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Check Out The Winners Of Cosmopolitan Beauty Awards 2018!

Here are all the 69 winners!

For the first time ever, the Cosmopolitan Beauty Awards is 100 percent digital! This means you get to instantly share these top-notch products with your friends with just a tap of your finger, or screencap your faves so you can refer to it when you go shopping! 

Cosmopolitan editors and other beauty junkies tested almost 300 products just to find the best ones for Pinays. It was a long, meticulous process, but worth it in the end. ;)

Without further ado, here are the best hair, skincare, body care, and makeup products that will make sure you look and stay flawless all day, every day! 

BEST MAKEUP PRODUCTS


1. Best Liquid Foundation: Estée Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Makeup SPF30

This base is long-wearing and weightless, making it an ideal foundation to wear in this humid country.

Price: P2,400

Where to buy: Rustan's The Beauty Source

2. Best Color Corrector: Revlon Color Correcting Pen For Dullness

Its a pen-type product that allows you to easily target problem areas to instantly brighten them. Since it's travel-friendly, you can touch-up anywhere, any time!

Price: P725

Where to buy: Robinsons Department Store

3. Best Setting Spray: In2It Make-Up Stay Mineral Setting Mist

Infused with collagen, aloe vera, and chamomile, In2It's cooling setting spray will leave your skin refreshed and radiant and your makeup looking 100%.

Price: P299.75

Where to buy: SM Beauty

4. Best Pressed Powder: BYS Pressed Banana Powder

This powder has a strong yellow tone that color-corrects, sets, and smooths over your complexion for a matte and bright finish.

Price: P599

Where to buy: SM Beauty

5. Best Powder Foundation: Ever Bilena Matte Two-Way Cake

A classic pick to turn to when you want a matte and fresh-looking complexion all day.

Price: P165

Where to buy: Watsons

6. Best Primer: Revlon Colorstay UV Primer

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This makeup base doubles as a sunscreen, and it cancels out dullness, too!

Price: P825

Where to buy: Robinsons Department Store

7. Best Concealer: Bobbi Brown Intensive Skin Serum Concealer

This is the ultimate "anti-cake" concealer! Its silky, lightweight formula can be built up until you have your desired coverage, and will stay fresh-looking all day.

Price: P2,800

Where to buy: SM Aura

8. Best Loose Powder: Althea Petal Velvet Powder in #0 Translucent

If you like your makeup look to have a soft, natural finish, you'll love this ultra-fine loose powder. It sets your cream and liquid products like a dream, leaving your skin matte, but not cakey.

Price: P210

Where to buy: Althea.ph

9. Best Cushion Foundation: Clio Kill Cover Foundwear Cushion XP SPF50 PA+++

Cop a flawless and glass skin-like complexion with this full-coverage cushion foundation.

Price: P1,650

Where to buy: Trinoma

CHEEKS

1. Best Highlighter: Sleek Copperplate Highlighting Palette

Whatever your skin tone is, you'll be able to choose your new favorite highlighting shade in this gorgeous copper-toned palette. The best part? This can double as an eyeshadow, too!

Price: P975

Where to buy: Zalora

2. Best Contour Palette: Ever Bilena Advance Shade and Light Contour Palette

The warm and cool shades in the palette are all the colors you'll ever need to chisel out your cheekbones. 

Price: P395

Where to buy: Lazada

3. Best Blush: Clinique Cheek Pop in Berry Pop

This blush gives cheeks the ~*perfect*~ amount of color and glow, without looking cakey or powdery. You'll only need a little for your cheeks, so this pan will last a really long time.

Price: P1,550

Where to buy: Rustan's The Beauty Source

EYES

1. Best Eyeshadow Palette: Tom Ford Eye Quad in Nude Dip

For eyes that will ~*sparkle*~ from day-to-night, the Tom Ford Eye Quad is the one that you need! The shadows are buttery, blendable, and they don't have any fallout!

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Price: P4,500

Where to buy: Adora

2. Best Colored Eyeliner BYS Eyeliner Pencil in Neon Blue

Here at Cosmo, we loooove wearing colored eyeliner—it's a great way to make your eyes pop with almost zero effort! Our favorite formula is the classic BYS Eyeliner Pencil because its smudge-proof formula easily glides on the lids and the color stays vibrant until the end of the day!

Price: P169

Where to buy: Zalora

3. Best Eyebrow Pencil: Full Brow Brow Crayon in Dark

This pencil is pigmented, long-lasting, and matches most Asian hair colors. It also comes with a built-in sharpener so you can create precise, hair-like strokes each time you use it.

Price: P695

Where to buy: Beauty Bar

4. Best Pencil Eyeliner: In2It Gel Stay Waterproof Gel Liner Pencil in Dark Brown

If you lead an active lifestyle, but still want to look fab while doing those lunges and sprints, this pencil eyeliner will stay with you through it all.

Price: P379.75

Where to buy: Watsons

5. Best Eye Primer: Make Up For Ever Step 1 Equalizer for Eyes and Lips

Oily eyelids have met their match with this primer! It creates a dry, matte layer over your lid that allows eyeshadows and eyeliners to properly stick on. Also, you can put this on before applying lipstick to smooth out any lines and prevent cracking.

Price: P1,560

Where to buy: Greenbelt 3

6. Best Liquid Eyeliner: Careline Graph-Ink Liner

A liquid liner that can rival those that cost more than P1,000! Its pigment is black AF and instantly sets so it won't go anywhere.

Price: P170

Where to buy: Watsons

7. Best Mascara: L'Oreal Voluminous Lash Paradise

PSA: The hype is real! This mascara really gives your lashes a ton of volume and length and helps maintain that perfect curl the whole day.

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Price: P500

Where to buy: Zalora

8. Best Brow Gel: Benefit 24-Hr Brow Setter Clear Brow Gel

If you're tired of your clear brow gel barely holding your kilay hairs up, you HAVE to try this one! The product itself is lightweight and lasts through everything—even an intense workout session. 

Price: P1,400

Where to buy: Robinsons Magnolia

9. Best Innovative Eyeliner: Revlon Colorstay Exactify Liquid Liner in Intense Black

This pizza cutter eyeliner may seem intimidating, but once you get used to the motions, you'll be able to create a cat eye in just a few seconds.

Price: P625

Where to buy: SM Beauty

LIPS

1. Best Liquid Lipstick: Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lip Color in Forever

The toasted nude shade of this liquid lipstick is perfect for Pinay skin tones.

Price: P575

Where to buy: Robinsons Department Store

2. Best Lip Oil: Human Nature Sunflower Lip Miracle

If you love wearing matte lipsticks, nourish your pout with moisture and prevent chapped lips by applying a thin layer of this lip oil before bedtime. 

Price: P199.75

Where to buy: Robinsons Department Store

3. Best Lip Balm: Dr. Pawpaw Original Clear Balm

It's famous for hydrating and nourishing skin, so it's no surprise pawpaw works as an amazing lip balm, too! Bye, chapped lips!

Price: P245

Where to buy: Beauty Bar

4. Best Bold Lipstick: Mark Epic Lip in Red Extreme

This extremely pigmented lipstick is made for ladies who aren't shy of wearing bold and bright hues. 

Price: P295

Where to buy: AvonShop.ph

5. Best Everyday Lipstick: Ever Bilena Advance Matte Lipstick in Sweet Sorbet

This rosy MLBB shade can work with whatever makeup look you want to wear.

Price: P185

Where to buy: Robinsons Department Store

6. Best Lip Liner: Make Up Factory Color Perfection Lip Liner in Forever Invisible

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As a white/clear lip liner, you can use this for EVERY LIP COLOR you have—you won't have to bring a ton of lip liners with you whenever you travel!

Price: P895

Where to buy: SM Beauty

7. Best Lip Gloss: Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer

First of all, its strawberry candy scent is ~*heavenly*~. And second, it gives your lips a juicy and full look with one swipe.

Price: P1,200

Where to buy: Sephora.ph

8. Best Lip and Cheek Tint: Peripera Airy Ink Velvet Lip Tint in 02 Pretty Orange Pink

A versatile mousse tint that looks natural on the cheeks and lips.

Price: P450

Where to buy: Robinsons Galleria

SKINCARE

CLEANSERS AND MAKEUP REMOVER

1. Best Toner: Maxipeel Micro-Exfoliant Fluid

No angry pimple can ever withstand this toner loaded with AHA and BHA ingredients. It can reduce a blemish's inflammation overnight.

Price: P75

Where to buy: Shopee

2. Best Cleansing Oil: Bobbi Brown Soothing Cleansing Oil

If you hate how some makeup removers leave your skin dry and red, you'll love this one! It's formulated with different oils to thoroughly remove every bit of foundation, eyeshadow, and mascara without irritating your skin.

Price: P2,800

Where to buy: Rustan's The Beauty Source

3. Best Facial Cleanser: Simple Kind to Skin Moisturizing Facial Wash

This gentle gel-based facial cleanser works for all skin types leaves your skin feeling clean but never dry.

Price: P249

Where to buy: Robinsons Supermarket

4. Best Makeup Remover: Makeup Eraser The Original

If you like low-maintenance beauty products, the Makeup Eraser will be your new best friend. All you have to do to get your makeup off at the end of the day is to wet the cloth and gently wipe it on your face to get rid of any product.

Price: P1,290

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Where to buy: Beauty Bar

FACIAL TREATMENTS

1. Best Essence: Olay White Radiance Light Perfecting Essence

This gentle and lightweight essence brightens your complexion over time and helps fade old acne marks and scars. 

Price: P1,299

Where to buy: Robinsons Department Store

2. Best Eye Serum: Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Matrix

This powerful serum prevents sagging and fine lines around the eye area. The result: A fresh and wide-awake gaze.

Price: P4,400

Where to buy: SM Megamall

3. Best Acne Treatment: Celeteque Acne Solutions Acne Spot Corrector Gel

Always bring this pimple spot treatment in your bag to soothe zits as soon as they appear.

Price: P169

Where to buy: Watsons

4. Best Face Mist: Banila Co. Dear Hydration Facial Mist

This product's mist is so fine and lightweight that it actually feels like you're not spritzing anything! Not only does it instantly refresh your skin, but it also helps set your makeup beautifully! 

Price: P525

Where to buy: Glorietta 4

5. Best Spot Brightening Cream: Kojiesan DreamWhite Blemish Correcting Cream

Apply this exfoliating cream once the blemish has healed to reduce the scar's pigmentation.

Price: P155

Where to buy: SM Beauty

6. Best Face Oil: Bio Oil

For a hydrated and balanced complexion, apply a few drops of this on your face and body every night for extra nourishment! Bonus: It can help fade acne marks and dark spots!

Price: P495

Where to buy: SM Beauty

7. Best Serum: Avene Hydrating Serum

If your skin isn't in its best state due to the drastic weather changes, apply this every day. It contains Avene's famous Thermal Spring Water that instantly soothes and calms your complexion, leaving it moisturized and protected.

Price: P2,040

Where to buy: Watsons

FACIAL MOISTURIZERS

1. Best Night Moisturizer: Goodal Green Tangerine Moist Cream

For a richer moisturizer, try this water-oil formula! It turns into a watery consistency once you apply it on your skin, but leaves a dewy (but not greasy) finish.

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Price: P920

Where to buy: Zalora

2. Best Face Sunscreen: NIVEA UV Face Q10 Anti-Age & Anti-Pigments

The sun's rays accelerate the skin's aging, and this sunscreen's ingredients create the best shield to keep your complexion youthful and protected.

Price: P329

Where to buy: Watsons

3. Best Day Moisturizer: Pond's Flawless Radiance Derma+ Moisturizing Day Cream

This moisturizer brightens skin and tightens your pores to keep it looking flawless all day. Plus, it has SPF30 to protect your skin and prevent dark spots from appearing.

Price: P599

Where to buy: Lazada

FACE MASKS

1. Best Sleeping Mask: Garnier Light Complete Yoghurt Sleeping Mask

An exfoliating + nourishing sleeping mask that works overnight to get rid of dead skin cells, rejuvenate skin, and even out skin tone. The lightweight consistency is perfect for hot, sunny days.

Price: P265

Where to buy: Lazada

2. Best Gel Mask: Kiehl's Calendula & Aloe Soothing Mask

If you're always dealing with red and irritated skin, apply this mask after cleansing and leave it on for five minutes. Once you wash it off, your skin will feel soothed and moisturized.

Price: P2,950

Where to buy: Greenbelt 5

3. Best Clay Mask: Origins Out of Trouble 10 Minute Mask To Rescue Problem Skin

If you have oily or acne-prone skin, this clay mask will suck out all the excess sebum and pimple-causing bacteria from your skin. Alternatively, you can also use it as an overnight spot treatment to dry out zits.

Price: P1,550

Where to buy: SM Megamall

HAIR CARE

1. Best Dry Shampoo: BeachBorn Dry Shampoo

This fresh-smelling dry shampoo loaded with natural ingredients is perfect to instantly refresh and volumize your locks for no-wash days.

Price: P218

Where to buy: BeachBorn.ph

2. Best Hair Oil: Agave Oil Treatment

While this hair oil is on the thicker and stickier side, one small pump is all you need on your damp locks to give it a healthy, sleek look!

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Price: P2,200

Where to buy: Pure Beauty

3. Best Conditioner for Colored Hair: Cream Silk Color Protect Hair Reborn Conditioner

If your hair color is not as vibrant as it used to be, this sulfate-free conditioner is specially created to bring your dye job back to life!

Price: P109

Where to buy: Lazada

4. Best Curling Iron: Kiss InstaWave

You can score celeb-like beach wave hair without a hair stylist, thanks to this self-rotating curling iron.

Price: P3,599

Where to buy: Watsons

5. Best Conditioner for Dry and Damaged Hair: Pantene 3 Minute Miracle Silky Smooth Care Conditioner

Hands down, this mighty tube can resurrect damaged locks in just three minutes. You'll have soft and bouncy locks after just one shower—we guarantee it!

Price: P149

Where to buy: Watsons

6. Best Shampoo: Dove Intense Repair Shampoo

No joke, if you have dry and damaged hair, this shampoo will solve that after one use. Your mane will instantly feel softer, smoother, and more manageable.

Price: P206.85

Where to buy: Lazada

7. Best Hair Straightener: Eva NYC Healthy Heat Ceramic Styling Iron

Aside from having one of the best designs (We can't stop looking at it!) Eva NYC's hair iron doesn't suck out the natural oils from your hair, so your locks won't look or feel dry and frizzy after. 

Price: P3,599

Where to buy: SM Beauty

8. Best Hair Mask: V&M Voila! Locks Deep Repair Hair Masque

This hair mask is r-i-c-h. With emu oil, coconut oil, sunflower oil, and argan oil, your dry, brittle strands will be instantly repaired!

Price: P580

Where to buy: SM Megamall

HAND AND BODY CARE

1. Best Body Lotion: NIVEA Oil In Lotion Cocoa & Macadamia Oil

This deliciously-scented lotion will deeply moisturize your skin without leaving it sticky or greasy. It's the perfect after-shower product to use.

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Price: P179

Where to buy: Robinsons Department Store

2. Best Brightening Lotion: Snow Skin Whitening Lotion

This face and body lotion will help brighten dark marks, pigmentation, and other skin issues.

Price: P649

Where to buy: Lazada

3. Best Body Sunscreen: Vaseline Healthy White Sun + Pollution Protection SPF24 PA++

Apply this 30 minutes before heading outdoors to protect your skin from harmful UVA and UVB rays. It's non-sticky and lightweight so you can even reapply it on exposed areas throughout the day.

Price: P299

Where to buy: Lazada

4. Best Nail Polish: Revlon Nail Enamel

You'll have a hard time choosing your favorite shade from Revlon's line of nail colors. The formula goes on smoothly on the nail, which makes it very user-friendly for DIY manis.

Price: P250

Where to buy: Watsons

5. Best Brightening Body Wash: Skinwhite Whitening Body Wash

This moisturizing body wash exfoliates and evens out discolored areas, leaving the skin brighter and softer after every shower.

Price: P99

Where to buy:  Shopee

6. Best Hand Cream: Myra E Vitasmooth Hydrating Hand & Body Lotion

An anti-oxidant and vitamin E-rich cream that protects and hydrates the skin.

Price: P120

Where to buy: Landmark Trinoma

7. Best Body Oil: Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse Multi-Purpose Dry Oil

Unlike most body oils, this one is lightweight! Whether it's summer or maginaw, your skin will still feel hydrated sans the stickiness. (P.S., You can also use it on your hair, nails, and face!)

Price: P2,350

Where to buy: Zalora

8. Best Body Lotion for Sensitive Skin: Dove DermaSeries Replenishing Body Lotion 

If you constantly deal with eczema and psoriasis flare-ups, including this lotion in your body care regimen will make 'em stop. It's fragrance-free, lightweight, and calms down any angry red patches.

Price: P880

Where to buy: SM Beauty

9. Best Body Wash: Safeguard Pure White Body Wash

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This body wash is your ally in fighting body acne and bad odor.

Price: P155

Where to buy: Watsons

FRAGRANCES

1. Best Perfume: Lacoste L.12.12 Pour Elle Magnetic Eau de Parfum

Its Eau de Parfum formula guarantees that it will last all day—even in hot weather. Plus, you can't help but fall in love with its sweet and fruity scent. 

Price: P5,950

Where to buy: Rustan's The Beauty Source

2. Best Body Spray: ForMe Shades Of Pink Body Spray in 02 Blush

This refreshing body spray is your BFF if you commute daily: It banishes amoy-araw and other odors!

Price: P148

Where to buy: SM North EDSA

PERSONAL CARE

1. Best Deodorant: J Tomas No Sweat Antiperspirant Deodorant

This deodorant is guaranteed to keep your underarms dry and fresh, even when you're in a jampacked MRT! Also, you can spray it in between your toes to prevent pasmado feet.

Price: P89

Where to buy: Watsons

2. Best Mouthwash: Listerine Healthy White Mouthwash

Coffee-drinkers won't need to worry about their yellowish teeth, because this mouthwash REALLY brightens your pearly whites within weeks of regular use.

Price: P125

Where to buy: Watsons

3. Best Razor: Gillette Venus Spa Women's Razor

You'll love this razor's flexible head that ensures you'll get a smooth, close shave anywhere on your body and prevents accidental cuts.

Price: P509

Where to buy: SM Beauty

4. Best Toothpaste: Colgate Fresh Confidence With Cooling Crystals in Spicy Fresh

If you're super obsessed with having fresh breath and brighter teeth, use this toothpaste twice a day to see stellar results.

Price: P109

Where to buy: Watsons

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