Every year InStyle collate the ‘Best Beauty Buys’ from various brands and products around the world, and this year has brought us some of the most amazing new formulas as well as some old favorites that have had you looking great this last year.
Tried and tested by leaders in the beauty business – whether it be make up artists working behind the scenes on fashion shoots, the hairstylists that create amazing catwalk look, the manicurists known for their celebrity clients and skin care gurus that give A-listers their flawless skin.
Best Mineral Base – bareMinerals Original SPF15 Foundation
The kindest, most natural make up that covers blemishes to leave your skin looking flawless and feeling healthier
Best Hair Texturiser – Surf Spray by Bumble & Bumble
A salt infused styling spray that gives your hair that beach wave texture without having to be by the sea.
Best For Instant Shine – Shine on (and on) by Bumble & Bumble
A lightweight glossing mist that provides you with high shine at any time
Best Smoothing Product – techni Art Liss Control by l’oreal professionnel
Ideal for blow drying naturally curly or frizzy hair, make sure that your hair is always looking smooth and silky every time you step out of the house
Best Hair Volumiser – Thickening Hairspray by Bumble & Bumble
Perfect for dull, lifeless hair, provide yourself with lift, control and structure that works on every hair type.
Best Colour Range – Pureology Hair Care
The number one hair care brand in America that delivers gentle natural based products for long lasting hair colour.
Best Split End Remedy – Split End Correcting Treatment from Pureology
Nourishing distressed hair to help seal split ends and protecting colour vibrancy
Best Heat Protector – Techni Art Hot Constructor
This spray styles and fixes your hair without it being left to feel heavy or sticky. Suitable for all hair types
Best Shampoo For Dry Hair – Bain Satin 1 by Kerastase
Perfect for normal to dry hair, this luscious shampoo gently nourishes your hair whilst smoothing to leave hair soft, supple and boasting intense shine.
Best Shampoo For Oily/Combination Hair – bain Divalent by kerastase
Perfect for oily scalps and dry sensitized ends, oxygenating your hair to leave it feeling clean, nourished and beautiful once more.
Best Facial Exfoliation – Daily Microfoliant by Dermalogica
Leave skin looking noticeably smoother and brighter with this unique Dermalogica
Best Spot Treatment – Overnight Clearing Gel by Dermalogica
Combat blemishes with this cleansing, revitalizing and calming treatment for your skin
Best Detoxing Mask – Rescue Mask by Eve Lom
The best mask around for removing make up, dirt and bacteria to leave your skin looking smooth and fresh again
Best Moisturiser for Normal/oily skin – Active Moist by Dermalogica
A silky, lightweight oil free moisturiser that quickly absorbs into your face. Hydrating your skin whilst nourishing for a polished finish.
Best Tweezers – Tweezerman
The best Tweezers around, pluck and tweeze your way to a more groomed finish.
Best Self Tan – St Tropez
Streak free, bronzed finishes every time with St Tropez
Best Shower Gel – Moroccan Rose Otto Body Wash by REN
Ideal for dry or sensitive skin, feel the benefits of the expensive essential oils within this revered body wash
Best Body Oil – Moroccan Rose Otto Ultra Moisture Body Oil by REN
With 100% natural fragrances, immerse your down time with the Queen Of Flower oils
Best Nail Colour – Essie
Rich colours, chip resistant formula and long lasting. Essie provides everything you’ve ever wanted in a nail polish
Best Foot Cream – Shea Butter Foot Cream by L’Occitane
Keep feet looking and feeling amazing with a formula rich with nourishing benefits of Shea Butter
Best Conditioner for Oily/Combination Hair – The Rinse by Paul Mitchell
A lightweight, detangling conditioner that helps to provide you with a soft and silky feel with every wash
Best Eco/Organic range – Aveda
Cleanse, condition and revitalise your hair with the power of natural and organic ingredients found in Aveda hair care
Best Conditioner for dry hair – moisture repair conditioner by moroccanoil
A rich conditioner with Argan oil infused throughout, find your hair thoroughly hydrated and nourished with just one wash
best leave in conditioner – leave in (rinse out) conditioner by Bumble & bumble
A lightweight conditioner with a rich formula that doesn’t weigh down hair whilst leaving hair healthy and full of life again
best curl enhancer – curl conscious defining creme by bumble & bumble
Define your curls whether they be natural or chemical make sure your curls spring to life every time you style
Best hair oil – moroccanoil
Voted the best hair oil for a reason. The Argan oil tames frizz, nourishes and leaves hair healthy again
best flat iron – v gold classic style from ghd
A luxury styler that not only provides you with great looking hair, but smooths frizz and gives you a comfortable hold throughout the styling process
best hair dryer – compact by parlux
Providing you with professional blow drying that’s quick, efficient and easy to use.