Most recent stories in 2022 Readers' Choice Awards
Just as important as the ingredients we celebrate are the ones we've chosen to set aside. This category's winners must uphold the Allure Clean Standard, developed with input from dermatologists, chemists, and toxicologists to define which products we at Allure consider to be "clean."
You might think your body-care routine pales in comparison to your 12-step skin-care regimen. And sure, maybe you don't douse your entire body in toners and serums and moisturizers every single night, but you, Allure readers, are definitely giving your body more love on a weekly basis than perhaps you even realize. And the votes for this year's Readers' Choice Awards are the proof.
It's been a tough two years for our beloved beauty products, which spent most of the pandemic atop our vanities totally neglected due to the reality of masks and lockdowns. But as the world continues to open up, we're suddenly thrust back into a sea of products, including our beloved makeup.
Once in a while, a product comes along that revolutionizes your beauty routine and then you cannot imagine your mornings without it. This year, Allure readers found four of those elusive, perfect products, the kind that make your mornings — and cheeks and flyways — a whole lot smoother.
Each year, several veterans stay in the winner's circle, but you also comb (pun intended) through some of the industry's buzziest products to see which ones make the cut (pun also intended). And y'all got taste. In the hair-care category, we've seen several products earn that coveted seal in large part for the consistency with which they perform — and boy, do they perform.