The winners of the 2012 Prix de marie claire Beauty Awards were revealed today at an intimate luncheon at Sydney\’s Museum of Contemporary Art attended by Marie Claire editor Jackie Frank, and guests Mel B, Rachael Finch, Charlotte Dawson, Erika Heynatz, Lara Bingle and Terry Biviano, celebrating the most outstanding Australian and International beauty products launched in the past 12 months and we have the list of winners for you.
“We know that our readers look to us every month for all the best beauty news and products, and we take this responsibility very seriously, which is why two years ago we introduced this annual celebration of the Prix de marie claire beauty awards,” said Jackie Frank, marie claire publisher / editor.
“Not only is it our chance to identify the best of the best beauty buys for our readers, but also an opportunity to celebrate the brands that raise the bar and consistently deliver superior products.
Seventeen beauty products received honours at today\’s event, including nine Readers\’ Choice Awards â€“ where the best “steal” and “splurge” beauty buys were revealed â€“ and eight Prix d\’Excellence Australia and International awards. The winners are as follows:
Reader’s Choice BEAUTY AWARD WINNERS:
- BEST FRAGRANCE – Dior J’adore L’Absolu EDP
- BEST MAKE-UP PRODUCT (SPLURGE) – Chanel Rouge Coco Shine
- BEST MAKE-UP PRODUCT (STEAL) – L’OrÃ©al Paris Infallible Le Rouge
- BEST SKINCARE PRODUCT (SPLURGE) – Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Instant Perfector
- BEST SKINCARE PRODUCT (STEAL) – Dove Foaming Make Up Remover
- BEST HAIRCARE/STYLING PRODUCT (SPLURGE) – KÃ©rastase Elixir Ultime
- BEST HAIRCARE/ STYLING PRODUCT (STEAL) – John Frieda Frizz-Ease 3-Day Straight
- BEST BODY PRODUCT (SPLURGE) – St. Tropez Naturals Self Tan Lotion
- BEST BODY PRODUCT (STEAL) – Burt’s Bees Sugar Scrubs
PRIX D\’EXCELLENCE INTERNATIONAL Winners:
- IDEALIST EVEN SKINTONE ILLUMINATOR – EstÃ©e Lauder
- SKIN NATURALS MIRACLE SKIN PERFECTOR DAILY ALL-IN-ONE B.B. CREAM – Garnier
- LINGERIE DE PEAU FOUNDATION & CONCEALER – Guerlain
- EXTRA-FIRMING BODY CREAM – Clarins
- VISIONNAIRE ADVANCED SKIN CORRECTOR – LancÃ´me
PRIX D\’EXCELLENCE AUSTRALIA Winners:
- CHUBBY STICK MOISTURIZING LIP COLOUR BALM – Clinique
- BENEFIANCE WRINKLE RESIST 24 RANGE – Shiseido
PRIX ETHIQUE Winner:
- JOINFITE – Championed by Dermalogica
I will have photos from the awards luncheon later this afternoon.
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