2014 Editor’s Choice Awards

I’m pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Editor’s Choice Awards! These are my absolute, all-time favorites across various categories, with each category having two winners: a high-end and a budget-friendly. If you’ve ever wondered what the best products in beauty are, based on my experience, this is that list. They’re tried-and-true, and many winners are multi-year winners, which means their quality and performance have withstood the test of time.

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Best of the Year

2013 Best High-End Brand of the Year

2013 Best Budget Brand of the Year

2013 Best High-End New Product

2013 Best Budget New Product

2013 Best High-End Niche Brand

2013 Best Budget Niche Brand

And the Winner Is...

Sleek MakeUP

Previous Best Budget Niche Brand Winners

2013 Most Underrated High-End Brand

And the Winner Is...

Buxom

Previous Most Underrated High-End Brand Winners

2013 Most Underrated Budget Brand

2013 Most Innovative High-End Brand

2013 Most Innovative Budget Brand

2013 Most Surprisingly Amazing High-End Product

2013 Most Surprisingly Amazing Budget Product

2013 Best Spring Collection

2013 Best Summer Collection

2013 Best Fall Collection

2013 Best Holiday Collection

2013 Best High-End Eyeshadow Palette

2013 Best Budget Eyeshadow Palette

And the Winner Is...

Vintage Romance

Sleek MakeUP

Previous Best Budget Eyeshadow Palette Winners

Best Eye Products

2013 Best High-End Eyeshadow Base

2013 Best Budget Eyeshadow Base

And the Winner Is...

Eyeshadow Base

NYX

Previous Best Budget Eyeshadow Base Winners

2013 Best High-End Cream Eyeshadow

2013 Best Budget Cream Eyeshadow

2013 Best High-End Loose Eyeshadow

2013 Best Budget Loose Eyeshadow

And the Winner Is...

Eyeshadow

Fyrinnae

Previous Best Budget Loose Eyeshadow Winners

2013 Best High-End Powder Eyeshadow

2013 Best Budget Powder Eyeshadow

And the Winner Is...

Eyeshadow

Makeup Geek

Previous Best Budget Powder Eyeshadow Winners

2013 Best High-End Eyeshadow Pencil

2013 Best Budget Eyeshadow Pencil

And the Winner Is...

Shadow Eyez 12 HR Wear

Milani

Previous Best Budget Eyeshadow Pencil Winners

2013 Best High-End Glitter Eyeshadow

And the Winner Is...

Holodiam Powder

Make Up For Ever

Previous Best High-End Glitter Eyeshadow Winners

2013 Best Budget Glitter Eyeshadow

And the Winner Is...

Glitter

Lit Cosmetics

Previous Best Budget Glitter Eyeshadow Winners

2013 Best High-End Glitter Eyeliner

2013 Best Budget Glitter Eyeliner

And the Winner Is...

Liquid Eyeliner

LASplash

Previous Best Budget Glitter Eyeliner Winners

2013 Best High-End Liquid Eyeliner

2013 Best Budget Liquid Eyeliner

2013 Best High-End Pencil Eyeliner

2013 Best Budget Pencil Eyeliner

2013 Best High-End Gel Eyeliner

2013 Best Budget Gel Eyeliner

2013 Best High-End Dramatic Mascara

2013 Best Budget Dramatic Mascara

2013 Best High-End Natural Mascara

2013 Best Budget Natural Mascara

2013 Best Budget Lengthening Mascara

And the Winner Is...

LashBlast Mascara

CoverGirl

Previous Best Budget Lengthening Mascara Winners

2013 Best High-End Mascara

2013 Best Budget Mascara

2013 Best High-End False Eyelashes

2013 Best Budget False Eyelashes

2013 Best High-End Lengthening Mascara

And the Winner Is...

Lash Mascara

Buxom

Previous Best High-End Lengthening Mascara Winners

Best Face Products

2013 Best High-End Face Primer

2013 Best High-End Concealer

2013 Best Budget Concealer

2013 Best High-End Cream Foundation

And the Winner Is...

HD Dual

Eve Pearl

Previous Best High-End Cream Foundation Winners

2013 Best Budget Cream Foundation

2013 Best High-End Liquid Foundation

2013 Best Budget Liquid Foundation

And the Winner Is...

ColorStay Normal/Dry

Revlon

Previous Best Budget Liquid Foundation Winners

2013 Best High-End Powder Foundation

2013 Best Budget Powder Foundation

2013 Best High-End Tinted Moisturizer

2013 Best Budget Tinted Moisturizer

2013 Best High-End Setting Powder

2013 Best Budget Setting Powder

2013 Best High-End Bronzer

2013 Best Budget Bronzer

2013 Best High-End Cream Blush

2013 Best Budget Cream Blush

2013 Best High-End Powder Blush

2013 Best Budget Powder Blush

2013 Best Budget Contouring Powder

And the Winner Is...

Taupe

NYX

Previous Best Budget Contouring Powder Winners

2012

Taupe

NYX

2013 Best High-End Highlighter

2013 Best Budget Highlighter

2013 Best Budget Finishing Powder

2013 Best High-End Makeup Removing Wipes

And the Winner Is...

Wipes

MAC

Previous Best High-End Makeup Removing Wipes Winners

2012

Wipes

MAC

2011

Wipes

MAC

2010

Wipes

MAC

2013 Best Budget Makeup Removing Wipes

2013 Best Budget Makeup Remover

Best Lip Products

2013 Best High-End Lip Balm

2013 Best Budget Lip Balm

2013 Best High-End Tinted Lip Balm

2013 Best Budget Tinted Lip Balm

And the Winner Is...

Tinted Lip Balm

Palladio

Previous Best Budget Tinted Lip Balm Winners

2013 Best High-End Lip Scrub/Treatment

2013 Best Budget Lip Scrub/Treatment

2013 Best High-End Lipstick

2013 Best Budget Lipstick

2013 Best High-End Long-Wearing Lipstick

2013 Best Budget Long-Wearing Lipstick

And the Winner Is...

Colorstay Overtime Lipcolor

Revlon

Previous Best Budget Long-Wearing Lipstick Winners

2013 Best High-End Liquid Lipstick

2013 Best Budget Liquid Lipstick

2013 Best High-End Lipgloss

2013 Best Budget Lipgloss

2013 Best High-End Lip Liner

2013 Best Budget Lip Liner

And the Winner Is...

Slim Lip Pencil

NYX

Previous Best Budget Lip Liner Winners

Best Nail Products

2013 Best High-End Nail Lacquer

2013 Best Budget Nail Lacquer

2013 Best High-End Quick Drying Coat

And the Winner Is...

Wicked Fast

Cult Nails

Previous Best High-End Quick Drying Coat Winners

2013 Best Budget Quick Drying Coat

And the Winner Is...

Insta-Dri

Sally Hansen

Previous Best Budget Quick Drying Coat Winners

2013 Best High-End Top Coat

2013 Best Budget Top Coat

2013 Best High-End Base Coat

2013 Best Budget Base Coat

And the Winner Is...

Anchor Base Coat

Zoya

Previous Best Budget Base Coat Winners

2013 Best High-End Cuticle Treatment

2013 Best Budget Cuticle Treatment

Best Skincare Products

2013 Best High-End Facial Cleanser

2013 Best Budget Facial Cleanser

2013 Best High-End Gel Cleanser

2013 Best Budget Gel Cleanser

2013 Best High-End Foaming Facial Cleanser

2013 Best Budget Foaming Facial Cleanser

And the Winner Is...

Foaming Face Wash

Olay

Previous Best Budget Foaming Facial Cleanser Winners

2013 Best High-End Daily Facial Exfoliator

2013 Best Budget Daily Facial Exfoliator

2013 Best High-End Facial Exfoliator

2013 Best Budget Facial Exfoliator

2013 Best High-End Facial Mask

2013 Best Budget Facial Mask

And the Winner Is...

Fresh Face Mask

LUSH

Previous Best Budget Facial Mask Winners

2013 Best High-End Toner

2013 Best Budget Toner

And the Winner Is...

Tea Tree Water

LUSH

Previous Best Budget Toner Winners

2013 Best High-End Daytime Moisturizer

2013 Best Budget Daytime Moisturizer

2013 Best High-End Evening Moisturizer

2013 Best Budget Evening Moisturizer

2013 Best High-End Cleansing Oil

2013 Best High-End Body Wash

2013 Best Budget Body Wash

2013 Best High-End Body Moisturizer

2013 Best Budget Body Moisturizer

2013 Best High-End Body Scrub

2013 Best Budget Body Scrub

2013 Best High-End Sunscreen

2013 Best Budget Sunscreen

2013 Best Budget Hand Cream

2013 Best High-End Hand Cream

Best Tools

2013 Best High-End Eyelash Curler

2013 Best Budget Eyelash Curler

And the Winner Is...

Eyelash Curler

NYC Cosmetics

Previous Best Budget Eyelash Curler Winners

2013 Best High-End Makeup Brushes

And the Winner Is...

Hakuhodo

Previous Best High-End Makeup Brushes Winners

2013 Best Budget Makeup Brushes

And the Winner Is...

Sonia Kashuk

Previous Best Budget Makeup Brushes Winners

2013 Best Tweezers