the best beauty products in the world announced

Every year, all the ELLE beauty editors from around the world vote for their favourite beauty products as part of the ELLE International Beauty Awards (EIBA).

Winners are crowned in every category – from shampoo, mascaras and serums to foundations, face masks, sun care and moisturises, and these products are reportedly seen as the “gold standard around the world”.

So, whether you’re looking for a new lipstick or a mascara, these are the products you want to shop for.

2021 EIBA Winners

2021 marks the ninth edition of the EIBAs and as reported by ELLE Australia, the winners are:

BEST MASCARA: Fenty Beauty Full Frontal Volume, Lift & Curl Mascara.

BEST LIPSTICK: Rouge Hermes Matte Lipstick.

BEST FOUNDATION: Givenchy Teint Couture City Balm.

BEST MOISTURISER: Lancôme Hydra Zen Glow Liquid Moisturiser.

BEST SERUM: DIOR Capture Totale C.E.L.L ENERGY Super Potent Serum.

BEST FACE MASK: Chanel Hydra Beauty Camellia Repair Mask.

BEST SUN CARE: Lancaster Sun Beauty Nude Skin Sensation Sun Protective Water.

BEST BODY MOISTURISER: Sisley Velvet Nourishing Body Cream with Saffron Flowers.

BEST ANTI-CELLULITE: Caudalie Vinoscult Lift & Firm Body Cream.

BEST SHAMPOO: Kérastase Genesis Bain Hydra-Fortifiant Shampoo.

BEST CONDITIONER: Aveda Botanical Repair™ Intensive Strengthening Masque: Rich.

BEST HAIRSTYLING: Dyson Corrale™ Hair Straightener.

BEST FRAGRANCE: Louis Vuitton California Dream.

BEST ‘GREEN’ MAKEUP: ILIA Color Haze Multi-Matte Pigment.

BEST ‘GREEN’ FACE CARE: Tata Harper Water Lock Moisturizer.

BEST ‘GREEN’ HAIR CARE: Love Beauty & Planet Volume and Bounty Shampoo Bar.

Personally, I want the Rouge Hermes Matte Lipstick (in love with that colour!), the Louis Vuitton California Dream (although, the price tag – $440AUD. YIKES!) and the Love Beauty & Planet Volume and Bounty Shampoo Bar (because: sustainability!).
Also, you can’t go past Kérastase for shampoo – it is the best! I’ve used it (on/off) for years … my mumma got me onto it.
Last but not least: when Elle Germany Beauty Director, Barbara Huber describes the Chanel Hydra Beauty Camellia Repair Mask as “an elixir so rich that you can barely believe it comes out of a jar”; as something that “transports you to a moment of total relaxation”; “like wrapping your face in a cloud of pure moisture” … well, I’m sold. David Jones, here I come. 

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