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

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: New Launch, Haircare, Styling and Extensions


Skin Care Products


Malibu C Purifi Perfection Facial Cleanser
Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel
Refineé Exfoliating Fruit Cleanser

Facial Moisturizer

Oribe Radiant Drops Golden Face Oil
Repêchage Hydro-Complex PFS Moisturizing Cream for Normal to Dry Skin
Dermalogica Active Moist

Body Lotion

Repêchage Hydra Medic Line
Glo Skin Beauty Clear Complexion Pads 
Bioelements Skin Editor

Skin Care Winners


Refineé Firming Mineral Moisture Cream
Timeless by Pevonia Collagen Serum
Naturopathica Argan & Retinol Wrinkle Repair Night Cream

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Sun Protection

COOLA Classic Sunscreen Sport SPF 50
Image Skincare Prevention+ Daily Matte Moisturizer SPF 32+
Hempz Body Yuzu & Starfruit Daily Herbal Body Moisturizer


PCA Skin Hydrating Toner
Refineé Soothing Floral Toner
SST Skin CoQ10 Spray Toner

Skin Care Product Winners

Face Serum

Aveda Tulasara Firm Concentrate
Timeless by Pevonia Collagen Serum
Yon-Ka Paris Boosters Nutri+ Serum

Hand Cream

Parodi Daily Moisturizing Hand Cream
Hempz Milk & Honey Hand Cream
Aveda Hand Relief Moisturizing Creme

Body Lotion

Cuccio Naturalé Milk & Honey Body Butter
Surface Acai & Blueberry Body Lotion
Malibu C Ultra Body Lotion


Mens Grooming ProductsHair Care

Agadir Men
American Crew

Styling Aid

MOP Basil Mint Firm Hold Clay
18.21 Man Made Pomade
Blackwood for Men Hair Hydrator

Skin Care

American Crew All-in-One Face Balm SPF 15
Aveda Botanical Kinetics Oil Control Lotion
Gibs Grooming Puck It

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Haircolor Thinning Hair Products


Paul Mitchell FlashBack
Goldwell Men ReShade
Redken Brews Color Camo

Thinning Treatment

Bosley Professional Strength Follicle Energizer
Eufora Hero For Men Scalp Rescue
Nioxin Scalp & Hair Treatment

Beard Shave Products

Beard Grooming

Woody’s For Men 2-in-1 Beard Conditioner
Jatai Beard and Moustache Softener
Reuzel Beard Foam


Surface Men Shave Cream
Eufora Hero For Men Classic Shave
Gibs Grooming Sharp Dressed Mane


Makeup Products


Bodyography Professional Cosmetics Silk Cream Compact Foundation
Repêchage Perfect Skin Liquid Foundation
Jane Iredale Liquid Minerals Foundation


Repêchage Perfect Skin Perfecting Concealer
Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics Ultimate Concealer
Sormé Treatment Cosmetics Perfect Touch Concealer

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Glo Skin Beauty Blush
Jane Iredale PurePressed Blush
Oribe Illuminating Face Palette

Makeup Product Winners


Grande Cosmetics GrandeLiner Lash Boosting Liner
Sormé Treatment Cosmetics Truline Mechanical Eyeliner
Xtreme Lashes by Jo Mousselli GlideLiner Long Lasting Eye Pencil

Eye Shadow

NovaLash 24-Hour Cream Shadow
Aveda Petal Essence Eye Color
Morphe 35M Boss Mood Palette


Sormé Treatment Cosmetics Fresh Start Anti-Aging Under Foundation Makeup Enhancer
Bodyography Professional Cosmetics Foundation Primer
Glo Skin Beauty Tinted Primer SPF 30

Makeup Winners


RevitaLash Volumizing Mascara
NovaLash Mascara
Grande Cosmetics GrandeMascara


Ardell Beauty Matte Whipped Lipstick
Grande Cosmetics GrandeLips Hydrating Lip Plumper
Oribe Lip Lust Crème Lipstick


Dermalogica Precleanse Balm
Mirabella Simply Remove
Repêchage Opti-Cleanse Extra Gentle Non-Oily Eye Makeup Remover


[Images: Courtesy of Armando Sanchez and manufacturers]

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