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You voted: The 56 best beauty products of 2015

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You voted: The 56 best beauty products of 2015

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Beauty Grand Prix 2015 winners: Makeup

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Primer: Under $30

Mattify skin with this primer, which Caroline Kazor of Gravenhurst, Ont., said feels like “cashmere for the skin.” Bourjois Paris Happy Light Luminous Serum Primer ($23), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: Like roses? This is the face mask for you

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Primer: Over $30

Pat Krohling of Lethbridge, Alta., received the ultimate compliment from her teenage daughter when wearing this product: “She told me my face looked airbrushed!” Smashbox Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Foundation Primer ($49), at sephora.com.   READ MORE: The new way to do opulence, as seen at Michael Kors

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Concealer: Under $20

Available in three neutral hues, this product covers and—thanks to antioxidants and trademarked active ingredients—corrects everything from dark circles to sun spots. Marcelle CC Concealer + Corrector ($12.95), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: 5 contouring products for people who don't know how to contour

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Concealer: Over $20

This pigment-rich cover-up includes aloe vera and coffee for an instant wakeup call to the eyes. Clarins Instant Concealer ($26), at clarins.com.     READ MORE: Apply your skincare products in this order for maximum benefits

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Face luminizer: All categories

This highlighter gives you luminous skin without disco-ball glitter. Clarins Instant Light Radiance Boosting Complexion Base ($37), at clarins.com. READ MORE: 7 highlighters to make you look more awake than you feel

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Tinted cream: Under $20

The secret to the no-makeup makeup look? A light formula that blurs imperfections and redness. Maybelline New York Dream Fresh BB Cream ($11), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: How to get Cara Delevingne's natural nude makeup look

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Tinted cream: Between $20 & $40

Jen Dagelis of Saskatoon, Sask., felt “love at first application” for this illuminating pigment, which has replaced her foundation. Marcelle CC Cream CDA SPF 35 ($29.95), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: 7 things that may be breaking you out

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Tinted cream: Over $40

The glow from this luxe sheer tint will have people thinking you just came back from a holiday in Ibiza. Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Fluid ($52), at Chanel beauty counters, chanel.com.   READ MORE: The hottest beauty buys for fall

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Bronzer: Under $30

With no unflattering orange undertones, this bronzer gives a sun-kissed look without the UV damage. Rimmel London Natural Bronzer ($9), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: A case for adding glitter and (more) eyeliner to your makeup wardrobe right now

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Bronzer: Over $30

Amino-acid derivatives ensure long-lasting colour without making skin look dry or chalky. Lise Watier Havana Bronzing Powder ($32), at lisewatier.com.   READ MORE: How to get the skin you've always dreamed of

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Lipstick: Under $15

“It feels good on my lips and is very smooth and creamy,” said Tara Colton of Oakville, Ont., about this buildable lip colour. CoverGirl Colorlicious Lipstick ($9), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: The most seductive red lipsticks for your skin tone

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Lipstick: Over $15

Consider this a triple threat–as nourishing as a balm with the shine of a subtle gloss and the pigment of a lipstick.   Lise Watier Rouge Fondant Suprême Lipstick ($25), at lisewatier.com. READ MORE: 4 beauty trends to try this fall

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Eyeshadow: All categories

This eyeshadow was the clear winner thanks to its durable formula containing antioxidant Labrador-tea extract. Jurors also loved its user-friendly texture: no brush required. Lise Watier Ombre Soufflé Suprême ($25), at lisewatier.com. READ MORE: A case for adding glitter and (more) eyeshadow to your makeup wardrobe, right now

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Eyeliner: Under $20

This waterproof and smudgeproof gel liner is guaranteed to last from sunrise to...sunrise. Maybelline New York Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner ($12), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: 7 beauty books every beauty lover needs to read

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Eyeliner: Over $20

It’s easy to recreate fall/winter 2015’s showcase of eyeliner trends with this marker-like applicator. Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner ($29), at sephora.com.   READ MORE: How to pick the right foundation for your skintone

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Mascara: Under $20

Vitamins and peptides lengthen and thicken lashes in a non-irritating formula. Marcelle Xtension Plus + Prolash Growth Complex Mascara ($14.95), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: 13 fall fragrances you need to know about

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Mascara: Over $20

A combo of short and long bristles and plumping formula ensure instant volume and lush colour in a single stroke. Chanel Le Volume ($38), at Chanel beauty counters, chanel.com.   READ MORE: Hair upgrades for every comfort level

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Nail polish: Under $15

What’s better than an intense, long-lasting formula? A brush that allows for its “flawless application in just two swipes,” said juror Melanie Perras of Ottawa about this reigning champ. Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure ($9.50), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: 7 beauty secrets from Gisele's makeup artist

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Nail polish: Over $15

Jurors considered this the gold standard of polish thanks to its rich pigment and Chilean-rose-oil-enriched formula. YSL La Laque Couture ($27), at YSL counters.   READ MORE: 7 highlighters to make you look more awake than you feel

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Beauty Grand Prix 2015 winners: Face

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Facial moisturizer: Under $30

Work-life balance doesn’t exist for this multi-tasker that uses soy complex to improve skin tone, texture and brightness and lessen the appearance of brown spots. Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 15 ($22), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: The face oils trend goes global with The Body Shop's new Oils of Life collection

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Facial moisturizer: Between $30 & $40

“I feel five years younger,” said Alyssa Lamontagne of Alma, Que., about this potent blend of thermal water, red-algae extract and moisture-grabbing hyaluronic acid. Vichy Aqualia Thermal Light ($39.50), at drugstores and mass-market retailers. READ MORE: 5 globally-sourced ingredients we can't get enough of

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Facial moisturizer: Over $40

With shea butter, canola-oil derivatives and free-radical-blocking antioxidant blue ginger, this rich cream pampers and protects skin. Chanel Hydra Beauty Creme ($90), at chanel.com.   READ MORE: 7 things that may be breaking you out

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Serum: Under $50

Thirsty skin will love this ultra-hydrating fluid that jump-starts the skin’s ability to moisturize. Bioderma Hydrabio Serum ($43), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: Apply your skincare products in this order for maximum benefits

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Serum: Between $50 & $70

Regenerative molecules target stress and fatigue (a therapy session for your face). IDC Regen Boost ($69.95), at idcdermo.com.   READ MORE: Like roses? This is the face mask for you

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Serum: Over $70

Micro-beads filled with honey and royal jelly burst when they make contact with skin, releasing the benefits of this golden elixir. Guerlain Abeille Royale Daily Repair Serum ($175) at Guerlain counters.   READ MORE: 4 beauty trends to try this fall

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Anti-aging day cream: Under $50

Time seems to speed up as we get older, but our skin's cell renewal slows right down. Gentle exfoliating acid LHA helps put it on fast forward again.   L'Oréal Paris Age Perfect Cell Renewal Day Cream SPF 15 ($36), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: How to get the skin you've always dreamed of

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Anti-aging day cream: Between $50 & $80

This made-in-Quebec cream boasts an army of active ingredients. Jurors also loved the pump dispenser, which ensures that you don’t waste a drop. IDC Regen Express Multi-Benefit Care ($59.95), at idcdermo.com. READ MORE: 8 lipticks ELLE Canada editors swear by

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Eye-contour care: Over $80

Sure, it was created for women over 50, but this rich formula, made with organic harungana extract from a Madagascan “healing” tree, is a beauty must-have because of winter. Clarins Super Restorative Day Cream ($122), at clarins.com.   READ MORE: 15 beauty brands with Canadian connections

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Night cream: Under $60

Apply this gel-textured cream before bed and smooth wrinkles while you sleep. Nuxe Merveillance Expert Regenerating Night Cream ($55), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: A foolproof guide to contouring

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Night cream: Over $60

Jurors loved this cream's scent and its immediate firming and moisturizing effects. Clarins Extra-Firming Night Rejuvenating Cream ($90), at clarins.com.   READ MORE: 14 skincare hacks for sensitive skin

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Moisturizing face mask: All categories

This creamy mask is like a tall glass of water for dehydrated skin. Bonus: Sorbier-bud extract helps to boost circulation. Clarins HydraQuench Cream-Mask ($36), at clarins.com. READ MORE: The 10 beauty trends you need to know for F/W 2015

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Facial exfoliant: Under $15

Bid adieu to dull skin with this refreshing scrub. St. Ives Even & Bright Pink Lemon & Mandarin Orange Scrub ($7), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: How to pick the right foundation for your skin tone

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Facial exfoliant: Over $15

Micro-beads perform double duty, exfoliating flaky skin while working to tighten pores. Clarins Gentle Refiner Exfoliating Cream ($34), at clarins.com. READ MORE: The new way to do opulence, as seen at Michael Kors

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Makeup remover: Under $15

This foaming cleanser removes excess oil and impurities without irritating skin. Neutrogena Ultra Gentle Daily Cleanser Foaming Formula ($13), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: 5 globally-sourced ingredients we can't get enough of

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Makeup remover: Over $15

Micellar water easily wipes away makeup without your having to scrub or rinse. Bioderma Sensibio H20 Make-Up Removing Micelle Solution ($20), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: 13 fall fragrances you need to know about

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Eye-makeup remover: Under $10

These aloe-vera-infused wipes are ideal for makeup removal on the go. Olay Clean & Mild Make-Up Remover Cloths ($7 for 20), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: How to get Cara Delevingne's natural nude makeup look

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Eye-makeup remover: Over $10

Oil,water and cucumber extract gently remove makeup without leaving a greasy film. Marcelle Gentle Make-up Remover ($14.95), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: The hottest beauty buys for fall

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Eye-contour care: Under $50

Jurors loved the applicator that comes with this product. “The metal tip felt cool around my eyes, which was soothing,” said Brenda Penton of Kippens, N.L. L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Miracle Blur Instant Eye Smoother ($30), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: Apply your skincare products in this order for maximum benefits

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Eye-contour care: Over $50

This cream contains Labrador-tea extract to help protect skin against damaging free radicals from UV rays and pollution. Lise Watier Age Control Supreme the Eye Care ($68), at lisewatier.com. READ MORE: 7 books every beauty lover needs to read

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Beauty Grand Prix 2015 winners: Body

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Body moisturizer: Under $20

Colloidal oatmeal is what helps make this lotion moisturizing and soothing. Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion ($14), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: 5 globally-sourced ingredients we can't get enough of

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Body moisturizer: Between $20 & $40

Skin feels baby soft after you apply this rich, but never greasy, lotion. Biotherm Lait Corporel Hydrating Body Milk ($29), at biotherm.ca.   READ MORE: 4 nail artists on why they are over the traditional nail accent

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Body moisturizer: Over $40

All skin types benefit from slathering on this hydrating lotion that contains shea butter and orange-blossom wax. Clarins Moisture-Rich Body Lotion ($44), at clarins.com. READ MORE: 5 beauty products to up your beauty game

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Hand cream: All categories

Jurors raved about the fruity scent of this cream. Carling Zuber-Vescio of Thunder Bay, Ont., also commented on how well the combination of shea butter, avocado and grape moisturized her dry hands: “It absorbed quickly but lasted throughout the day. Everyone wanted to borrow it!” Caudalie Creme Gourmande Hand and Nail Cream ($19), at sephora.com. READ MORE: How to get Gigi Hadid's statement nails

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Beauty Grand Prix 2015 winners: Hair

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Shampoo & conditioner: Under $30

This duo is loaded with cactus extract to hydrate both hair and scalp.   Clear Intense Hydration Shampoo and Conditioner ($8.49 each), at drugstores and mass-market retailers. READ MORE: Iconic celebrity looks that may inspire your next haircut or colour

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Shampoo & conditioner: Over $30

Jurors liked that this moisturizing pair left their hair smelling “fresh.” Kérastase Paris Bain Satin 1 Irisome ($39) and Lait Vital Irisome ($45), at kerastase.com.   READ MORE: 8 products to up your beauty game

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Colour-protection shampoo & conditioner: Under $20

Of all the products she tested, one juror said this diamond-dust-infused pair were her “by far favourite.” Wella Brilliance Shampoo and Conditioner ($14 each), at salons nationwide. READ MORE: 5 days of gorgeous hair

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Colour-protection shampoo & conditioner: Over $20

This sulphate-free duo uses amino-ions to lock in colour. Redken Color Extend Magnetics Sulfate-Free Shampoo and Conditioner ($21 each), at redken.ca. READ MORE: 4 simple steps to luxury hair

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Dry shampoo: Under $20

Sarah Elliott of Calgary said her hair “went an extra two days without washing” when she used this product. Joico Instant Refresh Dry Shampoo ($19.95), at joico.com.   READ MORE: Could dry shampoo be ruining your hair?

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Dry shampoo: Over $20

Janice Katsof of Montreal liked that this product didn’t leave white residue on her dark hair. Amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo ($31.25), at salons nationwide.   READ MORE: Hair upgrades for every comfort level

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No-rinse conditioner for curly hair: All categories

"My curls were much more defined and far less frizzy while still soft, not crunchy,” said Rebecca Price of 100 Mile House, B.C. Sebastian Potion 9 Wearable Styling Treatment ($19.95), at sebastianprofessional.com. READ MORE: The 9 best products to get "rich girl" hair when you're on a budget

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Heat-resistant smoothing treatment: Under $20

This heat-activated treatment keeps hair frizz-free through three washes. TRESemmé 7 Day Keratin Smooth Heat Activated Treatment ($8), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: The 10 beauty trends you need to know for F/W 2015

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Heat-resistant smoothing treatment: Over $20

This mix of almond, argan and jojoba oils can be used to smooth and soften hair when it’s wet or dry. Wella Reconstructive Elixir Luxe Oil ($42), at salons nationwide.   READ MORE: How to get New York Fashion Week's "it" look - the braid crown

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Hair mask: Under $30

Slather on this argan-, cyperus- and linseed-oil mask for healthier-looking hair. Orofluido Mask ($22), at salons nationwide.   READ MORE: 8 products to up your beauty game

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Hair mask: Over $30

After using this mask, Navpreet Singh of Scarborough, Ont., said her hair “never felt so soft!” L’Oréal Professionnel Mythic Oil Nourishing Hair Masque ($30), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: 13 fall fragrances you need to know about

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Beauty Grand Prix 2015 winners: Men

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Facial moisturizer: All categories

This moisturizing cream has a gel-like texture that one juror said was “refreshing” when applied. Biotherm Homme Aquapower Hydrating Gel ($33), at biotherm.ca. READ MORE: 7 highlighters to make you look more awake than you feel

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Deodorant: All categories

This non-irritating formula keeps things fresh for 48 hours. Dove Men+Care Fresh Awake Anti-Perspirant ($7), at drugstores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: The 10 beauty trends you need to know for F/W 2015

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