The Telegraph Stella Smart Beauty Awards 2018 – voting now open

27 July 2018

The Telegraph today announced the biggest event in its beauty calendar, the launch of the Stella Smart Beauty Awards 2018.

Voting is now open for the Awards which celebrate the best of the beauty industry, aimed at an audience who want to take care of their skin and beauty regimes.

A combination of renowned industry experts alongside beauty lovers – Stella readers – have painstakingly analysed hundreds of beauty products and have picked 75 shortlisted products, including the Readers’ Choice Award: Best Ageless Skincare.

All products in the shortlist come with The Telegraph Beauty guarantee, ensuring that they are recommended as best-in-class for women looking for effective, personally recommended smart options.

The prestigious judging panel consists of:

Helena Christensen, model and photographer Ruby Hammer, Makeup Artist & Brand Creator Mary Greenwell, Makeup Artist Lan Nguyen-Grealis, Makeup Artist & Author Marianne Jones, Stella editor Sonia Haria, Telegraph beauty director Dominique Temple, Telegraph beauty editor

The five shortlisted products for Readers’ Choice Award: Best Ageless Skincare are:

Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturiser Clarins Double Serum Olay Beauty Fluid Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair La Mer Moisturizing Cream

The fifteen winning brands – including the Readers’ Choice Award – will be celebrated at an awards lunch on Friday 28 September.

On Sunday 30 September, all winning brands will be revealed in Stella magazine and at

Helena Christensen said: “I’m delighted to be involved with The Telegraph Stella Smart Beauty Awards. There are so many incredible beauty brands on the market and I hope our definitive list will help guide readers to find the products that really work!”

Ruby Hammer said: “It’s very exciting and encouraging to see strong new brands coming to the fore. I can’t wait to meet the winning brands at the Awards in September.”

Marianne Jones, Stella editor, said: “It’s very exciting that Stella is able to provide our loyal and dedicated audience a special way to celebrate the very best the beauty industry has to offer with these awards. Our strong relationship with our readers means we know how important skin and beauty products are to them and now they have a chance to choose their favourites. Get voting!”

Notes to Editors:

The Readers’ Choice Award offers an amazing competition prize of one of every shortlisted product – 75 in total – across all categories. The winning prize hamper equates to more than £4,000 worth of products.

Telegraph readers can vote here:

Closing date: 31 August 2018.

Shortlisted products by category are:

Best Serum Caudalie Le Premier Cru Vanderohe No.1 Nourishing Face Serum Origins Original Skin Renewal Serum Balance Me Vitamin C Serum + Hyaluronic Acid Tata Harper Resurfacing Serum Best Moisturiser Elemis Daily Defence SPF30 Allies of Skin All Day Pollution Moisturiser Shiseido Essential Energy Moisturiser Augustinus Bader The Rich Cream Bareminerals Rescue Defense SPF 30 Best Budget Smart Ager No 7 Line Correcting Booster Serum Avon Anew Ultimate Infinite Effects Night Treatment Cream Vichy Aqualia Thermal Serum L’oreal Paris Revitalift Filler Hyaluromask La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo II Best Base Nudestix Tinted Blur Stick IT Cosmetics CC Plus Dolce & Gabbana Millennial Skin YSl Touche Eclat All in One Glow Cover FX Power Play Foundation Best Bronzer or Blush Nars Liquid Blush Orgasm Charlotte Tilbury Cheek Duo in Seduce Blush Sensai Blooming Blush in Blooming Apricot Laura Mercier Blush Colour Infusion Glossier Cloud Paint Blush in Storm Best Lipstick Burberry Lip Velvet Crush in Copper Pink Tom Ford Lip Laquer in Pussycat Arden Beautiful Color Liquid Lip Gloss Finish Lancome Rosy Plump Max Factor Colour Elixir Cushion in Babystar Coral Best Eye Make-up Huda Beauty Coral Obsessions Dior Backstage Eye Palette in Cool Neutrals Mac Dazzleshadow in Let’s Roll Rimmel Wow Wings Mascara Chanel 3D Mascara Best Body Miracle PRAI Ageless Throat & Decolletage Serum Seed to Skin Body Balm Legology Anti Cellulite Oil Ameliorate Intensive Foot Treatment Modern Botany Deodorant Best Natural Product de Mamiel ‘Settle’ Oil Votary Intense Eye Oil Orveda Prebiotic Emulsion Kama Kokum and Almond Body Butter Susanne Kaufmann Hand Serum Best Haircare Kerastase Resistence Bain Extensioniste Aussie Pure Locks Foam Conditioner GHD Dressing Hair Brush Moroccanoil Mending Infusion Charles Worthington ColourPlex Toning Blue Shampoo Best High-Tech Tool Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Toothbrush Foreo UFO Dennis Gross Spectre-Lite Clarisonic Foundation Blending Brush Braun FaceSpa Pro 911 Epilator Best DIY Buy Hay’ou Jade Beauty Restorer Elequra Rose Quartz Sculpting Tool Teresa Tarmey Cryoball Nurse Jamie Instant Uplift Massaging Beauty Roller Swiss Clinic Skin Roller Best Eye Hero Olay Retinol Eye Cream Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Complex Dior Hydra Life Cooling Hydration Sorbet Eye 111 Skin Space Defense Eye Lift Gel Dr Sebagh De-Puff Eye Cream Best Fragrance Guerlain Meteorites Jo Malone Honeysuckle and Davina Calvin Klein Woman Prada Mandarine Fragrance Louis Vuitton LE Jour Se Leve Reader’s Choice Clarins Double Serum Creme de la Mer Olay Beauty Fluid Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturiser Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair

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