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2023 Beauty Award Winners: Skincare Edition

written by: Maddie - Beauty Editorpublished on 22 Jun, 2023

Vogue Australia Beauty Award Winners

Welcome to the ultimate guide to the Vogue Australia Beauty Awards 2023, where we unveil the most coveted beauty products of the year. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world full of glamour, innovation, and unparalleled excellence in the beauty industry. From luxurious skincare to game-changing makeup, this prestigious event highlights the best of the best, setting the trends for the year ahead. Whether you're a beauty enthusiast looking to revamp your routine or a professional seeking expert recommendations, our comprehensive guide will unveil the products that have captured the attention of industry experts and beauty lovers alike.

Best Retinol Skincare

The Ordinary Retinol 0.5% Squalane

Correct signs of ageing with this advanced pure Retinol formulation, developed to soften wrinkles, smooth fine lines and diminish the appearance of sun-damage. This nightly treatment engaged 0.5% pure Retinol to counter the effects of age and environmental stress on the skin.

How To Use: Apply a small amount to the face after cleansing in the evening.

Alpha H Vitamin A Serum with 0.5% Retinol

Reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, oiliness & shine with this gentle night time serum. This is the perfect introduction to using a retinol, as it is a gentle formula combining 0.5% retinol with a blend of Australian botanicals and squalene to progressively resurface skin and target texture for a radiant and youthful-look.

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Elizabeth Arden Retinol Ceramide Capsules Erasing Night Serum

These nightly treatments will dramatically improve the appearance of lines, wrinkles, skin texture and tone formulated with Retinol and Ceramides. This light serum boosts moisture within the skin as line smoothing takes place whilst you sleep.

How To Use: Use at night only and gently smooth the serum over your face and neck each night before you moisturise.

Best Acne Treatment

SkinCeuticals Silymarin CF

If you have oily and blemish-prone skin, this daily oil-free formula is the one for you. Designed to deliver advanced environmental protection as it reduces oiliness, refines skin texture and improves skin clarity for brighter and more radiant looking skin. The ultimae powerhouse antioxidant serum to minimise the appearance of pores, refine skin texture and improve skin clarity, radiance and tone.

Avene Cleanance Concentrate Blemish Control Serum

Reduce the appearance of existing breakouts and minimise the occurrence of future breakouts with this highly concentrated, fast-acting moisturiser. This acne treatment has been designed to not only reduce and limit the appearance of blemishes and blackheads, but also to regulate the hyper production of sebum.

Best Cleanser

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant

The cult-favourite microfoliant removes dead skin leaving your skin feeling smoother and looking brighter, whilst stimulating cell renewal for improved suppleness. Plus, it's gentle enough to be used every day, to help balance uneven pigmentation.

Best Smelling Body Washes

L'Occitane Almond Shower Oil

A household favourite, this shower oils transforms into a lavish, softening foam, resulting in satin-like softness all over the body. If you haven't tried this nourishing shower oil, then take this as your sign to try!

Endota Organics Nurture Gentle Bath & Body Wash

This all-in-one shampoo, bath and body wash for babies with sensitive and delicate skin is a gentle yet effective way to cleanse and hydrate young skin. Enriched with natural and certified organic ingredients to cleanse and condition skin.