43 MUST-HAVE Beauty Products For 2013: Redbook Magazine’s MVP Awards



Today, REDBOOK magazine announced the winners of the year’s best new beauty products at the 2013 MVP Awards breakfast hosted by actress Tiffani Thiessen.



  1. Best Full-Coverage Lipstick: Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Color, $34
  2. Best Sheer Lipstick: Maybeline New York Color Whisper by Color Sensational, $7.49
  3. Best Lip Balm: Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Intensive Lip Repair Balm, $23
  4. Best Lip Gloss: Flower Shine on Lip Gloss, $6.98


  1. Best Blush: Revlon PhotoReady Cream Blush, $12.99
  2. Best Primer: Smashbox Photo Finish More Than Primer Dark Spot Correcting, $42        
  3. Best Concealer: Nars Radiant Creamy Concealor, $28
  4. Best Face Powder: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder, $45
  5. Best Foundation: Giorgio Armani Maestro Fusion Makeup, 462
  6. Best Bronzer: Urban Decay Naked Flushed, $30
  7. Best BB Cream: L’Oreal Paris Youth Code BB Cream Illuminator, $16.99
  8. Best Highlighter: Sonia Kashuk Chic Luminosity Highlighter Stick, $10.99
  9. Best Eyeliner: Nars Eyeliner Stylo, $27
  10. Best Eyeshadow: Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick, $28
  11. Best Mascara: CoverGirl Clump crusher by Lashblast Mascara, $6.99


  1. Best Bright Nail Polish: Gienchy Le Vernis in Fuchsia Irresistible, $20
  2. Best Dark Nail Polish: Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Jungle Gem, $7.99
  3. Best Neutral Nail Polish: OPI Nail Lacquer in Glints of Glinda, $9


  1. Best Body Moisturizer: Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer, $7.99
  2. Best Body Wash: Dove Go Fresh Coool Moisture Body Wash with Nurtium Moisture, $4.49
  3. Best Body Scrub: Carol’s Daughter Lavendar & Vanilla Body Cleansing Scrub, $28
  4. Best Sunscreen for Body: Neutrogena Beach Defense Sunscreen Spray, $9.50
  5. Best All-Natural Sunscreen: Kiss My Face Natural Mineral Sunscreen SPF 40, $16.99
  6. Best Hand Cream: CeraVe Therapeutic Hand Cream, $10.99





  1. Best Scent for Day: Stella McCartney L.I.L.Y. eau de parfum, $80 for 1.7 oz.
  2. Best Scent for Night: Desire by Dolce & Gabbana eau de parfum, $93 for 1.7 oz.



  1. Best Daytime Moisturizer: Dr. Jart + Water Fuse Water-Sure Gel, $38
  2. Best Face Wash: Neutrogena Ultra Gentile Daily Cleanser, $8.99
  3. Best Anti-Aging Serum: Lancôme Renergie Lift Multi-Action Reviva-Concentrate, $120
  4. Best Eye Cream: Clinique Repairwear Laser focus Eye Cream $63
  5. Best Anti-Aging Cream: Neutrogena Rapid Tone Repair Night Moisturizer, $20.99
  6. Best Sunscreen for Face: La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra-Light Sunscreen Fluid, $29.99
  7. Best Acne-Treatment System: Proactiv + 3-Step system, $29.95 for 30-day kit
  8. Best Exfoliator: Peter Thomas Roth FIRMx Peeling Gel, $48






  1. Best Curl Definer for Fine/Medium Hair: Redken Curvaceous Full Swirl, $19
  2. Best Curl Definer for Thick/Coarse Hair: Miss Jessie’s Pillow soft Curls, $22
  3. Best Deep Treatment: John Frieda Full Repair Hydrate + Rescue Deep Conditioner, $9.99
  4. Best Shine Booster: Oribe shine Light Reflecting Spray, $36
  5. Best Defrizzer: Garnier Fructis Style Sleek Finish 5-in-1 Seru, Spray, $5.99
  6. Best Heat-Protecting Spray: TRESemme Platinum strength Strengthening Heat Protect Spray, $4.79
  7. Best Hairspray: Alterna Bamboo Style Ultra Hold Hair Spray, $22
  8. Best Volumizer: Aveda Pure Abundance Style-Prep, $24
  9. Best Shampoo and Conditioner: Pantene AgeDefy shampoo and conditioner, $8.99 each


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1 Comment

  1. I ripped out the page with lipstick name and promptly lost it. I am looking for the name of the dark crimson lipstick on page 33 “Red Beauty” of the September, 2013 issue of Redbook.
    Any help will be greatly appreciated.
    Thank you,

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