It is that time of year, when we announce the winners of theBeauty Awards. Your votes have been tallied and, with the help of seven industry insiders, we have singled out the best products across 14 categories. Here is the best in beauty for 2017
Thierry Mugler Alien Eau Extraordinaire, R725 for 60ml ‘A delightful spin on the original Alien. Its notes of Tunisian neroli, bergamot tea, tiare flower and white amber hit all my sweet spots. It feels like sunshine in a bottle and makes me happy’ Daniela Massenz, freelance beauty writer and editor
F O U N D A T I O N S A N D CONCEALERS Clarins True Radiance Foundation, R415 ‘I love how this foundation evens out my skin tone while giving my complexion a gorgeous, healthy glow’ Candice-Lee Kannemeyer, Editor, In My Bag.
B L U S H E R S A N D BRONZERS Mac Mineralize Skinfinish, R350 ‘Not too gold, or too silver, nor glittery, this velvety powder really creates a “lit from within” glow when applied on cheekbones, bridge of your nose, and Cupid’s bow’
M A S C A R A A N D E Y E SHADOW L’Oréal Miss Manga Mascara, R145 ‘This mascara has a flexible brush with a unique conical shape, to catch those hard-to-reach lashes for even application’
NAIL COLOUR OPI Nail Lacquer in Taupe Less Beach, R170 ‘A colour that promises timeless elegance for the toenails and feet’ Dr Dilshaad Asmal, Dermatologist