2013 Allure Best of Beauty Award Winner

The 7th Best of Beauty. More new products like CC cream and Cushion-type foundation, lip lacquer, lip crayons are introduced with a total of 62 categories, 1239 products was nominated. A total of 94 people in beauty corps went through blind tests taping, trial use with the product brands concealed for 43 days. Together with the support of over 3,000 comprehensive online reader, 124 products of the year “Award Winner” and “Editor’s Pick” was selected. A fair test based on accumulated seven years of know-how and patience blind tester evaluation, ‘Allure Best of Beauty’ more fair and reliable results could be obtained.

Makeup

New product launches this year, the amount of make-up sector is further subdivided into the categories and consideration, candidates also increased significantly. Fierce competition took place as expected. Various product formulations are released, such as lip color products sector, the sharp color – Lip Crayon and Lip Lacquer, natural skin tone cream base makeup – BB and CC.

Screen shot 2014-05-27 at 3.59.45 PM1 BB Cream
AWARD WINNER
Shu Uemura Stage Performer BB Perfector Skin Smoothing Beauty Cream SPF30/PA + + Smoothing bright skin tone maintained without shine. 30ml
EDITOR’S PICK
The Body Shop Moisture White Shiso BB Serum Inside SPF25/PA + + +  Containing Shiso, vitamin C and licorice extracts promote bright skin tone. 30ml

2 CC Cream
AWARD WINNER
Hera CC Cream SPF35/PA + + + Fruit culture and vitamins ingredients, Powder formulation increase skin elasticity and light scattering powder particles gives skin instant milky/creamy complexion. 30ml
EDITOR’S PICK
Banilaco It Radiant CC Cream. Flower water moist ingredients and micro-powder pigment and gives natural sheen skin tone. 30ml

3 Primer
AWARD WINNER
Natural Finish Base Primer SPF 20/PA++ Green Tea and Blooming Magnolia flower extracts and energy complex keeps the skin smooth and lively. 30ml
EDITOR’S PICK
L’Oreal Paris Base Magique Primer Oil and powder formulation to creates optimal skin adhesion, less stuffy feeling. Sleek skin texture, form a smooth paint film-like on the surface of skin.

Screen shot 2014-05-27 at 4.57.45 PM4 Liquid Foundation
AWARD WINNER
Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Instant Perfecting Makeup
Spread lightly without greasiness and refreshingly good endurance over time. 30ml
EDITOR’S PICK
Giorgio Armani Maestro Fusion Makeup Foundation SPF15 60% oil-based foundation, turn skin to smooth surface finish with unified distribution, and covers imperfections. 30ml

5 Blusher
AWARD WINNER
Shu Uemura Glow On Blusher #Coral  Suitable to all skin tones matching, blush pink color. Delicate color powder that gives good color gradation effect. 4g
EDITOR’S PICK
ESPAIR Fabulous Blush #Delicious Lively color in just one swipe. Strong resistant to sweat and sebum, without cakey and clumping. 7g

6 Compact Foundation
AWARD WINNER
Dior Diorskin Nude Compact Powder. 10g
EDITOR’S PICK
Guerlain Parure Compact Foundation with Crystal Pearls. 9g

Screen shot 2014-05-27 at 5.46.38 PM7 Moisture Compact Foundation
AWARD WINNER
SK-II Stempower Creamy Compact Foundation. Contains Pitera that add vitality to the skin, stempower components give resilient to the skin 10.5g 9
EDITOR’S PICK
ESPAIR Face Slip Hydrating Compact. Containing 27% of moisture in a compact, smooth moist skin and adds a three-dimensional face. Clear makeup without greasiness. 10g

8 Cushion Foundation
AWARD WINNER
IOPE Air Cushion XP Natural SPF50 + / + + + Naturally produce good glazed skin, non thick makeup finishing. 15g
EDITOR’S PICK
Sulwhasoo Sulwhasoo Perfecting the cushion  SPF 50 + / + + + The flexible film-fixing polymer forms a thin protective barrier on your skin to leave your skin flawless, brightly skin tone and collagen increase skin elasticity. 15g

9 Concealer
AWARD WINNER
NARS Radiant Concealer. 6ml
EDITOR’S PICK
Vidi Vici Platinum White Spot Concealer. 2ml

Screen shot 2014-05-27 at 6.42.02 PM13 Lip Tint
AWARD WINNER
Makeup Forever Aqua Rouge #17. Liquid type with sleek and moist finish without stickiness. Excellent water-proof effect. 2.5g × 2
EDITOR’S PICK
Nature Republic By Flower Triple Volume Tint #6 Rose.  Vibrant color and lively lips expression. 4g

14 Lip Lacquer
AWARD WINNER
Shiseido Rocker Rouge #RD413 Deep color and glossy effect inspired by Japanese lacquer products. 6ml
EDITOR’S PICK
3CE Lip Lacquer #Pink Boom. Smooth texture with gel and cream combination. Color stays long and not easily goes off. 6.8g

15 Lip Crayon
AWARD WINNER
NARS Satin Lip Pencil. 2.2g
EDITOR’S PICK
Anna Sui Lip Crayon #301. 1.5g

Screen shot 2014-05-27 at 7.18.29 PM16 Red Lipstick
AWARD WINNER
Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture #1.  Smooth good adhesion to lips. Natural extracts provide comforting moisture that lasts all day. 3.8g
EDITOR’S PICK
Innisfree’s Creamy Tint Lipstick #5. Smooth spread, vivid color with good adhesion, not easily fade out. Saturated red color looks clear and clean. 3.5g

17 Nude Lipstick
AWARD WINNER
Giorgio Armani Rouge d’Armani Sheer #102 Cloud Beige. 4.2ml
EDITOR’S PICK
Dior Rouge Dior Nude Lipstick #169. 3.5g

18 Pink Lipstick
AWARD WINNER
MAC Candy Yum Yum Lipstick. 3g
EDITOR’S PICK
Bobbi Brown Creamy Matte Lip Color. 3.6g

19 Orange Lipstick
AWARD WINNER
Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Creamy Tint #Gangnam Orange. 3.7ml
EDITOR’S PICK
VIDI VICI Perfect Stay Lipstick. 4g

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