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 

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

Beauty classics

Bioderma

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1. Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micellar Water

Best micellar water

Specifications
RRP: £16.10 for 500ml

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

Jess Beech, deputy beauty editor

tweezerman

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2. Tweezerman Classic Slant Tweezer

Best tweezers

Specifications
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

OPI

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3. OPI Nail Lacquer in Big Apple Red

Best nail polish

Specifications
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

Pixi

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4. Pixi Glow Tonic

Best skin treatment

Specifications
RRP: £18 for 250ml

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

Jess Beech, deputy beauty editor

Prai

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5. PRAI Ageless Throat & Decolletage Creme

Best neck treatment

Specifications
RRP: £25 for 50ml

‘This definitely left my neck and chest smoother.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

GHD

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6. GHD Max Hair Straightener

Best hair tool

Specifications
RRP: £179

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

Jennie Roberts, hair stylist

Beauty Innovation

Flat lay co

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7. Frances Prescott Tri-Balm

Best cleanser

Specifications
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

ghd

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8. GHD Unplugged

Best hair tool

Specifications
RRP: £299

'Great size, styles the hair well and looks great. Nice and compact for handbag and travel.’

Jennie Roberts, hairstylist

Foreo

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9. Foreo Bear Facial Toning Device

Best skin tool for facial toning

Specifications
RRP: £279

‘Used regularly, this noticeably firms and tones your face without the ouch factor that other devices can have. Plus, the cost per use makes it a savvy purchase compared with salon facials that do a similar job.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Kristen ess

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10. Kristin Ess Rose Gold Temporary Tint

Best DIY hair colour

Specifications
RRP: £11 for 200ml

‘Clever and easy to use—spray on wet hair, then rinse out and condition. Gives blondes a lovely classy shade of pink. A fun product for a temporary pick-me-up for your hair.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

lashtify

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11. Lashify Control Kit

Best DIY lash extensions

Specifications
RRP: £115

‘An extraordinary innovation in the world of false eyelashes. The Lashify system allows you to have natural, fluttery lashes that are delicate and so easy to apply yourself at home.’

Caroline Barnes, makeup artist

Dermalogica

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12. Dermalogica Smart Response Serum

Best anti- ageing serum

Specifications
RRP: £130 for 30ml

‘This serum uses clever technology that adapts to your skin’s needs to leave it plump and smooth.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

The Light Salon Boost LED Mask

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13. The Light Salon Boost LED Mask

Best skin tool for all-round anti-ageing

Specifications
RRP: £395

‘Use a few times a week to noticeably calm redness, boost collagen and leave skin looking rejuvenated. There’s nothing to do except lie back and relax when you use this device, which is perfect for a little bit of TLC!’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Floral street

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14. Floral Street Scentschool In A Box

Best fragrance innovation

Specifications
RRP: £24

‘This online masterclass is a lovely way to discover your new signature scent. Great fun (I did it with my mum, over a glass of wine), and would make a nice gift.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Flat lay co

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15. The Flat Lay Co. Open Flat Makeup Bag

Best make-up bag

Specifications
RRP: £19.99

‘Such a simple idea, but so clever. Keep all your make-up in one place, but see it at a glance when you lay the bag flat on a surface. I really like that it’s easy to throw in the wash too.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Best new launch

innersense

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16. Innersense Detox Hair Mask

Best for healthy hair

Specifications
RRP: £28 for 118ml

‘For shiny, healthy hair, this is lovely. So gentle for a detox product and has a divine smell too.’

Jennie Roberts, hairstylist

Biolage

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17. Biolage ColorBalm Color Depositing Conditioner

Best for DIY hair colour

Specifications
RRP: £22.50 for 250ml

‘Lots of lovely shades to give a temporary change. Left my hair so shiny too.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Dr Esho Lip care

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18. Esho Lip Care

Best for lips

Specifications
RRP: From £18

‘Everything your lips need, from lip expert Dr Esho. Who knew I needed serums for my lips? Lovely to apply—and thanks to powerful ingredients such as peptides and algae, my lips look better after use, no needles required.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Biolage

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19. BioEffect EGF Power Cream

Best moisturiser

Specifications
RRP: £165 for 50ml

‘Smoothed, plumped and left my skin looking fresh.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Ultra Violette

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20. Ultra Violette Queen Screen Lightweight Skinscreen SPF 50+

Best SPF

Specifications
RRP: £36 for 50ml

‘This is lovely. Smells nice, applies well, and leaves skin looking glowy and dewy. It’s like using a beautiful skincare product, not a heavy SPF. A new fave discovery.’

Fiona McKim, senior beauty editor

Legology

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21. Legology Peach-Lite Super Lift For The Derrière

Best for a smoother derrière

Specifications
RRP: £55 for 175m

Launches 8th September

‘I am dubious about things that promise a smoother bum, as nothing can really shift cellulite, but this leaves skin genuinely feeling less lumpy. I’d use it before a holiday.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

NYK1

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22. NYK1 Brow Force Eyebrow Growth Serum

Best for better brows

Specifications
RRP: £69.95 for 8ml

‘If you over-plucked and your brows didn’t grow back, stick with this for six weeks, and brows will look thicker and less patchy.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

St Tropez

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23. St Tropez Tan x Ashley Graham Limited Edition Ultimate Glow Kit

Best for self-tan

Specifications
RRP: £38 for 200ml

‘The mousse blends easily and smells less biscuity than other tans. I didn’t get any streaks and the bronze glow lasted for a week before it started to fade. Love this kit.’

Stephanie Maylor, beauty editor

Bodycare

Grown Alchemist

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24. Grown Alchemist Anti-Bacterial Hand Cream

Best hand cream

Specifications
RRP: £18 for 65ml

‘I love the nourishing and anti-bac combo, the cool recyclable tube and the totally ungreasy texture.’

Fiona McKim, senior beauty editor

L'Occitane

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25. L’Occitane Youth Hand Cream

Best youth booster for hands

Specifications
RRP: £24 for 75ml

‘Great texture, smell, ingredients and results. Love this. It feels like you’re healing your hands!’

Jennie Roberts, hairstylist

Cantu

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26. Cantu Skin Therapy Shea Butter Nourishing Body Cream

Best for nourishing skin

Specifications
RPP: £7.99 for 240g

'Smells delicious, is buttery-rich and nourishing, and a bargain to boot.’

Fiona McKim, senior beauty editor

Ameliorate Transforming Body Lotion

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27. Ameliorate Transforming Body Lotion

Best for smoother skin

Specifications
RRP: £40 for 500ml

‘Great for smoothing and refining bumpy, rough skin. Used regularly, it really works.’

Ruby Hammer, makeup artist

Neal’s Yard Remedies Wild Rose Body Polish

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28. Neal’s Yard Remedies Wild Rose Body Polish

Best body smoother

Specifications
RRP: £22.50 for 150ml

‘Full of natural oils and crushed seeds (a nice mix of textures). Smells like an English garden.’

Fiona McKim, senior beauty editor

Dr Lipp BFF Balm

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29. Dr Lipp BFF Balm

Best for dry patches

Specifications
RRP: £18 for 75ml

‘Works wonders on dry lips, elbows and knees. A staple in my kit.‘

Emma North, beauty writer

Sanctuary Spa White Lily & Damask Rose Himalayan Salt Scrub

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30. Sanctuary Spa White Lily & Damask Rose Himalayan Salt Scrub

Best salt scrub

Specifications
RRP: £10 for 300g

‘Satisfyingly “scrubby” and left my skin feeling smooth and coated in a fine veil of almond oil. Very nice.‘

Stephanie Maylor, beauty editor

Flamingo Pomelo & Silver Razor

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31. Flamingo Pomelo & Silver Razor

Best for hair removal

Specifications
RRP: £8

‘Easy to control and a very smooth, non-irritating shave. I’d buy this.'

Stephanie Maylor, beauty editor

NEOM Organic London Real Luxury Magnesium Body Butter

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32. NEOM Organic London Real Luxury Magnesium Body Butter

Best for calming body and mind

Specifications
RRP: £36 for 200g

‘Instant luxury. Plus the lavender and jasmine feel utterly relaxing and calming on the soul.’

Caroline Barnes, makeup artist

The Solution Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Body Lotion

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33. The Solution Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Body Lotion

Best for plumping skin

Specifications
RRP: £9.99 for 200ml

‘Smells light and fresh, soaks in effortlessly. A great everyday body lotion!’

Fiona McKim, senior beauty editor

This Works Stress Check CBD Body Cocoon

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34. This Works Stress Check CBD Body Cocoon

Best for sensitive skin

Specifications
RRP: £25 for 250ml

‘The scent was immediately calming and it felt cooling on the skin, as well as soothing dry, itchy patches.’

Stephanie Maylor, beauty editor

Patchology Poshpeel Pedi Cure

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35. Patchology Poshpeel Pedi Cure

Best for feet

Specifications
RRP: £18

‘More luxurious than your average foot-peeling sock! The combined acids get to work quickly too—I was in shedding mode by day four.’

Stephanie Maylor, beauty editor

Fragrance

Floral street

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36. Floral Street x Van Gogh Museum Sunflower Pop Eau De Parfum

Best fragrance for her

Specifications
RRP: £60 for 50ml

‘I love the scent and its eco credentials.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Floral Street x Van Gogh Museum Sunflower Pop Eau De Parfum

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37. MILLER HARRIS RÊVERIE DE BERGAMOTE EAU DE PARFUM

Best unisex fragrance

Specifications
RRP: £115 for 100m

‘A fresh, woodsy scent.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Rituals The Ritual of Sakura Scented Candle

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38. Rituals The Ritual of Sakura Scented Candle

Best candle

Specifications
RRP: £19.90 for 290g

'A good price, chic packaging and a nice, soothing scent. Lovely.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Aromatherapy Associates The Atomiser

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39. Aromatherapy Associates The Atomiser

Best atomiser

Specifications
RRP: £120

‘Easy to use, and you can charge it up and move it around without a flex–genius.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Make-up

Chantecaille Just Skin Anti-Smog Tinted Moisturizer SPF15

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40. Chantecaille Just Skin Anti-Smog Tinted Moisturizer SPF15

Best tinted moisturiser

Specifications
RRP: £72 for 50g

‘Evens out imperfections without being too heavy. Gives a great soft-focus effect.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Erborian CC Crème

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41. Erborian CC Crème

Best CC cream

Specifications
RRP: £39 for 45ml

‘This gives a subtle dose of colour to even out the skin, without masking it. Perfect for a fresh-faced glow!’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Ciaté Superfruit Burst Citrus AHA Primer

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42. Ciaté Superfruit Burst Citrus AHA Primer

Best primer

Specifications
RRP: £24 for 40ml

‘Brightening and smoothing without being too greasy. Good for oily skin.’

Ruby Hammer, makeup artist

Studio 10 Age Repair Perfect Canvas SPF30 Foundation

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43. Studio 10 Age Repair Perfect Canvas SPF30 Foundation

Best foundation for mature skin

Specifications
RRP: £34

‘Great for mature skin. Love the blurring effect it has on skin, and the sun protection too.’

Ruby Hammer, makeup artist

Ordinary concealer

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44. The Ordinary Concealer

Best concealer

Specifications
RRP: £4.90

‘Good range of shades. Covers eye circles and blemishes without being too thick and sitting in lines.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

PS...Pro Longwear Natural Luminous Serum Foundation

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45. PS...Pro Longwear Natural Luminous Serum Foundation

Best radiance- boosting foundation

Specifications
RRP: £6

‘A brilliant formula at an excellent price. Everything you’d want from a lightweight foundation.’

Caroline Barnes, makeup artist

Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Bronzer

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46. Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Bronzer

Best bronzer

Specifications
RRP: £39

‘The huge bronzer pan makes it easy to whisk a brush over, creating a soft tan. I love the matte texture and the chic packaging.’

Caroline Barnes, makeup artist

Sculpted by Aimee Connolly Cream Luxe Collection in Blush Peach Pop

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47. Sculpted by Aimee Connolly Cream Luxe Collection in Blush Peach Pop

Best cream blush

Specifications
RRP: £16

‘This has been my coral blush of choice this summer. I love the texture, packaging and color.’

Caroline Barnes, makeup artist

Pixi On-The-Glow Blush

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48. Pixi On-The-Glow Blush

Best sheer blush

Specifications
RRP: £18

‘Easy to apply and blend. Gives a very sheer wash of colour and a nice effect on lips too.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Trish McEvoy Liquid Face Color

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49. Trish McEvoy Liquid Face Color

Best liquid blush

Specifications
RRP: £27

‘A beautiful sheer blush that will look seamless in natural light.’

Caroline Barnes, makeup artist

Suqqu Signature Color Eyes

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50. Suqqu Signature Color Eyes

Best eyeshadow

Specifications
RRP: £48

‘Beautifully curated, easy-to-blend palettes with great pigment pay-off. Suqqu makes eyeshadow simple.’

Caroline Barnes, makeup artist

Charlotte Tilbury Look Of Love Lipstick in K.I.S.S.I.N.G

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51. Charlotte Tilbury Look Of Love Lipstick in K.I.S.S.I.N.G

Best lipstick

Specifications
RRP: £28

‘A classic formula, modern tones and glamorous packaging. Charlotte Tilbury is always a delight to use.’

Caroline Barnes, makeup artist

KIKO Milano Maxi Mod Mascara

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52. KIKO Milano Maxi Mod Mascara

Best mascara

Specifications
RRP: £9.99

‘The small wand gets right into the lashes to curl and volumise—with no flaking or smudging. Impressive.’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

CND Vinylux 2-in-1 Nail Polish in Negligee

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53. CND Vinylux 2-in-1 Nail Polish in Negligee

Best for nails

Specifications
RRP: £11.95

‘Great packaging, great colour and the top coat gives a long-lasting shine.’

Caroline Barnes, makeup artist

Skincare

Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Mist

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54. Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Mist

Best facial Best spritz

Specifications
RRP: £22 for 30ml

‘Just a few spritzes are all you need for a calming, spa-like vibe. The fine mist delicately sprays your skin, rather than soaking it.’

Caroline Barnes, makeup artist

Murad Vita-C Triple Exfoliating Facial

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55. Murad Vita-C Triple Exfoliating Facial

Best DIY microdermabrasion

Specifications
RRP: £67 for 80ml

My skin was smoother and more radiant after just one use. Friends commented on how fab it looked!’

Sarah Cooper-White, beauty director

Alpha-H Liquid Gold Midnight Reboot Serum

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56. Alpha-H Liquid Gold Midnight Reboot Serum

Best serum for night-time repair

Specifications
RRP: £69.99 for 50ml

'An interesting combination of glycolic acid and retinol to give skin a boost. I’d really recommend this to transform tired, dull skin overnight.’

Caroline Barne

Rhug Estate Replenishing Mask With Rhug Honey

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57. Rhug Estate Replenishing Mask With Rhug Honey

Best nourishing mask

Specifications
RRP: £75 for 50ml

‘Restored the bounce and glow to my dull complexion. Combination-skin types will love the decongesting clay. Worth the splurge.‘

Emma North

Institut Esthederm Osmoclean Gentle Deep Pore Cleanser

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58. Institut Esthederm Osmoclean Gentle Deep Pore Cleanser

Best for a deep cleanse

Specifications
RRP: £22 for 75ml

‘Adore! Nourishing and gentle on my skin, but really felt like I had deeply cleansed my pores, especially after wearing make-up and SPF all day.’

Emma North

Champneys Mini Mask Pamper Set

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59. Champneys Mini Mask Pamper Set

Best gift set

Specifications
RRP: £19.99

‘A spa weekend in a box. The eye mask really smoothed my fine lines (and the serum smelled amazing), but the star of the show was the hand mask – what a relaxing treat.’

Steph Maylor

Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser

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60. Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser

Best cleanser for all skin

Specifications
RRP: £28.50 for 200ml and two cloths

‘The cleanser I always come back to. It blasts away make-up and never fails to make my skin look healthy, with no sign of tightness'

Stephanie Maylor

Faace Menopause Faace Mask

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61. Faace Menopause Faace Mask

Best soothing mask

Specifications
RRP: £29 for 100ml

‘Rehydrates skin without being too greasy, and feels so soothing. It’s fantastic for skin that’s playing up.’

Charley Williams-Howitt

Whind Oasis Fresh Dissolving Jelly Cleanser

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62. Whind Oasis Fresh Dissolving Jelly Cleanser

Best cleanser for a glow

Specifications
RRP: £32 for 120ml

‘A real glow getter and a great lightweight cleanser for hot days. I’d recommend it to everyone!’

Emma North

Forever living

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63. Forever Smoothing Exfoliator

Best daily exfoliator

Specifications
RRP: £17.72 for 60ml

‘A brilliant basic exfoliator. Gently buffs off dead cells to leave skin smooth and soft.’

Emma North

Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula Coconut Monoï Luminous Hydration Facial Oil

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64. Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula Coconut Monoï Luminous Hydration Facial Oil

Best affordable face oil

Specifications
RRP: £9.99 for 30ml

‘Lightweight, non greasy and left my skin glowing.’

Charley Williams-Howitt

Avant R.N.A Radical Firmness Anti-Ageing Serum

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65. Avant R.N.A Radical Firmness Anti-Ageing Serum

Best Firming Serum

Specifications
RRP: £104 for 30ml

‘Absorbs well and plumps lines. The science makes it worth the price.’

Emma North

Allies of Skin Promise Keeper Blemish Sleeping Facial

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66. Allies of Skin Promise Keeper Blemish Sleeping Facial

Best problem solver

Specifications
RRP: £115 for 50ml

‘The formula is lightweight and feels good on the skin. Zaps spots, but leaves skin hydrated, not dry, after use.’

Jess Beech

Allies of Skin 20% Vitamin C Brighten + Firm Serum

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67. Allies of Skin 20% Vitamin C Brighten + Firm Serum

Best vitamin C serum

Specifications
RRP: £85 for 30ml

‘Brings a glow to your skin without any irritation.’

Steph Maylor

Super Facialist Hexapeptide 9 Anti-Ageing Advanced Extra Firming Serum

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68. Super Facialist Hexapeptide 9 Anti-Ageing Advanced Extra Firming Serum

Best plumping Serum

Specifications
RRP: £21 for 30ml

‘Punches well above its price bracket – a little goes a long way, and my skin immediately felt soft, silky and plumped.'

Steph Maylor

SkinCeuticals Silymarin CF Antioxidant Vitamin-C Serum for Oily/Blemish-Prone Skin

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69. SkinCeuticals Silymarin CF

Best serum for oily skin

Specifications
RRP: £145 for 30ml

‘An extremely effective product for anyone with oily skin who is struggling with breakouts and pimples. It reduces the oil in the skin, without drying it out.’

Caroline Barnes

Dr Nina Bal Face Sculpt Serum

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70. Dr Nina Bal Face Sculpt Serum

Best refining serum

Specifications
RRP: £120 for 30ml

‘Give this a couple of weeks and it should soften and refine your skin texture.’

Alice Hart-Davis

J’tanicals Floral Collagen Magic CBD Face Oil

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71. J’tanicals Floral Collagen Magic CBD Face Oil

Best luxury face oil

Specifications
RRP: £79.95 for 30ml

‘For a dry, sensitive skin, this is just lovely. There’s a thoughtful blend of skin- supporting oils and it is mercifully fragrance free.‘

Alice Hart-Davis

Patchology Rosé Sheet Mask

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72. Patchology Serve Chilled Rosé Sheet Mask

Best sheet mask

Specifications
RRP: £8

‘I love a sheet mask and this one is amazing. My skin looked glowing and my fine lines were plumped.’

Steph Maylor

Kate Somerville KateCeuticals Total Repair Cream

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73. Kate Somerville KateCeuticals Total Repair Cream

Best moisturiser for all-round care

Specifications
RRP: £105 for 30ml

‘Smells lovely, feels light and leaves skin velvety and soft. Reduces the look of wrinkles, redness and dehydration.’

Ruby Hammer

Charlotte Tilbury Invisible UV Flawless Poreless Primer

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74. Charlotte Tilbury Invisible UV Flawless Poreless Primer

Best pre-make-up moisturiser

Specifications
RRP: £39 for 30ml

‘Perfect for dry skin or anyone lacking glow, this blurring SPF does so many great things - it primes, protects and gives skin a glamorous, rose-tinted gleam.’

Fiona McKim

BioEffect Hydrating Cream

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75. BioEffect Hydrating Cream

Best hydrating moisturiser

Specifications
RRP: £90 for 50ml

‘Top marks! A glossy, unfragranced hydrator with plant-derived epidermal growth factors to stimulate the skin without freaking it out.’

Fiona McKim

Cetaphil PRO Moisturising Night Cream

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76. Cetaphil PRO Moisturising Night Cream

Best night cream

Specifications
RRP: £14.99 for 50ml

‘Night creams don’t come much more straightforward than this. It’s inexpensive, it’s fragrance free and it has reliable, hydrating ingredients.’

Alice Hart-Davis

SPF + Tanning

Ultra Violette Extreme Screen Hydrating Body + Hand Skinscreen SPF 50+

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77. Ultra Violette Extreme Screen Hydrating Body + Hand Skinscreen SPF 50+

Best SPF for body

Specifications
RRP: £27 for 150ml

‘My skin felt protected and moisturised. My new fave.’

Steph Maylor

Skingredients Skin Shield SPF 50

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78. Skingredients Skin Shield SPF 50

Best SPF for face

Specifications
RRP: £41 for 50ml

‘I loved this. High protection without being heavy, and a non-greasy finish. 10 out of 10.’

Ruby Hammer

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 30

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79. Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 30

Best SPF to wear under makeup

Specifications
RRP: £30 for 50ml

‘Leaves zero chalkiness. Easy to blend and sits well under make-up.’

Emma North

Gatineau Tan Accelerating Lotion Before/After Sun Care

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80. Gatineau Tan Accelerating Lotion Before/After Sun Care

Best aftersun

Specifications
RRP: £49 for 400ml

‘Hydrates skin and adds a subtle glow. Works brilliantly as an aftersun to maintain your colour on holiday.’

Caroline Barnes

Coco & Eve Sunny Honey Bali Bronzing Foam

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81. Coco & Eve Sunny Honey Bali Bronzing Foam

Best self-tan foam

Specifications
RRP: £25.90 for 200ml

‘So hydrating, gives great colour and fades evenly all over. It also lasts a really long time.’

Emma North

Tan-Luxe Super Glow Night Repair

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82. Tan-Luxe Super Glow Night Repair

Best overnight tan

Specifications
RRP: £39 for 30ml and 15ml