The Envelope, Please: Award-Winning Products

By Voxy has just announced the winners of their Beauty Awards! I don’t often hang out on, since I find it to be heavy on advertising and light on meaningful content, but I did cast my vote for my fave products out of their finalists.

And the winners are:


Best Blush: Editors’ Pick: NARS; Readers’ Choice: NARS

Best Bronzer: Editors’ Pick: Physicians’ Formula Summer Eclipse; Readers’ Choice: Benefit Hoola

Best Brow Enhancer: Editors’ Pick: Anastasia Brow Powder Duo; Readers’ Choice: Smashbox Brow Tech

Best Concealer: Editors’ Pick: It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye; Readers’ Choice: BareEscentuals BareMinerals SPF 20 Multi-Tasking Concealer

Best Eyeliner: Editors’ Pick: MAC Eye Pencil; Readers’ Choice: Urban Decay 24/7

Best Eye Shadow: Editors’ Pick: MAC; Readers’ Choice: MAC

Best Foundation: Editors’ Pick: Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup SPF 10; Readers’ Choice: Bare Escentuals BareMinerals

Best Highlighter/Multi-Tasker: Editors’ Pick: Benefit Benetint; Readers’ Choice: Bare Escentuals BareMinerals All-Over Face Color

Best Lip Balm: Editors’ Pick: Korres Lip Butter; Readers’ Choice: Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm

Best Lip Gloss: Editors’ Pick: Neutrogena MoistureShine LipSheers; Readers’ Choice: Bare Escentuals Buxom Big & Healthy Lip Polish

Best Lipstick: Editors’ Pick: NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil; Readers’ Choice: MAC lipstick

Best Mascara: Editors’ Pick: Lancome Definicils Mascara; Readers’ Choice: Cover Girl Lash Blast Volume Boosting Mascara

Best Nail Polish: Editors’ Pick: Essie; Readers’ Choice: OPI

Best Powder: Editors’ Pick: Clinique Stay-Matte Sheer Pressed Powder; Readers’ Choice: Bare Escentuals BareMinerals Mineral Veil

Best Primer/Shine Control: Editors’ Pick: Smashbox Photo-Finish Foundation Primer; Readers’ Choice: Urban Decay Primer Potion

Best Tool: Editors’ Pick: Tweezerman Mini Slant Tweezer; Readers’ Choice: Bare Escentuals BareMinerals Baby Buki Brush


Best Acne Treatment: Editors’ Pick: Clean and Clear Persa-Gel 10 Maximum Strength; Readers’ Choice: Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash

Best Anti-Aging Treatment: Editors’ Pick: Olay Regenerist Regenerating Serum; Readers’ Choice: Nu Skin Age LOC Future Serum

Best Bath Product: Editors’ Pick: Bath and Body Works Signature Collection Bubble Bath; Readers’ Choice: LUSH Bath Bombs

Best Body Lotion: Editors’ Pick: St. Ives Softening Whipped Silk Lotion; Readers’ Choice: Aveeno Skin Relief Moisturizing Lotion Fragrance Free

Best Body Oil/Cream: Editors’ Pick: Origins Ginger Souffle Whipped Body Cream; Readers’ Choice: The Body Shop Body Butter

Best Body Scrub: Editors’ Pick: philosophy salt scrub; Readers’ Choice: Bath and Body Works Aromatherapy Sugar Scrub

Best Body Wash: Editors’ Pick: Dove Sensitive Skin Nourishing Body Wash with Nutrium Moisture; Readers’ Choice: Bath and Body Works Signature Collection Shower Gel

Best Cleanser: Editors’ Pick: Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser; Readers’ Choice: philosophy purity made simple one-step facial cleaner

Best Deodorant: Editors’ Pick: Secret Clinical Strength; Readers’ Choice: Dove Ultimate Beauty Care

Best Exfoliant: Editors’ Pick: Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant; Readers’ Choice: St. Ives Apricot Scrub

Best Eye Treatment: Editors’ Pick: Estee Lauder Resilience Lift Extreme Ultra Firming Eye Creme; Readers’ Choice: Clinique All About Eyes Rich

Best Foot Treatment: Editors’ Pick: Ahava Mineral Foot Cream; Readers’ Choice: Bath and Body Works True Blue Spa Heel of Approval Cracked Heel Treatment

Best Fragrance: Editors’ Pick: Stella McCartney Stella; Readers’ Choice: Victoria’s Secret Dream Angels Heavenly Eau de Parfum Spray

Best Hand Treatment: Editors’ Pick: CND Solar Oil; Readers’ Choice: Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream

Best Lip Plumper: Editors’ Pick: Too Faced Lip Injection Extreme; Readers’ Choice: Clinique Full Potential Lips Plump and Shine

Best Makeup Remover: Editors’ Pick: Lancome Bi-Facil Double-Action Eye Makeup Remover; Readers’ Choice: Clinique Take the Day Off Makeup Remover

Best Mask: Editors’ Pick: Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque; Readers’ Choice: St. Ives Apricot Cleanser/Mask

Best  Microdermabrasion/Peel: Editors’ Pick: Dr. Dennis Gross (formerly MDSkincare) Alpha Beta Daily Face Peel; Readers’ Choice: philosophy the microdelivery in-home peel

Best Moisturizer with SPF: Editors’ Pick: Olay Daily Defense Daily UV Moisturizer; Readers’ Choice: Neutrogena Healthy Defense SPF 30 Daily Moisturizer

Best Moisturizing Cream: Editors’ Pick: Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream; Readers’ Choice: Olay Definity Intense Hydrating Cream

Best Moisturizing Lotion: Editors’ Pick: Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion; Readers’ Choice: Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel with Pump

Best Night Cream/Treatment: Editors’ Pick: RoC Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Night Cream; Readers’ Choice: Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex

Best Self-Tanner: Editors’ Pick: Clarins Intense Bronze Self Tanning Tint; Readers’ Choice: Jergens Natural Glow Express Body Moisturizer

Best Shaving Product: Editors’ Pick: Gillette Venus Embrace; Readers’ Choice: Gillette Venus Embrace

Best Soap: Editors’ Pick: Dove Beauty Bar; Readers’ Choice: Bath and Body Works Anti-Bacterial Gentle Foaming Hand Soap

Best Sun Care: Editors’ Pick: Neutrogena Fresh Cooling Body Mist Sunblock; Readers’ Choice: Neutrogena Ultra-Sheer Dry Touch Sunblock

Best Teeth Whitener: Editors’ Pick: Crest Whitestrips Premium Plus; Readers’ Choice: Crest Whitestrips Premium Plus

Best Toner/Astringent: Editors’ Pick: Clean & Clear Deep Cleaning Astringent; Readers’ Choice: Clean & Clear Deep Cleaning Astringent for Sensitive Skin

Since I don’t really do hair-care products here, if you’re interested in seeing the winners, I’ll refer you to the listing here on

What do you think? Do you like these products? Are you shocked, appalled, stunned, or dismayed by the results? Leave a comment and let me know!

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