Best beauty of 2021: Announcing our woman&home Beauty Awards winners!

The 100 best beauty products of the year, as selected by our panel of expert judges

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The power of the best beauty products to make you look and feel 100% better is undoubtable. 

From the best foundation that boosts your confidence or a new perfume that lifts your mood to a skincare routine that adds a glow to your skin. But with so many products on the market, how do you know what are the best ones to invest in, that really work and make a real difference? 

That’s where we come in. Whether you want to invest in new skincare, try out some different make-up or invest in a high-tech beauty tool, our panel of beauty experts has tested each and every one of these winners to bring you 2021’s 100 best beauty products to help you look and feel like a better version of yourself. 

With thanks to our judging panel 

The woman & home best beauty awards judges

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Best beauty of 2021: Announcing our woman&home Beauty Awards winners! 

Why you can trust Woman & Home Our expert reviewers spend hours testing and comparing products and services so you can choose the best for you. Find out more about how we test.

Beauty classics


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1. Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micellar Water

Best micellar water


RRP: £16.10 for 500ml

'Gentle, doesn’t irritate the skin and removes make-up well.’

Jess Beech, deputy beauty editor


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2. Tweezerman Classic Slant Tweezer

Best tweezers


RRP: £20.95

‘I don’t pluck my eyebrows with any other tweezers. Sharp, accurate and easy to get one hair at a time. A must in any kit—they last forever.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director


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3. OPI Nail Lacquer in Big Apple Red

Best nail polish


RRP: £13.90

‘I love OPI’s long-lasting formulas and wide brushes that coat your whole nail in one swipe. Everyone should have this classic shade in their stash.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director


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4. Pixi Glow Tonic

Best skin treatment


RRP: £18 for 250ml

'A winner for smoother, brighter skin. Plus, it’s gentle enough to use every day.’

Jess Beech, deputy beauty editor


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5. PRAI Ageless Throat & Decolletage Creme

Best neck treatment


RRP: £25 for 50ml

‘This definitely left my neck and chest smoother.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director


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6. GHD Max Hair Straightener

Best hair tool


RRP: £179

‘Great product, good wide plates and temperature control.’

Jennie Roberts, hair stylist

Beauty Innovation

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7. Frances Prescott Tri-Balm

Best cleanser


RRP: £49 for 70g

‘A cleansing balm that you just roll onto your face. Genius! No mess, easy to use and left my skin smooth. Really like this!’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director


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8. GHD Unplugged

Best hair tool


RRP: £299