Readers Choice Awards Winners 2018: New Launch, Haircare, Styling and Extensions

Readers Choice Awards Launchpad

You cast thousands of votes to determine your top pro-beauty picks—a whopping 256 of them—for Launchpad’s 15th-annual Readers Choice Awards. Read on to discover if your faves made the cut!

*Products shown in random order

Readers Choice Awards Winners 2018: Color, Lashes, Tools and Nails

Readers Choice Awards Winners 2018: Skincare, Men's and Makeup


New Launch

New Launch Hair Products


Surface Char Line
Moroccanoil ChromaTech Prime and ChromaTech Post
Design.Me Hold.Me Hairspray 


OYA Wild 
Celeb Luxury Gem Lites Colorditioner 
Schwarzkopf Professional Igora Vibrance 


Oribe Mystify Restyling Spray
ABBA Volume Foam @pureabbaproducts
Sexy Hair Healthy Sexy Hair Line

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Readers Choice Awards New LaunchHair Piece

Hotheads The Band
HALOCOUTURE Balayage Halo Extensions
Babe Hair Extensions Crown


Gibs Grooming Tree Hugger Beard Balm-Aid
Nirvel Professional Xpress Mask
Eufora Hero For Men Power Pomade


Hot Tools Professional Black Gold
BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium MiraCurl
Dyson Supersonic

New Launch MakeupSkincare

Cuccio Yogahhh! Detox Bath 
Surface Char Skin Relief Cream 
Repêchage Sheet Masks

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Salon Management New Launch

Salon Management Program

Booker by Mindbody 
Meevo 2 by Millennium Systems International 
Phorest Salon Software




Haircare ShampooShampoo and Conditioner

Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo and Conditioner
Sexy Hair Vibrant Sexy Hair Shampoo and Conditioner 
Hydrate Shampoo and Conditioner 

Cleansing Conditioner

Matrix Biolage Cleansing Conditioner 
Joico Curl Co+Wash
R+Co ANALOG Cleansing Foam Conditioner 


Moroccanoil Hydrating Mask
Kavella Recovery Mask
Keratherapy Deep Conditioning Masque 

Haircare Hair OilHair Oil (Coarse Hair)

Moroccanoil Treatment Original
Inoar Professional Argan Oil
Agadir Argan Oil Hair Treatment

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Hair Oil (Fine Hair)

Moroccanoil Treatment Light
Trissola Chia Hair Smoothing Oil
Marrakesh Oil Light 

Dry Shampoo

ABBA Always Fresh Dry Shampoo
Matrix Mineral Style Link PlayBack Dry Shampoo
Paul Mitchell Invisiblewear Dry Shampoo

Haircare Smoothing Treatment

In-Salon Smoothing Treatment

Rejuvenol 24 Hours Keratin Treatment
Brazilian Blowout Açai Professional Smoothing Solution 
Keratin Complex Natural Keratin Smoothing Treatment


Malibu C Leave-In Conditioner Mist
ABBA Complete All-In-One Leave-In Spray
Redken 25 One United All-In-One Multi-Benefit Treatment

Women's Thinning Regimen

Bosley Professional Strength Bos•Revive
RevitaLash Cosmetics
Nioxin Systems Kit

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Haircare Color Care

Color Care

Lakmé Teknia Color Stay Treatment
Malibu C Color-Lock
ColorProof Color Care Authority SuperRich Moisture Shampoo

Eco Friendly


Color Refresher

Celeb Luxury Gem Lites Colorwash
Lakmé Teknia Color Stay Shampoo
Joico Color Butter



Hair Styling ProductsVolumizer

Aquage Uplifting Foam
Design.Me Puff.Me 
Sexy Hair Big Sexy Hair Powder Play


Sexy Hair Big Sexy Hair Spray & Play
Kenra Professional Volume Spray 25 
Rusk w8less Plus Hairspray

Curl Enhancer

ECRU New York Curl Perfect Defining Styling Potion
Ouidad Curl Quencher Hydrafusion Intense Curl Cream 
DevaCurl Super Stretch Coconut Curl Elongator

Shine Enhancer

BioSilk Silk Therapy Shine On
Awapuhi Wild Ginger Shine Spray
Aquage Beyond Shine


Extensions and Hair Pieces

Hair Extensions Hair Pieces

Clip-In Extensions

Top Secret Haircessory
Donna Bella 

Taped Extensions

Great Lengths
Easihair Pro

Hair Extensions

Bonded Extensions

Great Lengths

Banded Extensions


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