Welcome to the inaugural Buro Beauty Awards. Discover 50 of the best beauty game
changers, from lust-worthy lip colours to spectacular skincare.

1

THE CULT LIP COLOUR OF THE YEAR

The shades that were on everyone's lips

Nars

Audacious Lipstick in Mona

The shade Emma Stone wore to the Oscars this year

Nars

Audacious Lipstick in Mona

The shade Emma Stone wore to the Oscars this year

Yves Saint Laurent Beauté

Rouge Pur Couture in Le Rouge

Sexy and stylish, this classic scarlet suits all complexions

Burberry Beauty

Liquid Lip Velvet in Bright Plum

Super comfortable on your lips, we love this rich, purple red

Kylie Cosmetics

Lip Kit in 22

A brilliant, brick orange in a stunning, super matte finish

Urban Decay

Vice Lipstick in Firebird

This cool berry was a standout shade for us

2

THE MAKEUP THAT LOOKS LIKE YOUR SKIN... BUT BETTER

Second skin foundations and concealers that enhance your complexion

Dior

Diorskin Forever Perfect Cushion

A fresh, fluid texture that helps to disguise pores

Clé de Peau Beauté

Radiant Stick Foundation

A game-changing stick formula that transforms into a liquid

Yves Saint Laurent Beauté

Touché Éclat Le Teint

The foundation version of the cult Touch Éclat illuminator

Nars

Creamy Matte Complete Concealer

In 16 shades, so everyone can find a precise match

IT Cosmetics

Your Skin But Better CC Cream

‌‌‌Developed with plastic surgeons, this never creases

3

THE GENIUS BEAUTY PRODUCT WE WISH WE INVENTED

Styling, skin and makeup tools that changed the conversation

Dyson

Supersonic Hair Dryer

A revolutionary re-design of the humble hairdryer

Lancôme

Juicy Shaker

A hybrid lip oil and balm that intensely comforts

Skin Inc

Optimiser Voyage Tri-Light

Three light options for easy, at-home rejuvenation

artis

Brushes

Stylish brushes with exceptional functionality

ghd

Platinum Hair Styler

With six heat sensors for safer straightening

4

THE INSTANT GLOW GETTER

Miracle masks and illuminators that shine a light on your complexion

M.A.C

Strobe Cream

The original illuminator now comes in five shades

M.A.C

Strobe Cream

The original illuminator now comes in five shades

Becca

Shimmering Skin Perfector Liquid Highlighter

A liquid luminiser for that effortless glow

Guerlain

Météorites Base

The fresh gel texture melts in for plumped-up perfection

Tata Harper

Very Illuminating

Pure and luminous pearlescence in a jar

Allies of Skin

1A Overnight Mask

An antidote to dull skin from too many late nights

5

THE SCENT THAT MAKES AN ENTRANCE

Gorgeous fragrances that got us talking

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Maison Francis Kurkdjian

Aqua Celestia

The t-shirt of your fragrance wardrobe for everyday wear

Bulgari

Rose Goldea

Like a hundred fresh roses in one exquisite bottle

Zadig & Voltaire

This is Her!

Say oui to this understated, powdery scent

Tom Ford Beauty

Black Orchid

It’s love at first sniff with this opulent and sexy chypre

Louis Vuitton

Dans La Peau

Captures the scent of the luxury house’s leather bags

6

THE AGE ERASERS

Skincare that makes you look at least 5 years younger

Givenchy

L'Intemporel Creme Jour

An ultra-fine cream that wraps your skin in comfort

SK-II

Facial Treatment Essence

The cult skincare packed with 90 per cent miraculous pitera

Clarins

Extra-Firming Mask

An anti-ageing mask that soothes in every way

Clarins

Extra-Firming Mask

An anti-ageing mask that soothes in every way

Fresh

Black Tea Firming Corset Cream

Wraps around the face and neck so skin is lifted and firmed

Sulwhasoo

Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Cream EX

50 years of Korean ginseng heritage in a cream

7

THE CLEAN AND CLEAR CHAMP

Cleansers, masks and spot treatments that get the job done

Shu Uemura

Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil

This luxurious cleansing oil feels like cashmere on the skin

IDS

Spot Control

Spot treatment that’s gentle yet effective

Ania

Rhassoul Clay Mask

This clay mask deep cleans yet hydrates

Chanel

La Solution 10 De Chanel

Stripped down to just 10 ingredients for sensitive skin

GlamGlow

YouthCleanse Daily Exfoliating Cleanser

Transforms from a mud to a foam for gentle exfoliation

8

THE MARVEL THAT LEAVES YOU BRIGHT-EYED

Eye creams, masks and liners that wake up tired peepers

Make Up For Ever

Aqua XL Eye Pencil

Long-lasting liner in a rainbow’s worth of shades

Make Up For Ever

Aqua XL Eye Pencil

Long-lasting liner in a rainbow’s worth of shades

Shiseido

Vital Perfection Wrinkle Lift Cream and Mask

An intensive duo packed with retinol to erase pesky line

Kiehl's

Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado

A gentle cream that doesn’t migrate into the eye area

Estée Lauder

Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Synchronized Complex II

Fights all the signs of ageing around your peepers

Sulwhasoo

Snowise Brightening Eye Serum

Removes dullness while cooling down the undereye area

9

THE BAD HAIR DAY BANISHER

Shampoos, treatments and styling products that put an end to tress distress

Kérastase

Dermo-Calm Smoothing Calming Masque

A mask specially for sensitised scalps

Kevin.Murphy

Smooth Again Wash & Rinse

Dynamic duo that smoothes and tames unruly hair

Alterna

Caviar CC Cream

A luxury, leave-in product with 10 different benefits

John Frieda

Frizz Ease Original Six Effects Hair Serum

The original frizz-fighter helps repel humidity

Aveda

Damage Remedy Split End Repair

Mends future splits so you don’t have to snip them off

10

THE SKIN INDULGENCE WORTH PAYING FOR

Creams and serums that put the luxe in luxury

La Mer

Genaissance de La Mer The Serum

Slow-crafted in small batches for the ultimate indulgence

Dior

Dior Prestige La Crème Texture Riche

Like a protective overcoat for skin in cold weather

Clé de Peau Beauté

La Crème

A tiny bit of this super-fine cream goes a long way

Sisley

Sisleÿa L'Intégral Anti-Age

Addresses the three dimensions of ageing

La Prairie

White Caviar Illuminating Pearl Infusionr

Targets spots and dullness for crystal clear skin

JUDGES

Our panel of five beauty insiders will account for 60 per cent of the vote. The winners in each of the 10 categories will be revealed on 18 May 2017.