See Our Readers Choice Awards Winners!

Thousands of votes were cast to determine your top pro-beauty picks — a whopping 279 of them, including the debut of a “Best New Launch” category — for Launchpad’s 13th-annual Readers Choice Awards. Read on to discover if your faves made the cut!

*Products listed in alphabetical order

COLOR

Ammonia-Free (Permanent)
Keune So Pure Color
Matrix ColorInsider
Oway Hcolor

Lightener
Kenra Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener
Oligo Professionnel Blacklight Lightener
Wella Professionals Blondor

Demipermanent
Aloxxi Tones
Paul Mitchell Shines XG
Redken Shades EQ Gloss

Eco-Friendly
All-Nutrient Professional Permanent Cream Color
Eufora Color
Keune So Pure Color
Surface Pure Color

Fashion (Demi)
Matrix Color Sync Watercolors
Pravana Chromasilk VIVIDS
Tressa Watercolors DD Intense Color

Full Gray Coverage
Goldwell Topchic
Lisap Diapason
OYA Permanent Hair Color
Zotos Professional AGEbeautiful Anti-Aging Haircolor

Permanent
JKS International Italian Cream Color
Matrix SoColor
Schwarzkopf Professional Igora Royal
Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect

Strengtheners
ColorpHlex Hair Color Strengthener
Eslabondexx
Eufora Color Elixir
Olaplex

Touch-Up
JKS International Color Touch-Up Spray
Rashell Cosmetics Masc-a-Gray
Zotos Professional AGEbeautiful Root Touch-Up

EDUCATION

Advanced Academy
Goldwell KMS California Academy
Keune Advanced Academy
Redken Exchange

EXTENSIONS

Banded
HairTalk Hairband
HALOCOUTURE The Layered Halo
SHE by SO.CAP USA Donna Halo Volumizer

Bonded
Babe Fusion Pro
Balmain Système Volume
Great Lengths Bonded Extensions

Clip-In
Easihair Pro Clip-In Hair Extensions
SHE by SO.CAP USA Clip-In Hair Extensions
Top Secret Haircessory

Other
Gemtress Gem Collection Wigs
Micro Point Solutions by Cyberhair
Raquel Welch Wigs

Taped
Dreamcatchers Tape Extensions
Hotheads Hair Extensions Originals
Invisi-Tab Taped Extensions

HAIRCARE

Cleansing Conditioner
Matrix Biolage Cleansing Conditioner
Redken Genius Wash
Unwash Bio-Cleansing Conditioner

Color Care
ColorProof Evolved Color Care
Malibu C Color Wellness
Pureology

Color Refresher
Arteasecolors It’s Awesome Color Refreshing Shampoo
Celeb Luxury Viral and Gem Lites Systems
Lakmé Teknia Ultra Copper Color Refresh Mask

Detangler
Keune So Pure Recover Conditioning Spray
Malibu C Leave-In Mist
UNITE 7Seconds Leave-In

Dry Shampoo
Kenra Platinum Dry Shampoo
Surface Trinity Dry Shampoo
Wella Professionals EIMI Dry Me

Eco-Friendly
Eufora
Matrix Biolage R.A.W.
Neuma
Surface

Hair Oil (Coarse)
Agadir Argan Oil Hair Treatment
Moroccanoil Treatment Original
UNITE U Argan Oil

Hair Oil (Fine)
ColorProof Evolved Color Care CrazySmooth Extreme Shine Treatment Oil
Marrakesh Oil Light
Matrix Oil Wonders

In-Salon Smoothing Treatment
GKhair The Best Hair Taming Keratin Treatment
Inoar Professional Moroccan Treatment
Truss Professional High Liss
Überliss Keratin Treatment

Mask
Goldwell Kerasilk Reconstruct Repair Mask
Keratherapy Deep Conditioning Masque
Pai-Shau Supreme Revitalizing Mask

Shampoo and Conditioner
ColorProof Evolved Color Care Baobab Heal & Repair Shampoo and Condition
Matrix Biolage Sugar Shine Shampoo and Conditioner
UNITE 7Seconds Shampoo and Conditioner

Women’s Thinning Regimen
Bosley Professional Strength BosRevive
ReGenesis by RevitaLash
Viviscal Professional Thin to Thick

LASHES/BROWS

Adhesive
JB Lashes Mega Pro-Bonding Glue
NovaLash Platinum Bond High Speed
Xtreme Lashes Flex Fusion

Brow Serum
Grande Cosmetics GrandeBrow
RevitaLash RevitaBrow
Skin Research Laboratories neuBrow

Lash Extensions
Minkys
NovaLash
Xtreme Lashes

Brow Extensions/Fibers
Ardell Brow Building Fiber Gel
Billion Dollar Brows Professional Eyebrow Extensions
JB Brows Synthetic Brow Extensions

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

Strip Lashes
Ardell Wispies
Esqido Lashes Little Black Lash
Lilly Lashes Miami

MAKEUP

Blush
Mirabella Cheeky Blush
Oribe Face Palette
Osmosis Pür Medical Skincare Colour Blush

Concealer
Jane Iredale Active Light Under-Eye Concealer
Repêchage Perfect Skin Perfecting Concealer
Sormé Treatment Cosmetics Perfect Touch Concealer Pen

Eye Shadow
Aveda Petal Essence Eye Color
Mineralogie Matte Loose Mineral Eye Shadow
NovaLash 24-Hour Cream Shadow

Eyeliner
Grande Cosmetics GrandeLiner
Sormé Treatment Cosmetics Truline Mechanical Pencil
Xtreme Lashes GlideLiner

Foundation
Bodyography Professional Cosmetics Silk Cream Compact Foundation
GloMinerals Luxe Liquid Foundation SPF 18
Repêchage Perfect Skin Liquid Foundation

Lipstick/Gloss
Grande Cosmetics GrandeLips Color
NYX Cosmetics Butter Gloss
Smith & Cult The Shining Lip Lacquer

Mascara
do. Active Luxury Mascara
Grande Cosmetics GrandeMascara
RevitaLash Volumizing Mascara

Primer
Bodyography Professional Cosmetics Veil Foundation Primer
Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer
Sormé Treatment Cosmetics Fresh Start Anti-Aging Under Foundation Makeup Enhancer

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

MEN’S

Beard Grooming
Jatai Beard and Moustache Softener
Marrakesh for Men Imperial Beard Oil
V76 by Vaughn Beard Oil

Haircare
American Crew
Eufora Hero for Men
Surface Men

Haircolor
American Crew Precision Blend Natural Gray Coverage
Goldwell Men ReShade
Keune Color Man

Shave
American Crew Precision Shave Gel
V76 by Vaughn Clean Shave Hydrating Gel Cream
Woody’s Quality Grooming Shave Lather

Skincare
Clubman Pinaud After Shave Lotion
Eufora Hero for Men Post Shave
Gibs Grooming Alpha Male Beard, Hair & Tattoo Oil

Styling Aid
18.21 Man Made Clay
GO24•7 Styling Cream
V76 by Vaughn Tex Texture Paste

Thinning Treatment
Bosley Professional Strength BosRevive
Nioxin System 2
Surface Awaken

NAILCARE

Base Coat
Morgan Taylor React No-Light Extended Wear Base Coat
OPI Chip Skip
Smith & Cult Basis of Everything

Gel
Cuccio Colour Veneer
Essie Gel
Gelish Soak-Off Gel Polish
OPI GelColor

Hybrid/Extended Wear
China Glaze EverGlaze
CND Vinylux
OPI Infinite Shine

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

Polish
Essie Nail Polish
Morgan Taylor Professional Nail Lacquer
OPI Nail Lacquer

Remover
OPI Expert Touch Lacquer Remover
SpaRitual Fluent Lacquer Remover
Zoya Remove Plus

Top Coat
INM Out the Door
OPI RapiDry Quick Drying Top Coat
Seche Vite

NEW LAUNCH

Color
Aloxxi Ultra Hot
Oligo Professionnel Calura
Pulp Riot

Haircare
Celeb Luxury Gem Lites and Viral Color Care Systems
Matrix Biolage R.A.W.
Pai-Shau

Makeup
Mirabella Nudes Collection
Oribe Beauty
Sormé Treatment Cosmetics Accented Hues Eyeshadow Palettes

Men’s
Agadir Men
Gibs Grooming
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Nailcare
Essie GelCouture
BareLuxury by Morgan Taylor
OPI GelColor Artist Series

Skincare
Oribe Beauty
Parodi Professional Care Smoothing Exfoliant for Feet
Repêchage Hydra 4 Red-Out

Styling
Affinage Kitoko ARTE
flow
Fuel Air-Pump Sculpting Series

Tools
Hot Tools NanoCeramic Marcel Iron
Valera Classic 1955
Wet Brush Pro Aspire Professional Dryer

SALON MANAGEMENT

Business Building Program
Booker
Millennium
Summit Salon Business Center

Cloud System
Meevo by Millennium
MyTime
StyleSeat

Software System
Booker
Millennium
Salon Iris

SKINCARE

Acne
Dermalogica MediBac Clearing
Repêchage Hydra Medic
Sciote Vitium Soothing Perfecting Pads

Antiaging
Dermalogica Age Smart
Refineé Firming Mineral Moisture Cream
Timeless by Pevonia Collagen Serum

Body
Cuccio Naturalé Butter
Malibu C Ultra Body Lotion
Parodi Professional Care Daily Moisturizing Hand Cream

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

Moisturizer
Oribe Radiant Drops Facial Oil
Osmosis Pür Medical Skincare Quench Plus
Repêchage Hydro-Complex PFS

Sun Protection
Bioelements SPF 50 FaceScreen
COOLA Classic Sport SPF 50 – Fresh Mango
Repêchage Mineral Face Shield

Toner
Bioelements Power Peptide
Phytomer Roseé Visage Toning Cleansing Lotion
Repêchage Algo Mist Hydrating Seaweed Facial Spray

STYLING

Anti-Frizz
Kevin.Murphy Smooth.Again Anti-Frizz Treatment
Oribe Imperméable Anti-Humidity Spray
Redken Frizz Dismiss
Wella Professionals EIMI Flowing Form Anti Frizz Smoothing Balm

Curl Enhancer
Eufora Curl’n Perfect Curl Activator
Schwarzkopf Professional OSiS+ Bouncy Curls
UNITE “Boing” Curling Cream

Finishing Serum
Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Serum
Schwarzkopf Professional BC Bonacure Color Freeze Gloss Serum
TIGI S-factor Silky Smooth Moisture Serum

Hairspray
Kenra Volume Spray 25
Sebastian Professional Shaper
Big Sexy Hair Spray and Stay
TIGI Bed Head Hard Head

Shine Enhancer
Matrix Biolage Sugar Shine Illuminating Mist
Moroccanoil Glimmer Shine
Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Wild Ginger Shine Spray

Texturizer
label.m Texturising Volume Spray
Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray
UNITE Texturiza Dry Finishing Spray

Thermal Protector
CHI 44 Iron Guard Thermal Protecting Spray
Paul Mitchell Hot Off the Press
Style Sexy Hair 450 Protect

Volumizer
L’Oréal Professionnel TechniArt Volume Envy Extra
Big Sexy Hair Root Pump Plus
SUDZZfx Zephyr Volumizing Gel

TOOLS

Blowdryer
Paul Mitchell Neuro Dry
Theorie Saga Airshine Dryer
Turbo Power Twin Turbo 3900

Clipper/Trimmer
Andis Master Adjustable Blade Clipper
Oster Classic 76
Wahl Professional Black Peanut

Detangling Brush
Bass Shower Brush
Spornette The Feel Good Detangling Brush
The Wet Brush

Razor
Donald Scott NYC Carving Comb
Jatai Feather
Surface Titanium Razor

Shears
1907 by Fromm
Hattori Hanzo
Washi

Styling Brush
Denman 100% Boar Bristle Grooming Brush
1907 by Fromm Copper Brush
Olivia Garden NanoThermic Ceramic + Ion Round Thermal Brush

Styling Iron
ghd Platinum Styler
Hot Tools Professional Marcel Iron
Theorie Quantum Switch

Tweezers
Mehaz Depil-A-Tweeze Slanted Tweezer
NovaLash Dumont Forceps
Tweezerman Slant Tweezer

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