The Zoe Report Presents The 2018 Beauty Awards

The Beauty Industry is all about reinvention, so keeping up with the latest and greatest releases is a full-time job. More accurately, it’s our full-time job, which is why we’re sharing the best new products across the categories of hair, makeup, and skin care. We also tapped a few of our favorite professionals to share the picks that made it into their kits this year, along with some genius, time-saving tips.

Our judges run the gamut from glitter-obsessives to devout disciples of the barefaced movement. Fittingly, these award-winning picks are diverse, but equally game-changing.

Healthy, cooperative hair is a universal beauty goal, whether you strive for air-dried nonchalance, perfect coils, or a voluminous blowout. These winning products and tools efficiently deliver both immediate and long-lasting benefits.

For anyone who has looked at a child’s skin and felt a pang of (shameful) jealousy, this category is for you. A radiant complexion takes diligent maintenance. Our winners span a breadth of cutting-edge serums, gadgets, masks, and treatments sure to bolster any regimen.

Even world-class professionals swear by affordable beauty buys (just check out our experts’ picks for proof). Ranging from face primers to body exfoliators, these winners are instant classics that retail for $30 or less.