VNA Beauty Awards 2011 – The Best Of Makeup

This is the first time I’m going to be giving out awards to products I loved the most this year. Well I always wanted to judge those beauty pageants or be judged…but here I’m judging beauty products! They of course include only the products I have tried. You can click on the links for the respective reviews.
Nominees for the Best Lipstick are:
And the winner is….
Revlon Colorbust Lipsticks
Nominees for the Best Lipgloss are:
Maybelline Color Sensational Lipgloss, Revlon Colorbust Lipglosses, Lakme Absolute Lipgloss, Jordana IncolorLipgloss, Ambika Pillai Lipgloss
And the winner is…
Lakme Absolute Lipgloss
(I would have given to Jordana had it been long lasting)
Nominees for the Best Liquid Lipstick are:
Bourjois So Delicate Lip Cream, Faces Cream Matte Lipgloss, Nyx Lip Cream

And the winner is…
Bourjois So Delcate Lip Cream

Nominees for the Best Blush (Powder) are:
Colorbar Powder Blush, Bourjois Baked Blush, Nyx Powder Blush, Faces Blush, Inglot Face Blush

And the winner is…
Inglot Face Blush

Nominees for the Best Blush (Cream and Liquid) are:
Nyx Cream Blushes, Inglot Liquid Blush, Faces Glam On Cream Blush

And the winner is…

Nyx Cream Blush for the dewy finish and Inglot Liquid Blush for the natural matte finish

Nominees for Best Eye shadow are:

Inglot Eyeshadows, Mac Eyeshadows, Colorbar Single Eyeshadows

And the winner is…

Inglot Eye shadows

Nominees for the Best Eyeliner Pencil are:

Colorbar I Glide Pencils, Diana Of London Shooting Stars Eyeliner, Faces Eye Pencils, Lakme 9 to 5 Eyeliner

And the winners is…

Diana Of London Shooting Stars Eyeliner

Nominees for the Best Gel Eyeliner are:

Maybelline Lasting Drama Gel Liners (that is only one I tried!)

And the winner is…

Maybelline Gel Liners (Yes it deserves to win everybit)

Nominees for the Best Liquid Liner are:

Lakme Fantasy Shimmer Liquid Liners, Colorbar Color Intense Liquid Liners, Colorbar Precision Waterproof Eyeliner

And the winner is…

Lakme Fantasy Shimmer Liquid Liner

Nominees for the Best Eye Kohl are:

Lakme Satin Kajal, Himalaya Herbal Kajal, Shahnaz Hussain Kajal,Maybelline Colossal Kohl Pencil, VLCC Eye Kohl, Lotus Herbals Kajal

And the winner is…

Maybelline Colossal Kohl and Lotus Herbals Kohl (Tied!)

Nominees for the Best Mascara are:

Maybelline Colossal Volume Mascara, Oriflame Power Curl Mascara, Maybelline Define-A-Lash Lengthening Mascara

And the winner is…

Maybelline Colossal Volume Mascara

Special Mention: Oriflame Visions Mascara in Blue, Brown and green (Since I love coloured mascaras) But the quality was average.

Nominees for the Best Foundation are:

Lakme Invisible Foundation, Oriflame Duo Core Foundation, Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation

And the winner is…

Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation

Nominees for the Best Tinted Moisturizer are:

Ponds Age Miracle Tinted Moisturiser, Oriflame Very Me Skin Glow Tinted Moisturiser, Lotus Herbals Botanical Moisturiser

And the winner is…

Ponds Age Miracle Tinted Moisturiser

Nominees for the Best BB Cream are:

Missha Perfect Cover BB Cream, Skin Food Aloe Sun BB Cream, Skin79 Super+ BB Cream, Dr. Jart’s Silver Label BB Cream , Skin Food Mushroom Multi Care BB Cream, Lioele Water Drop BB Cream

And the winner is…

Missha Perfect Cover BB Cream and Skin Food Mushroom Multi Care BB Cream (Tied!)

Nominees for the Best Concealer are:

And the winner is…
Colorbar Instant Cover Up Concealer

Nominees for the Best Under Eye Concealer are:

Colorbar Instant Cover up Concealer, Inglot Cream Concealer, Garnier Tinted Eye Roll On

And the winner is…

Inglot Cream Concealer

Nominees for the Best Loose Powder are:

Lakme Rose Powder, Mattify Translucent Powder

And the winner is…

Mattify Loose Powder

Nominees for the Best Compact are:

Maybelline UV Stay Compact, Lakme Perfect Radiance Compact
And the winner is…
Lakme Perfect Radiance Compact

Nominees for the Best Highlighter are:

Colorbar Illuminator Pen, Revlon Skinlights Illuminator
And the winner is…
Colorbar Illuminator Pen

Nominees for the Best Nail Paint are:

Maybelline Colorma Nail Polishes, Colorbar Nail Lacquers, Avon Simply Pretty Nail Polishes, Avon Matte Nail Polishes, Maybelline Express Finish Nail Paint, Elle 18 Color Bombs, Oriflame Pure Colour Nail Polish

And the winner is…

Colorbar Nail Lacquers and Maybelline Colorma Nail Paints (Tied!)

Nominees for the Best Makeup Brushes and Tools are: 

Face: Sigma Flat Top Kabuki F80
Eyes: Faces Blending Brush, Vega Eye Smudger, Vega Angular Brush, Maybelline Eyeliner Brush, Oriflame Eyelash Curler

Look at the list! So many reviews pending. Sigh.
Anything I missed on? Anything you would like to add?

The Best Of Skin and Hair Care will follow.
Founder and Editor-in-chief, VNA. When she is not moonlighting as the editor, you can find her watching american sitcoms and movies. She is a huge lover of literature, , snapchat and food and could possibly be more passionate about these than makeup!


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