Every year InStyle's beauty team quiz top hairstylists, manicurists, make-up artists and facialists on the products that they rely on day in day out to make their A-list clients look red carpet fabulous. The selected products are compiled in our 100 Best Beauty Buys supplement, free with our March issue on sale now. It's the go-to guide for the best products that really do work.
Products that have won three years running enter the InStyle Best Beauty Buys Hall of Fame. This year, five exceptional products confirmed their status as classic beauty must-haves having won a Best Beauty Buy for every one of the ten years since BBB began.
InStyle editor, Eilidh MacAskill formally welcomed guests to this year's party which was held at the Berkeley Hotel's ballroom. Claudia Winkleman presented awards to the 2010 entrants into the Best Beauty Buys Hall of Fame. These are the products that have won an award for three consecutive years.
2010 Hall of Fame Winners:
Babyliss Pro Dial-A-Heat Tong
Clarins Liquid Bronze Self Tanning
Decleor Aromessence Neroli
Kerastase Bain Divalent shampoo
MAC Eye Shadow
MAC Lipstick in Ruby Woo
Max Factor Masterpiece Mascara
Nars Blush in Orgasm
Parlux Superturbo 3000 hairdryer
Sisley Radiant Glow Express Mask
Winners For A Decade:
John Frieda Frizz Ease Hair Serum Original Formula
L'Oreal Paris Elnett Satin
Shu Uemura Eyelash curlers
Shu Uemura Brush Range
In attendance were some of the industry's most respected experts who voted on the panel choosing the hottest products of 2010. Hairstylists James Brown, Luke Hersheson, George Norwood, Ken O'Rourke and Neville Tucker all attended. Representing make-up artists were Alan Picon, Ruby Hammer, Daniel Sandler and Lee Pycroft, while nail experts included Marian Newman, Leighton Denny and Sophy Robson. Facialists and dermatologists present included Sarah Vanda Serrador, Sarah Chapman and Dr Nick Lowe.
Check out the full selection of Best Beauty Buys in our supplement, free with our March issue.
By Pat McNulty