07th May 2019
Welcome to the 16th annual IMAGE Beauty Awards! We’ve gathered the best beauty launches from the last year, across hair, make-up, skincare and bodycare, and shared them with Ireland’s most authoritative industry experts to bring you the ultimate breakdown of the products you need in your arsenal. The judging panel spent months trialling and testing on themselves and their clients and the results can be found in the fabulous 32-page IMAGE Beauty Awards supplement in association with McCauley Health and Beauty Pharmacy, on sale now with the May issue of IMAGE Magazine.
Before you pick up the issue, take a sneak peek at the best lipsticks here, and see them in action in the video above.
THE AWARD WINNING LIPSTICKS
Glossier Generation G Sheer Matte Lipstick, €17
“These are sheer, everyday mattes that adapt to your natural lip colour, made for those who can never find their perfect shade. All six colours are the only ones you’ll ever need.” – Holly O’Neill
BEST FOR A natural, blotted look
Bobbi Brown Luxe Matte Lip Colour, €32.50
“This is a really creamy matte that’s long-lasting with a great finish.” – Lyndsey Cavanagh
BEST FOR Matte lip lovers
Charlotte Tilbury Collagen Lip Bath, €32
“This is a gloss that feels like a nourishing balm. It’s not sticky or too glossy, and it lasts forever.” – Paula Callan
BEST FOR Lip gloss lovers
Chanel Rouge Coco Flash, €36
“These have a very comfortable, hydrating texture that’s great for anyone who suffers from perpetually dry lips.” – Christine Lucignano
BEST FOR Chapped lips
Wet N’Wild Perfect Pout Gel Lip Liner, €3.95
“This has an excellent texture with the look and feel of a luxury lip liner at a fraction of the cost. I use it all over the lip.” – Christine Lucignano
BEST FOR Budget
Shiseido VisionAiry Gel Lipstick, €26
“I wore this in work and so many clients asked me what it was. The texture is gorgeous and it’s so precise, you could use this as a lip liner.” – Lyndsey Cavanagh
BEST FOR Cushiony comfort on the lips
Tom Ford Lip Sculptor, €43
“This works as a really precise lipliner, or you can wear it all over the lips for a comfortable, creamy matte that doesn’t move or feel dehydrating.”– Holly O’Neill
BEST FOR Defining
Catrice Dewy-ful Lips Conditioning Lip Butter, €3.99
“They remind me of school – they are so cute.” – Paula Callan
BEST FOR Hydrating the lips
Clarins Joli Rouge Velvet Lipstick, €24
“The texture is gorgeous, with intense matte coverage that does not dehydrate the lips.” – Dearbhla Keenan
BEST FOR Dry lips
Rimmel London Stay Satin Liquid Lipstick, €7.95
“This is my best budget choice for the silky, gorgeous texture and shade range.” – Dearbhla Keenan
BEST FOR Liquid lip lovers
YSL Rouge Pur Couture The Slim, €35.50
“The colours, the pigment and the staying power – it’s all brilliant. And I love the fancy edges on the bullet.” – Paula Callan
BEST FOR Treating yourself
Essence Colour Boost Mad About Matte Liquid Lipstick, €3.50
“I love this for the colour pay-off, it’s easy to apply, and there’s no bleeding, moving around or stickiness.” – Lyndsey Cavanagh
BEST FOR No bleeding
The IMAGE Beauty Awards supplement comes with the May issue of IMAGE Magazine, on sale now.
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