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Best Anti-Aging Exfoliator 2015

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant

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Best Anti-Aging Exfoliator 2015
WINNER 2015, 2010

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant

A few drops of water turn this ultra-fine powder into a creamy paste, then nonabrasive rice bran whisks away dead cells. "It's great for anyone with clogged pores," says N.Y.C. dermatologist Rosemarie Ingleton. Plus, the scrub contains licorice-which evens skin tone-and green tea to protect skin from free radicals.

$52
Best Lip Liner for Fair Skin 2015

MAC in Subculture

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Best Lip Liner for Fair Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2012

MAC in Subculture

This rosy taupe works as a base under brights or as a barrier for neutrals.

$16
Best Concealer for Medium-Fair and Medium-Dark Skin 2015

Clé de Peau Beauté in Beige

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Best Concealer for Medium-Fair and Medium-Dark Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2009, 2007

Clé de Peau Beauté in Beige

Not too yellow or olive, this cool sand shade blends easily on medium skin.

$70
Best Night Cream for Oily Skin 2015

SkinCeuticals Renew Overnight Oily

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Best Night Cream for Oily Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2012

SkinCeuticals Renew Overnight Oily

Good things come to those who wait—or those who apply this before bed. Five kinds of hydroxy acids slough dead skin, orange oil unplugs pores, and a blend of botanicals goes to work on fine lines. Of course it doesn’t hurt that "it smells good enough to eat," says N.Y.C. dermatologist Debra Jaliman.

$61
Best Blush for Medium-Fair Skin 2015

Nars in Orgasm

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Best Blush for Medium-Fair Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2007

Nars in Orgasm

The unrivaled twinkly peach takes cheeks on a natural high.

$30
Best Shaving Cream 2015

Aveeno Shaving Cream

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Best Shaving Cream 2015
WINNER 2015

Aveeno Shaving Cream

Blended, this gel turns into a creamy whip that's loaded with a moisturizing soy complex. "Studies show soy can reduce hair growth," says Dr. Francesca Fusco. "I like the dispenser—you can control how much comes out." 

$4
Best Scrub 2015

Caudalie Deep Cleansing

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Best Scrub 2015
WINNER 2015

Caudalie Deep Cleansing

Microparticles gently lift dead skin cells without any rips or tears, leaving skin primed for quenching grape pulp. "A lot of scrubs are made for oily skin," says Dr. Chiu. "This one is whipped and creamy, so it moiusturizers as it exfoliates. I don't know of any other like it." 

$35
Best Lip Gloss 2015

Chanel Glossimer

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Best Lip Gloss 2015
WINNER 2015

Chanel Glossimer

The wand may be square, but the modern colors and innovative texture are anything but. “It’s not too sticky, and it has push and body,” VanLeeuwen says. Wear it solo for a glassy shine and a whisper of color, or layer it on top of your favorite stain. “It marries with other colors beautifully.”

$30
Best Toner for Oily Skin 2015

Dickinson’s Original Witch Hazel

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Best Toner for Oily Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2014

Dickinson’s Original Witch Hazel

A true miracle of nature, this 148-year-old formula shrinks pores, controls slick T-zones, dries up blemishes, and even de-puffs eyes, says N.Y.C. dermatologist Francesca Fusco. Now, if only it could do the dishes!

Walgreens

$4 for 16 fl. oz.
Best Shampoo & Conditioner for Curly Hair 2015

Kérastase Nutritive Bain Oléo-Curl/OléoRelax Masque

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Best Shampoo & Conditioner for Curly Hair 2015
WINNER 2015, 2009

Kérastase Nutritive Bain Oléo-Curl/OléoRelax Masque

Instead of leaving tight ringlets shellacked, crispy, or greasy, these crystal-clear liquids lay down frizz with shorea and palm oils, says N.Y.C. stylist Gabrielle Corney. “If you’re going to straighten your hair, you’ll get an easier blow-dry.” If not, curls are left light and springy and parched ends are quenched.

$39/$63
Best Nail Polish for Fair Skin 2015

Essie in Mademoiselle

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Best Nail Polish for Fair Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2009

Essie in Mademoiselle

An innocent wedding-day pink that, unlike your gown, you can wear every day. 

$9
Best Paddle Brush 2015

Mason Pearson

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Best Paddle Brush 2015
WINNER 2015

Mason Pearson

Before shine spray, there was this mixed-bristle brush. Boar bristles— which resemble human hair’s structure, causing less tangles—pull oil from the scalp and rounded nylon spikes distribute it down to tips. Hair is left “smooth, glossy, and polished,” says Adir Abergel.

$205
Best Eye Cream for Dry Skin 2015

Neocutis Lumière

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Best Eye Cream for Dry Skin 2015
WINNER 2015

Neocutis Lumière

At a microscopic .05 millimeters, the skin around the eyes is the body’s thinnest, so it’s especially prone to drying out. This non-sensitizing formula won’t cause additional inflammation, says Dr. Mitchel Goldman. Even more, the moisture douse can “temporarily make fine lines disappear.” 

$90
Best Cleanser for Normal Skin 2015

Cetaphil Daily

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Best Cleanser for Normal Skin 2015
WINNER 2015

Cetaphil Daily

About as gentle as water itself, this non-soap, fragrance-free cleanser lifts dirt and makeup without leaving skin stripped, says N.Y.C. dermatologist Rosemarie Ingleton. “It’s mild, but it does the job.” 

$7 for 8 fl. oz.
Best Face Mask for Normal Skin 2015

SK-II Facial Treatment

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Best Face Mask for Normal Skin 2015
WINNER 2015

SK-II Facial Treatment

You may resemble Jason with this cotton cutout on your face. But after 10 minutes, “you’ll look like you had the best first date of your life,” says Dr. Hirsch. Pitera, the brand’s signature Japanese yeast extract, penetrates deeply, resulting in instantly smoother skin. 

$95 for six masks
Best Cleanser for Dry Skin 2015

CeraVe Hydrating

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Best Cleanser for Dry Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2014, 2012

CeraVe Hydrating

A multipurpose performer, this milky fluid rids skin of grime and boosts hydration. Chock- full of barrier-bolstering ceramides and hydrating fatty and hyaluronic acids, the odorless formula leaves skin soft and fresh- looking—feeling squeaky clean with no stings, says L.A. dermatologist Jessica Wu. Drugstore.com

$14 for 12 fl. oz.
Best Eye Shadow for Medium-Dark Skin 2015

CoverGirl in Melted Caramel

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Best Eye Shadow for Medium-Dark Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2014

CoverGirl in Melted Caramel

This metallic gold delivers a sophisticated sheen to lids.

$4
Best Daytime Moisturizer with SPF for Oily Skin 2015

EltaMD UV Clear SPF 46

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Best Daytime Moisturizer with SPF for Oily Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2014

EltaMD UV Clear SPF 46

Prone to clogged pores and persistent breakouts? The one-two punch of zinc sunblock and hyaluronic acid in this featherweight formula won’t aggravate acne, says Dr. Karyn Grossman. And niacinamide—an anti-inflammatory that controls sebum production—also guarantees you’ll be knocked out.

EltaMD

$32
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