Vogue India Beauty Awards 2010 - winners

Vogue India just held its first Indian Beauty Awards, and winners have been announced in each category. I read about this breaking news on An Indian's Makeup Blog

What I am very excited about is that Colorbar has made it to the best eyeliner list and so has Neutrogena in the sunblock category! I love both these products and feel that they totally deserve it. Below is the entire list of winners (source)


Cleanser: Dermalogica Ultra Calming Cleanser
Moisturizer (for day): Estée Lauder DayWear Plus Multi Protection Anti-Oxidant Creme SPF 15
Moisturizer (for night): Elizabeth Arden INTERVENE Stress Recovery Night Cream
Sunscreen: Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50+
Eye cream: Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Synchronized Complex
Peel/mask: Clarins Gentle Peeling


Concealer: YSL Touche Éclat
Lipstick (day): Dior Sérum de Rouge, Rosewood Serum 740 and M.A.C. Lipstick, Half ’n Half
Lipstick (night): Lakmé Nine-to-Five Colorfix Lip Duo, Grapevine
Lipstick (red): M.A.C Lipstick, Russian Red
Lipstick (brown): The Body Shop Colourglide Lip Colour, Beechnut
Lipstick (pink): Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Lipcolour, Super
Lipstick (nude): L'Oréal Paris Color Riche Star Secrets, 722 Aishwarya Amber
Lip gloss: L'Oréal Paris Glam Shine Gloss Brillance, Cinnamon Addict
Eyeshadow Palette: L'Oréal Paris Color Appeal Trio Pro Hazel Eyes
Blush: Shiseido Luminizing Satin Face Color, PK 304
Eyeliner: Lancôme Artliner Precision Point Eyeliner Noir
Mascara: Lancôme Hypnôse Precious Cells
Kohl pencil: Colorbar I-Glide Eye Pencil, Jaded and Lakmé Kajal
Foundation (compact): M.A.C Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation, NC43
Foundation (liquid): Lancôme Teint Idole Silky Mat
Primer: YSL Top Secrets Unifying Perfecting Primer SPF 25

I like the fact that there are so many categories in lipsticks, for each color. But I also see that it is mostly dominated by foreign brands. There is no sign of Revlon or Maybelline.

So which of your favourites have made it to the list?


  1. actually I find the list rather juvenile, only between a handful of brands.

  2. U know i was just going to do this post..::)
    but now u have done it so let me give my unimportant comments..:D

    i am glad Shahnaz Kajal one..Mac studio fix powder is one of the best thing i got ..I am not rich enough to buy MAC goodies but this came out as an investment.

    In my buying list will be

    Loreal color pallate, Lancome mascara, Nude loreal lipstick..and eye cream too..and...lets forget it ..:D

    i will try buying some of the stuff:P

  3. @Adorable: That is true.. but then India doesn't have a lot of brands to start with the first place, unlike US & Europe.

    But I did feel that they could have included more "Indian" brands in a India list - but then it could also be a telling comment on the quality of stuff our companies make here, considering that only Lakme & Colorbar have made it..

    There are no herbal indian brands (Forest essentials, biotique, himalaya, lotus, SH, Aromamagic) in skin care - tht to me is surprising.

    @Anamika: Awww... I am so sorry! I guess u cld still do a post on this if you want to. I don't mind..

    Pls, yr comments are never unimportant :P... I always look forward to them :)

    Is Mac Studio Fix good for dry skin? I am wondering now if I should invest in one after finishing my Bourjois Healthy Mix.

    I too started to a make a list soon after I read this.. :D :D.. but then I saw the prices & decided not to :P

  4. I am not sure about the dry skin thing Tanz.i will check on the product if they have mentioned on it...but now when you have mentioned about the prices my list will have to be reviewed too:(

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  6. I use russian red by MAC and its a great color specially for fair skinned people, I wore it on my wedding also.
    bourjois has a lip pencil(rogue) that is the same color as MAC russian red and if you wear clear gloss over it, the effect is exactly the same.

  7. Its good that we r finally having such award things...glad colorbar made it. they do totally deserve it!!

  8. well , what should I say ? Colorbar liners are my personal fav . but only 1 complain ,, they are SOOO creamy that they finish up in no time !!
    Nice post tho :)
    I have been meaning to invest in MAC studio fix powder , after reading the list ..now I'm more determined than ever :D
    Btw Tanny , MAC SF is good for controlling oil and great for oily skin .. even combination skin will like it but I'm skeptical about it working for dry skinned ladies :(

  9. I agree with Shivani there. They should have included more Indian brands



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