Last week, Cosmetic Executive Women, Inc. (CEW) held their annual award ceremony to honor the best in beauty, everything from moisturizer to mascara, and we were on the edge of our seats to find out what products would make the cut. These are our picks of products from the list of winners that we think you should consider adding to your beauty bag now.
Avon Anew Clinical Professional Stretch Mark Smoother
This break-through formula works to visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks, as well as help prevent new ones from forming. The formulation is designed to help boost elastin and stimulate collagen; glycolic acid helps smooth the texture and even the tone and color of existing stretch marks. Through testing, over 90% of women show improvement in length, depth and visibility of stretch marks in eight weeks— we need to get this. $19.99, amazon.com
Fresh Fig Apricot Bath and Shower GelThis shower gel allows us to have a pampering experience while we get clean. The skin-loving formula nourishes with a blend of vitamins C & E, uses meadowfoam and evening primrose oils for hydration, and shea butter and borage seed oil for moisture. The luxurious scent of Turkish apricot, peach, fig and jasmine, doesn’t disappoint when it comes to the smell. $28, sephora.com
Clinique Even Better Skin Tone Corrector If you are like us, desiring an even skintone is one of your biggest skin care issues.lightweight, layerable serum helps to create a noticeably even and clear complexion. Within four to six weeks, it measurably and visibly corrects, clarifies and evens skin tone. Over time, it even helps prevent new dark spots from forming. Get this for yourself and a friend. $39.50, clinique.com
Estee Lauder Time Zone Line and Wrinkle Reducing Moisturizer SPF 15 contains an industry first called Tri-Hyaluronic Acid Complex. This unique blend of three Hyaluronic Acid technologies work at multiple levels in the skin to help replenish, rebuild and sustain the ideal moist environment for more lineless, youthful looking skin. For us, anything that will hold off the signs of aging a little bit longer will always get a vote form us. $58, nordstrom.com
CoverGirl Simply Ageless Foundation is a first-of-its-kind anti-aging makeup that won’t settle into fine lines or wrinkles, but rather will leave skin with an amazing finish. With Olay Regenerist serum in the formula, we can’t help but love the idea of this multi-tasking makeup. The lightweight formula goes on sheer but is easily buildable for fuller coverage and contains SPF 22. $13.99, drugstore.com
Aveeno Continuous Protection Sunblock Spray SPF 70 Wearing sunscreen everyday is important and this award-winner is the best at making application simple. Add to that it’s ability to deliver broad and photostable UVA/UVB protection, and you’ve got the best sunscreen on the market. This waterproof, no-rub formula is good for sensitive skin and everyday use. It also contains natural soy proteins, vitamins A and E, and antioxidants to help protect skin against environmental damage; convenient one-touch pump can spray at any angle. 10.99, drugstore.com