2015 Specktra Beauty Awards - RESULTS!


Specktra Bestie
Many thanks to all of you who took the time to vote for your favorite beauty products and brands in 2015.

We are delighted to present the winners of the very 1st Specktra Beauty Awards.

And without further ado, here are the results!
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Specktra Bestie

Best Face Primer: MAKE UP FOR EVER Step 1 Skin Equalizer

Best Foundation: MAKE UP FOR EVER Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation

Best BB/CC Cream: Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream

Best Undereye Concealer: NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer

Best Blemish Concealer: Kat Von D Lock-It Concealer

Best Setting Powder: Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder

Best Setting Spray: Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray

Best Finishing Powder: Guerlain Météorites Illuminating Powder Pearls

Best Cream/Gel Blush: BECCA Beach Tint

Best Powder Blush: NARS Blush

Best Cream/Liquid Highlighter: BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector

Best Powder Highlighter: BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Best Cream Contour: Laura Mercier Flawless Contouring Palette

Best Powder Contour: Kat Von D Shade + Light Contour Palette

Best Cream/Liquid Bronzer: BECCA Bronzing Skin Perfector

Best Powder Bronzer: Too Faced Soleil Matte Bronzer



Specktra Bestie

Best Eyeshadow Primer:
Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion - Original

Best Cream Eyeshadow: Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick

Best Powder Eyeshadow: Urban Decay Eyeshadow

Best Eyeshadow Palette: Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Contour Palette

Best Gel Eyeliner:
M·A·C Fluidline

Best Liquid Eyeliner: Kat Von D Tattoo Liner

Best Pencil Eyeliner: NARS Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner

Best Brow Pencil: Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz

Best Brow Gel/Cream/Pomade: Anastasia Beverly Hills DIPBROW Pomade

Best Brow Powder: Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Powder Duo

Best Brow Gel: Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Gel

Best Eyelash Curler: shu uemura Eyelash Curler

Best Mascara: Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara

Best False Lashes: Ardell Natural & Glamour Lashes


Specktra Bestie

Best Lip Scrub:
Lush Lip Scrubs

Best Lip Balm: Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15

Best Lipstick: NARS Audacious Lipstick

Best Liquid-to-Matte Lipstick: Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick

Best Lip Crayon: NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil

Best Lip Liner: NARS Velvet Lip Liner

Best Lip Gloss: Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Hi-Shine Gloss Lip Lacquer Lipgloss



Specktra Bestie

Best Foundation Brush: Marc Jacobs Beauty The Face I/II/III Foundation Brush

Best Concealer Brush: Kat Von D Tattoo Concealer Brush

Best Powder Brush: MAKE UP FOR EVER 130 Large Powder Brush

Best Blush Brush: MAKE UP FOR EVER 150 Precision Blush Brush

Best Contour Brush: Kat Von D Shade + Light Contour Brush

Best Highlighter Brush: NARS Yachiyo Brush #27

Best Bronzer Brush: Marc Jacobs Beauty The Bronze - Bronzer Brush No. 12

Best Finishing Brush: BECCA The One Perfecting Brush

Best Eye Shader Brush: M·A·C 239 Eye Shading Brush

Best Crease/Blending Brush:
M·A·C 217 Blending Brush

Best Eyeliner Brush: Laura Mercier Flat Eye Liner Brush

Best Eyebrow Brush: Anastasia Beverly Hills Brush #12

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Specktra Bestie

Best Facial Cleanser: philosophy Purity Made Simple

Best Facial Exfoliator: GLAMGLOW YOUTHMUD™ Tinglexfoliate Treatment

Best Facial Toner: CLINIQUE Clarifying Lotion

Best Facial Moisturizer: CLINIQUE Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief

Best Face Serum/Treatment: GLAMGLOW SUPERMUD™ Clearing Treatment

Best Eye Cream: CLINIQUE Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle Correcting Eye Cream



Specktra Bestie

Best Cuticle Oil: Orly Argan Oil Cuticle Drops

Best Cuticle Remover: Sally Hansen Instant Cuticle Remover

Best Mainstream Nail Polish: OPI Nail Polish

Best Indie Nail Polish: Cirque Colors Nail Polish

Best Base Coat: Formula X PRIME - Base Coat

Best Top Coat: Formula X SHINE - Top Coat

Best Nail Polish Remover: Formula X DELETE Nail Polish Remover

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Specktra Bestie

Best Hair Shampoo: Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Shampoo

Best Hair Conditioner: Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Conditioner

Best Dry Shampoo:
Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo

Best Heat-Protecting Spray: Living Proof Restore Instant Protection Spray

Best Hairspray:
Bumble and bumble Does It All Styling Spray

Best Hair Dryer: ghd Air Professional Performance Hairdryer

Best Flat Iron: ghd Classic 1 Inch Styler

Best Curling Iron: ghd Curve Soft Curl Iron 1.25"



Staff member
do we have one for drugstore brands?
When voting was open months ago (and there were very few votes, it should be noted), you could have voted for drugstore products. We didn't separate them from high end. It's just that high end stuff won out.

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