave-In Product - Sol De Janeiro Brazilian Glossy Nourishing Hair Oil
Infused with a strong blend of Brazilian oils, the Sol De Janeiro Brazilian Glossy Nourishing Hair Oil fights frizz and deeply nourishes your hair. It also offers heat protection and adds a glossy sheen to your locks.
Best Hair Styling Product/ Hair Serum - L’Oreal Professionnel Tecni Art Savage Panache Texturising Powder Spray
The ultimate product to keep your hair in place, the L’Oreal Professionnel Tecni Art Savage Panache Texturising Powder Spray adds massive grip and volume to your hairstyles, keeping them in place without drying your hair out.
ELLE Beauty Awards 2022: Makeup Winners
Best Base - Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Lite Primer
A super lightweight primer which ensures your makeup doesn’t budge, the POREfessional Lite Primer by Benefit Cosmetics blurs and refines your pores with its water-like formula.
Best Kajal/Eyeliner - Kaja Wink Stamp Double-Ended Eyeliner Pen
Perfecting your winged eyeliner becomes so much easier with Kaja’s Wink Stamp Double-Ended Eyeliner Pen. The stamp delivers a sleek wing and the pigmented eyeliner makes sure your eyes are lined perfectly.
Best Brow Product - Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Freeze
Feathered brows are never going out of style and Anastasia Beverly Hills’ Brow Freeze is the secret to those. It lifts your eyebrows and tames them, keeping them in place all day long!
Best Eyeshadow - Too Faced Cosmetics Born This Way The Natural Nudes Eyeshadow Palette
Delivering intense pigments with all of its shades, the Too Faced Cosmetics Born This Way The Natural Nudes Eyeshadow Palette comes with a variety of neutral shades in mattes and metallics.
Best Mascara - Etude House Dr Mascara Fixer
The Etude House Dr Mascara Fixer promises to keep your lashes curled without drooping. This product gives your lashes a fluttering effect that stays all day long.
Best Blush/Highlighter/Contour/Bronzer - Smashbox x Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter
An iconic cult-favourite highlighter, the Smashbox x Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Highlighter comes with ultra-fine pearl pigments that offer a natural, soft glow. The buttery formula blends like a dream into your makeup.
Best Lip Product - Ruby’s Organics Lip Oil Gloss
If you’ve ever wanted the shine of a gloss and the moisturisation of a lip balm, the Ruby’s Organics Lip Oil Gloss is the ideal product. Brimming with nourishing oils, this lip oil gloss coats your lips with a wash of colour and hydrates them too.
Best Loose Powder/Setting Spray - Innisfree No Sebum Mineral Powder
The No Sebum Mineral Powder by Innisfree contains naturally derived mint extracts that refresh the skin and make sure your makeup remains matte and oil-free all throughout the day!
Best Nail Polish - Colorbar Vegan Nail Lacquer
Created with a completely vegan formula that is 20-free, which means its free of toxins, animal pigments and also doesn’t cause your nails to turn yellow! A glossy, gel-like shine that’s long-lasting, these lacquers are available in a variety of hues.
ELLE Beauty Awards 2022: Bodycare Winners
Best Body Cleanser - L’Occitane Karite 5% Shea Shower Cream
L’Occitane’s Karite 5% Shea Shower Cream has a delightful creamy texture that offers the ultimate nourishment to your body. It gently cleanses your skin and the shea butter eliminates all dryness making your skin feel as supple as ever.
Best Body Moisturiser - Bio Oil Skincare Oil
The Skincare Oil by Bio Oil is a multitasker in the sense that it helps you deal with a barrage of skincare concerns all at once. It works effectively to heal scars, even your skin tone and deeply hydrate your skin.
ELLE Beauty Awards 2022: Fragrance Winners
Best Fragrance - Women
Gucci Bloom Eau De Parfum
A celebrity-favourite, Gucci’s Bloom Eau De Parfum reminds one of the glory of enchanting flowers. Notes of tuberose and jasmine blend with the rangoon creeper to create a floral scent that is breathtaking.
Best Fragrance - Men
Burberry Hero Eau De Toilette
A warm fragrance that reels you in, Burberry’s Hero Eau De Toilette boasts of base notes of cedarwood oils. With top notes of pine needles and heart notes of benzoin, this fragrance is an intensely invigorating one.
ELLE Beauty Awards 2022: Men’s Grooming Winners
Best Men’s Grooming Product
Schwarzkopf Professional OSiS+ Flexwax Ultrastrong Cream Wax
The Schwarzkopf Professional OSiS+ Flexwax Ultrastrong Cream Wax with its strong wax texture and remouldable formulation is an ideal product for grooming your hair. It offers you a non-greasy finish and instantly washes out of your hair.
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