Glosscar Awards 2018: And the winners are…

Over 15,000 votes were cast for the products by beautyheaven members.

Yesterday Bauer Media’s beautyheaven announced the 2018 Glosscar Award winners.

Hosted by Australia’s biggest beauty review website,, the Glosscar Awards have been branded 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.

Over 15,000 votes were cast for the products by beautyheaven members.

This year beautyheaven awarded winners and runners-up in more than 70 beauty categories, chosen from 605 product nominations.

Brands that made an impact in the market in the last 12 months included:

• 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)

Commenting on this year’s awards, beautyheaven’s general manager Amber Robinson said: “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.”

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

Some of the winners included:

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 Gold
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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