The 2018 Glosscar-Winning Beauty Products

Posted 17 April 2018 in Announcement, Press Release

Hosted by Australia’s biggest beauty review website,, the Glosscar Awards are Australia’s Oscars of the beauty world – an annual consumer-voted awards initiative, showcasing the best beauty products to hit the shelves in the previous year.

Today beautyheaven is thrilled to announce the 2018 Glosscar Award winners.

Over 15,000 votes were cast for the products that made their way into the hearts and beauty cupboards of beautyheaven members in 2017.

This year we awarded winners and runner-ups in more than 70 beauty categories, chosen 605 product nominations.

Brands to take the market by storm in the last 12 months include:

  • Benefit Cosmetics (five awards in the Makeup category)
  • Rodan + Fields (14 awards in the Skin Care category)
  • The Body Shop (six awards across the Body and Skin Care categories)
  • Sukin (six awards across various categories)

Demonstrating the Australian market’s unwavering desire for a beautiful body, ‘Best new body treatment’, ‘Best New Massage/Aromatherapy Oil’ and ‘Best New Self-Tanning Accessory’ were the categories to receive the most votes.

Commenting on this year’s awards, beautyheaven’s General Manager, Amber Robinson: “More than ever, this year’s awards show that Australian women are savvy consumers who seek out the best-performing products in each category when making beauty purchases, and aren’t afraid to experiment with new products and brands. Spanning multiple price categories, the winners showcase fantastic product innovation from M.A.C’s clever double wand mascara to skin serums featuring the latest potent ingredients and formulations.”

Brands and beauty lovers across Australia are encouraged to join the conversation, expressing their opinions and congratulations using the hashtag #GlosscarAwards2018.

A snapshot of the winning products is below.

For a complete list of winners and runner-ups for the 2018 Glosscar Awards, click here.

Best New Foundation: Designer Brands Luminous Hydrating Foundation
Best New Lipstick: Australis Cosmetics GRLBOSS Demi Matte Lip Cream
Best New Mascara: M.A.C Bold & Bad Lash
Best New Cleanser: Rodan + Fields REVERSE Deep Exfoliating Wash
Best New Day Moisturiser: Rodan + Fields SOOTHE Moisture Replenishing Cream
Best New Facial Sunscreen: Neutrogena® Sheer Zinc Face Dry-Touch Lotion SPF 50
Best New At-home hair Dye: Schwarzkopf Brilliance Gems
Best New Dry Shampoo: Batiste Dry Shampoo – Rose Gol
Best New Heat Styling Tool: ghd contour
Best New Nail Polish: Sally Hansen Color Therapy Nail Polish
Best New Women’s Fragrance: Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Floral Shock

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