ELLE editors from around the world name their favourite beauty products

Dec 24 2016 by
Categories : Makeup & nails

For the 5th annual ELLE International Beauty Awards, beauty editors from all 46 editions sifted through thousands of new products to find the best in the world.

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    Fragrance

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    CHANEL No. 5 L’Eau Eau de Toilette Spray ($119 for 50 mL). “Jasmine and rose are reunited in an even more luxurious way,” says Rozina Kouri, senior beauty editor at ELLE Greece. “The new version of the classic No. 5 is modern, fresh and vibrant without forgetting the heritage of the brand.” At chanel.com.
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    Hair Care

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    Shampoo: ORIBE Signature Shampoo ($39) is one of the most luxe shampoos ever made, says Melissa Chew, senior beauty editor at ELLE Singapore. “It leaves hair wonder- fully perfumed, smooth and bouncy.” At oribe.com.

    Conditioner: PHYTO Phytokératine Extrême Exceptional Cream ($48) leave-in cream makes hair look “shiny and moisturized and protects it against fading [due to] UV rays and pollution,” says Angélique Martel, beauty editor at ELLE Québec, who uses it to treat frizz when she air-dries her hair. At Phyto Canada.

    Hairstyling: KÉRASTASE L’Incroyable Blowdry ($43) is “the perfect blow-dry in a bottle,” says Barbara Huber, beauty director at ELLE Germany. “It creates flexible styles and allows you to restyle without reapplying.” At kerastase.ca.
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    Body

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    Body Moisturizer: THE BODY SHOP Spa of the World Hawaiian Kukui Cream ($36) “smells divine and makes skin as soft as a petal,” says Thi Khanh Ngoc Nguyen, senior beauty editor at ELLE Vietnam. “It’s love at first sniff.” At thebodyshop.ca.

    Suncare: LA ROCHE-POSAY The Anthelios range (Anthelios Mist SPF 50, $32, is shown here) is a French pharmacy star, says Elisabeth Martorell, beauty editor-in-chief at ELLE France. “In France, there isn’t a bag on the beach that doesn’t contain a bottle, stick or spray from this historic thermal-water brand.” At shoppersdrugmart.ca.
     
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    Makeup

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    Mascara: M.A.C COSMETICS InstaCurl Lash Mascara in Instablack ($27) is “better than espresso,” says Marta Rudowicz, deputy editor-in-chief and beauty director at ELLE Poland. “One coat super-curls your lashes and opens up your eyes – even at 5 a.m.” At maccosmetics.ca.

    Lip Colour: DIOR Rouge Dior Couture Colour Lipstick Comfort & Wear ($43) is “a true box-ticker of the highest order,” says Sophie Beresiner, beauty director at ELLE U.K., because of its intense pigment, satin finish, longevity and 50-shade colour range. At sephora.com.

    Foundation: SHISEIDO Synchro Skin Lasting Liquid Foundation ($58) collects the highest praise from Emily Dougherty, beauty director at ELLE U.S., who says it makes her “look like [she has] spent thousands and thousands on creams and dermatology visits." At thebay.com.
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    Face Care

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    Moisturizer: LANCÔME Énergie de Vie Liquid Care ($60) functions “like your favourite detox juice,” says Elif Tuncel, beauty editor
    at ELLE Turkey. “Its antioxidant-filled formula refreshes, energizes, hydrates and plumps the skin.” At lancome.ca.

    Anti-aging: SISLEY PARIS Sisleÿa l’Intégral Anti-Age Cream ($625) “changed the texture and tightness of my skin in just one month,” says Paulina Florencia, beauty editor at ELLE Mexico. At holtrenfrew.com.

    Mask: ESTÉE LAUDER Advanced Night Repair Concentrated Recovery PowerFoil Mask ($25) is a “clever self-heating mask [that] plumps, hydrates and revitalizes skin with a strong dose of Advanced Night Repair’s famed concentrate,” says Janna O’Toole, beauty and fitness director at ELLE Australia. At esteelauder.ca.
Categories: Makeup & nails