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HollywoodLife.com Unveils First Beauty Awards

Over 120 products were awarded across the mass market and prestige categories.

HollywoodLife.com has revealed the winners of its first beauty awards. Over 120 products were awarded across the mass market and prestige categories.

Led by Dory Larrabee-Zayas, the site’s beauty and lifestyle director, over 2,500 products were tested by editors, celebrity makeup artists and hairstylists to determine the winners.

Bonnie Fuller, president and editor in chief of HollywoodLife.com, said, “Since HollywoodLife prides itself on being the authority on all things Millennial, it’s only fitting that we give our readers the inside scoop on the best beauty products available today.”

Here, a full list of the winners:

Hair Care:

Best Shampoo & Conditioner: L’Oréal Paris Elvive Total Repair Shampoo and Conditioner, $4.99 each (drugstore); Moroccanoil Moisture Repair Shampoo and Conditioner, $25 each (prestige); Kérastase Nutritive Bain Satin 1 Shampoo and Conditioner, $30 and $34 (prestige).

Best Dry Shampoo: Dove Refresh+Care Volume & Fullness Dry Shampoo, $3.99 (drugstore); Wella Dry Me, $19.50 (prestige); Living Proof PhD Dry Shampoo, $23 (prestige).

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Best Volumizing Spray: Bumble and bumble Thickening Dryspun Finishing Spray, $31 (prestige).

Best Frizz Fighter: John Frieda Frizz Ease Beyond Smooth Frizz Immunity Primer, $7.97 (drugstore).

Best Detangler: Garnier Fructis Pure Clean Detangler + Air Dry, $5.99 (drugstore); Leonor Greyl Sérum de Soie Sublimateur, $46 (prestige).

Best Hairspray: L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Extra Strong Hold Hairspray, $14.99 (drugstore); Kérastase Laque Couture, $28 (prestige); Redken Triple Take 32 Extreme High-Hold Hairspray, $22 (prestige).

Best Mousse: Dove Style+Care Curls Defining Mousse, $3.99 (drugstore); Paul Mitchell Extra Body Sculpting Foam, $12 (prestige).

Best Hair Mask: Sheamoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen & Restore Treatment Masque, $11.99 (drugstore); Redken Color Extend Magnetics Mask, $29 (prestige); Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask, $36 (prestige).

Best Hair Oil: Hair Rituel by Sisley Precious Hair Care Oil, $100 (prestige); Moroccanoil Treatment, $34 (prestige).

Best Protective Oil: Bumble and bumble Bb.Save The Day Protective Hair Fluid, $45 (prestige).

Best Finishing Spray: Bumble and bumble Hairdresser’s Dry Oil Finishing Spray, $34 (prestige).

Best Finishing Cream: Ouai Finishing Crème, $24 (prestige).

Best Texture Spray: Amika Un.Done Volume and Matte Texture Spray, $25 (prestige); Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray, $46 (prestige).

Best Styling Spray: Bumble and bumble Does It All Styling Spray, $30 (prestige).

Best Thermal Protectant: It’s a 10 Miracle Leave-in Lite, $12.33 (prestige).

Best Color Protectant: Philip Kingsley Swimcap, $28 (prestige).

Best Root Cover Up: Rita Hazan Root Concealer, $25 (prestige).

Best Hair Vitamin: Viviiscal Dietary Supplement, $49.99 (prestige).

Makeup:

Best Mascara: L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Carbon Black Mascara, $5.99 (drugstore); Covergirl Peacock Flare Mascara, $8 (drugstore); Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real Mascara, $24 (prestige).

Best Waterproof Mascara: Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara, $23 (prestige).

Best Smudge-Proof Mascara: Covergirl Professional Super Thick Lash Professional Mascara, $5.49 (drugstore).

Best All-In-One Palette: Charlotte Tilbury Instant Look In A Palette, $75 (prestige).

Best Highlighter/Bronzer In One: Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow Contour Palette, $68.

Best Eye Palette: Maybelline New York The 24K Nudes, $11.99 (drugstore); Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette, $54 (prestige).

Best Brow Pencil: NYX Professional Makeup Micro Brow Pencil, $10 (drugstore); Sania’s Brow Bar Angled Mechanical Brow Pencil, $30 (prestige).

Best Eyeliner: Maybelline New York Line Stiletto Ultimate Precision Liquid Eyeliner, $7.25 (drugstore); Revlon ColorStay Skinny Liquid Eyeliner, $5.99 (drugstore); Stila Stay All Day Liner, $22 (prestige).

Best Foundation: Revlon ColorStay Makeup, $7.99 (drugstore); Physician’s Formula Healthy Foundation, $14.95 (drugstore); Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Tint, $16.99 (drugstore); Nars Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation, $49 (prestige).

Best BB Cream: Jane Iredale Glow Time Full Coverage Mineral BB Cream, $48 (prestige).

Best CC Cream: It Cosmetics CC+ Cream SPF 50, $38 (prestige).

Best Bronzer: L’Oréal Paris True Match Lumi Bronze It Bronzer, $14.99 (drugstore).

Best Concealer: Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles Treatment Concealer, $9.99 (drugstore); Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer, $30 (prestige).

Best Powder: Neutrogena Mineral Sheers Powder, $13.99 (drugstore); Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Microfinishing Loose Powder, $20 (prestige).

Best Blush: Profusion Cosmetics 6 Color Blush Palette, $5 (drugstore); Nars Blush in Orgasm, $30 (prestige).

Best Highlighter: Sephora Collection Illuminate Palette, $28 (prestige); Fenty Beauty Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter in Trophy Wife, $34 (prestige).

Best Eye Primer: Too Faced Eyeshadow Primer, $20 (prestige).

Best Primer: Flower Beauty In Your Prime Hydrating Primer, $10.40 (drugstore); It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Primer, $38 (prestige).

Best Lipstick: Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick, $4.99 (drugstore);

Best Red Lipstick: Fenty Beauty Lip Paint in Uncensored, $24 (prestige).

Best Every Day Lipstick: Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillow Talk, $34 (prestige).

Best Lip Gloss: L’Oréal Paris Infallible 8-Hour Le Gloss, $9.99 (drugstore); Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer, $18 (prestige).

Best Tinted Lip Balm: Chapstick Total Hydration Moisture + Tint, $4.99 (drugstore); Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment, $24 (prestige).

Best Lip Balm: Burt’s Bees Lip Balm, $3.30 (drugstore).

Best Nail Polish: Sally Hansen Miracle Gel, $6.99 (drugstore); Essie Gel Couture, $11.50 (drugstore).

Skin Care:

Best Body Wash: Dove Shower Foam, $5.99 (drugstore); Rituals The Ritual of Dao Shower Foam, $15 (prestige).

Best Body Lotion: Aveeno Positively Radiant Body Lotion, $8.49 (drugstore); L’Occitane Shea Butter Ultra-Rich Body Cream, $44 (prestige).

Best Body Cream: Soap & Glory The Righteous Butter, $15 (drugstore).

Best Body Sunscreen: Hawaiian Tropic Island Sport, $8.99 (drugstore).

Best Facial Sunscreen: La Roche-Posay Dry Touch Sunscreen, $19.99 (drugstore); Shiseido WetForce Sun Protection Lotion, $40 (prestige).

Best Daily Moisturizer: Renée Rouleau Daily Protection SPF 30, $38.50 (prestige).

Best Facial Oil: Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate, $47 (prestige).

Best Multitasker: Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant, $22 (prestige).

Best Eye Cream: Roc Retinol Correxion Eye Cream, $22.99 (drugstore); Shiseido Benefiance WrinkleResist24 Intensive Eye Contour Cream, $60 (prestige).

Best Wrinkle Cream: Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Cream, $27.99 (drugstore).

Best Micellar Water: Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water All-in-1, $8.99 (drugstore); L’Occitane 3-in-1 Shea Cleansing Water, $24 (prestige).

Best Face Wipe: Simple Micellar Wipes, $5.99 (drugstore).

Best Cleanser: Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Cleanser Gel, $8.99 (drugstore); Eve Lom Cleanser, $50 (prestige); Estée Lauder Perfectly Clean Action Cleansing Gelee, $25 (prestige).

Best Acne Spot Treatment: Clean & Clear Advantage Acne Spot Treatment, $5.99 (drugstore); Kate Somerville Eradikate Acne Treatment, $26 (prestige).

Best Acne Light: Neutrogena Light Therapy Acne Spot Treatment, $19.99 (drugstore).

Best Acne Cleanser: Bioré Baking Soda Acne Cleansing Foam, $6.49 (drugstore).

Best Acne Zapper: Neutrogena Light Therapy Acne Mask, $34.99 (drugstore).

Best Makeup Remover: Pond’s Cold Cream, $4.99 (drugstore); Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm, $29.50 (prestige).

Best Face Exfoliator: Kate Somerville Exfolikate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment, $24 (prestige).

Best Face Mask: Bioré Self Heating One Minute Mask, $7.99 (drugstore); Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask, $62 (prestige).

Best Sheet Mask: Peach Slices Mask – Hydrate, $2.49 (drugstore).

Best Eye Mask: Wander Beauty Baggage Claim Gold Foil Eye Mask, $25 (prestige).

Best Pore Product: Bioré Deep Cleansing Pore Strips, $6.49 (drugstore).

Best Serum: iS Clinical Active Serum, $135 (prestige); Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Serum, $68 (prestige).

Best Anti-Aging System: Elizabeth Arden Prevage Anti-Aging Moisture Lotion Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30, $130 (prestige).

Best Self Tanner: St. Tropez Self Tan Purity Bronzing Water Mousse, $42 (prestige); St. Tropez Tan Extra Dark, $45 (prestige).

Best Shaving Cream: Eos Shave Cream, $4.49 (drugstore).

Best Hand Sanitizer: Everyone Sanitizer Spray Coconut Lemon, $2.99 (drugstore).

Best Deodorant: Degree Motion Sense Ultraclear Black + White, $3.99 (drugstore); Donna Karan Cashmere Mist, $27 (prestige).

Best Natural Deodorant: Lavanila The Healthy Deodorant, $14 (prestige).

Best Toothpaste: Colgate Optic White Platinum Stain-Less White Toothpaste, $4.99 (drugstore); Marvis Whitening Mint Toothpaste, $13.50 (prestige).

Tools:

Best Curling Iron: Pro Beauty Tools 3-in-1 Wand, $49.50 (drugstore); Beachwaver S1, $129 (prestige).

Best Flat Iron: Conair Infiniti Pro 11/2” Tourmaline Ceramic Straightener, $34.99 (drugstore); GHD Gold Styler, $199 (prestige).

Best Hair Dryer: Conair TS129 Folding Hair Dryer, $24.99 (drugstore); Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer, $399 (prestige).

Best Brush: Wetbrush, $9.99 (drugstore); Ibiza Hair Brush, $48 (prestige).

Best Cotton: Q-Tips Beauty Rounds, $3.99 (drugstore); Shiseido Facial Cotton, $10 (prestige).

Best Tweezers: Tweezerman, $24 (prestige).

Best Razor: Schick Intuition F.A.B. Razor, $7.99 (drugstore).

Best Eyelash Curler: Shiseido Eyelash Curler, $20 (prestige).

Best Makeup Tool: Beautyblender Pro, $20 (prestige).

Fragrance:

Best Perfume: Giorgio Armani Beauty Sì Eau de Parfum, $72 (prestige)

Best Candle: Bath and Body Works Aromatherapy Candle in Stress Relief, $24.50 (drugstore); Diptyque Baies, $35 (prestige).