Friday, January 16, 2009

The 7th Annual Readers' Choice Beauty Awards

The glosses, moisturizers, shampoos and scrubs you told us you couldn't live without.

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Under $10 Pantene Pro-V Ice Shine Shampoo
Over $10 Aveda Rosemary Mint Shampoo

Under $10 Pantene Pro-V Ice Shine Conditioner
Over $10 Aveda Rosemary Mint Conditioner

Styling product
Under $10 Pantene Pro-V Sheer Volume Body Builder Volumizing Mousse
Over $10 Joico Ice Amplifier Volumizing Mousse

Colouring kit
A tie between Clairol Perfect 10 by Nice ’n Easy and L’Oréal Paris Féria Multi-Faceted Shimmering Colour

Highlighting kit
L’Oréal Paris Couleur Experte

Hair salon
James Barclay Aveda Spa ⁄Salon, Winnipeg

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Under $20 Maybelline Great Lash
Over $20 Lancôme Définicils High Definition Mascara

Under $15 Cover Girl Eye Enhancers 1-Kit Shadows
Over $15 M.A.C Mineralize Eye Shadow (Duo)

Under $15 A tie between Rimmel Spark it Up and Revlon ColorStay Eyeliner
Over $15 Lancôme Stylo Waterproof Long Lasting EyeLiner

Under $20 Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Bronzer
Over $20 M.A.C Bronzing Powder

Under $12 Avon Ideal Shade Concealer Stick
Over $12 M.A.C Studio Finish SPF 35

Reader fave
Smashbox Cream Eye Liner in “Caviar”
“Glides on like hot butter. Doesn’t flake, run or disappear during the day.”—Kym Shwaluke, Winnipeg.

MAKEUP cont'd

Under $20 Cover Girl TruBlend Liquid Make-up
Over $20 M.A.C Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15 Foundation

Under $20 Cover Girl Cheekers Blush
Over $20 Nars The Multiple

Under $20 Cover Girl TruBlend Pressed Powder
Over $20 M.A.C Select Sheer ⁄ Pressed Powder

Under $20 Avon Glazewear Extreme Gloss
Over $20 Lancôme Color Fever Gloss

Under $20 Cover Girl Outlast All-Day Lipcolor
Over $20 M.A.C Pro Longwear Lust re Lipcolour

Reader fave
Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage
“I would give up everything else in my makeup bag for it alone!”—Aimee Garcia, Burlington, Ont.

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Under $25 Yves Rocher Bio Specific Pore Expert Pore Refining Moisturizer
Over $25 Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion

Miracle cream
Under $30 Lush Celestial Moisturizer
Over $30 Clinique Turnaround Concentrate Visible Skin Renewer

Under $15 Olay Total Effect s 7-in-1 Revitalizing Foaming Cleanser
Over $15 Clinique Foaming Mousse Cleanser

Eye cream
Under $35 Olay Definity Illuminating Eye Treatment
Over $35 Clinique All About Eyes Rich

Spa facial Aveda Green Science Facial at Civello Oakville Salon and Spa, Oakville, Ont.

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FACE cont'd

Lip balm
Under $10 Blistex Lip Medex
Over $10 Elizabeth Grant Moisturizing Stick

Under $45 Olay Regenerist Daily Regenerating Serum
Over $45 Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Concentrate Recovery Boosting Treatment

Under $20 St. Ives Exfoliating Apricot Scrub
Over $20 Clinique 7 Day Scrub Cream Rinse-Off Formula

Under $25 Yves Rocher Botanical Purifying Peel-Off Mask
Over $25 Elizabeth Grant Biocollasis Gold Advanced Cellular Radiance

Under $20 Coppertone Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30
Over $20 A tie between Clinique Super City Block Oil-Free Daily Face Protect or SPF 25 and Vichy Capital Soleil Mexoryl XL Ultra Fluid Sun Protect ion SPF 30

Reader fave
Shiseido Bio-Performance Advanced Super Revitalizer Cream
“It feels like my skin is drinking and eating this cream, like it’s a really good meal.”—Geneviève Bessette, Montreal

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Under $12 Dove Go Fresh Cool Moisture Beauty Bar in Cucumber & Green Tea
Over $12 Aveda Rosemary Mint Bath Bar

Body scrub
Under $10 St. Ives Exfoliating Apricot Moisturizing Body Wash
Over $10 The Body Shop Coconut Body Scrub

Body wash
Under $10 Dove Deep Moisture Beauty Body Wash
Over $10 The Body Shop Satsuma Bath & Shower Gel

Razor Gillette Venus Embrace

Shave cream
Under $5 A tie between Gillette Satin Care Sensitive Skin Shave Gel and Skintimate Skintherapy Moisturizing Shave Gel for Sensitive Skin
Over $5 Aveeno Positively Smooth Shave Gel

Spa massage Utopia Royal Massage at Spa Utopia & Salon, Vancouver

Spa product line Yon-Ka

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BODY cont'd

Under $20 Coppertone- Sport Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30
Over $20 Vichy Capital Soleil Body Sunscreen Spray SPF 15

Under $18 Jergens Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer
Over $18 Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel

Body lotion
Under $10 Vaseline Intensive Rescue Extra Strength Hypoallergenic Lotion
Over $10 The Body Shop Coconut Body Butter

Cellulite cream
Under $20 Nivea Body Good-bye Cellulite Gel
Over $20 Biotherm Celluli Laser

Teeth whitener Crest Whitest Strips Premium

Toothpaste A tie between Crest Pro-Health Clean Mint Past e and Colgate Max Fresh Breath Strips Whitening Toothpaste

Dental floss Oral-B Satin Floss

Reader fave
Keri Original Dry Skin Lotion
“I’m addicted to the luxurious feel. My skin is so smooth from using it for over 20 years.” —Floramy Hawkins, Port Moody, B.C
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Women’s under $40 Avon Christian Lacroix Rouge
Women’s over $40 Chanel Coco Mademoiselle

Men’s under $40 Avon Derek Jeter Driven Black
Men’s over $40 Calvin Klein Obsession for Men

Nail polish
For hands, under $9 Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear in “Purple Potion”
For hands, over $9 OPI Nail Lacquer in “Lincoln Park After Dark”

For feet, under $9 Sally Hansen No Chip 10 Day Nail Colour in “Certainly Cherry”
For feet, over $9 OPI Nail Lacquer in “I’m Not Really a Waitress”

Basecoat under $9 Sally Hansen Hard as Nails
Basecoat over $9 OPI Start-to-Finish Base Coat, Top Coat & Nail Strengthener

Topcoat under $9 Sally Hansen Diamond Strength Diamond Shine Base & Top Coat
Topcoat over $9 OPI Top Coat

Spa treatments
Manicure Lux-Spa, Toronto
Pedicure Stillwater Spa, Calgary

Reader fave
Annick Goutal Vétiver
“My husband has been wearing this for the past 10 years, and every time I smell it, it gives me goosebumps”—Leslie Chauvet, Montreal

Keep reading to find out our beauty editors' picks for their favourite lip balm, scubs, skin creams and more.

Edited by Adriana Ermter & Lesa Hannah
Photography by Maja Hajduk; hair and makeup by Sabrina Rinaldi for Judy Inc.; product photography by Christopher Stevenson; product styling by Briana Mirabelli
Special thanks to John Carstens and Amanda Loisier

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