2013 Awards: Rest of the Best


With so many new beauty innovations and amazing products in 2013, we couldn’t fit all our top picks in the pages of the magazine. Here are 24 award-winning products and treatments that you’ve got to try.

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The Best Firming Serum: Algenist Retinol Firming & Lifting Serum

One of the most effective anti-aging weapons is retinol, the superstar ingredient in this lifting and firming serum. Alongside alguronic acid, the two tighten and define facial contours and rebuild the skin. $98, sephora.com

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The Best Body Cream: The Body Shop Body Butter

This allover body hydrator helps prevent dryness for up to 24 hours. Made from fair-trade shea butter, it is rich in vitamins A and E, which protect skin, and has a light, clean scent. $20, thebodyshop-usa.com

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The Best Metallic Colors: butter London

With 16 different shades (and growing!) ranging from twinkling blues and pale purple frosts to shiny platinums and molten green-apple, butter London has metallics covered. $15 each, butterlondon.com

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The Best Moisturizing Lipstick: Chanel Rouge Coco Hydrating Sheer LipShine

Supercreamy and ultrashiny, this is the go-to lip color for when you want something more than a tinted balm but not as heavy as a gloss. $32.50, chanel.com

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The Best Firming Cream: Clarins Body Lift Cellulite Control

Using two key slimming ingredients, aquatic mint and Celosia Cristata, which limit the growth of fat cells, this treatment prevents and corrects the appearance of cellulite. The result? A smoother, better-looking body. $68, clarinsusa.com

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The Best At-Home Root Touch-Up: Clairol Root Touch-Up by Nice ‘n Easy

It’s no wonder this root touch-up is a multiyear award winner—it works well every time and gets the job done fast. Within 10 minutes, you can extend the life of your hair color by up to three weeks. What more could you want? $6, ulta.com

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The Best Natural Suncreen: Coola

With mineral-based, spray-on and water-resistant formulas, Coola’s line of suncreens provide reliable protection from the sun’s damaging rays using all-natural ingredients. As an added bonus, the 97 percent organic products smell great and are loaded with skin-boosting antioxidants. coolasuncare.com

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The Best Cover-up: Cover FX Total Cover Cream Foundation

This two-in-one foundation provides buildable coverage to hide imperfections and even out skin tone for an all-day finish. Available in a wide range of colors to match you perfectly, it is also formulated with SPF 30 for UV protection. $42, coverfx.com

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The Best Cream for Under-Eye Bags: Dr. Brandt Dark Circles Away

Collagen-boosting and brightening, this serum helps instantly reduce the appearance of under-eye bags while breaking down abnormal fatty deposits and draining fluids to reduce puffiness. $55, drbrandtskincare.com

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The Best Anti-Aging Spa Brand: Elemis

Available in more than 1,200 spas around the world, Elemis uses a combination of cutting-edge technology and natural active ingredients to create anti-aging treatments that work. From collagen-building to complexion-improving detoxifiers, this line has solutions for all of your skin-care needs. elemis.com

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The Best Cuticle Cream: Essie Apricot Cuticle Oil

Hydrate and revitalize hands with this combination of oils, including cotton seed and soybean, which help to nourish cuticles and nails while sealing in moisture. $8.50, ulta.com

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The Best Body Scrub: Fresh Brown Sugar Body Polish

This classic body exfoliator and celebrity favorite leaves skin feeling silky smooth and lingering with the slightest hint of a fresh lemony scent. Plus, since it’s oil-based, it really hydrates those dry areas. $65, neimanmarcus.com

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The Best Conditioning Mask: Kérastase Réflection Masque

Providing protection against environmental factors, such as UV rays, this nourishing masque is formulated to boost radiance for dry, highlighted or color-treated hair. $62.50, kerastase-usa.com

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The Best Under-eye Concealer: L’Oréal Paris True Match Super-Blendable Crayon Concealer

With customizable coverage, this easy-to-blend formula hides imperfections (both big and small) without looking caked on. The crayon applicator enables foolproof application. $8.95 lorealparisusa.com

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The Best Makeup Remover: Lancôme Bi-Facil Double-Action Eye Makeup Remover

This skin-conditioning makeup remover  gently wipes away all types of makeup, even the most stubborn eye makeup—no rubbing required! $28, lancome-usa.com
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The Best Eyeshadow Colors: M·A·C Cosmetics

From sheer and neutral to deep, dark and sparkly, the variety of eye shadow finishes and colors is virtually endless. $15, maccosmetics.com

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The Best Spa Treatment You’ve Had or Heard About: Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas’ East Meets West – Journeys

The fusion of Eastern and Western practices, this treatment combines deep tissue and Thai massage to relieve tension and achieve relaxation. For more information, visit mandarinoriental.com

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The Best Blush: Nars Orgasm Blush

This makeup artist staple flatters almost every skin color out there, leaving a beautiful, natural-looking flush on the cheeks. $29, narscosmetics.com

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The Best Sunscreen for the Body: Neutrogena Ultra-Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen SPF 70

So light and sheer, this high protection—it boasts SPF 70—wards off skin-damaging UV rays without any greasy or white residue. $12, target.com

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The Best Under-Eye Cream: Orlane Hypnotherapy Eye Contour

Designed to reduce wrinkles and increase cellular renewal, this skin-repairing night treatment is the first formulated to improve the appearance of the eye contour. $150, orlane.com

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The Best Acne-Spot Treatment: Proactiv Advanced Blemish Treatment

A serious blend of benzoyl peroxide, panthenol and allantoin go to work to shrink and fade pimples without drying out skin. $15, proactiv.com

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The Best Shampoo For Colored Hair: Pureology Hydrate Shampoo

Formulated without color-stripping sulfates and salts, this gentle shampoo smells amazing, leaves hair soft and frizz-free and extends the life of your color by weeks. $27 each, pureology.com

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The Best Skin Brightener: StriVectin-EV Get Even Brightening Serum

Get rid of an uneven complexion and age spots in just eight weeks with this serum, which is proven to be six times more effective than brightening actives alone. $89, strivectin.com

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Best At-Home Acne System: Proactiv

It’s no wonder that this dermatologist tested line is the best-selling acne range in North America—it works! Using benzoyl peroxide and other specially developed, skin-improving ingredients, the three-step system helps clear acne and elminiate breakouts without irritation. Get more information at proactiv.com

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