Beauty director, Ellen Miller, is here with the results to this year's Shape Beauty Awards.
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SHAPE of Beauty Awards 2010
Audra Lowe: Well you don’t have to be a celebrity to want the best beauty products. Now, Shape Magazine pulled over 3000 readers, Shape editors and beauty experts all to get the top picks of 2010. So beauty director Ellen Miller is here. She’s got the results and there’s quite a few of them. We’re going to try to get through as much as we can, right Ellen.
Ellen Miller: Exactly, I cannot wait to show you all the amazing products.
Audra Lowe: They’re so good and there’s reason behind why they are the best ones, right?
Ellen Miller: Exactly. All these products have healthy good for your ingredients. Now I want to start with the facial moisturizer and we love this one from Olay because it has SPF 50 and that you know we all need more sun protection and we love the texture. It really goes on light sinks and immediately won’t gum up your make- up like a lot of --
Audra Lowe: Not greasy either?
Ellen Miller: Nota at all greasy good for normal to oily skin.
Audra Lowe: Okay like it and then facial cleansers this is your topic, right.
Ellen Miller: Exactly, and you know how acne washes sometimes none medicinal disk. This one does and it’s from Clean and Clear, it’s the Clean and Clear 3- in-1 acne foaming wash, contains salicylic acid that boosts your self toner where it’s going to vanish zest.
Audra Lowe: And I read that you guys it’s luxurious that’s why you like it.
Ellen Miller: Exactly, it doesn’t smell medicinal, it smells fresh.
Audra Lowe: Okay we like that.
Ellen Miller: Nice foam to it.
Audra Lowe: Now, this next category here is like the body cleanser scrubs, it’s a 3-in-1 you take this to the gym.
Ellen Miller: Yes, exactly. This one is from Philosophy and we love it because it washes your hair, it works on your face, it works on your body, it’s really going to save time and space in the shower and it smells amazing, it’s super luxurious and it’s not that expensive.
Audra Lowe: Guy like that, ideally you have to bring one container to the gym instead of three.
Ellen Miller: Exactly, huge time saver and then one of my favorite categories sunscreen. I’m a big fan of sunscreen. This one is from Shiseido.
Audra Lowe: Good, good we like that.
Ellen Miller: This one is from Shiseido. It’s SPF 60 and what we love about it is again the texture. It doesn’t lead that white, greasy film that so many sunscreens do and it contains Apple-Rose leaf extract. Now that might sound confusing.
Audra Lowe: Is it antioxidants?
Ellen Miller: It’s an oxidant that actually is proven to boost your sunscreens effectiveness, so this is going to work even better, protecting you from both UVA and UVB rays.
Audra Lowe: This is SPF 60, wow.
Ellen Miller: SPF 60 stays and body.
Audra Lowe: Speaking of body, we’ve got the body moisturizers here. So this, they have oatmeal in them which helps sweat your resistance.
Ellen Miller: Exactly, this is the Aveeno 24 hour nursing body moisturizer, it’s this wisps texture that’s still amazing. It contains coco and shave butters that no sink right in but are super moisturizing and again it smells delicious. You’re going to want to use this product right after you had a shower.
Audra Lowe: And another product that we like here is the lip color here. It’s by MAC but it’s shiny not sticky, that’s why you guys like this.
Ellen Miller: Exactly, it’s a cream sheen lip gloss and we love it because it’s again shiny but not sticky since an even lipstick lovers were obsessed with this lip gloss.
Audra Lowe: Really and I love my lipstick too. So we’re going to check that one out.
Audra Lowe: Now we’re moving over to the lashes. Tell me this is going to make your lashes like 5 feet long.
Ellen Miller: Exactly, it does for your lashes what a killer pair of peels does for your legs. Now it provides amazing link and that’s because of the S-Shape brush and the formula that doesn’t clump.
Audra Lowe: Interesting, and you guys tried it out? Love it?
Ellen Miller: Oh obsessed, I’m wearing it today.
Audra Lowe: Your lashes are great yeah they look very, very long. Okay I believe you. Now, eye make-up does when it’s another – this is what?
Ellen Miller: This is the NARS Orgasm Illuminator, it’s a liquid bronzer.
Audra Lowe: This is the one that you said has the colt following online
Ellen Miller: Yes, it has have a cult following online and that’s because it’s going to make you look luminous and glowy not like you step off the set of Jersey Shore.
Audra Lowe: I got you we do not want that to happen, than you so much Ellen it’s good to have you here. If you guys want to see the rest of the best in Beauty Awards you can buy the entire list in this month’s SHAPE Magazine.