Now in it's 33rd year, marie claire Prix d'Excellence de la Beaute is one of the world's most prestigious beauty awards, voted by marie claire editors around the globe. Read on the find out this years winner's and the best loved beauty products from the last year.
This radiance-inducing night serum is loved by deadline- stressed beauty editors for its ability to erase the daily assault
on skin (think stress, pollution and fatigue). Formulated with marjoram and acmella oleracea, this oil-in-serum relaxes muscle tension, boosts radiance andhelps smooth fine lines so you wake up looking fresh.
Fans of the cult-followed Advanced Night Repair have fallen hard for this new addition to the line-up. Able to repair, hydrate and brighten dark circles, this supercharged eye treatment helps zap puffiness and lessens the look of fine lines and dark circles brought on by fatigue, stress, pollution and even blue light.
Able to address two issues with one application, this dual-chamber serum gently peels (thanks to AHAs) to promote cell renewal and repairs thanks to nourishing royal jelly and honey from the black bee on the French island of Ouessant. Consider this duo a harmonious balance between correction and comfort.
Beauty editors love a bit of high-tech wizardry and this Chanel mascara delivers. After 10 years of research, Chanel has enlisted 3D printing to create an incredibly precise “honeycomb” wand. The next-gen design coats even the smallest lashes as it delivers just the right amount of formula for extreme volume and super-long wear. It’s love at first swipe.
A purifying line from cult French skincare brand Caudalie that helps target glitches such as pimples, blackheads, uneven skin and enlarged pores. Dosed with six organic essential oils and grape seed polyphenols, this green range is natural and gentle, yet incredibly efficient at getting skin back to clear.
And some local selects from the marie claire Australia Beauty Director...
BEST MAKE-UP: CHANEL CC CREAM, $78.
This updated formulation from Chanel gives skin an instantly luminous yet natural look, while added super fruit extract, such as Aussie native murunga plum, gets to work on lightening pigmentation and protecting skin against external aggressors.
BEST SKINCARE: DIOR CAPTURE YOUTH, $162.
Ideal for a glow hit, this Kakadu plum and antioxidant-rich serum offers skin healthy doses of vitamin C to leave the complexion looking radiant and feeling fresh. It wins points for turning around stressed-out, tired skin.
BEST NATURAL PRODUCT: SUKIN PURELY AGELESS REVIVING EYE CREAM, $19.95.
Dosed with green coffee and rosehip oil, this budget-friendly eye cream is a natural gem at depuffng under-eye bags and smoothing out ne lines.
This article originally appeared in the April 2019 issue of marie claire.