Beauty Awards

In case you missed it, the super-talented Charlotte Tilbury took home Makeup Artist of the Year at the first-ever InStyle Awards. We couldn’t be more happy for her! But even on a night that celebrated Tilbury’s accomplishments, she didn’t sit back and relax. True to form, the ever-busy Tilbury got to working her magic on three friends attending the award show with her—Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio and Olivia Culpo. We loved all three looks (that goes without saying) and couldn’t resist asking how to re-create them. Thankfully, Tilbury’s team agreed to tell us!


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What are the CEW Beauty Insiders’ Choice Awards? They’re basically the Oscars of beauty, voted on by 5,500 industry pros (hence the ‘Cosmetic Executive Women’ moniker) and given to their picks for best products of the year. Here are some highlights from the 19th annual awards ceremony, held recently in New York.

Best Anti-Aging Skincare: philosophy full of promise dual-ended serum

Best Bath and Body: Bliss fatgirlsixpack Tummy-Toning Gel

Best Acne Treatment: GlamGlow SUPER-MUD Clearing Treatment

Best Cleanser: Fresh Rose Cleansing Foam

Best Eye Treatment: Lancôme Génifique Yeux Light-Pearl Eye-Illuminating Youth Activating Concentrate

Best Moisturizer: Clinique Moisture Surge Intense Skin Fortifying Hydrator

Best Sun Care: Elizabeth Arden PREVAGE Triple Defense Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 50+++ (a Nordstrom exclusive!)

Best Lip Makeup: Dior Addict Extreme Lipstick

Congratulations to all the winners!

—Stefanie Frank