We all listen to our girlfriends’ opinions, right? Whether it’s their thoughts on a risky career move or if we can really pull off wearing that bodycon dress, we trust their advice. Now the women of Australia (our girlfriends by extension) are sharing their favourite beauty buys – so you can spend your hard-earned money on products that actually work.
Australia’s biggest beauty review website, beautyheaven.com.au has found out what beauty products Australian women think are worth the money. Over 15,000 votes were cast in beautyheaven’s Glosscar Awards (Australia’s Oscars of the beauty world) for the beauty products that wowed them in 2017.
Check out some of the tried and tested winners below so you can stock up your beauty cupboard with the best of the best:
For your face
Designer Brands Luminous Hydrating Foundation
This buildable and hydrating cruelty-free foundation took out the top spot in the Best New Foundation category and will only put you back $20.
Australis Cosmetics GRLBOSS Demi Matte Lip Cream
This affordable and lightweight lip cream leaves your pout with a demi-matte finish and was voted the Best New Lipstick in 2017, according to Australian women.
Rodan + Fields REVERSE Deep Exfoliating Wash
Coming out in front in the Best New Cleanser category was this exfoliating facial wash from Rodan + Fields. It’s formulated to gently remove your dead skin cells with alpha hydroxy acids and biodegradable beads.
For your hair
Crimped hair is back, according to Aussie women! The GHD Contour is a limited-edition crimper tool that was voted the Best New Heat Styling Tool in beautyheaven’s Glosscar Awards.
Moroccanoil Dry Texture Spray
Looking to add some effortless grit and volume to your mane? Then the Moroccanoil Dry Texture Spray which took out the top spot in the Best New Hair Styling Product category is for you!
For your body
Le Tan Uber Dark Ash Base
Finding the perfect fake tan for you skin tone can be hard but the women of Australia have spoken – Le Tan Uber Dark Ash Base is the tan of choice. The fragrance-free tanning foam is formulated to suit fair skin tones.
The Body Shop Almond Milk & Honey Soothing & Restoring Body Butter
Racking up 182 votes in the Best New Body Moisturiser Category was The Body Shop Almond Milk & Honey Soothing & Restoring Body Butter.
To see the complete list of winners and runner-ups across more than 70 categories for the 2018 Glosscar Awards, click here .
Main image: Australis Cosmetics