Melissa De Araujo

What are simply the best of the best beauty products of the year? The 14 winners of the 35th annual Prix d’Excellence awards—out of thousands of products in contention, tested by 25 international beauty journalists—include outstanding clean hair formulas, comforting face masks, eco-friendly lipsticks, skin-renewing serums, and more. Read, play, enjoy!

This story appears in the Summer 2021 issue of Marie Claire.

Photos by Jeffrey Westbrook