Meet the stand out fragrances, skincare, make-up, hair care and body products launched over the past year as voted by marie claire readers.
BEST BIG LAUNCH: Tiffany & Co. Tiffany EDP
With notes of citrus, iris and musk, this sparkling floral won hearts when it launched. Its winning attributes? The glamorous New York vibes and crystal bottle, reminiscent of the jewellery house’s yellow-diamond cut.
BEST MAKE-UP PRODUCT (PRESTIGE): Dior Backstage Eye Palette
Inspired by the neutral essentials of make-up artists backstage, this winning eight-shade palette (plus primer) will impress as your daily make-up go-to. Available in Warm and Cool, it suits every skin tone.
BEST MAKE-UP PRODUCT (MASSTIGE): Nude by Nature Flawless Concealer
Formulated with C-spiked Kakadu plum and baobab fruit extract, this stick concealer cleverly blurs away dark circles, pigmentation and spots. It gets winner status for also being paraben-free and long-wearing.
BEST SKINCARE PRODUCT (PRESTIGE): Estee Lauder Perfectionist Pro Rapid Firm + Lift Treatment
Designed to lift and firm, this stellar serum boasts rebuilding peptides to tighten the jawline, cheeks, eyes and laugh lines, while gentle AHAs smooth and re-texturise the complexion.
BEST SKINCARE PRODUCT (MASSTIGE): Sukin Purely Ageless Hydration Elixir
Dosed with crambe, almond, jojoba and macadamia oils, this natural elixir gets winning points for its hydration-boosting and line-reducing capabilities.
BEST BODY PRODUCT: Jurlique Softening Body Lotion in Rose
This paraben-free body lotion boasts skin-nourishing organic botanicals grown in SA, while added avocado and macadamia oils decadently hydrate. Plus, the heavenly scent is a winner.
BEST FRAGRANCE: Chanel Gabrielle EDP
The first fragrance from the fashion house in 15 years, this white floral scent of jasmine, ylang-ylang, orange blossom and Grasse tuberose dazzled us all at first whiff.
BEST HAIRCARE/STYLING PRODUCT: Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo and No. 5 Conditioner
After the cult-followed No. 3 Hair Perfector comes No. 4 and No. 5, the colour-saving, lock-strengthening shampoo and conditioner.
BEST AUSTRALIAN BEAUTY BRAND: Endota
With more than 100 spa locations across the country, Endota has been offering women a slice of bliss since 2000. The winner galloped ahead with the votes for its can-do products.
MOST INSTA-WORTHY PRODUCT: Lancôme La Palette D’Olympia
This limited-edition release is equal parts practicality (all your make-up needs in one!) and desirability. No wonder it has so many fans.
BEST CULT PRODUCT: Chanel No. 5 EDP
We have collectively swooned for this powdery floral since it launched in 1921. With notes of aldehyde, ylang-ylang and rose, the classic fragrance is as timeless as they come.