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

 

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: New Launch, Haircare, Styling and Extensions

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

Color

Permanent

Color Design Permanent Color
Aloxxi Andiamo Lakmé Collage Clair
Affinage Infiniti

Demipermanent

Aloxxi Tones
Framesi Framcolor Eclectic
Scruples True Integrity Opalescent Colour Creme Colour System

Bleach

Schwarzkopf Professional BlondMe
Keratin Complex It’s a Blonde Thing Keratin Lightening System
Wella Professionals Blondo

Fashion Color

Pravana ChromaSilk Vivids
Matrix SoColor Cult
Joico Color Intensity

Full Gray Coverage

Zotos Professional AGEbeautiful Anti-Aging Haircolor
Schwarzkopf Professional Igora Royal Absolutes
Goldwell Topchic

Amonia-Free

CHI Ionic Shine Shades
Matrix ColorInsider
Surface Pure Color

Color Touch-Up

Eufora Conceal
Style Edit Root Concealer

Strengthener

Olaplex 
Brazilian Blowout Bond Builder b3
Matrix Bond Ultim8
 

Color Rinse (Semipermanent)

Celeb Luxury Viral Colorwash
Tressa Professional Watercolors
Keracolor Color + Clenditioner

Lashes/Brows

Eyelash Growth Serum

RevitaLash Advanced Eyelash Conditioner
NovaLash Lash+Doctor
Grande Cosmetics GrandeLash-MD Lash Enhancing Serum

 

Eyelash Extensions

NovaLash American Volume
Glad Lash Salon Professional Mink Lashes
Lash Stuff Perfect Volume Mink Lashes

Brow Growth Serum

Grande Cosmetics GrandeBrow Brow Enhancing Serum
RevitaLash RevitaBrow Advanced Eyebrow Conditioner
neuBrow Brow Enhancing Serum

Temporary Lashes

i•Envy Professional by Kiss
Ardell
Lilly Lashes

Tools

Shears

Olivia Garden
Fromm
Washi

Razor

Jatai Feather
Donald Scott Carving Comb
Surface Titanium Razor

Clipper/Trimmer

BaBylissPRO FlashFX
Andis T-Outliner
Wahl Peanut

Tweezers

Cricket Pointed Slant Tweezers
NovaLash Diamond Dusted Forceps
Tweezerman Slant Tweezer

Blowdryer

Dyson Supersonic in iron/fuchsia
BaBylissPRO SteelFX 
Bio Ionic 10x Ultralight Speed Dryer

Brush/Comb

WetBrush Flex Dry 
Denman Natural Bristle Grooming Brush 
Olivia Garden Copper Infused Brush

Styling Iron

ghd Platinum
CHI Lava 
Hot Tools 11⁄4 Salon Marcel Curling Iron 
Paul Mitchell Neuro

Nails

Polish

Essie 
Morgan Taylor
OPI

Gel

Gelish Soak Off Gel Polish
CND Shellac 
Cuccio Colour Veneer

Base Coat

Morgan Taylor Stick With It
OPI Natural Nail Base Coat
Seche Vite Clear

Top Coat

CND Shellac Power Polish Top Coat
Dazzle Dry Top Coat
Morgan Taylor React No-Light Extended Wear Top Coat

Remover

OPI Expert Touch Lacquer Remover
Zoya Remove+
SpaRitual Fluent Extra Strength Conditioning Lacquer Remover

Nail Tools

Mehaz Professional Nail Clipper
Tweezerman Ultra Precision Cuticle Nipper 
Cuccio Naturalé 100% Sanitizable Stainless Steel Nail File Kit

 

[Images: Courtesy of Armando Sanchez and manufacturers]

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